Faculty Profile for Linda Nenno Breining

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Linda Nenno Breining
Lecturer — Department of Theatre & Dance
THEA 101
phone: (512) 245-2147

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Born in NYC, raised and educated in Colorado and then back to NYC for a career on Broadway. Passed through Los Angeles for a few years in the Television industry then to Austin, Texas where I direct and stage manage new plays and perform in Shakespeare and Sondheim musicals. I teach Voice and Diction and Acting at Texas State University in San Marcos and have a Theatre coaching studio in South Austin.

Research Interests

Theatre as a healing tool for individuals, communities and society

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Director, Out of Ink New Play Festival. March 25, 2019 - May 4, 2019.
    Performances:
    • Out of Ink New Play Festival. March 25, 2019 - May 4, 2019 Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, Texas.
  • Director, Fresh Squeezed One Ounce of Opera. March 4, 2019 - March 31, 2019.
    Performances:
    • One Ounce Opera. March 22, 2019 - March 31, 2019 Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, Texas.
  • Director, The Whole Truth Libretto by Mark Cambell. March 3, 2019 - March 31, 2019.
    Performances:
    • Fresh Sqeezed One Ounce of Opera. March 4, 2019 - March 31, 2019 Museum of Human Achievement.
  • Stage Manager, Indian Ink. January 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019.
    Performances:
    • Austin Shakespeare. February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019 Rollins Theatre at The Long Center, Austin, Texas.
    • Austin Shakespeare. February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019 Rollins Theatre at The Long Center, Austin, Texas.
  • singer, Shakespeare and Jazz. June 2018 - July 2018.
    Performances:
    • Shakespeare and Jazz. June 2018 - July 2018 Parker Jazz Club, Austin, Texas.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Schoolhouse Rock II, Christmas Schooner,, B. Iden Payne Awards. 1925 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Sweeney Todd , Into the Woods, Passion, Austin Critic’s Table Awards and Nominations. 1925 - Present

Selected Service Activities

Member
Common Exoerience
September 2018-May 2019
University Mentor
Texas State Outdoor club
2016-2017