To Act Is to Do: Six Classes for Teachers and Actors Based on the Uta Hagen Technique

To Act Is to Do: Six Classes for Teachers and Actors Based on the Uta Hagen Technique

by Richard Alan Nichols


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ISBN-13: 9781946358066
Publisher: 39 West Press
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

RICHARD ALAN NICHOLS is an actor, teacher, and director. He studied acting as a scholarship student for five years with Uta Hagen at the HB Studio in New York and has taught acting at Washington University, Park University, Avila University, and Rockhurst University. In 1985 he created his own studio, The Actor's Craft Studio, where he instructs beginning, intermediate, and advanced actors.

Nichols' stage credits include: Nonno in The Night of the Iguana (Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre), the title role in The Giver (The Coterie), Moris in Permanent Collection (Unicorn Theatre), Morrie in Tuesdays with Morrie (American Heartland Theatre), Harry in The Sum of Us (Actors & Artists Against AIDS), Dorn in The Seagull (Missouri Repertory Theatre), and many more. His film credits include: James Ivory's Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Steven Soderbergh's King of the Hill, and the TV movie They've Taken Our Children.

Nichols has directed Jesus on Toast (KC Fringe Festival), You Can't Take It With You (Rockhurst University), Anna in the Tropics (Johnson County CC), Reckless (Unicorn Theatre), The Woolgatherer (Park University), and many more. He is the author of two plays: Land and Detours.

Nichols resides with his partner, set and costume designer Atif Rome, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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