Associate Professor of Voice & Acting
Rory Ledbetter is Associate Professor of Voice, Speech, and Acting in the Theatre Arts Department. He received his MFA in Theatre Directing from Florida State University in 2004. He is a certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and has extensive training in the Linklater Voice Progression, Knight-Thompson Speech Work, and Patsy Rodenburg's voice methodologies. Rory has studied Clowning with Chris Bayes, Avner the Eccentric, and Elizabeth Baron. He also has extensive improvisation training through The Groundlings and IO West in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to working professionally as an actor and director, Rory actively tours his one-man show, A Mind Full of Dopamine, throughout the United States and Canada. Recently, Rory won the “Steve Sauvé Spirit of the Fringe Award” at The Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Areas of Specialization
Acting: voice, acting for the camera, comedic improvisation, Linklater voice progression, Fitzmaurice vocal technique