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Candice Brown

Acting, Voice & Speech

Candice Brown earned her B.A. from New Mexico State University and her M.F.A. from University of Pittsburgh. She also complete special studies at the Animate Theatre of Mime in London.

Brown has been professionally directing and teaching for over 15 years. Some of her directing credits include: The Man Who Came to Dinner by Kauffman and Hart (The Boston Conservatory); Twilight, Los Angeles by Anna Devere Smith, The Laramie Project by Moises Kauffman (Brandeis University); and Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, Shakespeare’s Othello, Mad Forest by Caryl Churchill and Tissue by Louise Page (State University of New York at Fredonia).

Brown is also a choreographer and vocal coach. Some of these credits include choreography and movement direction for Oliver!, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, A Midsummer Nights Dream and Antigone. She has done vocal coaching for Shakespeare on the Commons productions of Hamlet and The Tempest. Among her most favorite stage performances are as the mother in the world premiere and Pulitzer Prize nominated play, Nocturne, by Adam Rapp (American Repertory Company and New York Theatre Workshop); Moira in Brian Friel’s Translations, Alexandra in On The Verge (Cap-In-Hand Productions, Pittsburgh); Phoebe in As You Like It, Katherine in Love’s Labour’s Lost, the Duchess of York in Richard III (Utah Shakespearean Company); and Olivia in Twelfth Night, Ophelia in Ophelia, a Japanese Noh adaptation, and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing (Three Rivers Shakespeare Company).

Brown earned her tenure in the B.F.A. acting and musical theatre departments of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia in 1999. She moved to Boston later that year to teach at Brandeis University in the M.F.A. actor training program. Brown served as head of the voice and movement division at Wheaton College from 2001–2003 and joined the theater faculty of The Boston Conservatory in the fall of 2004.

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