Lisa Anne Porter

Lecturer

Acting, Public Speaking

  • 15 Dwinelle
  • By appointment only
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Lisa Anne Porter has served on the faculties of UC Davis, Shakespeare & Company, The Tepper Center (New York City), Naropa University, California Shakespeare Theater, and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. She is currently the Co-Head of Voice and Dialects at the American Conservatory Theatre. She was associate professor of voice/acting/text in the B.F.A. program at Syracuse University (2001–06), where in her first year teaching, she was awarded the Most Inspirational Faculty Award. She has coached voice and dialect in more than 60 productions nationwide. As a professional actor, she has performed with numerous repertory companies and Shakespeare festivals throughout the country. Porter has an M.F.A. in acting from A.C.T., a B.A. in theater and American studies from Wesleyan University, and is certified in Linklater voice training.