Heather Rasche is an actress, a scholar, and a teacher. She is a professor at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where she has taught for Voice and Text for fifteen years to both MFA and BFA students in the acting conservatory. Her theatre credits include premiers of work by Shel Silverstein, Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Brady, Lee Blessing, Susan Kim, and Evan Mueller. Dr. Rasche holds a Ph. D in Drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework.