Lauren Murphy

Assistant Professor of Theatre Practice in Voice and Movement


Lauren Murphy is an assistant professor of theatre practice at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. She currently teaches voice at USC and the Stella Adler Academy of Acting. She has taught for Classic Stage Company’s Young Company, the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, and Columbia University’s Senior Executive Program, as well as in private practice. She has served as a voice coach for productions at the University of Southern California, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Classic Stage Company. As an actor, she has performed in New York and regionally at HERE Arts Center, Theater Row, Stageworks/Hudson, NY Fringe, Philadelphia Fringe, Classic Stage Company, and Theater for the New City.

She received her MFA in Acting from Columbia University and her BA from Tufts University. She is a designated Linklater voice teacher, trained by world-renowned master teacher and creator Kristin Linklater.


MFA, Columbia University
BA, Tufts University