Lester Shane

Lester Shane

Sands College of Performing Arts
Performing Arts

Lester Shane

140 William Street


Personal Quote

"To engage in possibility, with rigor, compassion and integrity..."

Faculty Bio

Lester’s many directing credits,range from Shakespeare to premieres. He wrote for Biography, AMC and Discovery .His one-man show, Mortal Coil, in which he portrays thirteen characters in a hospice, played across the country and in Oslo under his direction. Lester works extensively as a speech and dialects coach.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

PAAT 131: Vocal Production I for the BFA
PAAT 231: Voice and Speech I for the BFA
PAAT 232: Voice & Speech II for the BFA
PAAT 232: Voice and Speech II for the BFA
PAAT 333: Speech III
THR 255: Speech for the Stage
THR 256: Speech for the Stage II
THR 355: Dialects for the Stage

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
  • Voice and Speech Trainers Association
  • Actors Equity Association
  • Screen Actors Guild