Teaching Faculty Elena McGhee

Designated Linklater Voice Teacher
Fordham University, Sarah Lawrence College, Barnard


Advanced Voice Verse
DRA 433 - 3 credits
Exploring classical texts that challenge the actor emotionally. The class will cover a wide range of periods and will focus on clear diction and facility with complex spoken language


Ms. McGhee is an Actor, Vocal Coach and a Designated Linklater Instructor; BA Theatre Arts: University Of Massachusetts. She attended Classic Stage Company's 2-year Acting Conservatory. Studio Dante. Wynn Handman is her acting muse. Ms. McGhee's acting credits in NYC include: [Off-Broadway] Mirror Repertory at the Julia Miles Theatre, Classical Theatre Of Harlem, Classic Stage Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Ontological Hysteric Theatre; Subjective Theatre Company, QED Productions @ Hudson Guild. Los Angeles: LA Women's Shakespeare Company and The Odyssey Theatre; Boston: The New Rep, The Nora Theatre, and the Worcester Foothills. TV/FILM: Louie, Oral Fixation, Motion Sickness, Get Faamous, Chicken, Paradise, Heights. Elena is a founding member of a new theatre company: Grand Union Theatre: G.U.T. along with Director Edwin Sherin.

Recent teaching appointments include: Sarah Lawrence College, Fordham University Lincoln Center, Syracuse University Tepper Semester, Stella Adler Academy (Hollywood), NYU Cap 21, American Conservatory Theatre, Cal/Arts, Harlem School of the Arts, and Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA. She also has a private coaching practice and her clients have appeared on Broadway, Film and Television.