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John McManus

Director of the High Falls Theater Ensemble
Active in Acting, Speech, and Eurythmy


John McManus is a theatre artist. Originally from Australia, he began his career studying Rudolf Steiner's creative speech and the Michael Chekhov acting technique. Later, he studied the voice and speech techniques of Patsy Rodenburg, Kristin Linklater, Catherine Fitzmaurice, and Louis Colaianni, as well as eurythmy (an art of movement). He was the artistic director of Walking the Dog Theater and Shakespeare Alive! He gives workshops at the Michael Chekhov Association and the Herbert Berghof Studios in New York City and has taught as a professor in the theater program at Point Park University for seven years.

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