Cynthia Bassham

  • Certification Level: Master
  • Geographic Location: BELGIUM, Antwerp (Naedts)
  • Languages: Danish, English
  • Specialization: Shakespeare Private Coaching Acting
  • Institution Name

Master Teacher
Fitzmaurice Institute, Director of Certification

University of California, Irvine
Department of Drama
249 Drama
Irvine, CA 92697-2775

Cynthia Bassham has been teaching for over twenty-five years and has been a full-time lecturer at UC Irvine in voice, speech, and acting since 2005. She has taught and coached at several other institutions including American Conservatory Theater, Stanford University, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She also teaches privately—mainly in the Greater Los Angeles area. Cynthia is also a professional actor with extensive credits, including originating the role of "C" in the world premiere of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women directed by the author. Cynthia is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and VASTA.

MFA American Conservatory Theatre; BA University of Washington.

Languages: English
Specializations: Acting, Private Coaching, Shakespeare