Ryan O’Shea is a Los Angeles based voice and speech teacher. She is a Certified Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and Knight-Thompson Speechwork.
Ryan received her MFA in Acting from Florida Atlantic University, and has extensive training in Fitzmaurice Voicework, Knight-Thompson Speechwork, Alexander Technique, Meisner Method, Michael Chekhov Technique, and other methodologies of voice, movement, and acting. She combines her training in these disciplines with her experience as a professional coach, actor, and singer to create a holistic learning experience for her students and clients.
Ryan is the former Head of Voice and Speech at Studio School Los Angeles. Since 2015, she has assisted Master Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, Saul Kotzubei, in his LA voice workshops for performers. Ryan has taught in Dublin, Ireland for the Fourth International Freedom & Focus Conference, and as a guest artist at Crash Acting, Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop, UCLA, American Arts Film & Television Academy, Florida Atlantic University, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis), Purdue University, Depauw University, Indy Convergence, and others. She has also formerly served on the acting Faculty at the The Art of Acting Studio and University of Indianapolis Department of Theatre.