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us: Linklater, Kristin

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936-04-22
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Affiliation Start: 1997
        • Affiliation End: 2005
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Emerson College
        • Organization: naf
        • Affiliation Start: 1990
        • Affiliation End: 1996
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        (lcsh) Vocal coaches
          (lcsh) Dialogue coaches
            (lcsh) Acting teachers
              (lcsh) Actresses
                (lcsh) Theatrical producers and directors
                  (lcsh) College teachers
              • Sources

                • found: Her Freeing Shakespeare's voice, 1991: CIP t.p. (Kristin Linklater)
                • found: LC data base, 6-5-91 (hdg.: Linklater, Kristin)
                • found: Freeing the natural voice, 2006: title page (by Kristin Linklater) back cover (Kristin Linklater is one of the best-known teachers of voice production for actors in the world of actor traning; from 1997 to 2005 she has been Professor of Theatre Arts at Columbia University in New York)
                • found: Wikipedia, May 2, 2016 (Kristin Linklater; Kristin Linklater (born 22 April 1936) is a Scottish vocal coach, dialect coach, acting teacher, actor, theatre director, and author; she is currently Head of Acting in the Theatre Arts Division of Columbia University; brought up in the Orkney Isles, Scotland, Linklater trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art; during the 1960s, she relocated to the United States and worked with the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, Canada; Linklater was a founding member in 1973 of Shakespeare & Company which was for many years in residence on the former estate of Edith Wharton in Lenox, Massachusetts; her writings on voice include Freeing the Natural Voice (1976) and Freeing Shakespeare's Voice (1992); she is of part Swedish descent, through her father, Scottish novelist Eric Linklater; Linklater has trained many well-known actors, including Patrick Stewart, Donald Sutherland, Alfre Woodard, Mary Tyler Moore, Bill Murray, Angela Bassett, Courtney Vance, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Rockwell and Bernadette Peters; Linklater was a teacher and head of the Acting program at Emerson College from 1990-1996)
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                • 1991-06-05: new
                • 2016-05-03: revised
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