Lynn Watson

Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Contributions to IDEA:
Arkansas 10 | England 54 | Maryland 4 | Maryland 5 | Pennsylvania 5 | Romania 5 | West Virginia 1 | West Virginia 2 | West Virginia 3


Bio: Lynn Watson has worked extensively as a voice, speech, and dialects specialist. Her credits include numerous productions at Arena Stage; Kennedy Center productions of The Glass Menagerie and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Ford’s Theatre; Maryland Stage Company; Delaware REP; and four seasons with the Tony-winning theatre, South Coast Repertory. Other credits include critically acclaimed productions of A Streetcar Named Desire at A.C.T.-San Francisco and Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum in LA. She also teaches acting and directs. Her own acting credits include Off Broadway at the American Place Theatre. She toured nationally and played leading classical roles in regional theatre. Her writing and articles have appeared in the Voice & Speech Review (VSR), Acting Now, Teaching Breathing and the Complete Voice and Speech Workout. She has edited for VSR: associate editor-in-chief (2011) and associate editor of Pronunciation, Phonetics, Linguistics and Dialect/Accent Studies. Professional affiliations include AEA, SAG, and as a board member of VASTA. She has an MFA from the University of California-Irvine and is an associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework. Her directing includes the world premiere of the short play Milk and Water by Tina Howe. She is an Associate Professor at UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).



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