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Amy Mihyang Ginther

Assistant Professor, Theater Arts
Voice, speech, acting, Shakespeare, archetypes, accents, dialects, text

Currently focusing on the relationship between voice, identity and power structures within actor training environments while incorporating and re-contextualizing interdisciplinary topics such as Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, Sociolinguistics, Accents, Adoption Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Shakespeare, Standard Language Ideology, EFL, Speech, Singing, Poetry, and Intercultural Theatre.

Education and Training: 
BFA (Honors), Hofstra University
TEFL (Distinction), TEFL Worldwide Prague
MA Voice Studies (Distinction), Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Master Teacher, Voicing and Embodying Archetypes of Myths and Legends
Honors and Awards: 

2017: Best of Fringe, SF Fringe Festival 2017

2015: Recipient, VASTA Conference Grant for Interdisciplinary Engagement

2014: Spotlight Adoptee, Global Overseas Adoptees' Link

Phone: 
Office: 831-459-4211
Office: 
Theater Arts Center, J Building, Office J18
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UC Santa Cruz - Theater Arts 

J Building, 441 Kerr Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95064