Rebecca Rich Joy | Breakout Session
Session: Meet the Michael Chekhov Technique - Imagination & The Three Sister Sensations
Rebecca Rich Joy is an Assistant Professor of Theatre – Acting Specialist at University of Northern Colorado. Prior to joining academia, Rebecca called New York City home for 15 years and enjoyed an extensive performance career, crossing the country in a National Tour of Guys and Dolls, originating roles in Off-Broadway musicals, such as Zombie Prom (original CD cast recording), and appearing in numerous productions for LORT/regional stages all around the country (Barter Theatre, Sacramento Music Circus, Kansas City Starlight, etc.). She worked with Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris and Bob Balaban on the Comedy Central-TV Show “Strangers with Candy,” with Kristen Chenoweth and Mary-Mitchell Campbell in a live concert event, the workshop of Zombie Prom, and through ASTEP.org, and with scads more phenomenal creative artists. Most recently, she played Mrs. Strong in Colorado Little Theatre of the Rockies’ production of the musical Catch Me If You Can. In addition to course teaching, Rebecca directed college level production musicals, cabarets and special performances, worked as a dialect/voice coach and in casting. She holds an MFA in Acting from Temple University, a BFA in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College, and has achieved her Teaching Certificate from MICHA-The Michael Chekhov Association.