Co-Director of the Voice and Speech DepartmentProfile:
Keith Buhl has been a teacher with The New School for Drama since 1995. In 1998, Mr. Buhl co-authored, co-developed, and implemented the three-year curriculum of voice training designed to parallel and partner the work of the Method actor here at ASDS. Mr. Buhl has taught all three levels of VSSA, specializing in the “performance driven” Third Year, for the last four years. A member of the Repertory Committee since 2000, Mr. Buhl also serves as Voice and Speech advisor for the senior thesis projects in the spring, and is founder and co-director of the “Musical Performance Showcase Extravaganza” unleashed by the Third Year students every December. Still a very active performer, Mr. Buhl is an operatic tenor whose work keeps him busy throughout the U.S. and Canada. His most recent engagements have featured Mr. Buhl as Riccardo in Un Ballo in Maschera, Radames in Aida, Manrico in Il Trovatore, Don José in Carmen, and Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca. He has appeared with Santa Fe Opera, Florentine Opera, Opera Hamilton, Kentucky Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Nashville Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Illinois, Opera Memphis, Mississippi Opera, Knoxville Opera, The Opera Festival of New Jersey, and Des Moines Metro Opera. Mr. Buhl received his BM from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.