Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz

Prof. Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz

Melissa is a NYC based Voice and Speech teacher. She holds an MFA from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Currently she is serving as an Assistant Professor at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) where she teaches and coaches productions. She has coached both professionally and with private clients in London, New York, and Miami. She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework (FV), and recently won the Voice and Speech Review (VSR) Graduate Research Award for her article about how FV's Destructuring can address performance anxiety in undergraduate actors.