Freeing the Corporate Voice – The Team
The team of instructors varies, based on the needs of the client. We offer training in public speaking, improvisation, conflict resolution, Shakespeare, and more. A few core instructors are listed below:
Andrea Haring, Associate Director of The Linklater Center for Voice and Language, has given workshops in Executive Public Speaking to the World Economic Forum Global Fellows; at the Columbia Business School Senior Execuive Program; to Vice Presidents at Time Warner Cable; to NYU Law School faculty; rabbis, Jesuit priests, and public school teachers. She works with professionals of all walks of life who want to speak freely, effectively, and with authenticity.
A director, actress and vocal coach, Andrea is also the Coordinator for Linklater Voice Teacher Training. She is currently on faculty at Columbia Graduate Theater Program, Circle in the Square Theatre School, and Fordham University. She has previously taught at Yale School of Drama, The New Actor’s Workshop, NYU Tisch Undergraduate Drama, and Dartmouth College. Andrea was a Founding Member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. She regularly teaches at various theater schools and companies in London, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Iceland. As vocal coach and a member of The LAByrinth Theater Company, Andrea has worked on The Little Flower of East Orange, Jack Goes Boating, School of the Americas, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Our Lady of 121st street, and Jesus Hopped the A Train. Andrea coaches extensively On- and Off-Broadway – including The Motherf***er With the Hat (Tony Nominee 2011), A Behanding in Spokane, John Gabriel Borkman (BAM with Alan Rickman), Reasons To Be Pretty (Tony Nominee 2009), Suddenly Last Summer, and Bridge and Tunnel with Sarah Jones (Tony Winner, 2006). She has worked with Bernadette Peters, Marlo Thomas, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Rockwell, Mercedes Ruehl, Olympia Dukakis, George C. Scott, John Ortiz, Julia Stiles, Andre Gregory, Maura Tierney, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Tommy Sadoski, Piper Perabo, Sloane Shelton, Jamie Gertz, Kristin Johnston, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Ellen Burstyn.
Robert Serrell is the Director of Education at The Barrow Group and teaches voice and text at The Actors Studio (Pace University) and Emerson College. He has also taught acting, Shakespeare, and voice and Brandeis University and Shakespeare & Co.
B.A., Vanderbilt University; Certificate, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; M.F.A., Brandeis University.