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Nancy Benjamin

15th season: Voice, text and dialect coach. Elsewhere: Currently, co-head of voice and dialects for the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco. 1993-1999, resident voice/text/dialects director for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Taught masterclasses, workshops and coached productions for the National Arts Centre (Ottawa), the Globe Theatre (Regina), Berkeley Repertory Theatre (California), the California Shakespeare Festival (Orinda, California), the Guthrie Theater (Minneapolis), Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Central School of Speech and Drama (London, U.K.) and the National Academy of Theatre and Zakeum Theatre (Zagreb, Croatia). Training: Advanced diploma in voice studies from Central School (London, U.K.), MFA in directing, Illinois State University. Awards: American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director’s Award, 2013; Guthrie Award, Stratford Festival, 2005; Fulbright Scholar, 1991-1992.