Claire Fort

Acting, DirectingSchool of Drama

Claire Fort

Claire Fort teaches acting and directing in the School of Drama. Her passion for Shakespeare led her to study at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and she later earned her Actors’ Equity Card for her role in “Romeo and Juliet” at Indiana Repertory Theatre. A Wilmington, N.C. native, Fort is the daughter of a poet and a dancer and attributes her artistic influence to her parents. She recently released an award-winning web series with her sister.

Credentials 

  • Trained with on-camera instructors Bob Krakower and Seamus McNally in New York City
  • Studied at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA)
  • Trained in Suzuki, viewpoints and slow-tempo, with mentors Robyn Hunt, Steve Pearson and Jeffrey Frace

Career Highlights

  • Acting credits include: "A Christmas Carol," "The Making of King Kong," "Macbeth," "Snow Queen," "Invisible Man," "Lydie," "Brooklyn Bridge," "Romeo and Juliet" and The Fire This Time Festival
  • Film/Television credits include: "Roswell," CW; "Gotta Get Down To It," "Breezewood" (short) and "Norma" (short)
  • Self-produced web series "Dear Sister," Austin Comedy Film Festival 2020 Official Selection

Organizations

  • Actor's Equity Association (AEA)

Education

M.F.A. ActingUniversity of Washington

B.A. DramaKenyon College