Acting Teachers of America: A Vital Tradition

Acting Teachers of America: A Vital Tradition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581154733
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

About the Author

Ronald Rand is an actor, playwright, and the founder of The Soul of the American Actor, the only art-theater newspaper dedicated to the art and craft of the actor and the art of the theater. He performs his acclaimed one-man play, LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion, around the world. He lives in New York City.

Luigi Scorcia specializes in portraits and headshots for actors. His work has appeared in the Village Voice, the New York Post, and many other publications, and his clients include MTV and Bravo. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     xi
Author's Note     xiii
Foreword     xv
Introduction     xvii
Acting Teachers
Gregory Abels   Michal Sinnott     3
Gary Austin   Lillias White     7
Harold Baldridge   Amos Crawley     12
Bud Beyer   Kate VanDevender     16
Ron Burrus   Michael Landes     21
Ivana Chubbuck   Eriq La Salle     25
Susan Grace Cohen   Karen Allen     30
William Esper   Sam Rockwell     35
Maggie Flanigan   Kadee Strickland     40
Julie Garfield   Jill Bianchini     44
Kathryn Gately   James Gandolfini     48
Michael Howard   Boyd Gaines     52
Zina Jasper   Betsy Aidem     57
Milton Katselas   Doris Roberts     62
Ed Kovens   Bethany Butler     67
Barbara Mackenzie-Wood   Megan Hilty     71
Joanna Merlin   Dawn Arnold     75
Robert X. Modica   John Turturro     80
Eric Morris   Joan Hotchkis     84
George Morrison   Gene Hackman     89
Larry Moss   Pamela Gien     94
Elizabeth Parrish   Robbie Sublett     100
Robert Patterson   Jo Beth Williams     104
Carol Fox Prescott   Libby Skala     108
Joanna Rotte   Saxon Trainor     114
Terry Schreiber   Edward Norton     118
Sande Shurin   Jicky Schnee     123
Melissa Smith   Daniel Beaty     128
Robin Lynn Smith   Kate Wisniewski     133
Alice Spivak   James Dale     138
John Strasberg   Steve Buscemi     142
Penny Templeton   Sarah Wynter     147
Ron Van Lieu   Billy Crudup     152
Wendy Ward   Clayton Dean     156
Loyd Williamson   Kristin Davis     161
Actors Who Teach Acting
Olympia Dukakis   Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros     169
Andre De Shields   Jill Melanie Wirth     175
Stephen Mckinley Henderson   Christopher Roberts     181
Anne Jackson   Chris Chin      186
Austin Pendleton   Molly Regan     191
Marian Seldes   Patti LuPone     196
Directors Who Teach Acting
Anne Bogart   Saheem Ali     203
Zelda Fichandler   Adam Dannheiser     207
Gerald Freedman   William Hurt     214
Michael Kahn   Laura Linney     220
Theodore Mann   Salome Jens     225
Lloyd Richards   Sidney Poitier     230
Larry Sacharow   Stephanie DiMaggio     235
Mel Shapiro   Laura San Giacomo     238
Arthur Storch   Jay Russell     244
Suggested Reading List     251
Index     257

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