KATIE CUNNINGHAM (Judy) has been acting at Clarence Brown Theatre since 2013 and teaching at UTK since 2018. She joined the full-time faculty in 2020 as an Assistant Professor. As an actor, she has appeared on a host of stages in New York and across the country as well as in film and television. Previous CBT stage roles include: Noises Off (Brooke/Vicki); Spamalot (Lady of the Lake); The 39 Steps (Annabella/Pamela/Margaret); Outside Mullingar (Rosemary); and Blithe Spirit (Elvira) among many. Other stage credits include Utah Shakespeare Festival (Lady Macbeth, Emilia, and Maria among others); the Resident Acting Company (NYC); TACT/The Actors’ Company Theatre (NYC); NY International Fringe Festival; multiple seasons at Asolo Rep; and a long list of regional theaters across the country. Her writing and research have been published in the Voice and Speech Review, The Conversation, and the International Dialects of English Archive. Katie is a Certified Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork and a trained vocologist, having completed a graduate certificate in vocology from the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Lamar University. She also holds an M.F.A. in acting from Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association since 2010, SAG-AFTRA, VASTA, and PAVA (Pan-American Vocology Association).