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Nancy Benjamin

2015: Voice, text and dialect coach. 16th season. Elsewhere: Currently, co-head of voice and dialects for the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco. Resident voice/text/dialects director for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival from 1993 to 1999. Taught master classes and workshops and coached productions for the NAC (Ottawa), the Globe Theatre and the Globe Theatre Conservatory (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 from Illinois State University. Awards: American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director’s Award (2013); Guthrie Award, Stratford Festival (2005); Fulbright Scholar (1991-1992).