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Bethany Mangum

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Bethany Mangum is an actor, director, educator, and mother of two born and raised in southern California. Bethany holds a BFA in acting from California State University, Fullerton, and an MFA in acting from Northern Illinois University (NIU). While at NIU, her studies took her internationally to the Moscow Art Theater School in Moscow, Russia and the Adana International Theatre Festival in Adana, Turkey. Bethany is a Certified Intimacy Captain and currently in pursuit of her Trauma-Informed Yoga and Yoga Nidra Certifications. She has made her artistic home at NIU as full-time Performance Area Faculty and Head of BFA Acting Recruitment. Bethany also has the unique privilege of serving as Rotating Voice and Movement Faculty at the renowned Gately-Poole Studio. 

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