Phyllis E. Griffin is a Certified Feldenkrais Practioner® and Certified
Lessac Teacher. In addition, she has studied with Richard Armstrong of
the Roy Hart Theatre Method, Patsy Rodenburg, Catherine Fitzmaurice,
Dudley Knight and Kristin Linklater. She has served as vocal coach for
The Goodman Theatre, assisting on Gem Of The Ocean, Drowning Crow, King Hedley II, Blues For An Alabama Sky and I Am A Man.
She was the vocal coach for Shakespeare on the Green's production of
Othello and has previously worked for Disney Productions as the vocal
coach to prospective actors for The Lion King. She was also a dialect coach for Joan Plowright on the feature film Dennis The
Menace and has provided vocal instruction to several private business
leaders and narrated documentaries for PBS and NPR. In addition to her
work as a voice and speech professor, Phyllis has directed several plays
for The Theatre School, including Two
Trains Running; Insurrection: Holding History, Flyin' West; Stamping,
Shouting And Singing Home; Sleep Deprivation Chamber; For Colored Girls
Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf; and Curse Of The Starving Class.