Acting and Movement Summer Institute


The curriculum includes a wide variety of acting methods and physically based techniques for physical and emotional transformation and is designed to develop the Actor’s ability to transform into the Body, Life & World of the Character.

Contact Information

302 west 37 street United States

phone: view phone212 736-3309


Additional Information

Featured in American Theater Magazine 2011


Summer Theater Institute


Acting and Physical Theater Institute                                        June 1 to July 1, 2013

Early Registration Scholarships $ 500.00                                                                                  Open the doors to your Imagination-and -Master the Art of Transformation!                                                                 

Train with Master Teachers and Award-Winning Guest Artists—                                                                              Featured  in Nicole Potters Book “Movement for Actors”                                                                                                        Featured in American Theatre Magazine and Backstage!

 A Month of Physical Training with Master Teachers and Guest Artists

  • Williamson Physical Technique

  • Williamson Period Style Salon  & Period Character

  • Fitzmaurice Vocal Technique

  • Michael Chekhov Technique

  • Character and Neutral Mask

  • Action Theater

  • Mime and Pantomime

  • Viewpoints and Composition

  • Feldenkrais Movement

  • Margolis Technique 

  • RasaBoxes 

  • Clowning and Buffoon and More ...

 The Summer Institute  the only intensive training program of its kind. The curriculum includes a variety of acting methods and physically based techniques and is specifically designed to develop the actor’s Instrument. Students will be immersed in an intensive program with Master Teachers and Award Winning Guest Artists, surrounded by the cultural ambiance of NYC.

The Curriculum includes  wide variety of both Traditional and Innovative physically based methods and techniques for training actors. Working with Master Teachers and founders of new innovative Movement Pedagogies; Williamson, Viewpoints, RasaBoxes and Margolis Method as well as traditional forms of movement training for actors; Mask, Mime, Clown, Laban and Michael Chekhov Technique, The program is specifically designed to expand the actor's physical technique and tool box, and to develop the actors creative imagination, vocal range and expressive body the total Instrument and Includes a variety physically based Acting Methods & Character Transformation Techniques designed to develop the Actor’s ability to transform into Body, Life & World of the Character.

 The program culminates in a three hour fully costumed Period Style Salon © (Williamson Technique), "A Grand Ball in the Bell Epoch". Using Williamson Period Style Movement and Michael Chekhov Character Transformation participants will create a historical character from the Edwardian Era, through the application of Chekhov's Imaginary Body, Character Centers and Character Atmospheres along with Williamson's in depth exploration of the imaginary world of the character, the polite world of manners, etiquette and period dance, the qualities of movement of the period, as well as entering the experience of the world of the historic fantasy place, along with Chekhov's Character and imagination exercises.

For over 30 years-Actors Movement Studio Home of the Williamson Technique © and Period Style Salons © has offered Movement and diverse physical training for the actor, and has been featured in SHOWBUSINESS, The Soul of the American Actor, and the critically acclaimed book by Nicole Potter, Movement for Actors. American Theater Teaching Theater Magazine, and Backstage

 Summer Theater Institute NYC

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