Adam Thatcher
Adam Thatcher
Assistant Professor of Voice for the Actor and Acting Teacher


Room:AC 303A

Adam Thatcher (he/him) earned his MFA in Acting at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and his BFA in Musical Theatre from the State University of New York at Fredonia. Adam teaches several courses in the BFA Acting and Musical Theatre areas here at Ball State which include, Voice for the Actor, Dialects, Movement, Simulated Healthcare Performance, and all levels of Acting. While his professional acting and voice coaching work is widespread across the nation in venues such as the Goodman Theatre, Arkansas Shakespeare, Richmond Shakespeare, Montana Shakespeare and others, he is a Chicago-based artist. Some of Adam’s favorite acting credits include An Enemy of the People (Goodman Theatre), St. Sebastian (Refracted Theatre Co.), The Merchant of Venice (Montana Shakespeare), and Julius Caesar (Arkansas Shakespeare). His voice work is based in Linklater Voice pedagogy and incorporates the Alexander Technique among other voice/body methodologies. Adam is a certified Seven Pillars Acting Technique instructor as well as a certified Vocologist and co-authored a chapter in the book, Vocal Traditions: Training in the Performing Arts. Adam is an advocate and activist for diversity, equity and inclusion at the university, department and community level and serves as the Director of Entertainment for the annual Muncie PRIDE event sponsored by Muncie OUTreach.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Dialects in Performa 238 1 1230 - 1345 T R AC, room 007
Theatre Practicum 280 11 1500 - 1800 F AC, room 007
Advanced Practicum 380 6 1500 - 1800 F AC, room 007
Theatre Practicum 280 5 0000 - 0000