Ursula Meyer

umeyer@ucsd.edu 

University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

2064 Winsome Way
Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 632-8441
Cell (760) 613-6150
Work (858-534-3632

Ursula Meyer has been teaching voice, coaching productions, and acting since 1982.  She studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London in 1990-91 in their Voice Studies program and became a designated Linklater Teacher In 1993.  She is currently teaching Voice and Text at the University of California, San Diego in their professional actor training program and working in the summers at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as a Voice and Text Director for their company.  Ursula has also taught at the Yale School of Drama (four years), at the University of California in Santa Barbara and the University of Washington.  Other coaching credits include the Guthrie Theatre, South Coast Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz where she was an actress and Voice Coach for eight seasons and is a former Associate Artist.  Her recent credits include working with Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz on his new play “Lorca in a Green Dress” and on August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson”.  She is married to actor James Newcomb and has a three-year-old miracle named Daniel who makes every minute worthwhile.

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