Magazine article American Theatre

The New Actors Workshop; Two Year Professional Actor Training Program: Founded by Three Master Teacher/directors

Magazine article American Theatre

The New Actors Workshop; Two Year Professional Actor Training Program: Founded by Three Master Teacher/directors

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Earn a certificate or Master of Arts Degree

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How We Are Different

* Our small size creates an intimacy that facilitates your growth as an actor.

* Our continuity of instructors permits a deepening of teacher-student rapport.

* Our balance between improvisational work and scene work enhances flexibility.

* Our curriculum gives you access to the newest discoveries in actor training.

* Our focus on the creative process increases your capacity to surprise yourself.

* Our environment allows you to feel safe to explore your personal boundaries.

* Our faculty continues to study the teacher-student relationship.

* Performances in improvisational shows, scene nights, and Story Theater give you three distinctively different experiences in front of an audience.

PAUL SILLS

* son of Viola Spolin and the foremost exponent of her work.

* original director of "The Second City" (1959-65) which played on Broadway.

* creator of "Story Theatre," which played on and off Broadway, and throughout the United States. He is constantly in rehearsal with new productions

* co-founder of Compass as well as Game Theatre and Sills and Co.

GEORGE MORRISON

* trained at the Yale School of Drama and with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio.

* taught at the Juilliard Drama Center.

* Professor of Theatre Arts Emeritus at the State University of New York at Purchase, a founding member of the Actor Training Program. …

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