BRUCE SHAPIRO is the leading American dialogue coach in Australia, and has worked on over thirty productions. He was previously the Head of Performance and Acting at the Victorian College of Arts, School of Drama. He also taught and directed at the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts in Brisbane, the Academy of the Arts at the Queensland University of Technology and was for eight years the Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer in Acting, Directing, and Dramatic Literature at Tufts University in Boston.