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Linda L de Vries
CA 90601
Primary Professional Affiliation/Institution
The Road Theatre, Los Angeles
Primary Affiliation Title/Rank
Resident Vocal Coach
Secondary Professional Affiliation/Institution
Secondary Affiliation Title/Rank
B.A. University of Redlands
M.F.A. Boston University
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Training over several decades in eight cities in the U.S. and Europe in the areas of Voice, Speech, Dialects, Shakespeare Text, Singing, Feldenkrais, Yoga, Tai' Chi Ch'uan, Rolfing, Classical and Modern Dance, Period Dance. Additional Workshops.
Selected Work Experience
Completed 48 years full-time teaching in higher education at Boston University, Northeastern University, University of La Verne, Pomona College, California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Northridge.
,Founder and artistic director of three theatres.
,Director of over 100 productions, vocal coach of over 150 productions at a score of professional theatres in Boston and Los Angeles.
,Private acting, voice and dialect coach for film and television.
,I have also worked as an actor, singer and choreographer in the musical theatre and opera.
Areas of Specialization
Acting, Voice, Speech, Dialects, Shakespeare Text, Directing.
Professional Organizations
Voice and Speech Trainers' Association (VASTA)
,The Voice Foundation
Selected Publications