Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

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Eva Breneman, M.A.

Title/s:  Instructor of Theatre


External Webpage: http://www.dialectdiner.com/


Eva Breneman is a freelance dialect, voice and monologue coach based in Chicago. 

Eva received her M.A. from The Central School of Speech and Drama, London, and her B.F.A. from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She has coached projects at a wide variety of venues in the Chicago and regional theatre. The range of dialects and languages she has taught goes from Australian and Bosnian to Rwandan and Zaghawan.

Television: The Chicago Code (Fox TV); The Beast (A&E); Caught in the Act (Lifetime).

Chicago Theatre: Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakespeare, Goodman, Lookingglass, Writer’s Theatre, Court, Timeline, Northlight, American Theatre Company, Remy Bumppo, Victory Gardens, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Lifeline, A Red Orchid, Next, Silk Road Theatre Project, Chicago Dramatists, Strawdog, Piven, Shattered Globe, Griffin, Backstage, Porchlight, Eclipse, The Gift, 20% Theatre, Raven, The Artistic Home, Mary Arrchie.

Regional: Mamma Mia! tour and Las Vegas productions; Kansas City Repertory, Centerstage Baltimore, Milwaukee Repertory, Madison Repertory

Eva has taught dialects and text work at DePaul University, voice and speech at Loyola University Chicago, Shakespeare and voice at Roosevelt University, voice and scene work at North Park University, and voice and speech at Lake Forest College. 


B.F.A., Tisch School of the Arts at New York University

M.A., The Central School of Speech and Drama, London