Stephanie is a dialect/voice coach and actor, born and raised in NE Portland. She is proud to be part of La Ruta at ART. Her mission is to help support strengths each individual actor brings to the table while serving the play and the director’s vision. Some previous dialect/voice work regionally include; Profile Theatre, Portland Center Stage, ART, Clackamas Repertory Theatre, Jewish Theatre Collective, CoHo, Sojourn Theatre, Portland Playhouse, and more as well as many individual performing artists in the Portland region for the past 13 years. Most of her work has been in collaboration with Third Rail Repertory Theatre. As a founding company member, she's been a dialect coach there since 2006. Most recently, she coached on the Northwest film set of First Cow. She holds a BA in Theatre from SOU, an MFA in Acting from Ohio U and an MS in Speech-Language Pathology from PSU.