MFA in Acting from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC
Mary Emily Deal is an actor with People Store in Atlanta as well as an Academic Professional at Georgia State University teaching acting and movement. Mary Emily is trained in the movement techniques of Jerzy Grotowski, Alexander Technique, Laban/Bartenieff, and Motion Capture Performance including animal transformation work. Mary Emily’s primary focus is on teaching actors how to access their body, voice, and emotions in a congruent organic process that leads to truthful performance and greater awareness of capacity. Mary Emily is a member of the National Association of Movement Educators and is the former Associate Professor and Chair of the Theatre Department at Piedmont College.