(Master Teaching Artist)
Angi Hanan is originally from New York. She earned her BFA in acting from Ithaca College (Magna Cum Laude), her MFA in classical acting from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and her certification in Laban Movement Analysis from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in New York City. Angi is a member of Actor's Equity Association, The Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME), The Voice and Speech Trainer's Association (VASTA), and The International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association (ISMETA). A recent transplant to Washington State, Angi joined the BCPA faculty in the fall of 2012, where she has taught in the LENS Project (formerly Broadway YEAR), Broadway Conservatory and Senior Outreach programs. In 2013, Angi served as Director for the City of Auburn's Department of Parks, Arts and Recreation Spring and Summer Break Theatre Camp programs. She has also developed and taught workshops in creative movement and physical characterization at the Capitol Playhouse in Olympia. Prior to her relocation to the Pacific Northwest, Angi was an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Murray State University in Western Kentucky where she taught Acting I & II, Movement & Advanced Movement for Actors, Voice for Performance, Acting Shakespeare, Restoration Acting and Performance Theory. At MSU, Angi also served as the movement coach for all departmental productions and directed 1-2 main stage shows per year.