Michael Morgan


Michael Morgan is a studio professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he teaches voice, speech, text, and applied theatre. His other teaching credentials include Penn State, Yale School of Drama, Temple University, Walnut Street Theatre, Theatre Conservatorium in Brussels, Royal Conservatoire in Liege, Arena Stage, Neighborhood Playhouse, University of Hawaii, American Academy of Dramatic Art, UCSD, Pepperdine University, Cal Arts, Shanghai Theatre Academy and Theatre of Changes in Athens.

Michael began training with Kristin at NYU/Tisch and worked with her at The Working Theater and Shakespeare and Company. He has acted in over seventy productions in theatre, film, television, and voiceovers. Morgan spearheaded The Odyssey Project https://odyssey.projects.theaterdance.ucsb.edu, a theatre initiative with incarcerated youth, and continues to work as an art-activist for the liberation of marginalized voices. He is a certified Master Fitzmaurice Voicework teacher and the author of Constructing the Holistic Actor: Fitzmaurice Voicework, “Voice and Chinese Medicine,” and “Qi-Gong Breathing.” Professor Morgan holds a master’s degree in oriental medicine and a doctorate in theatre studies from UCSB.