About B.Vocal with Cheryl Moore Brinkley
Cheryl Moore Brinkley, lifelong theatre professional, founded B.Vocal in 1999 to help clients develop their Personal Performance AssetsSM, the skills everyone needs to sound, connect and perform effectively at work and in life. One of relatively few elocution coaches, Cheryl is an expert in adapting theatre and performance techniques to help public speakers, leaders and professionals improve quality of voice, clarity of speech and confidence of delivery.
An experienced educator, Cheryl Moore Brinkley serves as adjunct faculty in the theatre department at Macalester College, where since 2001, she has taught full semester courses in Voice & Speech and Acting, created workshops in Audition Skills and Speaking Shakespeare, and provided Vocal Coaching for theatrical productions. She also developed courses and taught for the Guthrie, Plaza-3, Twin Cities Vocal Arts, Minnesota Conservatory, Acting for Lawyers, Akerlind Steele, Brave New Institute, and Theatre in the Round.
Cheryl is an accomplished professional actor who has worked in theatre, TV commercials, print, live industrials, corporate videos, as a member of the Guthrie Theatre acting company (1993) and the St. Croix Festival Theatre core company (1990-95). She is also an active theatrical director, whose Midwest work includes Macalester, Theatre Unbound, St. Croix Festival, Okoboji Summer Theatre, and Lyric Arts. Earlier in her career, Cheryl worked in commercial television production, press and public relations, and as a freelance casting associate for film and TV.
Degree: BFA Drama/Speech, Ithaca College
Certifications: TESOL/ESL/EFL, LMRVT
Member: VASTA, AEA, SAG-AFTRA, Joule Microbusiness Network
Cheryl’s VASTA Profile (Voice and Speech Trainers Assoc.)
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“My lifework mission is to provide service to others by using my gifts to facilitate communication, teamwork, learning, and a deeper understanding of our shared human experience.”