Patti Davidson-Gorbea

Acting Instructor:

Serious Teen Camera Acting


Patti Davidson-Gorbea spent more than 11 years with The Phantom of the Opera both touring North America (as “Madame Giry” for more than 6 years) and on Broadway. After leaving the road in 2007, she moved to Tidewater and began her Meisner-based studies with Keith Flippen at The Actor’s Place. Locally, Patti has done commercials, films, and TV, as well as a short stint as a stage manager at Virginia Stage Company. Ms. Davidson-Gorbea has been teaching this class since 2011. She is also co-director of the Madonna Summer Music Theater Program, an intensive 15-day professional program for high school students at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan since 2010, and as Guest Instructor in 2008.