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Anne M. Brady




Anne Brady is a professor in the Theatre Department at Binghamton University where she teaches voice, movement and acting. At Binghamton University, she has directed “The Wolves,” “Guys & Dolls,” “Belleville,” “A Lie of the Mind,” “Hamlet,” “Stupid F**king Bird,” “Anne Boleyn,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “The Glass Menagerie,” “Machinal,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Hello Dolly!,” “A Macbeth,” “Rabbit Hole,” “Little Women,” “Urinetown,” “The Crucible,” and “Hairspray” among others. She also co-directed a production of “The Threepenny Opera” with students and faculty from both Binghamton University and DUOC Universidad Catolica in Santiago, Chile. This collaborative production rehearsed and performed in Santiago, Chile, as well as at Binghamton University, received a prestigious grant from the Kurt Weill Foundation.

In 2003, Brady earned her certification as a Linklater Voice Teacher, making her one of 175 Designated Linklater Voice Teachers worldwide who teach in prestigious actor-training programs as well as regional theatres. Brady directs regionally, and is often part of the faculty at Shakespeare & Company's Month-Long Intensive Training Program for Actors as well as the voice & text faculty of the Kristin Linklater Voice Centre in Orkney, Scotland. Brady has also worked as a vocal coach Off Broadway and for several productions at Binghamton University, in addition to working as an actress in New York, New England, New Jersey, and Ohio. She is a proud member of Actors' Equity, SAG-AFTRA, VASTA (Voice & Speech Trainers) and the National Alliance of Acting Teachers.

In addition to in-depth training in voice and Shakespeare with Kristin Linklater, Brady has extensive training in a variety of acting techniques, physical theatre, somatic and vocal methodologies that she combines with Linklater’s work when coaching and directing. Those methodologies include Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, Lucid Body, Stephen Wangh’s work, Michael Chekhov Technique, Stanislavski’s Active Analysis, Authentic Movement, Viewpoints, Merry Conway/Trish Arnold work, Rodenburg Voice, Colaianni Phonetic Pillows, and Knight-Thompson Speechwork, among others.

At Binghamton University, Brady has collaborated with the School of Management and the Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering & Applied Science with workshops for both students and faculty in effective communication.

Brady also maintains a private practice working with actors as well as business professionals. She has taught and coached lawyers, bankers, doctors, engineers, educators, and sales personnel to become more confident, expressive and inspiring communicators as well as more effective presenters.


  • MFA, Brandeis University
  • BA, Holy Cross College

Research Interests

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Movement, including Somatic Practices
  • Voice
  • Effective Communication / Public Speaking


  • Provost's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring, 2014-2015