Shane Ann Younts is an Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she teaches voice, text and Shakespeare classes in the Graduate Acting Program. She also teaches a complete voice and speech program in New York City called Voice and Speech for Actors.
She has coached productions of Shakespeare for The New York Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park (All’s Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, Macbeth, and Hamlet), and the Public’s off-Broadway production of Timon of Athens.
Other Shakespeare includes the Guthrie Theater’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, and Antony and Cleopatra.
She has served as Voice Consultant/Dialect Coach for Broadway – Clybourne Park, Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Spamalot, and Tarzan and off-Broadway productions of Storefront Church, The Duchess of Malfi, Edward II, Stunning, Luck of the Irish, Platanos and Collard Greens, The Good Thief, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea and others. Regional: Cyrano (The Shakespeare Theater), The Elephant Man (Williamstown), The Matchmaker (Ford’s Theatre), and The Miracle Worker, Steel Magnolias and 1776 (all at Paper Mill Playhouse).
She received her voice, speech and Shakespeare training with Robert Neff Williams. Additional voice and Shakespeare training with Cicely Berry and Richard Armstrong. In addition to her Graduate Acting classes, she teaches a complete program for professional actors in voice, speech, and Shakespeare in New York City.
She is included in Marquis Who’s Who in America.