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BIO

D’Arcy is a Philly-based actor who received her BA in Dramatic Lit from Oberlin College, trained in physical theater under Jacques Lecoq at L’École Internationale de Théâtre in Paris, and holds an MFA in Acting from Trinity Rep/RIC. She has continued her Lecoq training with Pig Iron workshops, and has also continued her Speech training with Dudley Knight and Phil Thompson. 
 

While living in Providence, she worked as an actor with Trinity Rep, The Gamm, Perishable Theatre, Trinity Summer Shakespeare, and Workhorse. She was also a member of Elemental Theatre Collective, a group of actors, playwrights, and directors producing original work together since 2004. She worked around New England at Portland Stage Company, The Vineyard Playhouse, Bridge Rep, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Bread & Puppet, Hubinspoke, and Underground Railway Theater.

 

Since moving to Philly in 2014, she's worked regionally at Portland Center Stage, Syracuse Stage, and Merrimack Rep, and gotten her feet wet in her new homebase with jawns at Theatre Exile, Shakespeare in Clark Park, Revolution Shakespeare, PlayPenn, EgoPo, Lantern Theater, Azuka, and Tiny Dynamite.


D’Arcy was on the Voice and Speech Faculty at the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Acting Program for eight years. She has also taught at the Yale School of Drama, NTI/Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Providence College, URI, Rhode Island College and Salve Regina University. She has worked in the public school system as a guest artist for Poetry Out Loud, coaching high school students for a state-wide and national competition in poetry recitation, and has volunteered with the Manton Avenue Project, an offshoot of the 52nd Street Project.

She has served as a voice consultant and dialect coach on the professional, graduate, and undergraduate level, coaching at Cleveland Play House (Tiny Houses), Delaware Theatre Company (Heisenberg, Saint Joan), Trinity Rep (Shapeshifter, The Syringa Tree, Camelot, A Christmas Carol), InterACT Theatre Company (The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane, Human Rites), The Hangar Theatre (Betrayal), Perishable Theatre (Bad Money), Salem Summer Theatre (Lend Me a Tenor), URI (Romeo and Juliet, Unbound) and Providence College (Noises Off). She maintains a private practice in accent reduction and vocal coaching, and is a professional member of VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainer’s Association).

 

Proud member of Actor's Equity since 2002.

© 2016 by D'Arcy Dersham.

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