Join Actors Studio member Michael Carleton to learn the Stanislavski technique, or Method acting.

Learn how to create a character, actor-preparation techniques and how to perform solo or with other actors. A wonderful class for beginners or those who want to improve their skills. Topics include relaxation techniques, improvisation, script interpretation, sense memory and more.


Brief Bio

Michael Carleton is an actor/director/writer with over 30 years professional experience. He is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio, and recently returned from several years teaching acting and improvisation in Paris. Formerly he was the Producing Artistic Director of the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, and the Artistic Director of Cape May Stage in New Jersey. His play, Every Christmas Story Ever Told! has had over 450 productions around the world, and another script, Hyde, in the Shadows was a Barrymore Award nominee for outstanding new play.


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  • Acting for Beginners

    First Session: Tue, Jun 7, 2016, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

    Instructor: Michael Carleton

    Day(s): Tuesday

    Sessions: 8

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: Room To Be Assigned

    Price: from $175.00








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