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Lauren Murphy Yeoman

Assistant Professor of Theater


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BA Tufts University
MFA Columbia University

Lauren Murphy Yeoman

Lauren Yeoman's published work includes articles such as “Acting Lessons for Zoom“, "Dramatic Arts Pedagogy & Online Learning: Potential Tool for Learning in a Knowledge Society?", and an upcoming publication about the work of her mentor, Louis Colaianni, whose approach to voice and speech for actors is rooted in centering and amplifying each actor's personal cultural heritage, entitled “Vocal Traditions: Colaianni Speech”, Routledge 2023, forthcoming.

Lauren Yeoman holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University and a BA from Tufts University. She is a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher and certified Colaianni Speech Teacher. Lauren teaches voice, movement, and speech & dialects, and coaches professionally. She has taught at the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts, The Rossier School of Education, USC’s Summer Conservatory, Stella Adler, Theatricum Botanicum, the Summer Institute for International Actors, the EdVentures Program, STAR Education, and Columbia University’s Senior Executive Program, to name a few. Lauren's vocal coaching credits include the University of Southern California, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, the Mark Taper Forum, the Kirk Douglas Theater, A Noise Within, Theatricum Botanicum, and Classic Stage Company. Lauren has an extensive performance record as an actor in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. At Wesleyan, Lauren teaches  Acting 1, Voice & Movement, and Acting Shakespeare courses. 

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