Lynnae Lehfeldt

Lynnae Lehfeldt


 
Lynnae Lehfeldt
    

Lynnae Lehfeldt
Assistant Professor of Theatre

Contact

lehfeldt2@oakland.edu
(248) 370-3321

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Lynnae Lehfeldt, associate professor voice and movement, received her BA in Theatre and Film from the University of Kansas and her MFA from Wayne State University's Hilberry program. Additionally, she has trained with: the SITI (Saratoga International Theatre Institute) Company, LIMS (Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, and GLMCC (Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium). She studied Iyengar Yoga at The Center for Yoga Seattle where she completed her 200 hr yoga teacher-training course.  She has choreographed and/or movement coached productions at: Meadow Brook Theatre, Theatreworks, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, and Water Works Theatre.  Ms. Lehfeldt specializes in Linklater Voice and Knight-Thompson speech work.  She has also studied Shakespeare with Patsy Rodenburg.  She has vocal/dialect coached for Meadow Brook Theatre, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Performance Network, Water Works Theatre, Matrix Theatre, and Theatre Nova.  She has directed for the Jewish Ensemble Theatre and the Wild Swan Theatre.  As an actress she has performed with Paul Rudd and Keegan-Michael Key and has been directed by Neil LaBute and Tony Award winner, Martin Platt. She has been awarded a Theatre Excellence Award from the Detroit Free Press, numerous Best Dramatic Performance awards from the Oakland Press, and won the Wilde Award for best comedic performance. Ms. Lehfeldt has presented numerous workshops at conferences including: the Association of Theatre in Higher Education, the International Voice and Speech Teachers Association, and the Southeast Theatre Conference.  She is a member of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association, the Association of Theatre Movement Educators, the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, the Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors' Guild, the Theatre Communications Group, Drama League, and Who's Who in Fine Arts Higher Education.