Tiffany ​Gilly-Forrer

Masters of Fine Arts, Acting

Film and Stage Actress

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About Me

Hello! I’m Tiffany Gilly-Forrer, my pronouns are she/her, and I am ​from in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve been a professional actor for ​a decade, collaborated on over 75 theatrical productions ​worked on film projects, TV commercials, and performed in live ​comedy shows from Portland to NYC to Baton Rouge. I am an ​Equity Member Candidate, an award-winning singer, and a ​theatre & film instructor at Utah Tech University (UT). My MFA ​in Acting and certification in the Seven Pillars Acting technique ​were both earned at the prestigious Louisiana State University ​(LSU) and since graduating, I’ve taught acting to students of all ​ages, kids to adults in studios, theatre companies, and ​universities across the country.

Recent projects I've had the privilege to work on include publishing an ​academic article for the Voice and Speech Review, producing and ​performing in a two-woman cabaret at Don't Tell Mama NYC, and ​Dialect/Voice Coaching at UT. My husband Chris and I are travel-​obsessed nerds who share a passion for our craft, analyzing great film, ​and our two tabby cats, Ridley and Houdini.


Contact ​Information

Tiffany is currently seeking Los Angeles & Southwest ​representation. Please reach out at ​if you're interested in collaborating.

Southeast Representation

​Tiffany is represented by Ultimate Model Management, ​Inc in Atlanta, GA. Please direct all Southeast film, tv, ​and commercial booking inquiries to:

Rose Battle, President


Site last updated: 10/07/22

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I am a certified instructor of the Seven Pillars Acting ​technique, by Sonya Cooke. For two years, I was ​mentored by Sonya during my MFA training and am ​actively teaching the technique in studios and ​universities across the country.

I have been teaching kids through adults for over a ​decade now. From private coaching virtually and in ​person to college courses, I consider teaching a whole ​craft of its own. My students have gone on to get ​accepted to prestigious acting schools, been cast in ​feature films, and signed with agents, If you wish to ​train with Tiffany, she recommends every actor ​purchase a copy of the book in order to thoroughly ​understand her teaching style and pedagogy.

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Voice Coach

I have training in Knight-Thompson Speech Work, ​Linklater, and Fitzmaurice with master teachers of ​each technique. I use IPA and easy breakdowns of ​accent analysis to teach actors of all ages various ​accents ranging from French to Arabic to Brooklyn.

I have personally learned over 13 different accents and ​coached over a dozen other accents for productions ​and private lessons. I currently teach Voice & Diction ​with Matthew Koenig at Utah Tech University.

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Since I was ten year old, I have had a passion for ​writing and sharpened my skills as a playwright in ​undergrad and my MFA program. I have written a ​couple ten-minute plays, two one acts, co-published ​an academic article in The Voice And Speech Review, ​and written and produced three Staged Readings of ​my full-length play, Interlocus, most recently ​presented by Red Magnolia Theatre Company in ​Baton Rouge, LA for their 2021/22 Readers Series.

I also enjoy designing educational study guides and ​classroom teaching tools for shows, Theatre History, ​and film history. Some of my materials have been ​published on the Louisiana State University website.

Below are samples of my work. I am currently seeking ​a publisher for ​Interlocus and create study guides by ​commission. Please inquire by email.

Writing Samples


Sonya Cooke, Tiffany Gilly-Forrer, ​Cynthia Bassham, Victoria Myssik, ​Adam Thatcher & Thomas Varga. ​(2022). Vocal Traditions: Seven Pillars ​Acting Technique. Voice and Speech ​Review.


Gilly, Tiffany, "Love, Yourself: A Solo ​Play" (2021). LSU Master's Theses. ​5390.


Gilly-Forrer, Tiffany (2021). The science ​Of Storytelling: Why stories make us ​human and how to tell them better. ​Voice and Speech Review.

What People are Saying

"[Tiffany and Sarah's] presentations vocally as well as playing the moments given them by each number are spot-on ​wonderful. The fact is both ladies have fine, professional singing voices possessing pretty impressive ranges each, with ​[Sarah] able to reach wonderful stratospheric soprano octaves, and [Tiffany's] notes in her upper voice ringing out like ​a beautiful bell.

Bobby Patrick, Broadway World Review

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"I truly feel that this young lady has only scratched the surface of her potential and how far she'll go in this industry."

“Tiffany is always so supportive of ​my acting and singing and ​encouraged me every step of the ​way; whether it was in her classes, ​or for my school theater class, or ​auditioning for a play. Tiffany also ​came to watch me in my first middle ​school production and it made me ​feel so special that she took the ​time to come see me perform!"

Child Student, Journey Theatre Arts

"I learned a lot more about myself ​and I’m very happy that I was able ​to get to know [her] as a teacher ​and mentor! I’m very glad I got to ​work with [her]."

Teen Student, Acting Out Studio

"When I think about how a college ​class should be taught, you nailed ​it on the mark. Your passion for ​your studies shine through your ​course!"

Undergraduate Student, LSU

"I definitely wouldn’t of been as far ​along with my accent without you. I ​really appreciate you helping me ​with the accent and giving me ​advice!"

Undergraduate Student, UNCG

"Because of Tiffany I was able to ​audition and successfully be ​accepted into an Improv team. I ​love how Tiffany took the time to ​bring our class together as a team ​every week before we started ​practice. She taught us the value of ​working together in Improv which ​improved our skills greatly."

Adult Student, Acting Out Studio

"The way you set up the sample ​resumes was EXTREMELY helpful ​and made making my daughter's ​resume so easy."

Parent, Journey Theatre Arts

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