Terry Knickerbocker Studio


Terry Knickerbocker, Studio Director

Nate Flower, Director of Movement

Matthew Dudley, Director of Voice

Pandora Scooter, Script Analysis/Theater History/Solo Show Writing

Sinead O'Donoghue, Emotional Support Group Leader

Katie Flahive, On Camera

Allison Brzezinski, Industry Workshops

Shelly Wyant, Mask

Kendrick Merdani, Associate Acting Teacher

Kana Sato, Movement Teacher

Julia Crockett, Movement Teacher

Mackian Bauman, Movement Teacher

Justin Cimino, Clown/Administrator

Kristan Brown, Director of Admissions

Celestine Rae, Associate Acting Teacher

John Gutierrez, Associate Acting Teacher

Annie McGovern, Associate Acting Teacher

Marisa Cazanave-Steward, Operations Director

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Class Details

20 students per class max. All levels. 18 years and older. Ongoing classes. Auditing is not permitted. Work study available.


Acting Technique/Scene Study, Audition Technique/Cold Reading, Business of Acting, Classical, Commercials, Conservatory/University, On-Camera Technique, Physical Theater/Movement, Private Coaching, Solo Shows, Voice/Dialects/Accent Reduction, Voiceover


Terry Knickerbocker Studio is a Meisner acting school located in NYC in the heart of Industry City, Brooklyn. A belief in a holistic approach to actor training is the source of the studio's unwavering commitment to nurturing the total actor: body, mind, and soul. Offers an affordable alternative to MFA programs, without sacrificing quality by providing a conservatory setting. The faculty rigorously trains the actor to succeed in a highly competitive industry. Seeking students who are diverse, generous, curious, collaborative, open-hearted, spirited, uncompromising, and real. The work done at the Terry Knickerbocker Studio exemplifies impeccable integrity, joyous practice, bold choices, and a lively sense of play.

Offers a two-year professional acting conservatory, as well as a third-year program, which focuses on the actor as an artist and an entrepreneur. Offers an ongoing master class with Terry Knickerbocker. The studio is by interview only.

Offers a high school summer program for rising Juniors and Seniors.