Courtney Brown is professional actor and a voice and speech specialist. She has trained extensively with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company in New York, and is a Certified Lessac Voice and Body Trainer. Acting credits include: Porthouse Theatre, Mamai Theatre, Cleveland Public. Regionally, Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Actor’s Express in Atlanta, GA. NYC: Stage Left Studios , Ensemble Studio Theatre. Vocal/dialect coaching credits: House of Blue Leaves, Bonny and Clyde, You Can’t Take it With You, My Heart is the Drum, Bus Stop, Irena’s Vow, Macbeth. As the resident vocal/dialect coach for Dobama Theatre for the 2017/’18 season: Brownsville Song (B-Side For Tray), Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars, Appropriate.
Professor Brown regularly presents original research at international conferences such as the Annual Lessac Conference and SETC. International teaching engagements include, Gaiety School of Acting, the National Theatre School of Ireland, and the International Porthouse Academy.
Previously, Courtney served as Voice and Movement Specialist at Texas Tech University.
Other specializations include the creation of original works of highly physicalized theatre. She is the co-creator several works of movement theatre, including The Wait, which was a critical success at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, as well as A Day and Fault/Line, which premiered at the MeetFactory in Prague, Czech Republic.
Bachelor of Arts, College of Charleston;, Master of Fine Arts, University of Southern Mississippi
VASTA, The Lessac Institute, Actors' Equity Association