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Also Credited As: M. Chekhov
 
Michael Chekhov Headshot
Date Of Birth:
August 29, 1891
Date Of Death:
September 30, 1955 (64)
Birth Place:
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
 
Michael Chekhov Headshot
Date of Birth: August 29, 1891
Date of Death: September 30, 1955 (64)

Birth Place: St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
Prism Theatre Company Announces First Annual SPOTLIGHT ON Festival Photo Prism Theatre Company Announces First Annual SPOTLIGHT ON Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021

Prism Theatre Company has announced the playwrights, directors, and cast of Prism’s first annual Spotlight On festival of new works, sharing the stories of women playwrights throughout the bi-state area. Each night of staged readings will be followed by a talkback with the actors, playwrights, and Prism creative team. 

HONDURAS by Sara Farrington, Performed by Valeria A Avina. Joins The One Festival And Photo HONDURAS by Sara Farrington, Performed by Valeria A Avina. Joins The One Festival And Their 'One Cares' Initiative
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

The One Festival will present HONDURAS by Sara Farrington. HONDURAS is a solo piece based on experiences from several Honduran immigrant mothers in the New York/New Jersey area, all of whom connected with Sara & Immigrant Families Together.

SPOTLIGHT ON... WOMEN WRITING: PRISM'S FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS Seeks Submissions Photo SPOTLIGHT ON... WOMEN WRITING: PRISM'S FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS Seeks Submissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Prism is currently seeking submissions for new plays by women playwrights based in Missouri or Illinois for ‚ÄúSpotlight on... Women Writing: Prism‚Äôs Festival of New Works.‚ÄĚ Prism is accepting non-musical plays of any length that feature 2 ‚Äď 15 characters. All submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Rose Bruford College London Launches Summer Masterclasses in Acting, Voice Directing, Photo Rose Bruford College London Launches Summer Masterclasses in Acting, Voice Directing, and More
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2021

London's Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has assembled world-renowned Master Teachers to deliver Online Summer Master-Classes and Workshops in July and August 2021.

New Hampshire Theatre Project Presents A TEMPEST PRAYER Photo New Hampshire Theatre Project Presents A TEMPEST PRAYER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

New Hampshire Theatre Project’s new play development program, SoloStage will continue this March with Peter Josephson’s A Tempest Prayer, a one-man retelling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Josephson skillfully depicts the multitude of characters in what is thought to be Shakespeare’s last play written alone.

MICHA and University of Windsor Launch Digital Version of MICHAEL CHEKHOV: THE ACTOR  Photo MICHA and University of Windsor Launch Digital Version of MICHAEL CHEKHOV: THE ACTOR IS THEATRE Archives
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2020

The Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA)--the not-for-profit association dedicated to preserving the artistic vision and technique of actor/director/author Michael Chekhov-- in collaboration with the University of Windsor, today announced the launch of the digital version of Deirdre Hurst du Prey's Michael Chekhov: The Actor is the Theatre Archives.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Books on Acting to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Books on Acting to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2020

Looking for something new to read while staying inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more of our favorite books on acting! 

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of July 20 - Music From Ethan Slater, Telly Le Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of July 20 - Music From Ethan Slater, Telly Leung, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2020

This week features new music from Ethan Slater, Telly Leung, and more, plus the off-Broadway cast recording of Broadbend, Arkansas, the script for James Graham's play Ink, and more!

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Acting to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Acting to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020

Looking for something new to read while staying inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite books on acting!

Theaters Offering Virtual Summer Classes, Workshops and More! Photo Theaters Offering Virtual Summer Classes, Workshops and More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2020

Summer is here, and that means an abundance of heat, sunshine, and creativity just waiting to be brought to life. While the global health crisis may still be keeping the doors to most theaters shut, theater companies around the country have risen to the challenge and created new doors to walk through- virtual ones!

Shea's Performing Arts Center Announces Virtual Summer Camps Photo Shea's Performing Arts Center Announces Virtual Summer Camps
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2020

Shea's Performing Arts Center (PAC) has announced Shea's 2020 Virtual Summer Camps.

Rose Bruford College Launches Online Masterclass Courses Photo Rose Bruford College Launches Online Masterclass Courses
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2020

London's Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has launched a range of online summer masterclasses and workshops run by internationally renowned practitioners.

Rose Bruford Guest Artist Master Teachers Deliver Summer Master Classes & Workshops O Photo Rose Bruford Guest Artist Master Teachers Deliver Summer Master Classes & Workshops Online
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2020

London's Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has assembled world-renowned Master Teachers to deliver Online Summer Master-Classes and Workshops in July 2020.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Nan McNamara, an Award-Winning Actress, World Premiere Dir Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Nan McNamara, an Award-Winning Actress, World Premiere Director, and Acting Instructor
by Shari Barrett - May 9, 2020

This Spotlight focuses on Nan McNamara, an award-winning actress who I have seen in many productions at the Actors Co-op in Hollywood, perhaps most notably in the 2017 Ovation Award-winning '33 Variations' in which she played a journalist who was able to go back in time to interview Ludwig Von Beethoven (an outstanding performance by Bruce Ladd) about his work. But what happened to the world premiere production of Lee Blessing's 'A Body of Water' which Nan directed when Covid-19 shut down L.A. theaters?

MICHA Scholar Lab Announced For June 2020 Photo MICHA Scholar Lab Announced For June 2020
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA), the not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic vision and technique of Michael Chekhov for the actor, director and teacher, are delighted to announce this year's MICHA scholar award recipients Cass Fleming and Roanna Mitchell. Cass and Roanna's lab titled, 'The Third Space: Chekhov Technique in pedagogic, applied, therapeutic, and community contexts' will work toward devising a 'tool kit' in relation to their practice-based research. The Lab will take place Sunday June 21 to Friday June 26 at Connecticut College in New London, CT. There are a limited number of spaces for members of the theatre acting and teaching community who would like to join Cass and Roanna in their investigations. The fee is $350 (Including meals, MICHA membership is required at $75 plus a $75 non refundable registration fee to reserve your spot) and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Campus housing is available at an additional cost. To register and apply for this the Lab or to learn about MICHA's other summer workshops visit our website at www.michaelchekhov.org

Gennady Bogdanov Leads  Rose Bruford College 2020 London Summer Masterclass Offer Photo Gennady Bogdanov Leads Rose Bruford College 2020 London Summer Masterclass Offer
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

BWW Review: I TAKE YOUR HAND IN MINE... at Taffety Punk Photo BWW Review: I TAKE YOUR HAND IN MINE... at Taffety Punk
by Roger Catlin - Dec 12, 2019

Cast Announced for RETABLOS, STORIES FROM A LIFE LIVED ALONG THE BORDER Photo Cast Announced for RETABLOS, STORIES FROM A LIFE LIVED ALONG THE BORDER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

Word for Word's first production of the 2020 Season is Octavio Solis's Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border from his same titled memoir of growing up in El Paso. Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border runs February 22 -March 15, in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. The production is directed by Sheila Balter and Jim Cave and opens with press performance February 22 & 23, Saturday 8 PM & Sunday 3 PM (previews Feb.19- 21).

Sara & Reid Farrington's BRANDOCAPOTE to Premiere at The Tank Photo Sara & Reid Farrington's BRANDOCAPOTE to Premiere at The Tank
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Foxy Films' BrandoCapote, conceived by Reid Farrington & Sara Farrington, written by Sara Farrington (2017 Drama Desk nominee for CasablancaBox; Leisure, Labor, Lust at The Tank/The Mount/Art House) and directed by Reid Farrington (2017 Drama Desk nominee for CasablancaBox; The Return at The Met; Tyson vs. Ali at 3LD/PS122's Coil Festival) with Chorography by Laura K Nicoll (Tyson vs. Ali at 3LD) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), November 7-24

Michael Chekhov Festival Announces Upcoming Shows at the Ridgefield Theater Barn Photo Michael Chekhov Festival Announces Upcoming Shows at the Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019

The Michael Chekhov Theatre Festival announces their three upcoming shows to be presented October 18th and 19th, 2019 at the Ridgefield Theater Barn.

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