Associate Professor of Theatre and Chair
Performing and Fine Arts
Office Location: AC-1A12A
|certificate||Denver Center||Vocal Coaching||1992|
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
" An Evening with Neal Kirkwood " November 4, 2022: 3rd Street Music Settlement, NY, NY.
" A Celebration of Mettawee at 47 " July 15, 2022: Georgi Museum, Shushan NY.
" A Celebration of Mettawee at 46 " July 2021: Georgi Museum, Shushan NY.
" Coffeehouse Chronicles #150: Ralph Lee (Actor; Speaker) " Nov 10, 2018 - 3pm: LaMama ETC.
" The Comedy of Errors (DIRECTOR) " August, 2018: Aug 18 (Queens Central Library); Aug 22 (Alley Pond Park); Sept 4 (York College).
" The Water Carriers, New York City Permiere (DIRECTOR), a new play by South African Playwright Michael Williams " July 25 - 30, 2017: Midtown Internation Theatre Festival, Main Stage Theatre, 312 W. 36 Street NYC.
" Macbeth, dir. Stephen Legaviec. (TEXT COACH (Macbeth), Speech & Text WORKSHOPS) Bowdoinham, ME. " June 20-24, 2016: Camden Shakespeare Festival Company.
" Poetry Electric: Langston Hughes in Harlem (CREATOR/DIRECTOR) " Feb. 22, 2016 - 8pm: LaMama ETC.
" Out of the Past (ACTOR) " July-Sept 2015: 4 performances in Manhattan and upstate tour.
" The Puzzle Box (ACTOR) " June 19+20 2015: Les Sage Fous et Saison de theatre insolite, Tois Rivieres, Quebec.
" Phonetic Pillows: Thought in Action (WORKSHOP PRESENTER) " March 7, 2015: SETC (Southeastern Theatre Conference) 66th Annual Convention - Chattanooga,TN.
" A Sense of Direction (LECTURER) " March 3, 2015: NAfME (National Association for Music Education) at York College.
" As You Like It (TEXT COACH, ACTOR) " July 21-Aug 10, 2014: 8 performances with Camden Shakespeare Festival (also, company Speech and Text Coach).
" 12th Night (TEXT COACH, ACTOR) " July 20-Aug 8, 2013: 8 performances with Bath Shakespeare Festival / also, company voice and speech coach.
" Salamanticus (ACTOR) " July 20-Aug 8, 2013: 8 performances with Ziggurat Theatre Company, Maine.
" Communication from a Cockroach: Archy and the Underside (ACTOR) " July - Sept 2012: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.
" Presentational Voice (WORKSHOP PRESENTER) " 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.
" HeartBEAT (Creator/DIRECTOR) " February 6, 2012: Local269, 269 Houston St., NYC, NY.
" Istwa! Storytime for a Small World, York College Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival (CREATOR/DIRECTOR) " Aug 12-27, 2011: Living Theatre, 21 Clinton St., Manhattan, part of the 15th Annual New York International Fringe Festival.
" The Old Boat Goddess - Songs of the Ainu (ACTOR) " July - Sept 2011: 7 performances in Manhattan and upstate tour.
" Classroom Methods for Speech Training and Learning (WORKSHOP PRESENTER) " Feb. 10, 2011: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).
" The Women Who Fell from the Sky (ACTOR) " July - Sept 2010: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.
" Beyond the High Valley (ACTOR) " July - Sept 2009: 6 performance in Manhattan and upstate tour.
" Speak Out, (CREATOR/DIRECTOR) " February 10, 2009: Bowery Poetry Club, Manahattan.
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.
Provost's Award for Student Research Engagement: April 19, 2012.
PSC CUNY Traditional-B, York College Theatre Outreach - Summer Shakespeare. Summer 2018: $6000.
PSC CUNY Traditional-A, Langston Hughes in Harlem. February 2016: $3500.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Joint Simulation Day, York College School of Health, Department of Nursing (Departmental Liaison/ACTOR COACH): December 4, 2015.
Poster presentation at The 5th Annual Day of Assessment: October 11, 2012.
Poster presentation at 4th Annual Day of Assessment: Oct. 13, 2011.
Demonstration and poster display for CVR at 2nd Annual York College Student Research Day: April 13, 2011.
Shakespeare Workshop, for The Garden School of Jackson Heights, featuring cast members from York College production of The Tempest (Workshop Presenter): May 5, 2010.
Istwa! Storytime for a Small World (CREATOR/DIRECTOR): Toured to Public School 40, Jamaica, Queens: Dec. 10, 2010.
FORUM: "U.S. Criminal Justice & The Demon of Error," featuring Hon. William M. Erlbaum, NY Supremem Court Justice & Member of the City Bar Association Capital Punishment Committee, Elizabeth Webster from The Innoncence Project. (Principle Investigator/MODORATOR): March 27, 2009: York College.
DISCUSSION with 2009 Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage, collaborated with Cultural Diversity Program (Co-Sponsor/HOST): Oct. 23, 2009.
Provost sponsored special presentation of SPEAK OUT (Director/Creator), for Black History Month (Acedemic Core Bldg): Feb. 15, 2009.
Poster presentation at The 3rd Annual Day of Assessment: Oct. 12, 2010.