Anne Brady is a Professor in the Theatre Department at Binghamton University (SUNY) where she is Head of the Acting/Directing Program and teaches Voice, Movement and Acting to both undergraduate and graduate students. She has been a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher since 2003 and is a founding member of the KLVC. Anne holds an MFA from Brandeis University and a BA from the College of the Holy Cross.
At Binghamton University, Anne has directed over 20 plays and musicals and served as a voice/text coach and dialect coach on numerous other productions. She also co-directed a production of “The Threepenny Opera” with students and faculty from both Binghamton University and DUOC Universidad Catolica in Santiago, Chile. This collaborative production that rehearsed and performed in Santiago, Chile, as well as at Binghamton University, received a prestigious grant from the Kurt Weill Foundation.
Anne has often been part of the Voice & Text faculty at Shakespeare & Company’s (Lenox, Massachusetts) Month-Long Intensive Training Program for Actors as well as their Summer Training Institute. Anne directs regionally and has worked as a vocal coach Off Broadway. She has also worked as an actress in New York, New England, New Jersey, and Ohio. Anne is a proud member of Actors’ Equity, SAG-AFTRA, VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) and the National Alliance of Acting Teachers.
In addition to in-depth training in voice and Shakespeare with Kristin Linklater, Anne has extensive training in a variety of acting techniques, physical theatre, somatic and vocal methodologies that she combines with Linklater’s work when coaching and directing. Those methodologies include Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, Lucid Body, Stephen Wangh’s work, Michael Chekhov Technique, Meisner Technique, Authentic Movement, Viewpoints, Merry Conway/Trish Arnold work, Rodenburg Voice, Colaianni Phonetic Pillows, and Knight-Thompson Speechwork, among others.
Anne also maintains a private practice working with actors as well as business professionals. She has taught and coached lawyers, bankers, doctors, engineers, educators, and sales personnel to become more confident, expressive and inspiring communicators as well as more effective presenters.