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"Anna-Helena brings an energy and depth to the world of acting which is rare. Her experience of, and research into, the disciplines of acting, voice and body allow for a clarity and connection between her and her students that is penetrating and lasting".
Guildhall BA Acting Studies, Programme Leader
Pamela has conducted workshops around the world specializing in laughter, voice, breath and inspiration for 20 years. She is an Associate Professor of Theatre (tenured) at Purchase College, SUNY in the Conservatory of Theatre and President for the international Voice and Speech Trainers Association - VASTA. She is delighted to be invited back to ACT International to serve as a guest artist specializing in voice and breath. Pamela has partnered with Anna Helena McLean in Italy, France, England, Scotland and New York City for numerous past workshops and trainings. Pamela is currently working on a book, The Voice Coach’s Toolkit, to be published by Routledge in 2022-23. She has professionally coached productions for: the Tony Award® winning Alley Theatre (Houston), Cleveland Play House, Yale Repertory Theatre, Dallas Theatre Centre, Hartford Stage Company, Primary Stages (NYC), Bay Street Theatre (NY), Underwood Theatre (NYC), The Play Company (NYC), The Edge Theatre Company (NYC), New York Classical Theatre, St. Ann’s Warehouse, & Dance Theatre Workshop (NYC) among others. Pamela has been on faculty at Yale School of Drama, NYU and UCLA. She received her MFA in Acting from UCLA and is certified in Fitzmaurice Voicework®, Vibrant Voice Technique®, Laughter Yoga and Prana Yoga. www.pamelaprather.com