TitleAssociate Professor of Theatre Arts
Prior to coming to MMC, Jeff Morrison taught at the American Repertory Theatre’s Institute for Advanced Theatre training at Harvard University. Previously, he served on the theatre faculty of San Diego State University, where he taught vocal production and text work, movement and body awareness, and collaborative approaches to making new theatre. He has also taught at the Moscow Art Theatre, the Old Globe School in San Diego, Tufts University, and the University of Northern Iowa. He received his B.A. in Theatre and Folklore from the University of Pennsylvania (1992), his M.F.A. in Acting from University of Wisconsin, Madison, (1997), and is a Certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework (2000). He recently received a $25,000 grant from the Trust for Mutual Understanding to fund an international teaching exchange between Russian and American teachers of voice for the theatre. He has been working as an experimental theatre artist for over ten years, first as a student of Roberta Carreri of the Odin Teatret, and has created or collaborated in new works that have appeared in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, San Diego, St. Louis, Madison, and Cleveland.
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison