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Chauntee' Schuler Irving

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies
Theater Studies
Page 03F, Durham, NC 27708


Chauntee’ Schuler Irving is a professor and professional actor with over twenty years of experience in the industry and the classroom. Recent teaching appointments include the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco and the American Music and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in Los Angeles. Her pedagogy centers embodied performative practices which bring equitable and inclusive approaches to the forefront of actor training. Chauntee’ has performed lead roles in Broadway, Off Broadway, Broadway National Tour, and regional productions, as well as on television and in national commercials. She has trained with The Actors’ Studio Drama School, The Barrow Group Theater Company, and The Ailey School prior to receiving her MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies · 2022 - Present Theater Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Virginia Commonwealth University · 2019 M.F.A.