Nathan C. Crocker is a professional actor, teacher and coach based in the New York City area. Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, he holds an MFA in Acting from the University of California, Irvine; and a BFA in Theatre Performance from UNC-Greensboro.
Nathan is the Speech professor for Mason Gross School for the Arts BFA/MFA Acting Conservatory program at Rutgers University. He has taught Vocal Production for the Atlantic Theatre Company/NYU BFA acting program, and voice and speech for the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and New York Film Academy. Voice, speech and dialect coaching credits: (pre-Broadway) Ain’t Too Proud; (Regional) Othello and Henry VI Part 1 at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Detroit ’67 at Chautauqua Theatre Company, Too Heavy For Your Pocket at Roundabout Theatre Company, Passion Play at Santa Rosa Summer Rep Theatre Festival; (Educational) The Laramie Project, Parade, Blues for Mr Charlie at Marymount Manhattan College. He taught voice/speech/accents, acting, and musical theatre singing as a graduate assistant at UC Irvine, as well as served as Artistic Associate and voice/dialect coach for Santa Rosa Summer Rep Theatre in CA. Directing credits include A Raisin In The Sun at Santa Rosa Summer Rep. Acting credits include Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Angels In America, The Piano Lesson, Company, and Othello, Taming of The Shrew, working at such companies as the American Shakespeare Center, NC Stage Company, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Theatreworks USA, and Santa Rosa Summer Rep. Nathan is a Certified Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice® Voicework, and a Certified Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork.