Welcome to The Acting Studio, Inc. - New York
The Acting Studio, Inc. – New York, where James Price and John Grabowski are associate directors, is a private acting school and studio of distinction located in the heart of the world-famous New York City theatre district. The studio was founded in 1983 by studio director James Price, a friend and protégé of the legendary acting instructor Sanford Meisner. The studio offers short-term individual classes in acting and other disciplines related to the theatrical arts, as well as, a 2-year professional actor training program. The classes are uniquely designed to train actors, directors and writers seeking professional careers in the fields of Film, Television and Theatre. With training offered in association with Chelsea Repertory Company and Chelsea Rep LAB, the success of many of its students has earned the studio recognition for developing award-winning talent. The Acting Studio, Inc. is one of the most respected schools for acting in NYC.
You can take a look at our acting program and acting classes as well as some of the past productions of our resident theatre company, Chelsea Repertory Company.
“The Meisner Technique is one of the most important taught to contemporary actors, not only at the legendary Neighborhood Playhouse, but also by James Price, a protégé of Sanford Meisner and a Playhouse graduate, at the studio Mr. Price founded and runs, The Acting Studio, Inc., one of the most excellent schools in New York City.”
When I founded The Acting Studio, Inc., almost 30 years ago in 1983, I wanted to create a place where actors not only could STUDY ACTING but one where they could also gain invaluable, practical experience BY ACTUALLY DOING IT! Since that time, the Studio has not only provided its students with the finest, top notch, professional training needed to develop themselves into first-rate craftsmen, ...
Congratulations to Chelsea Rep LAB/Acting Studio Playwriting 1/2 student, Keith Filangieri, who was informed by the Riant Theatre Company that his short play, PAULA’S VISITOR, will be published as part of their next anthology of new plays. PAULA’S VISITOR came out of Anne Phelan’s beginning Playwriting 1 in the fall of 2011.