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Amy Chaffee, Department of Theatre and Dance at Tulane University

Amy Chaffee

Associate Professor


MFA, University of San Diego


Amy Chaffee is a playwright/director and performer and has worked in theatre since childhood. Her plays have been seen on 4 continents and she has taught at UCLA, CSU-Long Beach and CSU-Northridge. She holds a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and  MFA from USD/Old Globe Theatre. She has acted in films, soap operas and episodic TV, in addition to being a Founder and former Artistic Director of Door Shakespeare in Door County, WI. She is a dialect coach for film and television and for the past 12 years; her clientele have won Emmy's, Oscars, Tony's and Olivier awards.  She is a Certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and proficient in many other pedagogies.