Helen M. Housley, associate professor of theatre, has 30 years of experience as a theatre educator and director. She has served in professional positions as artistic director and theatre manager.
A certified Lessac voice trainer, she is a member of the Lessac Training and Research Institute. Dr. Housley also is a member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Honor Pin (personal)
Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.
Lessac Leadership Award (professional)
Awarded by the Lessac Training and Research Institute for years of service toward the growth and direction of the Lessac Institute.
University of Maryland: Ph.D., Theatre 1991
Thesis: "To inherit the wind : Margo Jones as director"
Western Illinois University: M.A., Theatre 1976
Western Illinois University: B.A., Drama and English Literature 1974
- Lessac Institute : Treasurer
Media Appearances (1)
Klein Theatre preview: ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’
The Blue & Gray Press online
The team worked to make sure they represent the period accurately. Helen Housley, a dialect coach, worked with the cast to make sure they speak in a similar fashion to the era of the play.
Event Appearances (2)
Housley Presented Workshop Titled "Feeling Shakespeare's Buzz: Tonal NRG and the Shakespearean Actor"
Lessac Training and Research Institute Conference Denver, Colo.
Shakespeare’s Buzz: Lessac’s Tonal NRG and the Shakespearean Actor
Annual Conference of the Lessac Training and Research Institute Memphis, TN