Christine Adaire

adairetalk@earthlink.net
Chicago, Illinois
773-726-3691

Master Teacher Designated Linklater Voice Teacher since 1987
Train Linklater Teachers
Areas of Expertise: Voice/Shakespeare/Text/Dialects

Teaching
Currently tenured faculty at The Theatre Conservatory at Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University

Previously on the faculties of: The National Theatre School of Canada (Montreal), DePaul University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Massuchesetts – Amherst, Ithaca College

Workshops Taught
Shanghai Theatre Academy (Shanghai, China)
Institut del Teatre and Escuela Eolia (Barcelona, Spain)
Toi Whakaari – National Theatre School of New Zealand (Wellington, New Zealand)
Birmingham City University (Birmingham, England)
Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia)
Master Teacher at Winter Intensives at Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, MA)
Yale University, Notre Dame University, Smith College, Hartt School (Hartford, CT)

Professional Voice/Dialect Coaching (over 100 Professional Productions)
“Mary Poppins” First National Tour
Guthrie Theatre (Minneapolis)
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (17 productions)
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2 seasons)
The Goodman Theatre (Chicago)
Steppenwolf Theatre (Chicago)
Milwaukee Repertory
The Court Theatre (Chicago)
Theatre for a New Audience (NYC)
Shakespeare Santa Cruz
Shakespeare & Company (10 productions)

Past Clients and Students:
Deanna Dunagan (2008 Tony Winner, Best Actress), Tom Hardy, Marlo Thomas, Matthew Modine, Rebecca Mornay, Keeanu Reeves, Ricki Lake, Judy Greer, Paula Cale, Jeff Donovan, Veronica Hammel, Kate Wilson, Chuk Iwuji, Silas Weir Mitchell, Stephen Ouimette

Training
Apprenticed directly with Kristin Linklater for 5 years
Workshops with Patsy Rodenburg, Cicely Berry, David Carey, Jane Boston, Richard Armstrong, Louis Colaianni
M.F.A. – Acting, University of Washington (Seattle)
B.A. Cornell University

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