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Parke Fech

BIO

As an actor Parke Fech has worked for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Houston Shakespeare Festival, Quintessence Theatre Group, The Grand Theatre Company, and Walnut Street Theatre to name a few.  As a fight director, his work has been seen at numerous theaters including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Rose Bruford College (UK), Sight and Sound Theatres, and Shakespeare in the Canyon. As a voiceover actor, you can hear his voice on the English versions of Btooom!, Medaka Box, and Kids on the Slope.

Parke has taught at Rose Bruford College (UK), where he also movement directed a site-specific performance of The Children’s hour as well as In the Blood. He has also taught movement at East 15 Acting School (London), Fourth Monkey Acting Training Company (London) and the University of Houston. He has coached students at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London).

Research Interests

  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Actor Training and Well-Being
  • Collaborative and Devised Performance

vocal pedagogical interests

  • Lessac Kinesensic training
  • The work of Barbara Houseman,
  • Linklater Voice Training

movement pedagogical interests

  • Viewpoint
  • Michael Chekhov
  • Lecoq
  • Suzuki Actor Training Method
  • Stage Combat

Professional Membership

  • Society of American Fight Directors
  • British Academy of Stage and Screen combat
  • Actor’s Equity Association
  • SAG-AFTRA 
Parke Fech
Lecturer - Voice and Movement

Office:
173 Noel Fine Arts Center

Education

MFA - Actor Training and Coaching
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

MFA - Acting
University of Houston's Professional Actor Training Program

BA - Musical Theatre
Colorado Mesa University