Staff profile

Mya Brown

Acting, Directing, Voice & Diction
Assistant Professor


16 Hewitt Union

Office hours

By appointment

Mya Brown is an Assistant Professor in the Theatre department with a specialization in Acting, Directing, and Voice & Diction. Her work in the classroom focuses on a thorough understanding of varying acting techniques essential to forming a foundation of the craft including: Stanislavski, Meisner, and Uta Hagen teachings. Mya believes the lessons we share in acting can be applied to any career field, and they aid in a young person’s quest for self. She has a strong desire to help cultivate the next generation of society.

Mya is passionate about making higher education accessible and affordable for all. As a recipient of two Open Education Resource Grants, she is using OER textbooks in class and creating an OER online resource for use across the nation.


Book Reviewer, Great River Technologies, LLC 2015
Odell, Cathy. Introduction to Theatre. Webcom 2.0, Great River Learning


MFA Theatre, West Virginia University 2015

BFA Theatre, Jacksonville University, 2012

Classes taught

  • THT 110 Introduction to Theatre
  • THT 130 Fundamentals of Acting
  • THT 180 Voice and Diction
  • THT 341 Principles of Directing
  • THT 352 Acting Shakespeare
  • THT 495 Senior Seminar/Capstone
  • HON 201 Interpreting the Arts