Keely Eastley is a Linklater Designated voice teacher who apprenticed with Master Teacher Kristin Linklater. She began teaching in 1987 and has been on the faculty of Yale School of Drama, NYU, Syracuse University, Circle-in-the-Square, Classic Stage Co., Trinity Rep. and Shakespeare and Company, where she is a senior faculty member. Internationally, she was head of Voice and Movement at Toi Whakaari – New Zealand Drama School. While in Aotearoa (New Zealand), she also worked with the students at Takitimu, the school for traditional Maori performing arts. As a voice and text coach, she has coached shows at Yale Rep, The New York Public Theater and Shakespeare and Company. Recent activity includes teaching a 5 day course Freeing Shakespeare’s Voice at the Birmingham School of Acting, England. She was vocal and text coach for Hamlet at the New England Youth Theatre where she co-directs the Senior Shakespeare Program. She performed the role of Violet in August Osage County at Apron Theater in conjunction with Next Stage Arts.