My goal is to listen with care to the deeply personal and original voice of every student—to inspire and cultivate an honest, brave, and surprising creative artist.
Candice Brown joined the Conservatory in 2004 and is an associate professor of theater. She teaches acting, voice, and speech for the graduate and undergraduate musical theater programs, and acting for the Musical Theater Dance Intensive summer program.
Brown is a member of Actors' Equity Association, and is a Boston-based actor, director, and voice and dialect coach. Regionally, Brown has performed with Gamm Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, Cape Rep Theatre, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, New York Theatre Workshop, American Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Bristol Valley Theatre Company, and Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival. In addition, Brown has directed several productions for the Conservatory, including the Boston premiere of Theory of Relativity in 2017.
Prior to the Conservatory, Brown taught at Wheaton College, Brandeis University's M.F.A. acting training program, and Wheelock College. Brown earned tenure at the State University of New York at Fredonia, where she taught voice, movement, and scene study. Brown also directed productions at SUNY Fredonia for five seasons. She is the owner and operator of VoiceWorks in Milton, Massachusetts, and coaches acting and voice privately in Boston, New York, and abroad.
Professional Awards and Recognitions
- Outstanding Faculty of the Year (Boston Conservatory at Berklee Student Government Association)
- Recipient of Best Production and Best Director awards for her work on Tissue by Louise Page
- First Recipient (State University of New York at Fredonia Presidential Grant, 1998)
- ETUDE Scholar
Notable Recent Engagements
- The Children (Gamm Theatre, 2023)—Actor
- Sweat (Gamm Theatre, 2022)—Dialect Coach
- Describe the Night (Gamm Theatre, 2022)—Dialect Coach
- An Octoroon (Gamm Theatre, 2022)—Dialect Coach
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Gamm Theatre, 2022)—Voice Coach
- JQA (Gamm Theatre, 2020)—Actor
- Escaped Alone and Come and Go (Gamm Theatre, 2019)—Dialect Coach
- The Night Watch (Gamm Theatre, 2019)—Dialect Coach
- Night of the Iguana (Gamm Theatre, 2018)—Dialect Coach
- Pride and Prejudice (Trinity Repertory Company, 2018)—Dialect Coach
- The Roommate (Lyric Stage Company, 2018)—Actor
- Theory of Relativity (Boston Conservatory, 2017)—Director
- Diamond Alice (Boston Conservatory, 2016)—Director
- Tres Flores (Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 2015)—Director