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ABOUT MICHAEL

As Director, Writer and Choreographer:  Michael has worked with such talented and legendary artists as Arthur Miller, Martin Scorsese, Liza Minnelli, Lynn Redgrave, Tyne Daly, Tommy Tune, Jacqueline Bisset, Donna Murphy, Kate Burton, Stephen Schwartz, Kander & Ebb, and many others…

ABOUT THE CLASS

The class is geared to honing your acting technique for theatre, film, and television. Having studied with famed acting coach, Larry Moss for ten years, as well as my own experience performing, writing and directing, I am familiar with and use various acting techniques.  From Meisner to Adler and Hagan, I incorporate whatever will help each actor grow. Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re an experienced professional looking to explore new material and freshen your approach, the class provides a creative and safe environment for you to do your work…

OWN YOUR AUDITION

I’ve auditioned too many talented actors who give themselves up in auditions. I don’t mean they give up on themselves, but rather they surrender all the hard work they’ve done and years of experience they have, to nerves, the fear of being judged or not booking the job. They don’t own their audition.  Their audition owns them…

THE BASICS

Who? What?  Where?  When?  Why?  How?  Actors are detectives always searching for clues to their character.  No matter what your training, the basic approach to a character relies on these fundamental questions…

TESTIMONIALS

“I can’t imagine a better source for actors who want to get to the next level. Michael creates a fun and encouraging environment to work on monologues, scene work, camera work, and musical selections. He knows how to communicate with actors of all levels and he’d be the first person I’d call for coaching or any acting advice.”…