Séamus Maynard completed his degree in acting at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. While there, he studied speech, classical acting and Shakespeare. Prior to that he trained intensively in the Michael Chekhov Technique for several years. Before beginning his acting training at The Guildhall School he also attended the Artemis School of Speech and Drama in West Sussex England where he studied speech formation. He has taught acting, speech and movement at California State University’s Summer Arts program, The New School in NYC, and at The Michael Chekhov School in Hudson, NY.
He has taught speech with the Inner Path Work and at Saint John’s College in Istanbul, Turkey. As a professional stage actor and musician he has worked with Improbable Theatre, The Belgian National Theater, Triple Shadow, Heads Theater Company and The Actors Ensemble. Séamus is a co-founding member of Third Wheel Collective – a collaboration based theater company. As a musician, Séamus studied classical guitar and composition with classical guitarist and composer Ed Flower. Séamus composes for and co-founded Quiet In The Head, a music group that composes original, instrumental music for violin and classical guitar. He also writes and performs with an acoustic, folk group called Living Roots. Séamus is a co-founder of Third Wheel Collective.