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Priscilla Hagen

Priscilla Hagen
Professor
Theatre, College of Fine Arts
UFA Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts 184F
Phone: 605-677-5734
Bio:
Born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island, NY, I began performing professionally for NBC studios at age 15 in a live tv show for children. Worked at the Guthrie Theatre, Shakespeare Festival, ME, Black Hills Playhouse with over 65 tv/film projects as an actor. Acting/dialect specialist for department of theatre.
Teaching Interests:
All performance: theatre, film/television/radio; speech for the stage, audition technique, stage dialects.
Research Interests:
Acting in film/tv/theatre, optimal diet for performance and vocal health, workfinding stategies for the professional actor, dialects: specialty in American and UK.
Education:
  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting, Theatre, University of Minnesota, 1980
Awards and Honors:
  • Postive theatrical review, Lavendermagazine.com, 2012
  • commendation of merit for dialect and acting coaching/ God of Carnage , American College Theatre Festival, 2012