Lee Nishri-Howitt joined Boston Conservatory at Berklee in 2020, and is an assistant professor of advanced dialects.
Nishri-Howitt teaches voice, Shakespeare performance, and public speaking at Harvard University, and has taught at the American Repertory Theater Institute, the Moscow Art Theater School, and Emerson College. Nishri-Howitt has extensive experience as a production coach, working with theaters all over the greater Boston area. Notable productions include Huntington Theatre Company's Romeo and Juliet (voice and text coach), New Repertory Theatre's Trayf, Romeo and Juliet, Oliver!, and Hair (voice, accent, and text coach), SpeakEasy Stage Company's Allegiance and Once (accent coach), and American Repertory Theater's Fingersmith and James and the Giant Peach (accent coach).
Nishri-Howitt is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, as well as the vocal pedagogy master’s program at the American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University. He is also a certified Knight-Thompson speechwork teacher.
Nishri-Howitt was honored with several Distinction in Teaching Awards from Harvard University (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019) for his work with the theater, dance, and media concentrations at Harvard College.