Jack Greenman | Panel Discussion
"Gender Parity and the Classical Canon", a panel discussion about casting concerns for Shakespeare festivals and theatres that specialize in producing the classics. The panel consists of Geoffrey Kent (Director, Actor and Fight Choreographer), Sam White (Artistic Director of Shakespeare in Detroit), Dawn Monique Williams (Artistic Associate at Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Lisa Wolpe (Artistic Director of Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company), and Frank Honts (Dramaturg at the Utah Shakespeare Festival). This discussion will be moderated byJack Greenman, (Associate Professor of Voice & Speech at Southern Methodist University and Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework).
Jack Greenman is an associate professor of voice and speech and the Head of Acting at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. As an actor, he has performed in over 75 professional productions including shows at the Undermain Theatre, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Shakespeare Company, PCPA Theaterfest, GEVA Theater Center, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Insight Out Theatre Collective, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Centerpoint Theatre Group, Stage West in Fort Worth and at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle. He is the recipient of two Santa Barbara Independent Awards for Actor in a Lead Role (Oleanna and Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me).
For the past seven summers, he has served as one of two Voice/Text Directors at the Tony Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival and has guided the voice and text work for Henry IV, pt. 1, Measure for Measure, Into the Woods, Private Lives, The Secret Garden, Foxfire, The Taming of the Shrew, The School for Wives, Fiddler on the Roof, Great Expectations, Pride and Prejudice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Music Man, Noises Off, and Macbeth. Additionally, Jack has coached voice and dialects at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Roundhouse Theater in Bethesda, MD, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and for La Pell in Barcelona. Before moving to Dallas, Jack spent two years on the faculties of Cornish College of the Arts and Freehold Theatre/Studio in Seattle and 14 years as an Artist-in-Residence at PCPA Theaterfest in central California. Jack is married to artist and writer Sarah Greenman. They have two sons – Walker (aged 8) and Charles (aged 5)