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Announcing the Readers’ Choice Nominees!

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Announcing the Readers’ Choice Nominees!

They're here! After two months of taking nominations from you, the Backstage readers, the nominees for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards are finally here! Note: Voting is now closed and the winners will announced in the Sept. 4 issue of Backstage, as well as online. Congratulations nominees!

NYC Headshot Photographer
Barry Morgenstein, Barry Morgenstein Photography
Peter Hurley, Peter Hurley Photography
Xanthe Elbrick, Xanthe Elbrick Photography
Douglas Gorenstein, Douglas Gorenstein Photography
Taylor Hooper, Taylor Hooper Photography

L.A. Headshot Photographer
Paul Smith, Paul:Smith Photographer
Cathryn Farnsworth, Cathryn Farnsworth Photography
David Muller, David Muller Photography
Joanna Degeneres, Joanna Degeneres Photography
Stephanie Girard, Stephanie Girard Headshots

NYC Dance Studio
Broadway Dance Center
Steps on Broadway
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Peridance Capezio Center
Ripley-Grier Studios

L.A. Dance Studio
Edge Performing Arts Center
Millennium Dance Complex
Debbie Reynolds Dance Studios
Blackbird, Blackbird Dance Company
Joe Tremaine, Tremaine Dance Conventions

NYC Audition Technique Teacher
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Studio of Acting
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor’s Workshop
Deb Jackel, The William Esper Studio
Mary Boyer, MTB Studio

L.A. Audition Technique Teacher
Amy Lyndon, The Lyndon Technique
Chambers Stevens
Craig Wallace, The Wallace Audition Technique
Ted Brunetti, The Ted Brunetti Studio
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor’s Workshop

NYC On-Camera Teacher
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Studio of Acting
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor’s Workshop
Ron Burrus, Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Mary Boyer, MTB Studio

L.A. On-Camera Teacher
Chambers Stevens
Ryan R. Williams
Carolyne Barry, Carolyne Barry Creative
Ted Brunetti, The Ted Brunetti Studio
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor’s Workshop

NYC Acting School/Coach
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Studio of Acting
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop
Larry Singer, Larry Singer Studios
Stella Adler Studio of Acting

L.A. Acting School/Coach
Alex Taylor, The Taylor School of Acting
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop
Chambers Stevens
Ted Brunetti, The Ted Brunetti Studio
Keep It Real Acting

NYC Vocal/Singing Coach
Badiene Magaziner, Badiene Magaziner Vocal Studio
Nancy Mayans, The William Esper Studio
David Brunetti
Michael Jacobs
Kim Plumridge, MTB Studio

L.A. Vocal/Singing Coach
Anthony Fontana
Steven Memel
Sarah Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds Voice Studio
Lisa Harrison
Teri Danz

NYC Voiceover Teacher
Andy Roth
Anna Garduno, Voice Forward
Mary Workman, The Acting Studio
Melanie Ehrlich
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Studio of Acting

L.A. Voiceover Teacher
Lynnanne Zager
Nancy Wolfson, Braintracks Audio
Debi Derryberry
Reed Rudy
Kalmenson & Kalmenson

NYC Improv Training Center
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
Peoples Improv Theater
Samantha Jones
Magnet Theater
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Studio of Acting

L.A. Improv Training Center
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
The Groundlings
The Second City
iO West
The Carolyne Barry Workshops

NYC Acting Class For Kids
The Broadway Workshop
Broadway Artists Alliance
A Class Act NY
The Actor’s Garage
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop

L.A. Acting Class For Kids
Chambers Stevens
Diane Christiansen Coaching
Keep It Real Acting
Caroline Liem, Caroline Liem's Teen-Youth Class
3-2-1- Acting Studios

NYC Monologue Coach
John Pallotta, John Pallotta Acting Studio
Bobby Holder, The Actor’s Project
David Newer, William Esper Studio
Matthew Corozine, Matthew Corozine Studios
Larry Singer, Larry Singer Studios

L.A. Monologue Coach
Alex Taylor, The Taylor School of Acting
Chambers Stevens
Diane Christiansen, Diane Christiansen Coaching
Judy Kain, Keep It Real Acting
Anthony Meindl, Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop

NYC Actor Hangout
Blockheads
Drama Bookshop
Pioneers Bar
Characters NYC
Ripley-Grier Studios

L.A. Actor Hangout
Griffith Park
Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop
Bourgeois Pig
Birds
Century City

NYC Workout Spot
Equinox
Mark Fisher Fitness
Crunch
Planet Fitness
New York Sports Club

L.A. Workout Spot
Runyon Canyon
24 Hour Fitness
L.A. Fitness
Equinox
Gold’s Gym

NYC Survival Job
Bartender
Waiter
Catering
Babysitting
Temping

L.A. Survival Job
Bartender
Waiter
Catering
Uber driver
Babysitting

NYC Rehearsal Studio
Ripley-Grier Studios
Simple Studios
Pearl Studios
Anthony Meindl’s Actors Workshop
Shetler Studios

L.A. Rehearsal Studio
Keep It Real Acting
Anthony Meindl’s Actors Workshop
Screenland Studios
Diane Christiansen Coaching
Michelle Danner

Acting Technique Book
“At Left Brain Turn Right,” by Anthony Meindl
“The Art of Acting,” by Stella Adler
“The Actor’s Art and Craft: William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique,” by William Esper & Damon DiMarco
“Sanford Meisner on Acting,” by Sanford Meisner
“Audition: Everything an Actor Needs to Know to Get the Part,” by Michael Shurtleff”
“The Ultimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actors’ Commercial Study-Guide!,” by Chambers Stevens
“The Lyndon Technique,” by Amy Lyndon
“Hit The Ground Running: The Smart Actor’s Guide,” by Carolyne Barry

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