Lecturer in Acting
Henry A. McDaniel is an actor and voice coach from Memphis, TN and feels fortunate to be teaching Voice for SUNY Purchase. Henry has been a teacher and voice coach in the United States with stops in the UK and Italy for 10 years and a performer for over 25 years. While receiving his vocal pedagogy training in London, he was fortunate to work with voice giants Kristin Linklater, Jane Boston, Catherine Fitzmaurice and Cecily Berry. As a performer Henry was last seen in Cedar City, UT performing in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry VI pt. 1, and Big River at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. As a voice coach Henry has worked for regional theatre companies such as Indiana Repertory Theatre and Cardinal Playhouse. Henry’s area of interest is the voice as identity, which he has lead to his business coaching transgender individuals.