Micha Espinosa

Herberger College of the Arts
School of Theatre and Film, Dixie Gammage
Tempe
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Biography

 

Micha Espinosa is an Arizona-based artist, activist, teacher, and vocal coach. She has performed, lectured, and taught voice around the world since 1992. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA (and a local Arizona board member), and has performed in film, television, and regional theatre. She is a certified yoga instructor. She is a master teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and a trainer for the Fitzmaurice Teacher Certification. She is Associate Professor of Voice and Acting at Arizona State University, School of Film, Dance, and Theatre and affiliate faculty with the School of Transborder Studies. She has served as an officer in Voice and Speech Trainers Association (since 2000), an associate editor for the International Dialects of English Archive (since 2000), and has published several pe-r reviewed articles in the Voice and Speech Review, the Journal for Intergroup Relations, and was a contributing author for The Politics of Actor Training published by Routledge.  She is the editor of Monologues for Latino Actors: A Resource Guide to the Contemporary Latino/a Playwrights published by Smith and Kraus. Her research and scholarship examines and contextualizes the current climate with the training of actors of non-dominant groups. She is passionate about social justice in actor training, global perspectives, and the cultural voice.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THF 370 Seminar: Acting Concentration
THF 497 Senior Project
THP 524 Performance II: Acting & Voice
THP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THF 370 Seminar: Acting Concentration
THF 497 Senior Project
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 522 Performance I: Acting & Voice
THP 590 Reading and Conference
THP 598 Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THF 370 Seminar: Acting Concentration
THP 394 Special Topics
THF 497 Senior Project
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THF 370 Seminar: Acting Concentration
THP 377 Acting: Voice and Speech
THF 497 Senior Project
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 590 Reading and Conference
THP 598 Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
FMP 294 Special Topics
THP 377 Acting: Voice and Speech
THP 394 Special Topics
THF 497 Senior Project
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 590 Reading and Conference
THP 598 Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 498 Pro-Seminar
THP 498 Pro-Seminar
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 592 Research
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 598 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THP 394 Special Topics
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 524 Performance II: Acting & Voice
THP 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
THP 394 Special Topics
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 522 Performance I: Acting & Voice
THP 590 Reading and Conference
THP 598 Special Topics
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
THP 498 Pro-Seminar
DCE 498 Pro-Seminar
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 598 Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
THP 277 Acting: Intro to Voice
FMP 294 Special Topics
THP 387 Acting: TV and Film
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
FMP 294 Special Topics
THP 377 Acting: Voice and Speech
THP 394 Special Topics
THP 499 Individualized Instruction
THP 590 Reading and Conference
THP 598 Special Topics