Ken Ruta and Lynne Soffer in The Dresser
(© Kevin Berne)
Ken Ruta and Lynne Soffer in The Dresser
(© Kevin Berne)
Lynne Soffer has been named the winner of Actors' Equity Association's 2011 Lucy Jordan Humanitarian Award. She will receive the award, which honors an individual in the theatrical community, at the Equity Membership Meeting in San Francisco on April 28.

As an actress, Soffer most recently appeared onstage in the San Jose Repertory production of The Dresser. As a dialect coach, she has worked on over 135 productions at numerous theaters including Berkeley Rep, A.C.T., Seattle Rep, San Jose Rep, The Old Globe, Magic Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, Aurora Theatre and PCPA Theaterfest. As an instructor of acting, text and speech, Soffer has taught at schools and theater companies throughout the country.

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