Photograph by Nicholas Chase.
Lecturer in Acting/Voice/Directing
Office Location: Ives 13
Office Phone: (707) 664-2616 ext. 3
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring 2010 Office Hours: Mon 2:30 - 3:30
I have taught at Sonoma State since 2001. At SSU, I have directed Top Girls, This is the Rill Speaking, The Exception and the Rule, The Green Bird, and Word Up. I have taught Voice for the Actor, Acting Fundamentals, Text and Scene Study, Theatre Backgrounds, and Introduction to Theatre. For the last several years, I have taught voice and text to the advanced acting students when they are studying Shakespeare with Paul Draper, and vocal coached Much Ado About Nothing and Twelfth Night.
MFA, Acting, American Conservatory Theater
BA, San Francisco State University, Acting Emphasis
Charter company member of the Bay Area theatre company, Word for Word. Stephanie has acted in over ten productions with Word for Word, including the first chapter of Oil! by Upton Sinclair and Jury of her Peers by Susan Glaspell. With Word for Word, Stephanie directed Bullet in the Brain and Lady’s Dream by Tobias Wolff, which played at the Magic Theatre and toured France. Other acting experience includes work at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Campo Santo, Aurora Theatre, and in New York at La Mama, e.t.c. For two years with Pulp Playhouse, Stephanie performed late-night comedy improv with O-Lan Jones and Micheal McShane at the original Eureka Theater. Before becoming a teacher, Stephanie studied acting with Richard Seyd, Larry Hecht, Jack Fletcher, Amy Freed, and Anna Deavere Smith, and voice for the actor with Virginia Ness-Ray.