Jane Guyer Fujita
JANE GUYER FUJITA, is a New York based voice and speech specialist and dialect designer. She is a proud graduate of the ART’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training, where she studied voice and speech pedagogy under Nancy Houfek. While in residence at the American Repertory Theater, Ms. Fujita served as Vocal coach on Marie Antoinette, Romance, Alice in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, The Island of Anyplace, and Sexual Perversity in Chicago. She assisted Nancy Houfek in vocal coaching The Seagull, Trojan Barbie, and Paradise Lost. Her other vocal and dialect coaching credits include productions at Yale Repertory Theater, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Primary Stages, The Public Under the Radar Festival, Signature Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theater, Ugly Rhino, The Drilling Company, and Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. She has coached dialects on set and in preproduction for various film and television productions produced by HBO, ABC Family, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Participant Media, and Production One.
Jane is the recipient of three certificates of distinction in teaching from Harvard University. She is a lecturer in acting, specializing in speech, at the Yale School of Drama. Her previous teaching appointments include the MFA training Program at Rutgers’ Mason Gross, ESPA, and the Studio. She has worked with numerous classes of graduate, and professional acting students to prepare them for the voice and accent demands of the twenty first century stage ad screen. As a voice teacher she has trained in several major vocal techniques including Fitzmaurice Voicework™, Linklater Technique, Roy Hart work and Chuck Jones. Her background in speech training includes deep study in both Knight-Thompson and Skinner methodologies. Jane is certified by Catherine Fitzmaurice as an associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®.