Marion, Thomas

Assistant Professor
Performing and Fine Arts

Phone: 718-262-3705
Office Location: AT-105 (Performing Arts Center)

Office Hours 
Th 12-1 


certificate Linklater Teacher Voice 2002 
certificate Fitzmaurice Voicework Voice 2001 
certificate Denver Center Vocal Coaching 1992 
MFA Rutgers Acting 1985 
BFA Ithaca College Theatre 1982 
Tom Marion holds an M.F.A. in Acting from Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts (with Bill Esper), a Certificate of Vocal Coaching from The National Theatre Conservatory (with Tony Church), and an internship with The Royal Shakespeare Company (with Cecily Berry and Andrew Wade.) He is a Designated Teacher of Linklater Voice, a founding member of the Linklater Center for Voice and Language, and an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework. He has taught at several studios and professional actor programs in NYC, including NYU, The Actors’ Center, Marymount Manhattan College, The New School, and Columbia University.

Areas of Expertise

Poetic and rhetorical text communication
Voice and Speech Production

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Marion, T.. "Lunch-talk, Part 1: The Glottis, Driving Pressures, & Bernoulli’s Big But." Voice & Speech Review. 8:2 2014: 179-198.

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism" Spring 2015: 179-181.


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Out of the Past " July-Sept 2015: 4 performances in Manhattan and upstate tour.

" The Puzzle Box " June 19+20 2015: Les Sage Fous et Saison de theatre insolite, Tois Rivieres, Quebec.

" Phonetic Pillows: Thought in Action " March 7, 2015: SETC (Southeastern Theatre Conference) 66th Annual Convention - Chattanooga,TN.

" A Sense of Direction " March 3, 2015: NAfME (National Association for Music Education) at York College.

" As You Like It " July 21-Aug 10, 2014: 8 performances with Camden Shakespeare Festival (also, company Speech and Text Coach).

" 12th Night " July 20-Aug 8, 2013: 8 performances with Bath Shakespeare Festival / also, company voice and speech coach.

" Salamanticus " July 20-Aug 8, 2013: 8 performances with Ziggurat Theatre Company, Maine.

" Communication from a Cockroach: Archy and the Underside " July - Sept 2013: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.

" Presentational Voice " June 1, 2012: The 41st Annual Voice Symposium: Care for the Professional Voice presented by the Voice Foundation & The American College of Surgeons. Philadelphia, PA.

" Prosody 400 Workshop " February 6, 2012: Local269, 269 Houston St., NYC, NY.

" Istwa! Storytime for a Small World, York College Theatre, creator/director " Aug 12-27: Living Theatre, 21 Clinton St., Manhattan, part of the 15th Annual New York International Fringe Festival.

" The Old Boat Goddess - Songs of the Ainu " July - Sept 2011: 7 performances in Manhattan and upstate tour.

" Classroom Methods for Speech Training and Learning " Feb. 10, 2011: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).

" The Women Who Fell from the Sky " July - Sept 2010: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.

" Beyond the High Valley " July - Sept 2009: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.

" Speak Out, York College Theatre, creator/director " February 10, 2009: Bowery Poetry Club.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

CUNY Steward Travel Award Recipient (for 2012 The Voice Foundation's 41st Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice, Philadelphia, PA): March 2012.


PSC CUNY Traditional-A, Langston Hughes in Harlem. February 2016: $3500.

Marion, Thomas

Marion, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Performing and Fine Arts