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M.F.A., George Washington University

Heidi Harris

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M.F.A., George Washington University
B.A., Florida State University
A.A., Palm Beach State College



Heidi Harris is a member of the acting faculty and is the 2020-2021 TAP (Theatre Arts & Performance) Faculty Advisor. Prior to BW she taught at Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois State University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. She is a Certified Teacher of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique and is continuing her professional development through online classes at the Linklater Center for Voice in NYC.

Harris has studied and performed at Oxford University (UK), the Globe (London) and the Moscow Arts Theatre School (Russia). She is always happiest when she is sharing her passion for learning – and theatre – with her students.

A proud member of Actors’ Equity, Harris has been a professional actor for over 25 years. Her keen interest in the human voice has afforded her an extensive amount of experience in the world of commercial and film voiceover and dubbing. She sits on the board of the Radio on the Lake Theatre, a Northeast Ohio theatre company dedicated to preserving the art of the radio play.