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Elisa Carlson
Atlanta GA 30340
Primary Professional Affiliation/Institution
University of North Georgia
Primary Affiliation Title/Rank
Secondary Professional Affiliation/Institution
Gainesville Theatre Alliance
Secondary Affiliation Title/Rank
Resident Director
M.F.A. Acting: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee P.T.T.P.
(Professional Theatre Training Program moved to the U. of Delaware)

B.F.A. Acting: Florida State University
In the PTTP:
Susan Sweeney, Penelope Court, Paul Roche (Skinner speech, Fitzmaurice voice, text)
Jewel Walker, John Broome, Tadashi Suzuki (movement, period styles, acting)
Sandy Robbins, Leslie Reidel, Mikko Viherjurri, Heinz-Uwe Haus (acting, text)
H.B. Studio/NY: Marianne Fearn (acting)
Workshops/NY: Catherine Fitzmaurice, Patsy Rodenburg (voice and text)
Selected Work Experience
Coaching for Theatre and Film

Major Regionals:

The Guthrie Theater (MN/30+ productions)
The Alliance Theatre (GA/40+ productions)

Also: Off-Broadway, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Alley Theatre (TX), American Players Theater (WI), The Children’s Theater (MN), The REP (DE), The Minnesota Opera, North Carolina Shakespeare, Georgia Shakespeare, many others.

Film/TV: "First Man" (all voices), "Baby Driver", "Selma" (all voices), "The Good Lie", "Southside With You", "Coat of Many Colors", “A Dark Place”, many others.

University of North Georgia/Gainesville Theatre Alliance (2010-Present)
Guthrie BFA Actor Training Program at the University of Minnesota (2002-10)
Emory University/Theatre Emory (1996-2002)
Alliance Theatre Professional Acting Intern Program (1995-1999)

Workshops taught for The Guthrie, The Alliance, Columbia University, The Guthrie Experience, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Georgia Shakespeare, Florida State University, American Players Theatre, University of Alabama, Womanetics, Dramatists Guild, many others.
Areas of Specialization
Dialects and historic voices, classic and contemporary text work, vocal production.
Professional Organizations
Selected Publications