Deirdre McCarthy Actor, TV/Film Coach

deirdreann1128@gmail.com | 508-246-5467


MFA in Performance & Society/Directing from Rhode Island College Grad
MA in Theater/Communication Education from Emerson College
BA in Theater/Communications from Bridgewater State University


Teaching Experience

Bridgewater State University– Acting Shakespeare, Acting One, American Musical Theater, Theater Appreciation, Voice & Diction, Play Production, Intro to Human Communications, Oral Interpretation of Literature.  Coach Speech Team in Oral Interpretation for competition (2002 – Present)
Curry College– Human Communication and Speech, Intro to Media Culture 2011-2013
Emmanuel College– Voice & Diction 2010-2012
Rhode Island College– Intro to Performing Arts, Theater Appreciation, Intro to Theater 2009-2012
Emerson College– Oral Interpretation of Literature
Southbrook School (Bridgewater)– Drama in Education Specialist K-6 — 2004-2007
Canton High School– Directing plays for competition in after school program – 2 years


Directing Experience

In Hiding (Premier) – URI
One For The Road – Perishable Theater & RIC
Ashes to Ashes – Perishable Theater
New World Order – RIC
Diabetes – RIC
Hamlet in Guantanamo – Bridgewater State University
Wasp – Emerson College
The Dumbwaiter – Emerson College
Love Lust & Laughs, Shakespeare Style – Full Moon Theater
G.B.E.ssense of Women – Full Moon Theater
A Day In The Life – 48 Hour Film Festival 2019 (A Medley of Fresh Vegetables)
Maple Grove Community Talent Show – 48 Hour Film Festival 2020 (A Medley of Fresh Vegetables)

Performance Experience

Stage Experience

The Importance of Being Ernest – Lady Bracknell – Guest Artis/BSU
Feeding Sisters – Assorted – Birchtree Prod
No More Secrets – Assorted – Birchtree Prod
The Seagull – Arcadian – RIC
Medea – Medea – RIC
Far Away – Harper – Guest Aris/BSU
Mashed Potato Marriage – Marilyn – Boston Theater Works
Don’t Dress for Dinner – Suzette – Quincy Dinner Theater

On Camera Experience

Fill in for on camera talent at WCVB
South Shore Savings Bank – Spokesperson-Principal VOC
Chevy(National) – Principal OC
Citizens Bank (2 spots) – Principal OC
Shoplink – Principal VOC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Conn – Principal OC
Digital/CD Rom – Principal VOC
Fidelity – Principal VOC
Duncan Donuts (3 training videos) – Spokesperson-Principal VOC


Teacher of the Month Panhellenic Society – 4 Times
Finalist for the Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award
Oral Interp/Public Speaking: 25 Individual Awards in Dramatic Duo, Improv, Dramatic Interp, Mixed Interp, Prose, Poetry, Impromptu Speaking, Informative Speaking, Literary Criticism

Boston Studio
237 Weston Road
Wellesley, MA 02482


New York Studio
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018