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2009 New York Acting Schools and Coaches
Following is Back Stage's comprehensive list of New York acting schools and career counselors.

29th STREET REPERTORY SCHOOL OF THEATRE

56 Seventh Ave.

Studio 5H

New York, NY 10011

(212) 712-8712, Fax: (212) 242-9008

10 per class. Beginners and intermediate. Auditing is permitted Ongoing.

Classes focus on learning to make truthful acting choices using contemporary material and personal life experience, preparing students to become working actors.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

A CLASS ACT NY

Jessica Rofe, Artistic Director

80 Park Ave., Ste. 5-E

New York, NY 10016

jessica@aclassactny.com

www.aclassactny.com

(212) 479-8480

12-14 per class. All levels. Ongoing.

Focuses primarily on musical theatre, drama, and on-camera weekend workshops for kids and teens. Educators are professional industry folk including Broadway veterans as well as casting directors and talent agents. Private coaching also available. Classes held at Ripley Grier Studios, 131 W. 72nd St., NYC.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens.

GREGORY ABELS

120 Washington Pl.

New York, NY 10014-6819

gregoryabels@earthlink.net

(212) 691-2972, Fax: (212) 691-2972

Private classes only (with scene partner if necessary). Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted when appropriate. Ongoing.

Abels is a master coach in Shakespeare. Also available for film coaching on location. Exclusive relaxation and practical voice exercises to work from the outside in and inside out.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ABRONS ARTS CENTER

Henry Street Settlement Theater Program

466 Grand St.

(at Pitt St.)

New York, NY 10002

mgomez@henrystreet.org

www.henrystreet.org/arts

(212) 598-0400, ext. 224, Fax: (212) 388-1418

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Work study program offered.

Classes in acting, playwriting, directing, and poetry for children, teens and adults. Performance opportunities for teens.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ACTEEN-ACTING FOR TEENS

Rita Litton, Director

35 W. 45th St.

New York, NY 10036

rita@acteen.com

www.acteen.com

(212) 391-5915

8-12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions: year-round and summer academy.

Film, television, commercials, improvisation, musical theatre, Shakespeare, and movement classes for children and teens. Also speech, voice, and auditioning technique classes.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera

(Film/TV/Commercial).

THE ACTING PLACE

32-15 38th St.

Astoria, NY 11103

skipitaris@theatroninc.org

(718) 721-7610, Fax: (718) 721-7127

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Class emphasis on overcoming obstacles that stand in the way of free expression.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE ACTING STUDIO INC.

James Price And John Grabowski, Associate Directors

c/o Shetler Studio & Theatre

244 W. 54th St., 12th fl.

New York, NY 10019

actingstudioinc@yahoo.com

www.actingstudio.com

(212) 580-6600, Fax: (212) 295-1513

12-16 students, depending on class. All levels - beginning through performance. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Conservatory-style acting program and classes in association with Chelsea Repertory Company. Programs draw on the standards and traditions established by Stanislavsky and the Moscow Art Theatre and continued in the United States by Harold Clurman and the Group Theatre. Professional scene classes and coaching also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ACTING TRAINING WITH KATHRYN ROSSETTER

325 W. 45th St.

New York, NY 10036

nykass@gmail.com

(917) 750-0124

10 - 15 students per class.
All levels. Auditing is permitted.
By sessions.

Technique and scene study, classical and contemporary, for stage, film, and TV. Also teaches at NYU and CAP21, and Marymount Manhattan College. Rossetter works with many musical theatre performers.

Acting School Category:
Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTING-DRAMA THERAPY CENTER OF NY

225 West End Ave. #67

New York, NY 10023

acting@speakeeezi.com

www.speakeeezi.com/drama.htm

(212) 724-2299

10 students average per class. Beginning and intermediate
levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Scene study, monologue work, improvisation, basic acting technique, and overcoming stage fright. Class goal is to teach performers the fundamentals of acting while providing a supportive environment.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTION THEATRE
CONSERVATORY

Joel Robertson And
Kathleen Kelaigh

68 Union Ave.

Clifton, NJ 07011

atcstudios@aol.com

www.atcstudios.org

(973) 772-6998, Fax: (973) 772-7684

12 students on average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted.
By sessions. Offers work/study
program.

Classes in acting, dance, musical theatre, improv, TV/film, standup comedy, hip-hop, classics, and children's theatre.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ACTOR'S ADVANTAGE

Greg And Genevieve Seel

250 Fifth Ave., Ste. 501

New York, NY 10001

www.theactorsadvantage.com

(212) 447-5649

8-12 students per class plus individual lessons. All leveles. Free demo lesson. By sessions and ongoing. Sometimes offers work/study program.Acting technique using modern/contemporary scene study and monologues integrating hands-on Alexander technique to free the instrument.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTOR'S GESTALT WITH RICHARD ZANE ROSS

96 Main St.

Tarrytown, NY 10591

gestaltkid@gmail.com

(917) 608-6625, Fax: (914) 631-3590

Single private coaching sessions or 5 to 20 session packages. Intermediate and advanced (some beginners).

Character development via natural and instinctive body, thought, voice, movement, and gesture called, "Psychological Expressive Gesture" (PEG). Specializes in audition monologues and simple, quick, and effective "PEG Cold Reading" techniques. Private coaching in Tarrytown and Manhattan.

Acting School Category:
Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTOR'S TECHNIQUE
NEW YORK

Todd Etelson

20 Newport Parkway, Ste. 2308

Jersey City, NJ 07310

info@actorstechniquenny.com

www.modelactorforum.com

(917) 763-1777

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Agent and casting director based on-camera training and audition forum for kids, teens, and adults. Private consultations, commercials, monologues, scene study.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE ACTORS CENTER

J. Michael Miller, President

Jennifer Smith Rockwood,
Managing Director

520 Eighth Ave. Ste. 315

New York, NY 10018

info@theactorscenter.org

www.theactorscenter.org

(212) 447-6309

12 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Individual courses with master teachers as well as full-time workshop programs.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTORS CONNECTION

Lisa Gold, Owner/President

Tony Nation, Owner

630 Ninth Ave., Ste. 1410

New York, NY 10036

contactus@actors
connection.com

www.actorsconnection.com

(212) 977-6666, Fax: (212) 765-4274

18-22 students average per seminar. Intermediate and advanced levels for seminars and classes. No auditing. By sessions (seminars) and ongoing classes.

Professional actors educational and networking facility. Casting director and agent workshops where monologues, scenes, songs, and/or commercial copy are presented in varied settings, one-on-one or in groups. An advanced resource, not for beginners.

Acting School Category: On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ACTORS CONSERVATORY

Lily Lodge, Director

312 W. 36th St., Rm. 6B

New York, NY 10018

conservatory@netzero.net

www.actorsconservatory.org

(212) 967-0658, Fax: (212) 967-0658

6-16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program when there is a
vacancy.

Actor development using sense memory techniques that allow each actor to make emotional choices connecting them with the five senses: taste, touch, smell, sound, and sight.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ACTORS LOFT

Maggie Maes

244 W. 54th St.

New York, NY 10019

info@actorsloftnyc.com

www.actorsloftnyc.com

(212) 358-5003, Fax: (646) 349-1118

8-12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not usually permitted if a casting directing is teaching the class. By sessions. Offers work/study program in some classes.

Techniques for the actor, both on and off camera. Classes include the actor within, monologues, scenes, audition skills, and business of the business. Also offer specialized workshops in musical theatre with Bob Cline, Merri Sugarman, Alison Franck, and Sara Schatz. Shakespeare workshops with Bryan Close.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ACTORS MOVEMENT STUDIO

Janice Orlandi, Co-Director

P.O. Box 1098

New York, NY 10018

ams@actorsmovement
studio.com

www.actorsmovementstudio.com

(212) 736-3309, Fax: (212) 736-2596

12-18 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Free introductory classes offered every semester. Ongoing. Offers work/study and intern programs.

Specializing in physical technique: Williamson movement training, period-style character (Elizabethan, Restoration, Edwardian), and Michael Chekhov technique, designed to expand and develop the actor's instrument, physical flexibility, imagination, and freedom. Master classes also offered by founder Loyd Williamson. Studio address: 302 W. 37th St., 6th fl., New York, NY.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ACTORS PLAYGROUND SCHOOL OF THEATRE

1 Main St., Ste. 217

Eatontown, NJ 07724

info@actorsplay.com

www.actorsplay.com

(732) 935-1800, Fax: (732) 935 -1802

8-10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By session and ongoing. Offers work/study programs.

Conservatory-style training in a friendly and creative atmosphere. Partnered with Industry Film School, acting and film students work together. Specializing in the Meisner technique for young actors. Seminars, workshops, camps, and classes offered. Private instruction and audition prep also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE ACTORS THEATRE
WORKSHOP

Thurman E. Scott, Founder/Artistic Director

The Scott Conservatory

145 W. 28th St., 3rd fl.

New York, NY 10001

info@actorstheatreworkshop.com

www.actorstheatreworkshop.com

(212) 947-1386, Fax: (212) 947-0642

30 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study.

Professional acting technique with an emphasis on developing the imagination and creating original work.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ACTORS TRAINING INSTITUTE

John Eyd, Artistic Director

Crystal Brook Professional Bldg.

174 Main St., Rte. 35

Eatontown, NJ 07724

ati@monmouth.com

www.actnj.com

(732) 578-0055, Fax: (732) 578-9119

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

ATI's curriculum provides concrete and tangible exercises to master the physical and psychological aspects of acting. Adult workshops include Stanislavsky, Meisner, Method, audition and monologue techniques, radio/TV voiceover techniques, and foreign dialects. Specialized program for "kids in acting."

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ADAM ROEBUCK STUDIOS

Midtown location In N.Y.C.

New York, NY

(917) 572-4592

All levels. First class is free.

Singing instruction, vocal coaching, acting instruction, and audition technique. First class is free.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

AIDA-AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF DRAMATIC ARTS

Champion Studios

257 W. 39th St., 14th fl.

New York, NY 10018

newyork@aidaacting.com

www.aidaacting.com

(347) 482-2074

10 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is permitted Ongoing.

Artistic director Paul Parker's mission is to train and coach aspiring and seasoned actors in the renowned Australian technique. Focus is on helping actors access their full emotional range and broaden their artistic palette. Classes also taught in Los Angeles at the Complex Theatre, 6742 Santa Monica Blvd., MC Studio, Hollywood, CA 90038. Phone: (323) 463-3261.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ALAN GORDON STUDIO

847 Carroll St., #4

Brooklyn, NY 11215

ajg0103@yahoo.com

www.alangordonstudio.com

(718) 622-4150/(917) 566-2223, Fax: (718) 399-0678

12-plus students average per class All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Process oriented approach with an emphasis on achieving truthful, specific behavior. Some of the areas covered include: working moment to moment, developing the creative imagination, building a character, creating urgency, working with subtext, and beat changes.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ALBERTO VAZQUEZ ACTING WORKSHOP

14 E. 28th St., #616

New York, NY 10016-7457

www.actoralbertovazquez.com

(917) 331-3850

10-12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitting for a $15 fee.Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE CENTER FOR PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

Tom Vasiliades, Director

19 W. 34th St., Ste. 1013

New York, NY 10001

info@atcpd.com

www.atcpd.com

(212) 564-5472

6-10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Performers improve their breathing coordination and vocal production, create the physical life of characters with ease, and have greater emotional availability. Group classes and individual lessons available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS - NY

120 Madison Ave.

New York, NY 10016

admissions-ny@aada.org,
admissions-ca@aada.org.

www.aada.org

(800) 463-8990

16 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

The oldest acting school in the English-speaking world, the Academy was founded in 1884 on the East Coast to train actors in the basics of their craft. The Academy offers a two-year conservatory program in acting and musical theatre as well as a two year program in dance. In NYC, there are also part-time Saturday programs for children, teens, and adults, and an evening program for adults. Also: American Academy of Dramatic Arts-LA, 1336 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 (800) 222-2867.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

AMERICAN COMEDY
INSTITUTE

Stephen Rosenfield, Director

481 Eighth Ave., Rm. 736

New York, NY 10001

info@comedyinstitute.com

www.comedyinstitute.com

(212) 279-6980, Fax: (212) 279-6981

14 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

One-year professional comprehensive program in comedy performing and writing. Also stand up comedy workshops covering comedy writing, improvisation, sketch comedy, sitcom audition technique, commercial technique, and acting. Professional program culminates in an industry showcase at Gotham Comedy Club. Also offer individual classes and private writing sessions to create a standup set.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose; Comedy/Improv.

AMERICAN GLOBE THEATRE CONSERVATORY

John Basil, Producing Artistic Director

145 W. 46th St., 3rd fl.

New York, NY 10036

www.americanglobe.org

(212) 869-9809, Fax: (212) 869-9807

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

First Folio approach to Shakespeare. Master classes for actors as well as workshops designed specifically for teachers to incorporate theatre into their classrooms.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

THE AMERICAN MIME
THEATRE

Paul J. Curtis, Director., Jean
Barbour, Assistant Director

61 Fourth Ave., 2nd fl.

New York, NY 10003

mime@americanmime.org

www.americanmime.org

(212) 777-1710

15-20 students per class. All levels plus a company trainee program. Auditing, followed by an interview, is a prerequisite to studying. Ongoing.

"American mime" is an art form created by AMT's director, Paul J. Curtis. It is a blending of acting and moving simultaneously, a silent theatre that differs from the French tradition of pantomime often associated with Marcel Marceau.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

AMERICAN MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC ACADEMY

211 W. 61st St.

New York, NY 10023

www.amda.edu

(212) 787-5300/(800) 367-7908,
Fax: (212) 247-0488

20 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. Full-time two-year programs, 15 weeks per session.

AMDA is a conservatory training program in New York City and Los Angeles. Integrated program offers training in singing, acting, and dance. Studio program trains students in acting for stage, film, and television. Additionally offers B.F.A. programs in Acting and Musical Theatre in Los Angeles : 6305 Yucca St., L.A., CA 90028 (866) 374-5300.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

AMERICAN THEATER OF ACTORS

James Jennings, Founder/Artistic Director

314 W. 54th St.

New York, NY 10019

www.americantheatreof
actors.org

(212) 581-3044

All skill levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Contemporary Method technique, sense memory technique, monologue, video, and scene study. ATA offers group and private adult acting classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

AMERICAN THEATRE OF HARLEM

Keith Johnston, Artistic Director

South Oxford Space

138 S. Oxford St., Ste. 4E

Brooklyn, NY 11217

info@americantheatreof
harlem.org

www.americantheatreof
harlem.org

(718) 857-2783, Fax: (718) 398-2794

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

ATH provides a healthy environment to maintain and develop a solid craft. This holistic approach will help the actor discover individual methods of expression, personal style, and identity, through proven techniques. Classes focus on improv, acting technique, script analysis, and ensemble work.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ANANIA STUDIO

Joseph Anania

306 W. 38th St., Ste. 1207

New York, NY 10018

info@ananiastudio.com,
ananiaseminar@juno.com
(seminars)

www.ananiastudio.com

(646) 382-4171

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers a work/study program.

Teaching from a Meisner perspective. Two-year professional program where first year courses aim to free and strengthen the actor's instrument. Acting skills such as the ability to really listen, to live truthfully in the moment, and to respond impulsively are stressed. Second-year courses focus on scene analysis, character work, and developing an actor's ability to make active and personal choices within the confines of a given script. Other classes and seminars are offered, including scene study.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV).

ANTHONY ABESON STUDIO

411 W. 50th St.

New York, NY 10019

aabeson@ptd.net

www.anthonyabeson.com

(212) 581-4471, Fax: (570)296-6812

15 students average per class. Intermediate to advanced
levels. Auditing is not permitted.
By sessions.

Goal of classes: Doing work that gets work, doing and experimenting. Attention to currently casting sides, individual casting concerns, monologues, improvisation, and scene study. Classes concentrate on Shakespeare and contemporary scene study.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE ART OF VOICE-OVER

Steve Harris

241 E. 76th St.

New York, NY 10021

info@theartofvoice-ny.com

www.theartofvoice-ny.com

(212)517-8616

10 students average per class.
All levels.

All inclusive training for on-camera commercials and voiceovers with state-of-the-art digital demo reel production.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL

76 Ninth Ave., Ste. 537

New York, NY 10011

admissions@atlantictheater.org

www.atlanticactingschool.org, www.atlantictheater.org

(212) 691-5919, Fax: (212) 691-6280

16-18 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for a fee. By sessions.

Inspired by the Group Theater, Stanislavsky, and a passion for ensemble acting, David Mamet and William H. Macy formed the Atlantic Theater Company in 1985 with a select group of undergraduate drama students. Atlantic's conservatory program offers in-depth training in the Practical Aesthetics Technique. This simple, honest, and straightforward approach demystifies the process of acting and gives students a clear set of analytical and physical tools. Atlantic pairs its technique training with comprehensive instruction in the fundamental physical tools required by the craft: Voice, speech, and movement. Programs include a two-and-a-half-year conservatory, a six-week summer intensive, ongoing workshops, and specialized classes for children and teens.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial); Children/Teens.

AUDITION MONOLOGUES WITH KAREN KOHLHAAS

C/O Atlantic Acting School

76 Ninth Ave., Ste. 537

New York, NY 10011

www.monologueaudition.com

(212) 252-4200

8 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is not permitted. Five-week monologue sessions, three-week cold reading/audition technique session, and one-day seminars.

A complete approach to monologues with the author of The Monologue Audition and director of the DVD The Monologue Audition Video. Workshops and coaching available.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BARBARA SPIEGEL THEATRE WORKSHOPS

500 W. 43rd St.

New York, NY 10036

(212) 465-9477/(917) 301-5535, Fax: (212) 465-9497

Private coaching. All levels.

All areas and methods, including classical and contemporary. Periodically teaches group classes.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE BARROW GROUP

Seth Barrish, Lee Brock, And Eric Paeper

312 W. 36th St., Ste. 4W

New York, NY 10018

school@barrowgroup.org

www.barrowgroup.org

(212) 760-2615, Fax: (212) 760-2962

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program on a limited basis.

The Barrow Group offers tools to maximize natural behavior and spontaneity on stage and on screen, believing there is no one way to approach acting. It's about finding whatever works. Over 18 years in operation.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

JOHN BASIL

American Globe
Theatre Conservatory

145 W. 46th St.

New York, NY 10036

(212) 869-9809

One-on-one coaching.
All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. Ongoing.

Classical audition coach. Specializes in Shakespeare. Over 25 years of teaching experience.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

TANYA BEREZIN

Private Coaching For The Actor

171 W. 79th St.

New York, NY 10024

tberezin@verizon.com

www.tanyaberezin.com

(212) 874-1945, Fax: (212) 874-3862

12 students average per class. All levels, including a professional class for young people, ages 13-18. Auditing is permitted by appointment. Classes by sessions

Special emphasis in classes on contemporary acting, developing the connection between imagination and organic behavior. Private coaching for auditions and monologues also available. Over 15 years in operation.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

KATHRYN BILD

P.O. Box 878

New York, NY 10021

www.kathrynbild.com

(212) 517-3265, Fax: (212) 517-5713

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Classes are by appointment.

Private training and counseling in Stanislavsky/Strasberg, integrating acting as an art, a business, and a calling. Also the author of "Acting From a Spiritual Perspective" and "The Actor's Quotation Book." Private coaching available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BIZ KIDS NY

Peggy Lewis, Director

P.O. Box 340

New York, NY 10014

www.bizkidsny.com

(646) 336-9101, Fax: (646) 336-9101

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Conservatory training, clown, mask, Lecoq, Grotowski, Stanislavsky, musical theatre, dance, cabaret, on-camera, and audition technique. Studio address: Pier Studios, Pier 40, West Houston St. and West Side Hwy., south side, New York.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

BOB McANDREW STUDIO

www.bobmcandrew.com

(212) 580-3834

12 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Contemporary film and television acting for serious actors.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV).

BOVA ACTORS WORKSHOP - THE ERIC MORRIS SYSTEM (NY)

Anthony Vincent Bova

Times Sq. Arts Center/Ionica
Theatre

300 W. 43rd St., Ste. 504

New York, NY 10036

admin@bovaactors
workshop.com

www.bovaactorsworkshop.com

(212) 726-8380

12 students average per class, plus private classes. All levels. By sessions and ongoing.

NY training center of the Method-based Eric Morris system. Weekly classes and intensives. Private coaching.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ARIANE BRANDT

Classes Held In New York City

ari@healingartshaven.org

www.healingartshaven.org/
pa.html

(646) 334-5943, Fax: (866)212-8630

Private coaching sessions only. Advanced level. Auditing is not permitted.Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

BREAKTHROUGH STUDIOS

Anthony Grasso, Artistic Director

212 W. 35th St., 11th fl.

New York, NY 10001

anthony@breakthrough
studios.com

www.breakthroughstudios.com

(212) 594-9616, Fax: (212) 594-9618

14 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Breakthrough offers one-on-one seminars, master class workshops and on-camera classes with leading industry professionals.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

JAMES BRILL

(212) 642-1095

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Classes are in Meisner-based technique, both beginning and advanced.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BROADWAY ARTISTS ALLIANCE

Musical Theater Intensive for Teens

344 W. 46th St., Ste. 1F

New York, NY 10018

info@broadwayartistsalliance.org

www.broadwayartistsalliance.org

(212) 561-9429/(646) 709-9918

15 students average per master class, 65 per camp session/summer intensive. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted on scheduled dates. By sessions.

Summer and winter curriculum integrates dance, drama, and music. Instructors are Broadway performers, dancers, directors, choreographers, and composers. Tony Award-winning guests. Admittance by application and national auditions. Summer and winter classes held at: Ripley-Grier Studios, NYC.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens, Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ELECTA BROWN

241 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10014

e@electabrown.com

www.electabrown.com

(212) 242-4161, Fax: (212) 366-1810

One student in private sessions. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

For private sessions, Brown works on whatever the actor needs or wants to work on, whether audition technique, monologues, scene study, or something else.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

BRUCE ORNSTEIN ACTING WORKSHOP

61 Fourth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

info@actingclassnyc.com

www.actingclassnyc.com

(212) 802-4955

12-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Offers scene study, exercise work, and improvisation, all leading toward overall artistic growth.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

JULIE BUDD

www.juliebudd.com

(917) 445-8799

One-on-one classes. No auditing. Ongoing.

Julie Budd understands the toll performance takes on the voice, and as a result has developed a course and technique to protect, preserve and enhance an actor's vocal instrument. A professional singer from the age of twelve, Budd's acclaimed course draws upon the disciplines of the master vocal teachers, including Lydia Summers and Willard Young. Budd's method is simple, helping vocal performers maintain an ongoing awareness about their vocal health. Julie teaches principally in New York, but also lectures at colleges, performing arts centers, and universities around the country.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Acting Technique; Children/Teens.

EUGENIA BUERKLIN

Locations in New York City and Woodstock

info@lumin8.us

www.lumin8.us and
www.eugeniabuerklin.com

(917)779-9804

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Classes and private coaching in the Lumin8 Technique.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Multipurpose.

DAVID CADY

Long Dog Enterprises

30-2315 River Court

Jersey City, NJ 07310

dcrazmo@aol.com

www.davidcady.com

(201) 222-3314

12 students average per class. Beginning level. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

On-camera commercial audition techniques.

Acting School Category: On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SUSAN CAMPOCHIARO CONFREY

Career Breakthroughs Unlimited

info@cbucoaching.com

www.cbucoaching.com

(212) 978-0715

10-16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By session and some classes ongoing.

Classes and workshops are all based on transformational coaching. Offers musical theatre intensive and scene study. Confrey manages actors and works on casting projects. Provides coaching on the business of acting.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CAPES COACHING

826 Broadway, 4th Fl.

New York, NY 10003

info@capesco.com

www.capesco.com

(212) 777-2270

1-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for select classes. Ongoing.

Career coaching centers for actors and artists. Private coaching, career classes, and practical training include personal attention from industry experts.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CAROL FOX PRESCOTT:
ACTING CLASSES

23 Watson Woods

P.O. Box 89

Lake Hill, NY 12448

cfprescott@hvc.rr.com

www.carolfoxprescott.com

(845) 679-5984

16 students average per class. All levels. No auditing, but participation in a single class is encouraged. Ongoing.

Classes held at Stage Left Studios, 438 W. 37th St., Ste. 5-A, New York, NY. Ages 18 and older. A joyful, reliable, physically based acting technique that gives rise to spontaneous, imaginative, and exciting actors who draw their strength from the text through the breath.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

CAROL REYNOLDS/BODY DYNAMICS CLASSES

345 E. 81st St., Apt. 19N

New York, NY 10028

(212) 288-8380, Fax: (917) 432-1179

8-16 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Reynolds is founder and director of Body Dynamics, a quintessential movement program for actors.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose.

CAROLINE THOMAS' TOTAL THEATRE LAB

118 W. 79th St., Ste. 12A

New York, NY 10024

cttheatre@nyc.rr.com

www.totaltheatrelab.com

(212) 799-4224, Fax: (212) 595-9770

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

An integrated acting process, combining Meisner, Method, physical acting styles, voice, and showcases.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

CARTER THOR STUDIO EAST

Brownwen Booth, Instructor.

438 Center Rd.

Middlesex, VT 05602

info@thoreast.com, newyork@thoreast.com

www.thoreast.com and www.carterthor.com

(917) 208-3877

12 students average per class. Private coaching available. All levels. Auditing is permitted for a fee. Ongoing. Offers a limited work/study program.Acting-for-film scene study classes are on hiatus at this time. Private coaching continues to be available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ROBERT CASTLE

c/o International Theatre New York (ITNY)

17 Little West 12th St., Studio #11

New York, NY 10014

robertcastle@itnewyork.org

(212) 592-0137

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

IT New York facilitates and promotes the exchange of artistic, literary, and cultural aspects of the performing arts around the world. Weekly classes and international workshops include technique, scene study, Shakespeare, acting on camera, and sense memory. Private coaching also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

CAYMICHAEL PATTEN STUDIO

939 Eighth Ave., Ste. 206

New York, NY 10019

info@cpattenstudio.com

www.cpattenstudio.com

(212) 765-7021, Fax: (212) 765-6388

16 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced scene study; auditioning; acting on camera; vocal production; body dynamics. Also private coaching. Admission by interview.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV).

THE CENTAUR STAGE

Gillien Goll, Artistic Director

P.O. Box 250795

C.U. Station

New York, NY 10025

info@gilliengoll.com

www.gilliengoll.com

(212) 501-6196

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Instruction for all media, including monologues, commercials, audition and acting technique, on-camera, business tips, and public presentation skills. Emphasis is on supportive moment-to-moment technique.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CHICAGO CITY LIMITS

250 W. 57th St., Ste. 1500

New York, NY 10107

info@chicagocitylimits.com

www.chicagocitylimits.com

(212) 888-5233, Fax: (212) 888-0810

10-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for some classes. By sessions. Offers work/study program (interns take classes for free).

Classes teach the improv techniques of the theatrically-based, emotionally-grounded comedy style used by the performers of CCL.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv.

THE CHILDREN'S ACTING ACADEMY

Monica May And Mimi Stuart, Directors

25 Bartels Place

Classes are held at 131 W. 72nd St. NYC.

New Rochelle, NY 10801

mimi@childrensacting
academy.com

www.childrensacting
academy.com

(212) 860-7101

8-10 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

A professional theatre program for the shy or outgoing, with emphasis on speech, improv, scene study, and performance. Classes after school or on Saturday. Private coaching available. Professional pre-teen/teen program for ages 9-15. Admission by interview and audition.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE
THEATRE SCHOOL

Theodore Mann, Artistic Director

1633 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

admissions@circlesquare.org

www.circlesquare.org

(212) 307-0388, Fax: (212) 307-0257

17 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

An eclectic approach to actor training, exposing students to various acting styles and different viewpoints on those styles. Both acting and musical theatre are available for summer and full-time workshops.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose.

CITY LIGHTS YOUTH THEATRE

Melissa Fenton Herrod, Executive Director

630 Ninth Ave., Ste. 1411

New York, NY 10036

program@clyouththeatre.org

www.clyouththeatre.org

(212) 262-0200, Fax: (212) 262-1888

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions: fall and spring semesters and special summer program. No work/study program, but does offer teaching and administrative internships.

Afterschool and Saturday classes for ages 3-19. Age-appropriate instruction in acting, musical theatre, and playwriting, as well as opportunities to perform in full-scale productions.

Acting School Category:
Children/Teens.

CLASS ACT STUDIOS

Alyssa McEnaney, director

77 Tarrytown Rd.

White Plains, NY 10607

www.classactstudios.com

(914) 946-3391, Fax: (914) 946-1547

10 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Classes and workshops in basic technique, commercial, improv, on-camera training, and musical theatre. Also offers an academy for intermediate actors.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

COACH SAMANTHA JONES' WILD IMPROV! AND ACTING CLASSES

C/O Dora Mae Productions

P.O. Box 141, Planetarium Station

New York, NY 10024

wildimprov@gmail.com

www.doramae.com

(917) 306-9642

10 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is permitted; contact for info. Ongoing and
by sessions.

Improv group classes are short-form-based. Acting classes take a well-rounded approach based on Meisner, Uta Hagen, and others. One-on-one coaching for monologues, standup comedy, and solo development.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

COLLABORATIVE ARTS
PROJECT 21

18 W. 18th St., 6th Fl.

New York, NY 10011

jbulleri@cap21.org

www.cap21.org

(212) 807-0202, Fax: (212) 807-0166

18 students maximum per class.
All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Four-year musical theatre training conservatory with NYU. Also six-week professional and pre-college summer programs. Classes in acting, voice, and music and dance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

THE CRAIG ARCHIBALD
STUDIO

177 Waverly Place, Ste. 2F

New York, NY 10014

www.nycactingcoach.com

(646) 567-7210

All levels. Ongoing.

A realistic approach to the art in the business and the business in the art. Private coaching only available in New York. Also Los Angeles location: 1024 Harding Ave., Suite #202, Venice, CA 90291.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Children/Teens.

THE CREATIVE ACTOR'S WORKSHOP

Jeffrey Zeiner Studio
at Weist-Baron

35 W. 45th St., 6th Fl.

New York, NY 10036

www.weistbarron.com

(212) 245-1237

10 students average per class. Advanced level. Free introductory seminar offered three times a year. Ongoing.

Contemporary material. Emphasis on development of actor's own technique, ability to direct imagination, accomplished through improvisation. Advanced training for professionals by interview and reference.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

SUSANNA DALTON

146 E. 49th St.

New York, NY 10017

tvcoach911@aol.com

(212) 980-1971

6 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is permitted. Eight-week sessions and coaching by appointment.

On-camera and voice-over coaching, demo production, acting for TV/film, commercials, broadcasting, hosting, and music videos. Master instant script analysis, camera worthy acting choices, cold readings, cue cards, industry interviewing, marketing/career strategy, and image makeover. Audition taping for castings is available.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera; (Film/TV/Commercial).

DAVID GIDEON/
THE ACTING CLASS

211 W. 61st St., 6th fl.

New York, NY 10023

david@davidgideon.com

www.davidgideon.com

(917) 453-7455, Fax: (845) 876-8733

12 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is permitted after interview. Ongoing.

Taught to teach by Lee Strasberg. Classes meet once a week for four hours. Daytime and evening classes available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

DAVID ZEMA ENTERPRISES

Voice of Success Programs

135 W. 26th St., #200, 2nd fl.

New York, NY 10001

davidzema@aol.com

www.davidzema.com

(212) 675-4978, Fax: (212) 675-6065

12 students average per class. All levels. First hour of technique class may be audited; other classes may be sampled. Ongoing.

Techniques and training include audition skills in microphone work, studio recording sessions, opening vocal range, and stylistic variety. All areas covered, including commercials, characters, narration, animation, industrials, corporate, books, documentaries.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

DEENA LEVY THEATRE STUDIO

www.deenalevy.com

(212) 340-1084

12 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Meisner/Grotowski: intensive and imaginative scene study and showcases.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

DELOSS BROWN: ACTING SHAKESPEARE'S VERSE

444 Central Park West, #5A

New York, NY 10025-4356

delossbrown@prodigy.net

(212) 865-1127, Fax: (212) 865-1579

9 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is sometimes permitted. By sessions.

Emphasis on Shakespeare.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

GEORGE DICENZO

Triangle Theater

c/o Jane Stojak

708 N. Bodine St.

Philadelphia, PA 19122

triangleacting@aol.com

www.randomactsoftheater.com

(215) 352-4315, Fax: (215) 922-4028

30 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted for a fee. Ongoing.

Classes concentrate on acting, scene study, and directing for stage and film. Acting master class held at: Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54 St., 12th fl., New York, NY.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

DONNA MARRAZZO STUDIO

donna@donnamarrazzo
studio.com

www.donnamarrazzostudio.com

(917) 239-8823

Limited number of students per class. All levels. Call for auditing info. By sessions.

Located in midtown Manhattan, a studio for the serious actor. Develop techniques that works for each individual actor.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

DOUGLAS FARWELL
ACTING STUDIO

327 W. 22nd St.

New York, NY 10011

farwellstudio@yahoo.com

www.douglasfarwellstudio.com

(212) 243-7017

8 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Specialization in the Meisner technique. Open to serious students of all levels. Classes meet twice a week.

Acting School Category:
Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

DREAMCATCHER
REPERTORY THEATRE

Laura Ekstrand, artistic director

Baird Center

5 Mead St.

South Orange, NJ 07079

info@dreamcatcherrep.org

www.dreamcatcherrep.org

(973) 378-7754, ext. 2228, Fax: (908)206-8796

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions, with a teen program during the month of July. Offers work/study program (internships for high school and college students

Summer Theatre Conservatory program for students aged 10 to 17 to explore their interest in the performing arts during their summer vacation. Professionals in their field teach all classes, and students receive individual attention, constructive feedback, and the support needed to achieve their personal goals. Participants can tailor the program to suit their preferences, attending the Conservatory for one, two, three, or all four weeks. Also Classes and coaching for adults, teens, and children.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SALLY DUNN

c/o T. Schreiber Studio

151 W. 26th St., 7th Fl.

New York, NY 10001

sally@sallydunn.net

www.sallydunn.net

(917) 769-7768

14 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Scene study/exercise classes, special workshops, and personal one-on-one coaching.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ED GREEN'S VOICE OVER TRAINING COURSE

ed@edgreen.com

www.edgreen.com

(212) 752-9123

One student average per class Beginning and intermediate levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Specializes in voiceover training and self-marketing. Online training also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

PAUL EISEMAN

305 E. 40th St., #4H

New York, NY 10016

pauleise@aol.com

(212) 953-6926

1 student average per class.
All levels. No auditing. By sessions and ongoing.

One-on-one private coaching that focuses on connecting the actor emotionally to character, resulting in truthful, unpredictable, exciting, and emotionally charged performances. Method acting customized and made practical for each actor.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ELIZABETH BROWNING
STUDIO

Elizabeth Browning, Rhonda Musak and David Pixley

Classes in midtown Manhattan

elizabethbrowningstudio@
gmail.com

www.elizabethbrowning
studio.com

(212) 946-1702, Fax: (914) 788-1559

12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Scene study, monologues, audition exercises, and original material developed. All levels, classical and contemporary. Also offers acting classes for teens. Classes also available in Los Angeles.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ENDEAVOR STUDIOS

Paul Fouquet and Ted Sluberski

12 W. 21st St., 4th fl.

New York, NY

10010Acting@
endeavorstudios.com

www.endeavorstudios.com

(212) 645-2641, Fax: (212) 645-4102

10-12 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Small group classes on an intermediate to advanced level, for professional actors with the goal of honing audition skills.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

LARRY EUDENE

c/o MSRG

P.O. Box 1091

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

info@screenplayreadinggroup.com

www.screenplayreadinggroup.com

Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Three-day weekend intensive class concentrates on a focusing technique used to draw the camera to the actor. Acting in films, with advanced scene study and subtext improvisation. Teaches both in New York and L.A.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

F.A.C.T. (Franco-Americaine Cinema Theatre)

Sarah Eigerman, Artistic Director

65, Rue de Reuilly

75012 Paris,

factinfo@free.fr

http://factinfo.free.fr

+33-1-43-44-76-98, Fax: +33-1-43-44-76-98

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing permitted by special arrangement. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Inspired by but not limited to the Stanislavsky approach, the training integrates many techniques to help the actor develop his or her own transforming process in creating a real experience of an imaginary life.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CATHERINE GAFFIGAN

www.catherinegaffigan.com

(212) 586-6300

12 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Catherine's wide range of offerings include professional classes for all levels, private coaching, and topic- specific workshops.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

BILL GALARNO

461 W. 44th St., Ste. 1-E

New York, NY 10036

(212) 765-9002

1-3 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted.

Preparation for audition/performance with working actor-director: monologues, scenes, dialects, and songs. Explore text, style, language for Shakespeare, comedy, musicals, and more.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JULIE GARFIELD

C/O T. Schreiber Studios

151 W. 26th St.

New York, NY 10001

jgarfield2@nyc.rr.com

www.tschreiber.org

(212) 799-6967 (for private coaching only), Fax: (212) 799-6967 (for private coaching only)

16-18 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Work/study program offered at T. Schreiber Studios.

Concentrates on scene study and script analysis. Sense memory and Meisner technique. Also teaches at Michael Howard Studio at 152 W. 25th St., NYC.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

GENESIS REPERTORY

Jay Michaels and Mary Elizabeth Micari, Directors

509 72nd St., Ste. 3F

Brooklyn, NY 11209

genesis.brooklyn@gmail.com

www.genesis-repertory.org

(347) 492-0534

15 students per class All levels. Auditing is permitted by approval of the instructor. By sessions and ongoing. Work/study program is offered on a case-by-case basis. Internship, apprentice, and scholarship opportunities available.

Nonprofit theatre arts organization offers a year-round series of classes and workshops in voice, vocal training, speech, diction, acting, and theatre management, all in a supportive environment. Private coaching and lessons also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BLAIR GLASER, M.A., R.D.T.

The Institutes for the Arts in
Psychotherapy

526 W. 26th St., Ste. 309

New York, NY 10001

info@spiritplay.org

www.spiritplay.org

(212) 726-1592

1-7 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is permitted.
By sessions and ongoing.

Workshops and individual
coaching.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

LARRY GLEASON

360 W. 21st St., #3M

New York, NY 10011

nypuck@iprimus.com

www.larrygleason.com

(917) 549-5173

10-15 students maximum per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Gleason is an acting coach on the faculty of the Circle in the Square Theatre School. He combines text with emotional work to improve classical and contemporary scenes and monologues for personal growth, auditions, or upcoming roles. Private sessions available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

GLENN ALTERMAN STUDIO

glenn@glennalterman.com

www.glennalterman.com

(212) 769-7928

One-on-one personalized coaching only. All levels. Auditing is not permitted.

For actors looking for exciting and rarely done audition monologues. Total audition preparation from entrance to exit. All levels and ages, flexible scheduling, reasonable rates. Author of "The Perfect Audition Monologue."

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

LINDA GLICK

www.lindaglick.com

(212) 769-8288, Fax: (212) 873-8215

6-8 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted (by permission). By sessions.

Contemporary integrative acting-based techniques relating to song. Weekly Musical Performance Technique Workshop in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Class size limited, students of varied levels may attend. In addition to learning vocal technique, style and craft, students work on audition preparation, developing a cabaret act, and exploring new material, always keeping a focus on musicality.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE GOLDSTON STUDIO
FOR MIME

P.O. Box 974

New York, NY 10011

goldmine@aol.com

www.goldmime.com

(917) 776-4333

All levels.

Private coaching on a limited basis. Gregg Goldston's contemporary style of mime and 25-year touring career offer the improviser, standup, actor, and mime a broad base of movement training. Specializing in physical comedy, mime, and solo performance development.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

MICHAEL GOLDSTROM

(Teaches in New York City
and Los Angeles)

Los Angeles, CA 90025

michael@goldstrom.com

www.goldstrom.com

(310) 694-8322, Fax: (310) 424-7126

8 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Audition preparation for theatre, film, and television, classical and contemporary. Dialect coaching, comedy preparation. Juilliard graduate.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ABRAHAM GORLIN

245 W. 75th St., Apt. 1E

New York, NY 10023

abrahamgorlin@aol.com

(212) 721-3830

1 student average per class. All levels. Ongoing.

Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

GOTHAM CITY IMPROV

48 W. 21 St., 8th fl.

New York, NY 10010

info@gothamcityimprov.com

www.gothamcityimprov.com

(212) 367-8222, Fax: (212) 367-8185

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program

Sister Company of the L.A. based Groundlings, short and long-form improvisational comedy classes for writing and character development. Students perform at the theatre. Learn and perform in a supportive environment. Available for performers and nonperformers alike.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv.

GS IMPROV

Greg Sullivan, Instructor

Producers Club Theatre

358 W. 44th St.

New York, NY

classes@gsimprov.com

www.gsimprov.com

13 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Improvisational comedy acting. Mixes short and long-form styles. Admission strictly by audition. First semester free to new students.

Acting School Category: Comedy/Improv.

DOUGLAS HALL

P.O. Box 1758

New York, NY 10011

dugall@earthlink.net

(917) 923-5339

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

All scene study/monologues. No exercises. Every student works every week.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

PAUL HARMAN

paulharman@mindspring.com

www.auditionsuccess.com

(212) 252-4767

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Emphasis on musical theatre. The actor is provided with a clearly delineated process that will support him or her in the crafting of any song and result in an audition that is professional, thoughtful, emotionally true, and delightfully impressive.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

HAYMARKET ANNEX

Jennifer Gelfer, Artistic Director; Carol Mennie, Associate Artistic Director

300 W. 43rd St., Ste. 506

New York, NY 10036

jgelfer@haymarketannex.com, cmennie@haymarketannex.com

www.haymarketannex.com

(917) 273-7238/(917) 733-7718, Fax: (212) 222-3757

10 students average per class. Advanced level Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Scene study class for the professional working actor. Both contemporary and classical theatre. One-on-one coaching available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

HB STUDIO

Edith Meeks, Executive Director

120 Bank St.

New York, NY 10014

info@hbstudio.org

www.hbstudio.org

(212) 675-2370, Fax: (212) 675-2387

20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted and recommended. Ongoing. Offers work/study programActing technique (featuring Uta Hagen's exercises), scene study, improv, movement, bodywork, speech, voice, stage combat, musical theatre, playwriting.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

HISPANIC ORGANIZATION OF LATIN ACTORS

107 Suffolk St., Ste. 302

New York, NY 10002-3305

holagram@hellohola.org

www.hellohola.org

(212) 253-1015, Fax: (212) 253-9651

10 students per class. Auditing is permitted. By sessions (three to four times a year).

English and Spanish-language workshops and classes including voiceover, audition, acting technique, and more. Also classes in Spanish-language pronunciation. Geared toward expanding the presence of Hispanic actors in the Latino and mainstream entertainment and communications media.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

ERIC HOFFMANN

310 Riverside Dr., #1505

New York, NY 10025

bardyard@aol.com

(212) 662-5790

8 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Shakespeare, auditions, and Meisner technique.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

HOLLY MANDEL AND
IMPROVOLUTION!

The Next Stage

312 W. 11th St.

New York, NY

www.hollymandel.com or www.improvolution.org

(212) 696-6893

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Mandel trained and performed as a member of L.A.'s Groundlings Theatre Company before moving to New York. Her mission is to train each and every person in a safe, supportive, and fun environment to be a good improviser who can play in all situations and all formats.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

PRUDENCE HOLMES

"The Monologue Detective"

123 W. 93rd St., #2E

New York, NY 10025

prudenceholmes@hotmail.com

www.prudenceholmes.com

(917) 723-0164

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Coaching for over 25 years. Emphasis on monologue selection and audition preparation.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

HOWARD MEYER'S
ACTING PROGRAM IN WESTCHESTER, N.Y.

P.O. Box 1004

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

hmaxial@aol.com

www.hmacting.org

(914) 962-8828, Fax: (914) 245-8562

10-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for advanced class only. By sessions for beginners and intermediate; ongoing for advanced. Offers work/study program for previously enrolled students.

In its 15th year. Technique based in Strasberg and Meisner.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

IMPROVISATIONAL THEATER FOR CHILDREN

Vivian B. Teich, Dir.

50 Central Park West, #4B

New York, NY 10023

(212) 874-5054

15-20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing permitted in most classes. Ongoing and by sessions.

Classes for children in a theatre setting.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens.

THE INSTITUTE FOR
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AT ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE

William Carden, Artistic Director

549 W. 52nd St., 2nd Fl.

New York, NY 10019

institute@ensemblestudiotheatre
.org

www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org

(212) 247-4982, Fax: (212) 664-0041

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not usually permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers internships.

Classes and labs focus on acting and playwriting.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

JACK POGGI,
MONOLOGUE COACH

880 W. 181st St., Apt. 4B

New York, NY 10033

jp.actor@verizon.net

(212) 928-6882/cell (646) 418-8933, Fax: 212) 928-6882

Private coaching. Intermediate and advanced levels.

Emphasis on finding, rehearsing, and performing monologues for auditions. Author of "The Monologue Workshop."

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JACK WALTZER
ACTING WORKSHOPS

5 Minetta St., Apt. 2B

New York, NY 10012

info@jackwaltzer.com

www.jackwaltzer.com

(212) 473-7056/(212) 840-1234

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Workshops on technique, sense memory, improv, cold reading, and scene study. Private coaching for specific roles. Also available in Los Angeles, London, and Paris.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

CLARK JACKSON

clarkjacksonc@aol.com

(212) 592-4745

10 students maximum per class. By sessions.

Special focus on practical application of actor training: rehearsal technique in real-life situations; given circumstances, actions, and objectives; physical and vocal choices to create character.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JASON BENNETT
ACTOR'S WORKSHOP

Jason Bennett

432 E. 14th St., Ste. 1903

New York, NY 10009

info@jbactors.com

www.jbactors.com

(212) 777-7603

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Classes and workshops reflect a synthesis of all the great acting methods for theatre, television, and film. Offerings include acting classes, special acting workshops, voice and movement classes, acting classes for teenagers, and private coaching.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

JEFFREY D. STOCKER-FILM ACTING STUDIO

90 Lexington Ave., Ste. 1H

New York, NY 10016

studio-90-lexs@prodigy.net

www.filmactingstudio.com

(212) 725-3437

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing and by sessions.

On-camera, monologues, scene study, audition/pre-shoot coaching, career consultation, reader's theatre workshop (a production showcase to which casting directors and agents are invited). Original cold reading technique for stage and film.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (TV/Film/Commercial).

JIM BONNEY ACTING STUDIO

Institute of Core Energetics

115 E. Third St., 12th Fl.

New York, NY 10010

info@jimbonneyacting.com

www.jimbonneyacting.com

(212) 713-5277

8-12 students average per class. All levels from beginner to advanced. Work audit. By sessions and ongoing.

Offers a complete 2 year program as well as emotional workshops, individual work, twelve week sessions, core energetics, monologue and audition classes, plus singing workshops. Specializes in private coaching for film and stage auditions. Over 25 years of teaching experience.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

JOANNA BECKSON-
J. BECKSON STUDIO

325 W. 38th St., Ste. 203

New York, NY 10018

jtbeck417@aol.com

www.joannabeckson.com

(917) 749-6922

14-16 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Focus is on the Meisner approach, "the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances." The actor aims to leave himself alone, eliminating self-consciousness. Improvisation exercises are based on the actor's sense of truth and sensitivity. Additional workshops and classes include acting technique, pilot season audition, and scene study. Summer workshops and private coaching also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

JOHN STRASBERG STUDIOS

An International Center for Creativity and Theater Arts Research

555 Eighth Ave., Ste. 403

New York, NY 10018

info14@johnstrasbergstudios.org

www.johnstrasbergstudios.org

(646) 435-7867, Fax: (646) 435-7867

8-12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions: Full-time program, individual classes, intensive workshops.

A consciously intuitive, personal, individual creative process/technique within scene work. Based on the "nine natural laws of creativity," talent, imagination, spontaneity, intentional dreaming, truth. Involvement, putting yourself into someone else's shoes, belief, and emotion develop naturally and pleasurably.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

JUDITH SHAKESPEARE
COMPANY/SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP

Joanne Zipay, Founder and Artistic Director

367 Windsor Hwy., #409

New Windsor, NY 12553

www.judithshakespeare.org

(212) 592-1885

10-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Taught by Joanne Zipay. Shakespeare acting technique based in the text. Bridging the worlds of contemporary and classical acting. Individual coaching available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

BARBARA KAHN

barbara@barbara-kahn.com

(212) 840-1234 (service)

One student per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Greenwich Village location. Private coaching by a veteran director/coach.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

KEN SCHATZ
ACTOR TRAINING

106 Hicks St. #4A

Brooklyn, NY 11201

info@kenschatz.com

www.kenschatz.com

(718) 625-8372

Class size varies. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Comprehensive private coaching, project coaching, workshops, and group classes for professionals: acting technique and scene study, monologue study and audition preparation, voice, speech, accents and dialects, movement, improvisation, and physical character work.

Acting School Category:
Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

E. KATHERINE KERR

195 Sharp Hill Road

Wilton, CT. 06897

Actingclass@aol.com

www.ekatherinekerr.com

(203) 761-0206

12 students average per class. All levels. One free audit offered. Ongoing.

Studio: 48th Street Studios, 353 W. 48th St., 2nd fl., NYC. Teaching acting technique for actors, singers, and writers. Classes bring out authentic expressions and uncover one's own genius. Also offers "Creative Explosion," a two-day workshop in creative breakthroughs.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

KIDS LOVE ACTING

At Weist-Barron Studios

Sharon Richardson, Children's Director

35 W. 45th St., 6th Fl.

New York, NY 10036

(212) 874-1081, (212) 840-7025, Fax: (212) 768-8918

10 students per class. All levels. Free interview/consultation used instead of auditing. By sessions.

Workshops focus on professional-quality acting for commercials, film, TV, and stage in a nurturing environment. Classes include: commercials, improv, acting technique and scene study for film, TV, and stage, auditions/cold readings, monologues, musical theatre, and showcases. Children ages 5 to 12.

Acting School Category:
Children/Teens.

GRACE KILEY

Acting and life coach

gracekiley@gmail.com

www.gracekiley.net

(917) 593-2662

All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Specialty is in working through creative blocks with actors. The goal is to prepare and present your most dynamic work for auditions and performance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

KIMBERLY VAUGHN
PERFORMANCE STUDIO

New York, NY

(212) 340-9598

Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Teacher, director, and producer coaching for stage, film/TV, and cabaret. Musical performance audition-technique classes.
Workshops and master classes with widely known industry casting directors, agents, composers, and directors.

Acting School Category:
Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

LARRY SILVERBERG-
THE MEISNER INTENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM

c/o The School for Film and
Television

39 W. 19th St., 12th fl.

New York, NY 10011

trueacting@actorscraft.com

www.actorscraft.com

20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted only at open class performances, three times a year. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Master Classes and workshops. Meisner intensive training program.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

LARRY SINGER STUDIOS

160 Wadsworth Ave., #402

New York, NY 10033

www.larrysingerstudios.com

(917) 327-5406, Fax: (212) 740-1736

18 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing. Limited work/study
program.

Classes include technique, development of the actor as an individual, and voice work. Also private coaching. Studio address: 300 W. 43rd St., 5th fl. New York, N.Y. 10036.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BLAKE LAWRENCE

coaching@blake-lawrence.com

www.blake-lawrence.com

(917) 406-4282

Private coaching only. All levels. Free 30-minute consultation available. By sessions.

Director and private audition coach. Focuses on contemporary and classical texts that best represent the actor. Also work on cold reading skills and sides preparation.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE LEE STRASBERG THEATRE AND FILM INSTITUTE

115 Lee Strasberg Way (E. 15th St.)

New York, NY 10003

newyork@strasberg.com

www.newyork-strasberg.com

(212) 533-5500, Fax: (212) 473-1727

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Two-year certificate program; full or part-time introductory program. Offers limited work/study program.

Method acting and voice, singing, dance, movement, and film and TV.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE LINKLATER CENTER FOR VOICE AND LANGUAGE

Kristin Linklater, Artistic Director; Craig Bacon, Instructor

P.O. Box 504

New York, NY 10025

mail@thelinklatercenter.com

www.thelinklatercenter.com

(212) 340-4762

14 students average per class.
All levels. Auditing is allowed by permission only. By sessions.

Offers classes and workshops where language and the
human voice is exercised
and celebrated.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Multipurpose.

LIZ CAPLAN VOCAL STUDIOS

324 W. 23rd St., Ste. 3B

New York, NY 10011

lizcaplan@mac.com

www.lizcaplan.com

(212) 645-9369/ (866) SING-OUT, Fax: (212) 645-9369 (also fax)

12 students average per class All levels. Auditing is not permitted/No drop in visitors. Ongoing.

Musical theatre/pop/rock singing technique.

Acting School Category: Children/Teens; Audition/Coaching.

BECKY LONDON

beckyonel@aol.com

www.beckylondon.com

(212) 568-8868

10 students average per class; individual coaching available.
All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions (8-12 classes) and ongoing. Work/study possible.

Technique classes and private, individual coaching focusing on technique and auditioning; practical skills developed from Yale School of Drama curriculum.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

BERNICE LOREN

350 W. 55th St., #3F

New York, NY 10019

(212) 586-8604

4 students maximum per class; also private instruction. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Groups by term; private study by sessions.

Total performing preparation: acting, voice, and dance unified.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens;
Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

LUNA STAGE COMPANY

Jane Mandel, Artistic Director

695 Bloomfield Ave.

Montclair, NJ 07042

education@lunastage.org

www.lunastage.org

(973) 744-3309, Fax: (973) 509-2388

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. 9-to-18 week sessions.

Classes offered in musical theatre, improv, playwriting, basic and advanced acting, plus more workshops of all kinds.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

LYNETTE SHELDON
ACTORS STUDIO

mailing address:

P.O. Box 177

New York, NY 10276

classinfo@lsactorstudio.com

www.lsactorstudio.com

(212) 477-0171

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Work/study is offered for a qualified assistant only.

Professional actor training for film, TV, and theatre for all levels of actors. Specific training in the Stanislavsky, Adler, Meisner, and Australian techniques, with improvisation. Studios in New York, Los Angeles, and Australia.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

LYNN WINTERS' STUDIO OF ACTING AND VOICE

P.O. Box 369, Village Station

New York, NY 10014

(212) 636-9829

12 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Stage and acting technique based on Stanislavsky principles.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

EUGENIA MACER-STORY

511 Avenue of the Americas,
PMB 173

New York, NY 10011

mindstyles@aol.com

www.magickmirror.com or www.theatre-cosmos.com

(212) 255-2111, Fax: (212) 208-2951

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Playwriting and acting workshops with an emphasis on the inter-dimensional experience.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

MAGGIE FLANIGAN STUDIO

153 W. 27th St., Ste. 803

New York, NY 10001

www.maggieflaniganstudio.com

(917) 606-0982, Fax: (917) 606-0983

12-16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

The work at the studio is based on the Sanford Meisner technique. Admission is through a personal interview and audition. Full course curriculum listed on website.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

MAIN STREET THEATRE & DANCE ALLIANCE

548 Main St.

New York, NY 10044

marymccatty@earthlink.net

www.mstda.org

(212) 371-4449

12 students average per
class. All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program for the appropriate students.

Offer a wide variety of classes to children of all ages. Additionally, students perform in theatre and dance productions. Also offers Shakespeare workshops and a writing/acting class for teens, plus kindergarten -second grade creative drama.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

MARC TASLIT/
ACTING OPERA

marctaslit@verizon.net

www.actingopera.com

(727) 859-4599, Fax: (727) 376-3844

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

In its 19th year, workshops and classes for actors and singer-actors. Emphasis on cold reading and text-memorization exercises. Classes for singers include opera, musical theatre, oratorio, and art song repertoire.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ROBERT MARKS

850 Seventh Ave., Ste. 804

New York, NY 10019

bob@bobmarks.com

www.bobmarks.com

(212) 365-4840, Fax: (212) 245-4120

1 student average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Musical audition coaching. Private sessions to prepare for singing auditions.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

MARTIN ACTING STUDIOS

Dianna Martin

312 W. 36th St.

New York, NY 11224

martin.acting.studios@gmail.com

(917) 941-0151

10 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted.

Contemporary and classical scene study, sensory exercises, improvisations, character and script analysis.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

CHRISTOPHER MARTIN

564 Hudson St., #1

New York, NY 10014

xrismartin@aol.com

(212) 691-4883

1-5 students per class.
All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. Ongoing.

Emphasis on Shakespeare, classics, and European drama.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

MATTHEW COROZINE
STUDIO THEATRE

300 W. 43rd St., Ste. 502

New York, NY 10036

matthew@matthewcorozine
studio.com

www.matthewcorozinestudio.com

(212) 592-4138

8-12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted by interview only. Ongoing.Acting classes rooted in the Meisner technique. Experience "the reality of doing" and finding the truth within yourself. The purpose in every class and performance is to reconnect truthful self-expression. Private coaching also available. Showcases in 40-seat theatre.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

JODIE LYNNE McCLINTOCK

49-01 39th Ave.

Sunnyside, NY 11104

jlmcclintock@hotmail.com

www.jodiemcclintock.com

(718) 476-2590, Fax: (718) 505-3733

6 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted only on sample-class day.

Private coaching: monologue selection and polishing (classical and contemporary) for general auditions, grad schools, and overseas programs; sides prep, cold readings, commercial copy, and role rehearsal. Classes: Shakespearean text, soliloquies, scenes, rehearsal, and performance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

PATRICIA McGINNIS

344 W. 89th St.

New York, NY 10024

(212) 362-3374, Fax: (212) 362-3374

Private sessions, Some small classes. All levels. Ongoing.

Alexander Technique eliminates unwanted tension and performance anxiety for actors, singers, dancers, and musicians. Certified by ACAT and AmSAT.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

WILLIAM METZO

300 W. 55th St., Apt. 17-S

New York, NY 10019

www.williammetzo.com

(212) 956-8294

6 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Emphasis on auditions,
Shakespeare.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV
ACTING STUDIO

Lenard Petit

138 W. 15th St., 1st Fl.

New York, NY 10011

www.michaelchekhovacting
studio.com

(646) 385-2876

10 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Chekhov technique covers contemporary and classical scene study. Workshops and classes available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV PROJECT

David H. Cohen and Bryan L. Cohen

PO Box 97

Burlingham, NY 12722

improv@warwick.net

(914) 850-3226 (cell phone)

10-12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Offers classes only in New York City. Classes taught at the Actors Movement Studio. MCP specializes in a creative and practical approach to the actor's process using the Michael Chekhov technique and the art of inner movement. David H. Cohen teaches at SUNY Middletown and New Paltz.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

MICHAEL HOWARD STUDIOS

Michael Howard, Founder

152 W. 25th St., 10th fl.

New York, NY 10001

www.michaelhowardstudios.com

(212) 645-1525

15 students average per class. Some previous training preferred. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing classes.

Work in all disciplines for the professional actor. Special workshops with international master teachers. One-year conservatory program begins in fall. Also summer conservatory, evening/daytime. Enrollment through interview.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

STEPHEN MICHAELS

107 E. 35th St., Apt. 3A

New York, NY 10016

(212) 684-0630

All levels. Ongoing.

Private coaching for monologues, auditions, and role work.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

RON MILLKIE

400 W. 43rd St.

New York, NY 10036

rmillkie@aol.com

www.officerdorf.com

(212) 724-2800

7-12 students per class. All levels. Ongoing.

Millkie's class offerings emphasize a Meisner-Plus approach. Saturday afternoon classes available, as well as scene nights.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

TRACEY MOORE MARABLE

"The Spirited Actor"

593 Vanderbilt Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11216

thespiritedactor@hotmail.com

www.myspace.com/thespiritedactor

(212) 465-2580

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for first class only. By sessions.

Classes designed to empower the "person" inside the actor. Seminars. Private sessions are also available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JOHN CHARLES MURPHY

140 Riverside Blvd., #511

New York, NY 10069

goplayon@yahoo.com

(212) 501-2357

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing by special permission only. By sessions.

Movement-based training incorporating classical and contemporary approaches.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose.

O'NEILL NATIONAL
THEATER INSTITUTE

Jeff Janisheski, Artistic Director

Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center

305 Great Neck Road

Waterford, CT 06385

nti@theoneill.org

www.theoneill.org/nti

(860) 443-7139, Fax: (860) 444-1212

32 students average per class. Intermediate level. Auditing is permitted by appointment. By sessions.

One-semester (14 weeks) conservatory program that delves deeply into the craft of theatre. Seven days a week, from sunup to sundown, actors train with working professionals who challenge actors on every level to develop and expand artistic horizons. Emphasis on ensemble work and exposure to a variety of methods.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

NEIGHBORHOOD
PLAYHOUSE JUNIOR SCHOOL

340 E. 54th St.

New York, NY 10022

www.neighborhoodplayhouse.org

(212) 688-3770, Fax: (212) 906-9051

12-18 students per class. Beginning and intermediate levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.Acting, dance, and voice for young people, ages 6-18. Saturdays.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

NEIGHBORHOOD
PLAYHOUSE
SCHOOL OF THE THEATRE

340 E. 54th St.

New York, NY 10022

www.neighborhoodplayhouse.org

(212) 688-3770, Fax: (212) 906-9051

25 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Two-year full-time program; also six-week summer session. "Where the Meisner Technique was born."

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

RUTH NERKEN

10 W. 66th St., Apt. 12G

New York, NY 10023

(212) 362-5277

1 student average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Private coaching for on-camera and stage.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE NEW ACTORS WORKSHOP

259 W. 30th St., 2nd Fl.

New York, NY 10001

newactorsw@aol.com

www.newactorsworkshop.com

(212) 947-1310/(800)947-1318, Fax: (212) 947-9729

20 students average per class. Auditing is not permitted.
By sessions.

Two-year, full-time training program, each year with dual focus on improvisation and Stanislavsky-based Method technique. Founded by George Morrison, Mike Nichols, and Paul Sills.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

NEW JERSEY YOUTH THEATRE

(Formerly Westfield Young Artists' Cooperative Theatre)

656 Westfield Ave.

Westfield, NJ 07090

info@njyouththeatre.org

www.njyouththeatre.org

(908) 233-3200

6-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions (two per year, September-May; students can join anytime until March). Sometimes offers work/study program.

NJYT acting classes focus on technique (improv, character development, etc.), scene study (mostly contemporary, some Shakespeare), and monologue work. Workshops and classes also in musical theatre, voice, and dance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

NEW YORK CONSERVATORY FOR THE DRAMATIC ARTS

The School for Film and Television

39 W. 19th St.

New York, NY 10011

info@sft.edu

www.sft.edu

(212) 645-0030/(888) 645-0030, Fax: (212) 645-0039

10-12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted by interview. By sessions. Offers work/study program: class and office positions by interview.

SFT is an NAST-accredited conservatory with a two-year program and a large part-time offering.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY

100 E. 17th St.

New York, NY 10003

film@nyfa.com

www.nyfa.com

(212) 674-4300/(800) 611-FILM, Fax: (212) 477-1414

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted.

All acting for film courses are offered for college credit and range from one-week immersion workshops to one-year courses. Filmcraft master classes are also included as part of the acting for film program.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique, Children/Teens, Comedy/Improv, Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE NEW YORK MASK AND CLOWN WORKSHOP

Ariane Anthony

69 Sutton St., #1

Brooklyn, NY 11222

arianeanthony@yahoo.com

www.maskandclown.com

(718) 349-0008

14 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

This European commedia dell'arte mask and clown acting technique trains timing, confidence, concentration, and use of space. Actors are trained to be fearless and vulnerable on the stage and to use whatever happens - mistakes, accidents, laughter - to strengthen presence and connection with the audience.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Multipurpose.

NEW YORK SCHOOL OF RUSSIAN ART THEATRE

10 Edgewater Dr., #10F

Coral Gables, FL 33133

oleg@theplaygroundtheatre.com

(800) 791-7753, Fax: (305) 668-4372

20 students average per class Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Studio at Barnard College, Columbia University, NYC. Four-week intensive summer programs. Acting, directing, improvisation, movement. Focus on Stanislavsky, Anton Chekhov, Meyerhold. Instructors: Slava Dolgachev (Moscow Art Theatre, 1990-2000), Felix Ivanov (Juilliard School).

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

DAVID NEWER

312 W. 36th St., 6th Fl.

New York, NY 10018

davidnewer@yahoo.com

www.davidnewer.com

(212) 501-4646

12-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted for scene study only. By sessions.

Two-year program in the Meisner Technique. From moment-to-moment listening and responding, which Sanford Meisner defined as the "bedrock of acting," to the beginnings of character work, the student learns through clearly structured exercises, how it all springs from within. As Meisner said, "If it's not personal, it's no good." The words on the page are lifeless until the actor gives them meaning. Scene study classes are also offered.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JOY NEWMAN

Founder, The Grown-Up's Playground

New York Comedy Club

241 E. 24th St.

New York, NY 10010

(212) 714-8275

Number of students per class varies. All levels. Auditing is permitted (free sample class). Ongoing.

Classes are taught in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Improv helps actors to develop characters, build confidence, and be quick on their feet. Action/reaction. Emotional work. Pantomime, aka space work, etc. Also offers writing classes for actors.

Acting School Category: Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

NINA MURANO STUDIO

Producers Club

358 W. 44th St.

New York, NY

www.ninamurano.com

(646) 220-6142

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted once. By sessions.

Meisner-based full training program. Accepts students wanting to continue training.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ON CAMERA

Catherine Russell, Teacher

Duffy Theater

1627 Broadway (at 50th Street)

New York, NY 10019

postarvis@aol.com

www.oncamera-newyork.com

(212) 840-3257, Fax: (212) 921-7928

8-12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

On-camera work on cold readings of monologues and scenes. Three-hour classes; each student works twice every class.

Acting School Category: On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

ON CAMERA...AND OFF INC.- LARRY CONROY

42 W. 13th St., Ste. 4D

New York, NY 10011-7922

oncamoff@aol.com

www.larryconroy.com

(212) 741-1444, Fax: (212) 366-5688

Private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted but free evaluations are offered. Ongoing.

Meisner-based. Focus, imagery; classical, contemporary. Also voiceovers and radio. Private and corporate coaching.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ONE ON ONE PRODUCTION

Marc Isaacman,
Executive Director

34 W. 27th St., 11th Fl.

New York, NY 10001

info@oneononenyc.com

www.oneononenyc.com

(212) 691-6000

14 students average per class. Advanced level. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Membership by audition. Actors meet and study with some of NYC's top casting directors for film, TV, and theatre. For the serious actor only.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Auditioin/Coaching; Multipurpose; On Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PAN ASIAN REPERTORY WORKSHOP

Tisa Chang, Artistic Director; Ernest Abuba, Resident Instructor

520 Eighth Ave., Ste. 314.

New York, NY 10018

panasian@aol.com

www.panasianrep.org

(212) 868-4030, Fax: (212) 868-4033

10 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Workshops and classes on technique, speech, and movement.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

PEACHCRAFT
ACTORS STUDIO

Kate Kennedy,
Director of Dramatic Arts

371 Springfield Ave., 3rd fl.

Summit, NJ 07901

info@peachcraftentertainment.com

www.peachcraft.net

(908) 673-1485, Fax: (973) 215-2792

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Focus is on the Michael Chekhov technique preparing actors for stage, film, and television. For serious actors, child through adult. Also a vocal conservatory and performance conservatory.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PEARL THEATRE COMPANY

Shepard Sobel, Artistic Director

80 St. Marks Pl.

New York, NY 10003

cevans@pearltheatre.org

www.pearltheatre.org

(212) 598-9802

Small class size. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Intensives and classes focus on Restoration and 18th-century comedy, scene study, voice and speech, and period movement.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

PENNY TEMPLETON STUDIO

Penny Templeton, Hank Schob

261 W. 35th St., Ste. 304

New York, NY 10001

pts158@pennytempletonstudio.com

www.pennytempletonstudio.com

(212) 643-2614, Fax: (212) 643-2615

15 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted.

Classes emphasize strong technique for theatre and film. In addition to master classes in scene study and film technique, courses are also available in intermediate technique, script analysis, voice/Linklater, commercials, and improvisation.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PETER KELLEY ACTING

601 W. 26th St., Ste. 1762

New York, NY 10013

www.actingonfilm.com

(212) 431-4000

10-12 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Rigorous, text-based training that focuses specifically on film technique and process for the experienced actor. All work is taped and screened.

Acting School Category: On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PLAYWRIGHTS THEATRE'S CREATIVE ARTS ACADEMY

mailing address:

P.O.Box 1295

Madison, NJ 07940

info@ptnj.org

www.ptnj.org

(973) 514-1787, Fax: (973) 514-2060

14 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Classes concentrate on scene study, in-depth preparation, and audition techniques. Spring, summer, and fall semesters. Classes for children, teens, and adults. Class address: 33 Green Village Road.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

KAREN PORTER WHITE

410 E. Sixth St., #16B

New York, NY 10009

kpwsdt@yahoo.com

(646) 265-3767, Fax: (212) 677-8134

8 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Work/study is offered. By sessions.

Classes and private coaching on audition technique. Michael Shurtleff's only authorized "audition guideposts" instructor in New York.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

STEVE POTFORA

New York, NY

sjpnyc@hotmail.com

(212) 496-8864

All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Result-oriented, with clients in almost every show on Broadway. Coaching to improve marketability in musical theatre auditions. Classes are held on the Upper West Side, Manhattan.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL

Chuck Vassallo, Director of Performing Arts

328 W. 48th St.

New York, NY 10036

(212) 247-8652, Fax: (212) 247-7514

20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Professional Performing Arts High School. Courses include musical theatre, scene study, voice and diction, movement, playwriting, directing, and theatre history. All classes are taught by Actors Institute instructors. Open for audition by NYC residents only.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PUERTO RICAN TRAVELING THEATRE

Raul Julia Training Unit

304 W. 47th St.

New York, NY 10025

prttny@prtt.org

www.prtt.org

(212) 354-1293/(212) 427-8835, Fax: (212) 307-6769

20 students average per class. Beginning and intermediate levels. By sessions.

The training unit teaches all styles of acting with an emphasis on contemporary Latino theatre and American playwrights.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens.

PULSE ENSEMBLE THEATRE

Alexa Kelly, Artistic Director

266 W. 37th St., 22nd fl.

New York, NY 10018

www.pulseensembletheatre.org

(212) 695-1596

Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Classes focus on acting technique that includes voice and movement. Playwriting is also offered.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

HENRY RAVELO

484 W. 43rd St., #10-C

New York, NY 10036

www.ramtalent.com

(212) 695-9101, Fax: (646) 219-4285

Private coaching. Referrals preferred. All levels. Auditing is not permitted.

Prepares students for an ever-competitive and fast-paced entertainment career, emphasizing industry demands and individual artistic expression. A blend of artistry and business.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

PAULA J. RILEY

Acting Coach

paula@pjrileystudio.como

www.pjrileystudio.com

(212) 689-4362 or (917) 544-5986

10 students per class. Auditing encouraged.

Paula is the originator of the PPA (Primary Principles of Acting) Process. Classes and workshops focus on

helping the actor achieve a deeper understanding of character development and progression. Improvisation is a main tool, enabling PPA students to make the conscious choices necessary to embrace a character's 'sense of truth.' Conducts a three-month "From Scratch to Script" Workshop three times a year. Free consultation for private sessions ($50 hour).

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ROBERT DAGNY'S PERFORMER AUDITION PACKAGE

P.O. Box 852

FDR Station

New York, NY 10150-0852

robert@actorsauditioncoaching
.com

www.actorsauditioncoaching
.com

(212) 371-8258

Private one-on-one sessions. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Creator of "The Performer Audition Package." Custom-directed coaching on film, TV, and stage monologues, scenes, musical numbers, and tailor-made cabaret acts.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ROBERT PATTERSON STUDIO

170 W. 74th St.

New York, NY 10023

rpatterson11201@yahoo.com

www.thepattersonstudio.com

(212) 840-1234, Fax: (212) 595-3765

7 students average per class. Beginning and intermediate levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Intro class and 28-month course. Classical, contemporary. Focuses on acting as a complete craft, learned as one continuous action.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

ROBERT X. MODICA
ACTING STUDIO

881 Seventh Ave., Rm. 809

New York, NY 10019

robertxmodica@hotmail.com, rxmodica@aol.com

www.robertxmodica.com

(212) 245-2089

16-20 students per class. All levels. Ongoing.

Meisner-based classes where students participate in exercises and techniques that allow them to discover the truth of themselves in personal, meaningful, and imaginative ways.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ROD MCLUCAS:
CLASSICAL SCENE & MONOLOGUE WORKSHOPS

307 W. 71st St.

New York, NY 10023

rodmclucas@nyc.rr.com, rod@rodmclucas.com

www.rodmclucas.com

(212) 362-9793

Small classes - 8 students per class. Private coaching. Intermediate & advanced. Sometimes permitted. Ongoing.

Focuses on the intensity and precision of classical writers' language. Classes emphasize learnable vocal and physical techniques. Dancers and singers welcome.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE ROSETTA LENOIRE
MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY

Amas Musical Theatre

115 Macdougal St., Ste. 2B

New York, NY 10012

www.amasmusical.org

(212) 563-2565, Fax: (212) 239-8332

30 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

A preprofessional musical performance and training program that enrolls up to 30 culturally and economically diverse young people between the ages of 14 and 20 in all-day classes, with rehearsals Saturdays and some Sundays, from October through May. Students study with professionals in acting, improvisation, singing, dance, creative writing, and stagecraft.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

CATHERINE RUSSELL

1627 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

postarvis@aol.com

(212) 445-1016, Fax: (212) 445-1015

One student for private coaching; 5-8 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted.

Private one-on-one coaching.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SAM DEFAZIO/FILM AND TV ACTORS WORKSHOP

Shetler Studios

244 W. 54th St.

New York, NY

samdefazio@verizon.net

(212) 724-3963, Fax: (212) 724-3963

8-10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

On-camera intensive. Personal coaching in a group setting for working film and TV actors. Private coaching available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV).

SANDE SHURIN ACTING
STUDIO-TRANSFORMATIONAL ACTING

208 W. 30th St., Ste. 702

New York, NY 10001

info@sandeschurin.com/shurinacting@earthlink.net

www.sandeshurin.com

(212) 262-6848, Fax: (212) 563-2275

15 students average per class; also offers private coaching. All levels; specializing in advanced and professional. Admission by interview. Ongoing; some workshops by session.

Shurin's "transformational acting" classes work with present emotions, utilizing the actor's creative self and essence, rather than recalling from the past.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SARA LAZARUS STUDIO

saralazarus@comcast.com

(973) 218-0417

10 students average per class. Intermediate and advanced
levels. Auditing is not permitted.
By sessions.

Classes in midtown Manhattan. Musical theatre audition and performance technique; private coaching on monologues, scenes, and songs. Currently on staff at the Circle in the Square Theatre School in NYC.

Acting School Category:
Multipurpose.

SARATOGA
INTERNATIONAL THEATER INSTITUTE (SITI COMPANY)

Megan Wanlass Szalla, Executive Director

520 Eighth Ave., Ste. 310

New York, NY 10018

training@siti.org

www.siti.org

(212) 868-0860, Fax: (212) 868-0837

20 students average per class. Beginning and intermediate levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Focus is on the Suzuki method of actor training that is principally concerned with restoring the wholeness of the human body to the theatrical context and uncovering the actor's innate expressive abilities.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose.

CARLA SAVOY

230 E. Seventh St., #5D

New York, NY 10009

ceesavoy@earthlink.net

(212) 979-5339/(917) 292-5073

4-8 students per class. Intermediate and advanced levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Private coaching focuses on character exploration. Play scenes that aren't in the play. Mostly contemporary work.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

LOUIS SCHEEDER

7 Stuyvesant Oval, #9D

New York, NY 10009

ls36@nyu.edu

(212) 614-9131

Advanced level. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

Classes concentrate on Shakespearean and contemporary scene study.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

SCHOOL OF
PERFORMING ARTS
AT THE JCC

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

411 E. Clinton Ave.

Tenafly, NJ 07670

www.jcconthepalisades.org

(201) 569-7900, ext. 315, Fax: (210) 569-5039

8-12 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Work/study can be arranged.

Children and teen divisions offer technique classes and performing workshops, preprofessional and recreational tracks. New York agent and casting directors attend programs for children, teens, and adults several times a year. Also offers instruction in singing and musical theatre dance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SCOTT POWERS STUDIOS

135 W. 29th St., Ste. 404

New York, NY 10001

getworking@scottpowers.com

www.scottpowers.com

(212) 242-4700, Fax: (212) 242-4768

6-10 students per class; also one-on-one consultations. All levels. Online and sample-class days offered. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Emphasis on professional training by current agents, directors, casting directors, and producers to obtain work in the industry.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THE SECOND CITY
TRAINING CENTER

NYC Programs

1616 N. Wells St.

Chicago, IL 60614

rsouri@secondcity.com

www.secondcity.com

(312) 475-3563, Fax: (312) 664-9837

8-16 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Classes and workshops. Improvisation, sketch, and comedy writing.

Acting School Category: Comedy/Improv.

LETTY SERRA

15 Charles St., Apt. 12B

New York, NY 10014

lserra8@verizon.net

(646) 263-8100, Fax: (212) 633-6834

Private coaching available. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Adler/Meisner technique. Worked with and for Stella Adler for 20-plus years. Currently coaching at SAG conservatory. Characterization, script analysis, etc., with emphasis on connecting truth and spontaneity.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SHAKESPEARE LAB

Rosemarie Tichler, Director

The Public Theater

425 Lafayette St.

New York, NY 10003

www.publictheater.org

(212) 539-8525

All levels.Acting intensive in Shakespeare designed to immerse the actor in his classic plays and language. Classes include acting, monologues, voice and speech, movement, text analysis, teaching, clown work, and stage combat.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE OF NEW JERSEY

Bonnie J. Monte, Artistic Director

36 Madison Ave.

Madison, NJ 07940

information@shakespearenj.org

www.shakespearenj.org

(973) 408-3278, Fax: (973) 408-3361

10-30 students per class.
All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. By sessions.

Focus on Shakespeare and other classic works through hands-on performance experience and in-depth classroom training. Eleven-week summer professional intensive and year-round touring opportunities. Also Junior and Senior Corps programs for young actors ages 11-to-17. EMC points/stipends available. Mentorship opportunities.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

SUZANNE SHEPHERD

225 W. 86th St.

New York, NY 10024

suzanneshepherd@aol.com

www.suzanneshepherd.com and www.agiftoffire.com

(212) 873-5324

20 students average per class; available for private coaching. Advanced level. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Offers advanced classes focusing on how to work on a text and inhabit a character. Featured in chapter of "Qualified Acting Coaches" by Larry Silverberg.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE SIMON STUDIO

Roger Hendricks Simon, Director

P.O. Box 231469, Ansonia Station

New York, NY 10023

rhsstudio@hotmail.com

www.simonstudio.com

(212) 841-0204, Fax: (845) 485-7526

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Professional lab mixes stage with film training and production, classical with contemporary, actors with writers, directors, agents; training and showcase.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

DENISE SIMON

P.O.Box 5

South Salem, NY 10590

www.denisesimonactors
workshop.com

(212) 501-2484

Private coaching, ages 6 and up. Emphasis on audition coaching as well as business consultation. Group classes available.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

SINGERS FORUM

Alexa Tate, Coordinator

49 W. 24th St., 4th Fl.

New York, NY 10010

info@singersforum.org

www.singersforum.org

(212) 366-0541, Fax: (212) 366-0546

10-12 students per class. Private coaching available. All levels.

Founded in 1978 by Andy Anselmo and John Albert Harris, Singers Forum was envisioned as a training center for the vocal arts. Combining training in the bel canto method with performance training in various singing styles, Singers Forum is unique in that it offers private voice lessons, classes and workshops, and a place where students can develop performance skills in a wide variety of vocal and performing styles ranging from opera to cabaret and musical theatre.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Multipurpose;
Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE SINGING EXPERIENCE

Linda Amiel Burns, Director

500 W. 56th St., Ste. 2303

New York, NY 10019

singlab@aol.com

www.singingexperience.com

(212) 315-3500

12-15 students per class. All levels. Auditing is sometimes permitted by special permission; auditors can attend final performance
at New York club/cabaret.
By sessions.

A complete performance workshop that concentrates on technique, singing out with confidence, lyric interpretation, and choosing material, all in a nurturing, supportive atmosphere. Private coaching available and cabaret acts prepared and directed.

Acting School Category:
Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

JACQUELINE SOLOTAR

(212) 595-3039

Private coaching; 10 students average per class. All levels. Ongoing.Acting technique
and scene study. Monologues, auditions.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

DEANNA SORENSON

400 E. 59th St., #16H

New York, NY 10022-2368

(212) 759-7619

All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. By sessions.

Individual coaching. Sessions specifically tailored for individually for the actor. Taught by Lee Strasberg for nine and a half years, inspired by his genius.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ALICE SPIVAK

C/O Three of Us Studios

39 W. 19th St.

New York, NY 10011

alice.spivak@gmail.com

(212) 924-0561

22 students average per class. Advanced level. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Teaches only in the spring, fall, and winter. Offers work/study program.

Stanislavsky technique in scene study. Author of "How to Rehearse When There is No Rehearsal - Acting and the Media."

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

THE STAGE AND
SCREEN LAB FOR KIDS

277 N. Seventh St., Ste. 1L

Brooklyn, NY 11211

mattmorrow@aol.com

(718) 963-2091

20 students average per class. Beginner and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions

One day acting and audition sessions led by the casting director of "Sesame Street" and the acting coach for the "New Electric Company," for kids ages 7 to 11 and 11 to 15. Learn the basic fundamentals of acting for the stage and television through this workshop which highlights cultivating stage presence, scene study, creating character, cultivating the ensemble, as well as covering industry standards and professionalism.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

STARS THEATRE & DANCE ACADEMY

51 Mount Bethel Road

Warren, NJ 07059

info@starstheatre.com

www.starstheatre.org

(908) 755-3400, Fax: (908) 755-3507

10 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Offers work/study program.

Classes for ages 4 to adult. Offers private lessons in voice, acting, and musical instruments. Also offers summer camp and birthday parties. Also master classes for adults.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

TRUDY STEIBL

210 E. 31st St.

New York, NY 10016

trudysteibl@aol.com

(917) 415-7710/(212) 689-6349, Fax: (212) 689-6349

All levels.

Teaches privately and at HB Studio to give the performer a craft to land the job.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

STELLA ADLER
STUDIO OF ACTING

31 W. 27th St., 3rd fl.

New York, NY 10001

info@stellaadler.com

www.stellaadler.com

(212) 689-0087/(800) 270-6775, Fax: (212) 689-6110

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

The Stella Adler Studio's mission is to create an environment with the purpose of nurturing theatre artists who value humanity, their own and others, as their first and most precious priority while providing art and education to the greater community. Three year conservatory, one year evening conservatory, summer sessions, N.Y.U. affiliated B.F.A. program, and workshops are offered. Also Los Angeles: 6773 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd fl., Hollywood, CA 90028. Phone: (323) 465-4446.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose.

STEVEN DITMYER-DITMYER STUDIO

484 W. 43rd St., #35S

New York, NY 10036

sditmyer@aol.com

(917) 915-1175, Fax: (212) 643-5440

One-on-one coaching.
All levels. Auditing is not
permitted. Ongoing.

Meisner-trained teacher-director who most recently worked with the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre and the DiverseCity Theatre Company.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

STEVEN IVCICH STUDIO

C/O John Sierros

481 Fort Washington Ave., #51

New York, NY 10033

(212) 740-2850

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing and by sessions.

How to develop a clear, concise approach to an actor's work. How to problem-solve on the spot, grow with every audition, every rehearsal, every performance. One-day intensives and ongoing weekly classes that explore creative approaches.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

MARK STOLZENBERG

Pierrot Productions

210 W. 89th St., Ste. 4E

Box 92

New York, NY 10024

stolzfun@earthlink.net

www.actingclassforfilm.com

(212) 877-2219, Fax: (212) 874-3078

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions (12 in all). Offers work/study program.

Film and camera technique: monologues, scenes, improvs. Audition technique. Agent night and screening.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

STRIKE ANYWHERE
PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE

Leese Walker

P.O. Box 2396

Times Square Station

New York, NY 10108

www.strikeanywhere.info

(212) 875-7476

10-25 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

Strike Anywhere offers master classes to professional performers in Lecoq technique, mask work, puppetry, improvisation, and multidisciplinary techniques. Participants work alongside SA ensemble members in the classes.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Multipurpose.

THE STUDIO (FORMERLY
SALLY JOHNSON STUDIO)

Jennifer Krater and Brad Calcaterra, Instructors

25 W. 23rd St., 2nd fl.

New York, NY 10010

sjohnsonstudio@aol.com

www.sallyjohnsonstudio.com

(212) 463-7962, Fax: (212) 463-7847

16-20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Workshops and classes focus on booking the part. Cold reading, framing the audition, creative risk-taking, releasing blocks, staying powerful in auditions.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SUMMER THEATRE
INSTITUTE NYC

Allyn Sitjar, Artistic Director

23 Tomahawk Trail

Sparta, NJ 07871

youththeatreallyn@yahoo.com

www.youththeatreinstitutes.org

(201) 415-5329 (cell) or (212) 258-2110 (evenings), Fax: (973) 729-3654

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions.

A program of Youth Theatre of New Jersey in residence at Hunter College, CUNY. This intensive, multidisciplinary teen theatre program focuses on training the whole actor through a variety of classes in movement, voice, acting, and musical theatre. Teens, ages 12-18.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SUSAN GRACE
COHEN STUDIO

sgcstudio@aol.com

(212) 678-8515, Fax: (212) 961-9250

One-on-one private coaching. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing.

Classes located on the Upper West Side. Special emphasis on career development.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SUSAN SLAVIN ACTORS & SINGERS ACADEMY AT CARNEGIE HALL

119 W. 57th St.

New York, NY 10019

(212) 582-0321

10-20 students per class; also
private coaching. All levels.
Ongoing.

Innovative acting and musical performing techniques. Comprehensive approach dealing with the unique identity of each individual, art and invisible craft, and marketing oneself accurately in the industry.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

T. SCHREIBER STUDIO

151 W. 26th St., 7th fl.

New York, NY 10001

info@tschreiber.com

www.tschreiber.com

(212) 741-0209, Fax: (212) 741-0948

16-18 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program (students must be enrolled for at least three months).

Variety of classes offered in acting technique, vocal production, acting for the camera, body dynamics, and auditioning, plus an annual season of full-scale productions showcasing current students and alumni.

Acting School Category: Multipurpose.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER

15 W. 28th St., 3rd fl.

New York, NY 10001

info@tadatheater.com, tada@tadatheater.com

www.tadatheater.com

(212) 252-1619, ext. 13 or ext. 18, Fax: (212) 252-8763

20 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions. Offers need-based scholarships.

One of the NYC's best known youth theatres, TADA! offers musical theatre skills, acting, and creative dramatics classes for all ages. Also performance opportunities and school vacation programs.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

THE TED BARDY STUDIO

Ted Bardy and faculty

153 West 27th, Ste. 301

New York, NY 10001

tedbardy@tedbardy.com

www.tedbardy.com

(212) 725-7575

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is occasionally permitted. Ongoing. Acting Technique

The studio offers a unique accelerated three-phase program in the Meisner technique. Also ongoing workshops for advanced actors/working professionals, and advanced scene study leading to public performance and industry showcase. Classes held in Chelsea, Manhattan. Eighteen-plus years in operation.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

THOMAS G. WAITES
ACTING STUDIO

17 Lexington Ave.

(Inside Baruch College)

New York, NY 10010

tw90876@aol.com

www.thomasgwaites.com

(646) 215-8722

15-20 students per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Classes enmesh students at every level. Focus is on the classics and performance.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

TOM SOTER AT THE WINGNUT COMEDY STUDIO

1264 Amsterdam Ave.

New York, NY 10027

soterink@earthlink.net

www.tomsoter.com

(212) 316-4916

5-10 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Classes concentrate on characters and scene work. Also hosts Sunday Night Improv Jam Session. Studio address: 78th Street Theatre Lab, 236 W. 78th St., New York, NY, 10024.

Acting School Category: Comedy/Improv.

TOM TODOROFF STUDIO

at the National Comedy Theatre

347 W. 36th St.

New York, NY 10018

ttwnewyorkcity@gmail.com.

www.tomtodoroff.com

(212) 362-8141

Class size varies. All levels. Offers a work/study program.

Classes provide a personalized road map to reach one's highest potential as an actor in a uniquely supportive studio. Actors work on scene and monologue study, improv, audition technique, cold reading, and

additional skills for TV, film, and theatre. Tom has directed, coached, cast, produced for, or acted opposite Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Lucy Liu, Blythe Danner, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, and Brendan Gleeson, to name a few. Now interviewing and auditioning for classes in NYC and L.A. Special rates available for AEA, SAG, and AFTRA members.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

TVI ACTORS STUDIO

165 W. 46th St., Ste. 509

New York, NY 10036

admissions@tvistudios.com

www.tvistudios.com

(212) 302-1900, Fax: (212) 302-1926

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted in some classes. By sessions and ongoing.

Course content covers cold reading and audition technique, acting in feature films, sitcoms, theatre, improv, prime-time and daytime TV, voiceovers, and commercials. Additional locations in Los Angeles and Chicago.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

UJAMAA BLACK THEATER SCHOOL

Titus Walker, Coach

P.O. Box 4383

Grand Central Station

New York, NY 10163

blkbroadway@yahoo.com

(212) 642-8261

12 students average per class. Beginner and advanced levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program for severe hardships.

African-American theatre expertise. Classes held at: Times Square Theatre Arts Center, 300 W. 43rd St., 6th fl., Theatre Studio 608, New York, NY.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

VOICEOVERS UNLIMITED

Dan Duckworth

123 W. 18th St., 7th fl.

New York, NY 10011

voiceover@vitacorp.net

www.voiceoversunlimited.com

(917) 363-9877, Fax: (212) 627-2838

1 student average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted, but no-charge evaluation sessions are available. Ongoing. Acting Technique

Classes concentrate on setting up a voiceover business, including technique, demos, and marketing.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

VOICETHEATRE

Shauna Kanter, Artistic Director

219 Avenue B, #3B

New York, NY 10009

shaunakanter@voicetheatre.com

www.voicetheatre.com

(212) 201-9337, Fax: 845-679-0154

12 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Classes are a fusion of the best acting techniques and tools of acting. From scene study, technique, and monologue coaching to full productions for the public. Studio Address: 302 W. 37th Street, 6th Fl., New York, NY 10018.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

WARD ACTING STUDIO

Wendy Ward

145 W. 28th St., Ste. 8F

New York, NY 10001

wardactingstudio@yahoo.com

www.wardstudio.com

(212) 239-1456

12 students average per class. All levels. By sessions. Offers work/study program.

One-year Meisner training followed by an intensive audition preparation/career mentoring course and advanced performance workshops. One-year repertory company program. Also six-week intensives and part-time acting program.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

KERRY WATTERSON

C/O New Perspectives Theatre

456 W. 37th St.

New York, NY 10018

kerrywattersoncasting@gmail.com

(347) 665-3599

1 student average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Acting Technique

Private coaching with a professional teacher-casting director.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Comedy/Improv; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

WEIST-BARRON ACTING FOR TELEVISION & FILM

Valerie Adami, Director

35 W. 45th St., 6th fl.

New York, NY 10036

weistbarron@earthlink.net

www.weistbarron.com

(212) 840-7025

10 students average per class. All levels plus showcase programs. Auditing is permitted and free. By sessions.

"Whatever your technique, the camera is the great equalizer." Prepares actors for the real world of on-camera casting and performance. Classes and workshops for technique, improv, on-camera scene classes. Also classes for teens/children and toddlers.

Acting School Category: Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

WICKHAM VOCAL STUDIOS

Performers Career Center

249 W. 34th St., Ste. 707

New York, NY 10001

www.vocalstudios.com

(646) 473-0900, Fax: (646) 473-2005

16 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. By sessions and ongoing. Offers work/study program.

Professional development in performance; emphasis on vocal technique.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

WICKHAM VOCAL STUDIOS

249 W. 34th St., Ste. 707

New York, NY 10001

www.vocalstudios.com

(646) 473-0900, Fax: (646) 473-2005

15 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is permitted. Work/study offered. Ongoing and by sessions.

The program is geared toward developing a solid acting technique in vocalists.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

WILLIAM ESPER STUDIO

208 W. 37th St.

New York, NY 10018

www.esperstudio.com

(212) 904-1350, Fax: (212) 904-1349

22 students maximum per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Dedicated to the work of Sanford Meisner and William Esper. Two-year professional actor training program. Script analysis, cold reading, auditioning, voice/speech, classical text, mask, advanced scene study, and on-camera (film and TV).

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

JOHN WINDSOR-CUNNINGHAM

38 W. 73rd St.

New York, NY 10023

j@actorclub.fsnet.co.uk

(347) 633-0398

Limited class size. Ongoing.

Ongoing scene study workshops on Shakespeare and modern British plays.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

FLORENCE WINSTON

New York, NY

(212) 541-7600

Private coaching and small groups. All levels. Ongoing.

Private coaching and small classes are a blend of Stanislavsky, Carnovsky, Meisner, and Stella Adler.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique.

WITCOVER ACTING STUDIO

Walt Witcover

40 W. 22nd St.

New York, NY 10010

witcover@yahoo.com

www.witcover.org

(212) 691-4367, Fax: (212) 989-7274

1-2 students per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. Ongoing.

Structured, practical training from the inside out. Author of "Living on Stage-Acting From the Inside Out: A Practical Process." Special attention given to the actor-singer with the "seven-step sonnet solution" for verse and song.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose.

ALAN WYNROTH

61 Morton St.

New York, NY 10014

awynroth@aol.com

(212) 675-9267, Fax: (212) 675-9267

1 student per class. All levels. By session.

Individual attention to monologues and callbacks (cold reading or rehearsed); focus on specific personal choices in response to the spoken text.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

NATASHA YANNACANEDO

of The New York Acting Company

Columbus Circle Station

P.O. Box 20846

New York, NY 10023

natasha@nyactingcompany.com

www.nyactingcompany.com

(646) 391-6136

One student average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Private coaching offered in contemporary and classical work in a safe, nurturing, noncompetitive environment where actors hone their craft, allowing them to take risks and grow as artists.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Children/Teens; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

SHANE ANN YOUNTS

New York, NY

www.shaneannyounts.com

(212) 877-2567

Voice and speech for actors: vocal ease, range, and flexibility. Skills and exercises on preparing and working on one's own. Also learning to analyze a text in-depth. Private coaching available.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching.

ZINA JASPER SCENE STUDY

11 Riverside Drive

New York, NY 10023

(212) 873-2370, Fax: (212) 873-2370

15-17 students average per class. Advanced. Auditing is permitted. Ongoing.

Private coach works one-on-one with actors for auditions and on scripts in preparation for upcoming or current roles in film, TV, and theatre; contemporary and classical scene-study class for the intermediate and advanced actor.

Acting School Category: Acting Technique; Monologue/Audition/Coaching; Multipurpose; On-Camera (Film/TV/Commercial).

CAREER COUNSELORS

JANICE HOFFMAN

Career and Lifestyle Coaching

New York, NY

www.successissweetest.com

(917) 208-0779

6 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Private coaching and workshops aimed on developing a client's best work by designing better goals, breaking through inertia, and developing new and creative ways of doing things.

Acting School Category: Career Counselor.

BRIAN O'NEIL

Acting as a Business

322 E. 89th St., #1B

New York, NY 10128

www.actingasabusiness.com

(212) 459-4502, Fax: (212) 369-3814

6 students average per class. All levels. Auditing is not permitted. By sessions.

Classes concentrate on monologue preparation and delivery as well as career strategy.

Acting School Category: Career Counselor.

SUE PORTER HENDERSON

Career Counselor

360 E. 65th St., Ste. 15-E

New York, NY 10021-6722

info@hendersonenterprises.com

www.hendersonenterprises.com

(212) 472-2292, Fax: (212) 472-5999

All levels.

Teaches actors the business of acting, so they may better promote their career and pursue it to the highest level. Helps avoid many pitfalls and the unnecessary waste of time and money.

Acting School Category: Career Counselor.

TAME THE ACTOR'S MARKET

77 Laight St.

New York, NY 10013

the-actors-market@earthlink.net

www.theactorsmarket.com

(212) 595-9001

12-15 students per class; also private coaching. All levels. Ongoing. Offers work/study program.

TAM is a marketing firm for actors that includes: Marketing packages; career coaching; monologue coaching, commercial prepping, and image consulting among its many services. Also produces seminars, "Auditions for the Industry," in New York City and Los Angeles.

Acting School Category: Career Counselor.

UNSTOPPABLE ARTISTS
BUSINESS SCHOOL

Monroe Mann,
Founder and President

info@unstoppableartists.com

www.unstoppableartists.com

(888) YSTARDOM

All levels.

Mission: To teach working artists how to get to the next level by showing them how to make their own opportunities and how to create their own breaks through attitude and business sense. Curriculum is based on books authored by Monroe Mann.

Acting School Category: Career Counselor.

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