Karen Kopryanski is an instructor of voice and speech in the BFA and MFA programs at The Boston Conservatory, and is a regular guest teacher for the Harvard Extension School and a voice and text coach for Actor's Shakespeare Project. She has also taught and coached at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Brandeis University, Indiana University, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Heifetz International Music Institute, Massachusetts Drama Guild the Moscow Art Theatre School, and the Cantiere Internazionale Teatro Giovani. Vocal coaching credits include Henry VIII, Macbeth, Medea, Merry Wives of Windsor, Coriolanus, Midsummer Night's Dream, The Duchess of Malfi (all for Actor's Shakespeare Project), The Sugar Syndrome (Williamstown) and Cabaret, La Dispute, and Marat/Sade (American Repertory Theatre). As an actor, Karen has studied at the Shakespeare Theatre's Classical Summer Conservatory where she played Celia in As You LIke It, toured with the internationally acclaimed Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theatre, and has trained with SITI Company, Michael Chekhov Acting Studio, and the Old Trout Puppet Workshop.
MFA (Voice) American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard/Moscow Art Theatre; BA State University of New York - Oswego.
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