Chauntee’ Schuler Irving

Chauntee’ Schuler Irving is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies at Duke University and a Broadway actor with over twenty years of experience in the industry and the classroom. Recent teaching appointments include the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco and the American Music and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in Los Angeles. Her pedagogy centers embodied performative practices which bring equitable and inclusive approaches to the forefront of actor training.

Chauntee’ has performed lead roles in Broadway, Off Broadway, Broadway National Tour, and regional productions, as well as on television and in national commercials.

She is currently guest starring as Maria Cross in the upcoming Amazon Prime TV series Cross. Chauntee’ has trained with The Actors’ Studio Drama School, The Barrow Group Theater Company, and The Ailey School prior to receiving her MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She is a proud member of AEA and SAG- AFTRA.