Nathan C. Crocker is a professional actor, teacher and coach based in the New York City area. Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, he holds an MFA in Acting from the University of California, Irvine; and a BFA in Theatre Performance from UNC-Greensboro.
Nathan’s voice, speech and dialect coaching credits: (pre-Broadway) Ain’t Too Proud; (Regional) Confederates at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Othello, Henry VI Part 1, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Price at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Ken Ludwig’s Gods of Comedy at McCarter Theatre (NJ), Familiar at The Old Globe (San Diego), Detroit ’67 at Chautauqua Theatre Company, Too Heavy For Your Pocket at Roundabout Theatre Company (NYC), Keen Company (NYC), George Street Playhouse (NJ), Santa Rosa Summer Rep Theatre Festival; (Educational) The Laramie Project, Parade, Blues for Mr Charlie at Marymount Manhattan College, Intimate Apparel at NYU/Tisch Graduate Acting Program. Directing credits include A Raisin In The Sun at Santa Rosa Summer Rep. Acting credits include Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Angels In America, The Piano Lesson, Company, and Othello, Taming of The Shrew, working at such companies as the American Shakespeare Center, NC Stage Company, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Theatreworks USA, Titan Theatre Company, Hedgepig Theatre Ensemble, Three Day Hangover Productions, Boomerang Theatre Company, Santa Rosa Summer Rep.
Nathan is currently the Voice & Speech professor for Mason Gross School for the Arts BFA Acting Conservatory program at Rutgers University. He has also taught Voice, Speech and Accents for NYU/Tisch’s Graduate Acting Program, Atlantic Theatre Company Studio and Meisner Studio; and voice and speech for the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and New York Film Academy. Nathan is a Certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice® Voicework, and a Certified Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork. Nathan is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.