Emily Alpren is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. A certified practitioner of Fitzmaurice Voicework, Emily teaches and coaches voice to professional actors from New York and Los Angeles. Additionally, she taught acting, dramaturgy, movement and devised performance at Amherst College, OCSA and Center Theater Group. As a performer, she has worked extensively in N.Y.C., L.A., regionally and abroad doing theatre, film, television and commercials. Some of her favorite theaters include PS122, La Mama, Dance Theater Workshop, Moscow Art Theater, The Speakeasy Society and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. She’s currently writing and directing a short film and series with some of her favorite comedians.
She received her MFA in from the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University and her BA from Amherst College. In Fitzmaurice Voicework, she was trained by the world-renowned master teacher and creator Catherine Fitzmaurice.