Kristen Loree, Professor of Performance at the University of New Mexico and Undergraduate Advisor for Theatre, holds her MFA in Acting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework. Kristen teaches Voice for the Actor, Speech and Dialect, Movement, Performance Art and Acting. Her solo works (By Language Embellished: I, Ursonate, VIXIN and The Tribulations of a Lesbian Folk Singer) have taken her all across the country, Kristen has directed a plethora of shows, including Frankenstein, Life During Wartime, Plunda and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. She can be seen (and heard) on television, commercials and film (Breaking Bad and Unspeakable, most recently). Her favorite stage roles include Stephanie in Duet for One, Puck in Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Mary in The Women. Kristen is a founding member of Sol Arts a community performance nonprofit.