Visiting Instructor of Acting @ University of Idaho
Todd Quick received his M.F.A. in Acting from Purdue University, and his B.A. in Theatre Performance from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
At U of I, Todd teaches a variety of courses in Acting and Directing.
Prior to U of I, Todd taught for a year at Indiana/Purdue Fort Wayne. At IPFW, Todd taught Acting I, Acting IV: Professional Issues, Theatre Appreciation, Oral Interpretation, and Fundamentals of Performance. Todd was also the Recruitment Coordinator for the department.
At Purdue, Todd taught introductory courses in Acting for majors and non-majors, Shakespeare, and Voice and Speech. He also assisted on sections of Theatre Appreciation and Theatre History. Additionally, he created a new course on audition technique and the business of acting.
Todd designed workshops for high school and college students on Acting Shakespeare, Stage Combat, and Audition Technique. Additionally, Todd works as a text/verse coach for classical productions.
As an actor, Todd has been working professionally for over a decade. Professional credits include As You Like It, Henry V, and Richard II at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C.; Cymbeline, Amadeus, and Romeo and Juliet at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, as well as four seasons with its touring companies. In addition, seasons/tours with The Red House (NY), CNY Shakespeare (NY), Pax Amicus Theatre (NJ), Theatre at Monmouth (ME), WAM Theatre (MA), Shakesperience Productions (CT), and others.
Todd is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association.