About Shauna

Shauna Kanter has taught CNN announcers, as well as speakers and singers of all backgrounds for over thirty years; from teachers, lawyers, Broadway actors, and Royal Shakespeare Company members, to folks who just cringe at the sound of their own voice. For the past three years she has served as a New York Foundation for the Arts mentor for immigrant artists. She is the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre in NYC and Woodstock, NY.

She has taught voice and served on the faculty of: NYU Tisch School of the Arts, T. Schreiber Studio and The Stella Adler Studio. She has been a Guest Artist at: Williams College, Hardin Simmons College, Columbia Festival of the Arts, Bowdoin College and Louisiana Tech among many others.

In the UK, she taught at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Queen Margaret College, Middlesex University, Mountview Academy, the Healing Arts and in London’s West End at the Drill Hall. In Berlin at the Pfefferwerk Centre and at Ernst Busch Schauspielkunst. In the Middle East at the Cameri Theatre, Israel and Ashtar Theatre, Palestine.

Voice and Speech Warm-Up by Shauna Kanter is published by Drama Books. Her plays have been published by the University of Nebraska and she is featured in Stage Warriors published by Cune Press.

“Shauna Kanter is a master teacher for the beginner, intermediate, or seasoned pro. You have to put in the work, but she will guide you to discover the tools you need to use. She is intuitive, liberating, honest, tough, and compassionate. I wholeheartedly recommend Shauna to anyone looking to grow.”
–Megan, NYC

Shauna studied the Linklater technique with Kristin Linklater and holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase and a certificate in directing from The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, UK. She has studied and teaches many forms of voice work for the singing and speaking voice. Her plays have been performed in the US, UK, Germany, France and the Middle East. She has directed over 40 productions on four continents.

Read more at VoiceTheatre.org