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Jeffrey Dreisbach

Actor, artist, teacher, and author Jeffrey Dreisbach began his professional acting career at an early age in Michigan. He received a BFA Degree from Wayne State University and advanced theater training in London, England (Roger Williams College).

For the next 20 years, Jeff found success acting in New York, accumulating theater, film and television credits. On Broadway, he was in the original cast of A Few Good Men and A New York Summer. He played Norman Van Buren on NBC’s Another World, and appeared in national tours of Grease, Boys Next Door, Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii, and in numerous regional theater productions.

Feature film roles include Splash, Die Hard 3, Thomas Crown Affair, and Monday Night Mayhem, among others. It was during this period Jeffrey performed in several national commercials and voice-overs. Notable clients included KFC, Pepsi, Spidel watch, Palmolive, and HBO, as well as animation voices for Mattel Toys and voice chip manufacturer Pragmatic Designs.

A short time later, Jeffrey served as executive director of the nation’s oldest and largest group broadcast training school. He remained in this capacity for 12 years. As teacher and administrator, he developed unique voice-over and on-camera presentation training techniques and course curricula. Using his acting experience, technical, and teaching skills, Jeffrey now incorporates his unique background and energetic personality at colleges, universities and professional training programs looking to enhance and broaden their performing arts programs. Conversation Pieces out of the studio, The Voice-over Workshop for Actors is his second book.