For over thirty years Shauna Kanter has taught CNN announcers, speakers of all backgrounds, singers, singer song-writers, teachers, lawyers, Broadway actors, Royal Shakespeare Company members as well as folks who sometimes cringe at the sound of their own voice. She currently serves as a New York Foundation for the Arts mentor and the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre in NYC and Woodstock, NY.
She has taught voice and served on the faculty of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, T. Schreiber Studio, and The Stella Adler Studio. She has been a Guest Artist at Williams College, Hardin Simmons College, Columbia Festival of the Arts, Bowdoin College and Louisiana Tech among many others.
In the UK she taught at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Queen Margaret College, Middlesex University, Mountview Academy, the Healing Arts and in London’s West End at the Drill Hall; in Berlin at the Pfefferwerk Centre and at Ernst Busch Schauspielkunst; in the Middle East at the Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv and Ashtar Theatre, Palestine.
Her warm-up tape and book Voice and Speech Warm-Up is published by Drama Books. Her plays have been published by the University of Nebraska and she is featured in Stage Warriors published by Cune Press.
She studied the Linklater technique with Kristin Linklater and holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase and a certificate in directing from The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, UK. She has studied and teaches many forms of voice work for the singing and speaking voice. Her plays have been performed in the US, UK, Germany, France and the Middle East. She has directed over 30 productions on four continents.
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