Janice Orlandi

 

Master Teacher Movement Specialist: Physical Technique for Actors, Character Transformation & Period Styles Artistic Director Actors Movement Studio Conservatory in NYC, Featured in American Theater Magazine “Trends in Movement Training”. and Actors on the Move Currently teaching Movement and Period Styles at: Atlantic Theater Company Conservatory and NYU TISCH Theater BFA. New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Senior Faculty at HB studios, DeSotelle Meisner Studio, Core Faculty at Tom Todoroff Conservatory, Former Assistant Professor University of Arts, College of Performing Arts, in Philadelphia. Artistic Director of Actors Movement Studio Conservatory NYC, Expanded the yearlong curriculum to include International Master Teacher, Guest Artists workshops and Summer Conservatory programs including: Summer Theater Institute for Physical Theater, (accredited summer program) attracting MFA and BFA theater students and educators seeking to expand their pedagogical base and practice. Collaborated and co-taught with international Master Teachers in both New and Traditional methods of physical training for the actor. Teacher Certified Designated as a teacher-trainer of Williamson Technique for actors, including Fundamentals, Advanced Technique and Period Styles. Launched the first international “Williamson Teacher Certification Program” with founder Loyd Williamson. Advisor , Marketing, Curriculum and Faculty for Rose Buford Master Class Summer Intensive in Kent UK. Co-founder of Giles Foreman Center for Acting NYC, Launched Workshop Intensives and Teacher Certification in NYC and LA, US Home of Yat Malmgren/Laban Method of Character Transformation & Movement Psychology, Yat Malmgren founder of the Drama Center London,Extensive training in Six Viewpoints and Composition with Founder Mary Overlie, Nine Viewpoints with Anne Bogart, Tina Landau and SITI Company, extensive training in Rudolph Laban fundamentals, Certified Teacher Michael Chekhov Technique, Artistic Director and founder of Michael Chekhov Studio in NYC and Philadelphia. Trained extensively in Rasaboxes and performance theory with founder Richard Schechner. Teacher Certification Margolis Method Level I, and Teacher Certification Alba Emotion CI and CII. Certifications in physical theatre, acting techniques and movement for actors, currently completing a book “The Art of Transformation, Crossing Pedagogy”©, which explores the practice, vocabulary, affinities, origins and cross-training approaches to teaching both Traditional and New methods of Movement for the Actor, Guest Artist at International Theater Festival on” Theater and Ritual” in Kazan Russia. Spearheading “The Year of Robert Lewis”, a forgotten Master tribute to his life’s work (founding member Group Theater). Directed one woman show Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies, Five Stars -Edinburgh Fringe Festival, “The Other Mozart” Movement Director & Choreographer Period Style at Here Arts Center, Drama Desk Award Nominee, Best Solo Performance Off Broadway Theater Alliance Nominee and, Eight Innovative Theater Awards Nominated London Premiere St James, Theater, ‘Strikingly beautiful ‘ New York Times Arts Leisure. Solo Show Steven Crane Author of Red Badge of Courage, Frantic Assembly Co-produced Training Workshops with Frantic Assembly in NYC and LA, Membership: AEA, SAG/AFTRA, SDC Associate, LPTW League of Professional Theater Women, National Alliance of Acting Teachers, The Players Home of Edwin Booth NYC.

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