Department of Theatre
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Designated Linklater Teacher. Acting Teacher (William Esper Trained/Meisner Technique). Patricia Riggin works in the theatre as a director, teacher and actor. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Cornell and MFA from Brandeis, she continued her training in New York City. Here she studied voice with Natsuko Ohama, Andrea Haring, and Kristin Linklater whom she was also blessed to follow while she taught at Emerson College. Patricia was designated as a Linklater teacher in 1991.
Patricia teaches voice and acting at Boston College and coaches actors in both areas. Other teaching credits include Circle in the Square, Hunter College, University of Maine, and Emerson College. She has also trained extensively in the Meisner technique with William Esper at his New York studio.
Patricia has directed over thirty productions in professional and academic settings. She is currently the Playwriting Chair for the New England region of KCACTF, working to encourage and promote student playwrights. She is also a Member of Actors’ Equity, SAG, and VASTA.