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DegreesOhio University, M.F.A.
State University of New York at Fredonia, B.A.
ExpertiseTheatre Voice, Text and Acting Shakespeare
"Extended" Voice techniques and
Vocal Art of Lamentation
Teacher Diploma in Roy Hart Theatre Voice Work (Roy Hart International Arts Centre, France. www.roy-hart-theatre.com)
ProfileHead, M.F.A. Acting Program
Founding Member / Resident Actor, the Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston.
Professional Actress, 30 +years, NYC, Boston, Regional Theatre, France, Canada.
"Extended" Voice, Ecstatic Voice & Lamentation Training and Workshops - NYC, Boston, across the US, Canada, UK, Greece, France.
|THA||4a||Acting I: The Vocal-Physical Connection|
|THA||115a||Vocal Gesture: The Expressive Use of the Voice|
|THA||210a||Voice I: Part 1|
|THA||210b||Voice I: Part 2|
|THA||260a||Voice II: Part 1|
|THA||260b||Voice II: Part 2|
|THA||283a||Acting II: Part 1 (Shakespeare)|
|THA||309a||Whole Voice Workshop|
Awards and Honors
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Facutly Research and Creative Projcts in the Arts and Sciences (2009)
Best of Theatre 2007, EDGE BOSTON, All-Female MACBETH, Marya Lowry, title role, Actors' Shakespeare Project (2007)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Arts Projects. (2005)
Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant (2000 - 2001)
Mazer Research Grant, Brandeis University (2000 - 2001)
Sacher Award, Brandeis Universtiy (2000 - 2001)
Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, Independent Reviewers of New England (1998)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona. By Wm. Shakespeare. Marya Lowry, Actor - Roels: Duchess/Lucetta/Hostess. Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston, December 13, 2012-January 8, 2013.
Lowry, Marya. Presenter. "Shakespeare: Flesh, Blood and Bones." Kennedy Center/ACTF. Hyannis, MA. Feb. 2, 2013.
Deported/ a dream play. By Joyce Van Dyke. Marya Lowry, Actor/Singer. Boston Playwrights' Theatre at the Modern Theatre, Boston, World Premiere March 8-April1 2012.
Song of the Dodo. By Jacob Coleman and Company, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble, an original, company devised theatre production. Marya Lowry, Vocal Trainer in Ritual Lamentation. Performances: Northwest New Works Festival, Seattle June 2012, July 2012 Portland, OR.
Four Quartets: Variations. By T.S. Elliot. Actor/Narrator. Touring Production:The Tank Performance Space, New York City. Oberon Theatre, Cambridge. Universityof Vermont, Burlington, VT. Nov.-Dec. 2011
Lowry, Marya, Narrator/Voice Over. "Play It Again" Video. Marjorie Lyons, Director, 2012.
Lowry, Marya. Presenter. "Roy Hart Voice Master Class/Workshop Seminar for professional actors and singers." Boston. June 2011.
Lowry, Marya. "Ecstatic Voice and Lamentation Master Class/Workshop Seminar." for professioanl Actors/Directors/Singers. Chicago. August 7, 2011.
Lowry, Marya. "Master Class Acting Shakespeare for teachers." Coalition of Essential School Fall Forum National Conferenc. Boston, Nov. 2011
Lowry, Marya. "Vocal consultant for Actors' Shakespeare Project production of Medea." Feb. 2011.
Lowry, Marya. Narrator/Voice Over. Residence LIfe Video. for Boston College. Marjorie Lyons, director, 2012.
Lowry, Marya. Presenter 2-day Shakespeare Training for Teachers. "Shakespeare: A Physical Approach." Actors Shakespeare Project Summer Teacher Institute. August 7-8, 2012.
Lowry, Marya. Presenter/leader 2 -day immersion in Vocal Lamentation for theatre professionals, actors and teachers. "Ecstatic Voice and lamentation." Portland Stage Co. Portland, OR. May 19-20 2012.
CYMBELINE. By Wm. Shakespeare. Actor, Roles: The Queen and Belaria. Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston. Nominated Best Play small/fringe theatre, Broadway World 2011, Feb. 9-20, 2011.
Lowry, Marya and Phil Timberlake. "The Roy Hart Singing Lesson: the Core of the Roy Hart Voice Method." VASTA Conference 2011: Vocal Play, Comedy, Improv and Character. Chicago, IL. Aigust 6-10, 2011.
"He Loved". By Marya Lowry, Original Solo Performance. Invited Performer. Roy Hart International Centre, Malerargues, France, July 2010.
HENRY IV part I (w/ Richard II). By Wm. Shakespeare. Roles: Richard II, Worcester. Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston, Sept. 29-Nov 21. 2010.
HENRY IV part II. By Wm. Shakespeare. Roles: Canterbury, Lady Northumberland, Ensemble. Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston, Sept. 29 -Nov 21 2010.
One Pure Longing: Tahirih's Search. By Erika Batdorff and Company.. Multiple Roles, Actor / Developmental Collaborator. Luminato - Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, Toronto, Canada, May 3 - June 11 2010.
Divi Zheni Ensemble. Invited Singer, Traditional Bulgarian Singing. The Great Koprivshititsa Folk Festival, Bulgaria. August 2010
Lowry, Marya. "Roy Hart Voice applied to Ritual Lamentation: Seminar / Workshop." "Singing After Roy Hart Symposium on Vocal Pedagogies. Roy Hart Centre, Chateau de Malerargues, France. July 2010.
Duchess of Malfi. By Jn. Webster. Actor. Roles: Julia/Cariola. Midway Studios, Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston, 1/8 - 2/1 2009.
Walking the Volcano. By Jon Lipsky. Actor, Multiple Roles. Vineyard Playhourse, Martha's Vineyard, Premiere. June 29 - Aug. 8 2009.
The Company of Heaven. By Benjamin Britten. Marya Lowry, Narrator. Cantata Singers and Ensemble, David Hoose, Music Director, NEC's Jordan Hall. May 2009
The Wrestling Patient. By Kirt Lynn with A Gottlieb, K Pearl. Actor, Role: Riva Hillesum. Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts, SpeakEasy, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Forty Magnolias Prod. World Premiere. 3/27 - 4/11 2009
Lowry, Marya. "Deep Song: A Personal Journey into Ecstatic Voice and Ritual Lamentation." The Voice and Speech Review. Ed. Cook, Rena (2009): 114-124.
Let Me Down Easy. By Anna Deavere Smith, performed by Anna Deavere Smith. Marya Lowry: Production Vocal Coach. American Repertory Theatre, 2008
Love's Labours Lost. By Wm. Shakespeare. Voice and Text Coach. Actors' Shakespeare Project, 2007.
Macbeth. By Wm. Shakespeare. Actor, title role, (All-Female cast). Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston, 2007.
Twelfth Night. By Wm. Shakespeare. Role, Olivia. With,. Actors' Shakespeare Project, 2006.
Hamlet. By Wm. Shakespeare. Role, Queen Gertrude. with,. Strand Theater, Boston, Actors' Shakespeare Project, 2006.
Julius Caesar. By Wm. Shakespeare. Roles, Portia / Masala with,. Actors' Shakespeare Project, 2005.
The Olive Grove. By Gary M. English. Actress, For,. Founders' Theatre, Lennox, MA, Shakespeare & Company, 2006.
Richard III. By Wm. Shakespeare. Role, Duke of Buckingham, with,. Actors' Shakespeare Project, 2004.
Henry V. By Wm. Shakespeare. Role, Chorus. with,. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, 2002.
Lowry, Marya. ""Giving Voice to Your Hunger" and "Breath Support Series with Straw"." The Complete Voice and Speech Exercise Book and CD. Ed. Janet Rogers. NY: Applause Books, 2002
With Voice Raised. By Flaherty and Ahrens. Featured Narrator. Symphony Hall, Boston POPs, Keith Lockhart, conductor, 2000.
Lowry, Marya co-author, Walsh, Robert. "Voice and Combat - A Conversation." The Voice in Violence: and other contemporary issues in professional voice and speech training (2000).
Man And Superman.. By GB Shaw. Role: Mrs. Whitfiled Marya Lowry. American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Medea. By Georg Benda. Role, Nurse, with Claire Bloom. Symphony Hall, Handel & Haydn Society, 1995.