Voice Production and Speech
AMDA Faculty since: 2019
Stephanie Machado is a Brazilian-American actor, director, and educator, born and raised in Miami, FL. She holds an MFA in Acting from Yale School of Drama, and a BFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University. She has taught at the Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors for the past five years. Recent Acting credits: The Gradient (Repertory Theater of St. Louis), Measure for Measure (Fiasco Theater/Actors Theater), All's Well That Ends Well and Much Ado About Nothing (Classic Stage Company/Play On Shakespeare Festival), An Enemy of the People, Indecent and Assassins (Yale Repertory Theatre), Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (McCarter Theatre), For A Brief Moment I was Something Else (Here Arts), and Christina (Cleveland Playhouse). Recent Directing credits: Ni Mi Madre at Rattlestick Theater (Assistant Director to Danilo Gambini), Inside The Wild Heart at Group.BR (Assistant Director to Linda Wise), and The Meal: Dramatic Essays on Cannibalism at Yale Cabaret. She has worked extensively in the commercial world, and just landed her first tv gig on EVIL on CBS. She is a recipient of the Olivier Thorndike Award in Acting from Yale and the Greer Garson Award in Acting from SMU, and is a Jerome L. Greene Fellow. She has also undergone extensive EDI training with Arts Equity and is trained in the Liz Lerman Critical Response method. She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.