NYC and L.A. Winners of the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards Announced

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You’ve spoken, Backstage readers! As the ones on the ground doing the hard work of being and becoming an actor, we turned to you for the best of the best in terms of providing actors with the tools necessary for success, and you told us! From headshots to on-camera classes, here are this year’s winners in NYC and Los Angeles.

And a final congratulations to all of our winners and nominees! For those interested, contact to receive a seal indicating that you were an official finalist in the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards.

NYC Headshot Photographer
Peter Hurley, Peter Hurley Photography

L.A. Headshot Photographer
Stephanie Girard, Stephanie Girard Headshots

NYC Dance Studio
Broadway Dance Center

L.A. Dance Studio
Edge Performing Arts Center

NYC Audition Technique Teacher
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio

L.A. Audition Technique Teacher
Chambers Stevens

NYC On-Camera Teacher
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio

L.A. On-Camera Teacher
Ryan R. Williams

NYC Acting School/Coach
Ted Bardy, Ted Bardy Studio

L.A. Acting School/Coach
Chambers Stevens

NYC Vocal/Singing Coach
Nancy Mayans, The William Esper Studio

L.A. Vocal/Singing Coach
Lisa Harrison

NYC Voiceover Teacher
Andy Roth

L.A. Voiceover Teacher
Debi Derryberry

NYC Improv Training Center
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

L.A. Improv Training Center
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

NYC Acting Class For Kids
Broadway Artists Alliance

L.A. Acting Class For Kids
Chambers Stevens

NYC Monologue Coach
David Newer, William Esper Studio

L.A. Monologue Coach
Chambers Stevens

NYC Actor Hangout
Drama Bookshop

L.A. Actor Hangout
Griffith Park

NYC Workout Spot

L.A. Workout Spot
Runyon Canyon

NYC Survival Job

L.A. Survival Job

NYC Rehearsal Studio
Ripley-Grier Studios

L.A. Rehearsal Studio
Keep It Real Acting

Acting Technique Book
“The Ultimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actors’ Commercial Study-Guide!,” by Chambers Stevens