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Conservatory of Performing Arts

Bridget Connors

Voice and Speech, Movement Coordinator
Professor

Bridget Connors

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Education

  • M.F.A., Acting, California Institute of the Arts
  • B.F.A., Vocal Performance, University of Michigan
  • Designated Linklater voice teacher, 2003

Courses Taught

  • Voice
  • Speech
  • Dialects
  • Shakespeare
  • Acting

Background

Bridget Connors previously taught at Florida Atlantic University, Miami University, Chapman University, and has taught voice and text workshops at various professional theatres. Intensive post-graduate actor and teacher training includes Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Mass., and The Actor’s Center in New York, in addition to work with Patsy Rodenburg, Richard Armstrong, Louis Colainni, Dudley Knight, Phil Thompson, Gillian Lane Plescia, Cicely Berry, Frankie Armstrong and Merry Conway. As an actress, she has performed leading roles in regional theatres across the country, and continues acting professionally in Pittsburgh at Quantum Theatre, the Pittsburgh Public Theatre, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre and The REP. She has also worked in television and done studio voice overs.

Professional Memberships

  • Actor's Equity Association
  • Screen Actor's Guild
  • Voice and Speech Trainers Association
  • SouthEastern Theatre Conference Voice Committee

Selected artistic works

Acting: Regional Theatres

  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  • South Coast Repertory Theatre
  • Indiana Repertory
  • Arizona Theatre Company
  • New Mexico Repertory
  • A Noise Within Theatre
  • Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts Theatre
  • Idaho Shakespeare Festival
  • New Theatre (Company artist)
  • Gable Stage
  • Mosaic Theatre
  • Broward Stage Door
  • Royal Palm
  • Edinburgh Theatre Festival

Directing: Selected Productions

  • Twelfth Night
  • Much Ado about Nothing
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Red Noses
  • The Rimers of Eldritch
  • Yeats One-Acts

Vocal coach

  • Vocal and text coach on more than 40 productions in academic and professional theatre

Selected Awards

  • New Times Best Actress Award
  • New Theatre Best Actress Award
  • Carbonnel nomination for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
  • Curtain-Up nomination for Best Actress