Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting, Voice) California State University, Stanislaus One University Circle Turlock, CA 95382 & Freelance Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY USA & Worldwide, via Skype 1 310-344-8695
Cynthia DeCure is an actress, voice, speech and dialects coach, certified in Knight-Thompson Speechwork (specializing in all accents of Spanish). She is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at California State University, Stanislaus and has taught at CalArts, UC Santa Barbara, University of Southern California, NY Film Academy and California State University, Los Angeles. Some voice and dialect coach credits: In The Heights (Phoenix Theater, AZ, & Chance Theater, CA); Center for New Performance/CalArts: Shelter (featured in American Theatre); South Coast Repertory: The Long Road Today/Diálogos (bilingual play, featured in American Theatre), Electricidad, (directed by Laurie Woolery at CSUN); UCSB/Launch Pad: Untitled by Ruth Markovsky (directed by Risa Brainin), The Importance of Being Earnest, In the Red and BrownWater, USC’s Broken Eggs, Anna in the Tropics, and Marisol.
A member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, some of her acting credits include: The Mambo Kings, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Days of Our Lives, The Bold & The Beautiful, General Hospital, All My Children, as well as numerous commercials.
A bilingual native of Puerto Rico, Cynthia is also a playwright. Her play Miss Quince has been presented in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and NY.
She serves on the Steering Committee of the Latinx Theater Commons, is the Diversity chair for VASTA and has presented at their national conferences in Chicago, Washington D.C., London and Montreal on empowering underrepresented voices, speech, and accents of Spanish. Cynthia is currently co-editing (along with FV Master Teacher, Micha Espinosa) the upcoming book, Scenes for Latinx Actors: Voices of the New American Theatre.
MFA California State University, Los Angeles; BA University of Southern California.