Gail Shapiro

As an actor, Gail Shapiro's work has included leading roles at Steppenwolf Theatre, South Coast Repertory and San Jose Repertory. In Spring 2007, she performed Edith Frank in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's acclaimed production of The Diary of Anne Frank. She was an original resident artist at A Noise Within, California's Classical Resident Theatre Company for eleven years. She has received numerous Dramalogue and Garland awards. Gail has taught at The School at Steppenwolf; the Claremont Colleges, Pomona; California State University, San Bernardino; and University of Southern California. She is also a private coach, working with acting professionals and individuals in various fields.

Education

MFAActing, Yale School of Drama
BFAActing, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana


Recent Awards and Honors

1998   Emerging Comic Actor, Natalie Schafer Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle

Courses

243-1,2,3Acting I: Principles of Characterization
341-1,2,3Acting II: Analysis and Performance

 

Gail Shapiro

Lecturer

Department:

Theatre

Office:

The Wirtz Center
1949 Campus Drive
Room 207
Evanston, IL 60208

Phone:

847-491-3314