Jeff Morrison teaches Voice, Speech and Dialects to B.F.A and B.A. acting students at Marymount Manhattan College. Prior to joining the faculty at Marymount, he served on the theatre faculty of San Diego State University, where he taught vocal production and text work, movement and body awareness, and collaborative approaches to making new theatre. He taught acting and voice students at the American Repertory Theatre’s Institute for Advanced Theatre training at Harvard University for ten years. He has also taught at the Moscow Art Theatre, the Old Globe School in San Diego, Tufts University, the University of Northern Iowa and the Heifetz International Music Institute. He received his BA in Theatre and Folklore from the University of Pennsylvania (1992); his M.F.A. in Acting from University of Wisconsin, Madison, (1997). In 2005, he received a $25,000 grant from the Trust for Mutual Understanding to fund an international teaching exchange between Russian and American teachers of voice for the theatre. As an experimental theatre artist for over fifteen years, first as a student of Roberta Carreri of the Odin Teatret, he has created or collaborated in new works that have appeared in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, San Diego, St. Louis, Madison, and Cleveland. He has coached for stage and television in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, and San Diego. He has published articles on the cultural dimensions of voice training and the neurological implications of flow experiences in learning breath support and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Voice and Speech Review.
BA The University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Languages: English Specializations: Movements, Speech & Dialects
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