Carolyn Ladd

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Carolyn Ladd is an actor, director, musician and theatre educator.  Her mission is to empower individuals to discover their authentic voices and find effective means of expression on the stage, in the workplace, or in daily life.  She finds joy in discovering and sharing techniques to illuminate, enliven and connect with any story, text or message through the artful use of time and space, text, body, voice, and spirit. She is on the faculty at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven and coaches privately in the areas of presentation skills, accent modification and singing.  Carolyn has served as voice/speech/text and dialect coach for professional and university productions in New York and New Haven, and has appeared on stage in New York, Chicago and New Haven, as well as in commercials, industrials and short films. In addition to her work at the Institute of Sacred Music, she is a lecturer in Homiletics at Yale Divinity School.  Carolyn is a member of Actors Equity Association and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association.  


B.A. Fine Arts, St. Olaf College
M.A. Theatre History, Northwestern University
M.S. Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
M.F.A.  Acting, DePaul University