Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years

The Stella Adler Studio officially celebrated its 60th Anniversary at the fifth annual Stella by Starlight Fundraising Gala on October 19th at the home of Antonio "LA" Reid. This year's honorees included Whoopi Goldberg, Elaine Stritch, Suzanne Shank, Debra Wasser and Bennett Zier. First Lady of Wall Street Muriel "Mickey" Siebert presented Ms. Shank with The Harold Clurman Corporate Award for outstanding commitment and contributions to the betterment of community. 

The Stella Adler Studio's mission is to create an environment that nurtures theatre artists who value humanity, their own and others, as their first priority while providing art and education to the greater community. The Studio's programming centers on the idea that growth as an actor and as a human being is synonymous.

About The Stella Adler Studio of Acting: The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is an acting school based in New York City. The actress and teacher Stella Adler founded the Studio in 1949. Adler founded the Studio on her belief in the seriousness of her art. Adler and the school have trained many of the brilliant actors of our time. The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is a nonprofit organization, which trains over 500 actors annually. The Studio also presents public lectures, poetry readings, concerts, theater performances, dance theater events and an annual arts festival. For more information visit the newly designed www.stellaadler.com.

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Bennett Zier

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Elaine Stritch

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Elaine Stritch

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Muriel Siebert and Suzanne Shank

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Debra Wasser

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Debra Wasser

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Ruby Dee

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Jammal Dee and Ruby Dee

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Whoopi Goldberg

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Whoopi Goldberg

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Kate Mulgrew

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Governor David Patterson

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Tom Oppenheim and Governor David Patterson

Photo Coverage: The Stella Adler Studio Celebrates 60 Years
Al Sharpton



Comment & Share



About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com