Bryn joined the faculty of The Boston Conservatory in 2009 and teaches voice and speech in the Theater Division, specializing in phonetics, accents and dialects. In addition, she teaches a capstone course for seniors focusing on audition monologues, voice over work, and camera acting technique. Bryn was named “Outstanding Theater Faculty of the Year” in 2016.
Before coming to New England, Austin served as Chair of the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Austin was also a founding Teaching Artist-in-Residence at the Theatre Arts Department of the The University of Pittsburgh, and served as an adjunct at the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University
Highlights of Austin’s work in educational theater include four years as Producing Artistic Director of Shakespeare-in-the-Schools, a regional touring theater company, and three years as a core company member of Stages in History, the resident acting company of the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.
Austin has presented work and participated in panels at numerous national, international, and regional conferences and residencies, and has participated in the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Leadership Institute.