Barbara Zahora is a professional actor, acting teacher and executive coach based in Chicago, IL. As a performer, Barbara has had the good fortune to work with Writers’ Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Goodman Theatre, ShawChicago, Lookingglass Theatre, First Folio Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Illinois Theatre Center, Oak Park Festival Theatre, and the Shakespeare Project of Chicago, where she is the current Associate Artistic Director. Internationally, she has performed at Shakespeare’s Globe in London as part of the International Artistic Residency. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
In addition, Barbara is an adjunct instructor at the Chicago College for Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and has also taught at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music. She coaches actors privately on acting, Shakespeare and classic texts, audition skills, vocal development, and dialects. She also coaches corporate executives and other professionals in presentation skills, accent modification and reduction, and vocal presence.
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Toward the end of the summer season, Barbara will be making her debut at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, WI, playing Sue Bayliss in Arthur Miller’s classic, All My Sons. In the fall, she’ll appear in their production of Les Liasons Dangeureuse, playing Madame de Volanges. For more information, visit www.americanplayers.org.