Walton Wilson

Professor in the Practice of Acting

Walton Wilson was apprenticed to and designated as a voice teacher by Kristin Linklater and was later trained and certified as an associate teacher by Catherine Fitzmaurice. He also studied voice with Richard Armstrong, Andrea Haring, Meredith Monk, Patsy Rodenburg, David Smukler, Jean-René Toussaint, and members of the Roy Hart Theatre. He has served as voice, text, and dialect coach for productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theater, including a multitide of new plays and adaptations by American and international theatermakers. He has held faculty appointments at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Emerson College, and Southern Methodist University, and has been an artist-in-residence at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, American Repertory Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center/National Theatre Institute, Shakespeare & Company, Swine Palace Theatre, GEOKS Singapadu (Bali), LaSalle College of the Arts (Singapore), Shanghai Theatre Academy (China), Sfumato Theatre Laboratory, Plovdiv State Drama Theatre, New Bulgarian University (Bulgaria), Titan Teatersköle (Norway), and Fundaçao Gulbenkian (Portugal). He has also led voice workshops for community organizers, military veterans, museum curators, architects, prison inmates, and interfaith ministers. His professional acting credits include productions off-Broadway and in regional theatres and Shakespeare festivals across the United States. He is a frequent collaborator with Double Edge Theatre (Ashfield, MA), The Lunar Stratagem (Hudson, NY), and Pro Rodopi Arts Centre (Bostina, Bulgaria).