Associate Professor, Acting
106 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996 Phone: (865) 974-7068
Prof. Diamond is Head of Acting. He came to UT in 2005. Prior to 2005, he lived and worked in New York City as a teacher and actor for 18 years. He received his MFA in Acting in 1989 from the NYU/Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program. He is a certified teacher of the The Alexander Technique, having trained at the Mathews School in New York and at The Constructive Teaching Centre in London. Prof. Diamond has taught at The Actors Center, NYU, The Stella Adler Studio, The New York Shakespeare Festival, and other schools. He has acted at The Roundabout Theatre, Signature Theatre, Arena Stage, with The Acting Company, Syracuse Stage, and in other venues. At the Clarence Brown Theatre, Prof. Diamond has appeared in All the Way Home, Born Yesterday, The Life of Galileo, A Flea in Her Ear, Oedipus Rex, A Streetcar Named Desire, Woyzeck, On the Razzle, Noises Off, and A Christmas Carol. He has directed a number of MFA studio productions, at UT and in prior years at The Actors Center, NYU Graduate Acting, and Stella Adler Studio. He has taught acting and Alexander Technique as a guest artist at Yale School of Drama, Playmaker’s Repertory Theatre at UNC Chapel Hill, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and other venues.