John StrasbergJohn Strasberg's international career continues the artistic tradition of the Strasberg family. His revolutionary insights and discoveries in teaching, the Organic Creative Process, exceed the systems and methods of the great teachers preceding him. After directing and teaching in Europe for 12 years, in 1996 he returned to New York, opening John Strasberg Studios, an International Center for Theater Arts and Creative Development. His first book, Accidentally On Purpose: Reflections on Life, Acting, and the Nine Natural Laws of Creativity, is a deeply personal memoir that recounts the discovery of the Organic Creative Process. A film, titled Accidentally On Purpose, won Best Education Documentary at the Los Angeles International Independent Film Festival in 2000, as well as several Honorable Mention awards in other major film festivals. He has conceived, designed, and directed major, award-winning productions in Europe since 1983; most recently productions of Shakespeare’s Richard III, Aristophanes’ The Assemblywomen and, Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac in Spain. In Canada, he designed and directed a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream using music and puppets. He has directed numerous award winning productions in New York and Europe. He cofounded New York’s Mirror Repertory Company, directed Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets, Inheritors by Susan Glaspell, Rain, Vivat! Vivat Regina!, and Ghosts by Ibsen, working with Geraldine Page. At the Actor’s Studio he worked alongside Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Al Pacino, Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, Robert DeNiro, Harvey Keitel, Elia Kazan, and many others. He co-directed Alice in Wonderland on Broadway with Eva LeGallienne. Currently, he teaches at John Strasberg Studios in New York, and Montreal, and teaches, directs, and lectures in many countries. He has taught and lectured at the National Theater in London, the Centro Dramatico in Madrid, the National Theater in Buenos Aires, the National Film Board in Canada, and in Italy, Germany, Norway, England, Peru, and in the United States at Yale, NYU, and The New School. He is developing a musical play The Shooting Party, which he adapted from the only full-length novel written by Anton Chekhov. He also wrote the lyrics. He is also developing a modern version of The Cherry Orchard.

Clark KeeClark Kee began his professional career in the 70’s as an actor and assistant director at the Williamstown Theater Festival. At Yale University he studied German literature with Peter Demetz (editor of “Brecht a Collection of Critical Essays”), acting with Nikos Psacharapoulos and Bill Peters, and worked with directors Walter Dallas, Rob Rooy, and Jeff Wachtel. After a stint as Lynne Meadow’s assistant at the Manhattan Theatre Club, Clark founded the West-Park Theater in Manhattan, producing updated classics and new works, including two by Oscar-winner Ted Tally. As an actor Clark has appeared regionally, Off Broadway, and as a guest artist with the Columbia University graduate theater program. Recent film appearances include the role of Hunter S. Thompson in Sunshine Deli and Grocery, Minimal Knowledge with Cristian de la Fuente, and A Dangerous Place with Kristen Dalton, currently in post-production.

Audrey LavineAudrey Lavine received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice Performance/Opera from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Italian basso Italo Tajo, who taught less about beautiful singing and more what it means to know what it is one is singing about. She also studied vocal pedagogy with Hubert Kockritz, examining the physical production of sound, and the relationship of pronunciation and language to how those sounds are produced. Audrey's teaching is informed by her performing experience on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theater and concert venues, which has provided opportunities to work with a wide range of stage directors, musical directors and choreographers, continuing her exposure to a varietyof styles and working methods. She was the in-house voice teacher for a private high school in Cincinnati, and after taking up residence in New York, was contracted by the theater department at Brooklyn College to teach non-music majors who wanted to explore the world of musical theater. She has a private practice for voice students, and currently coaches selective students on a case-by-case basis.

Dennis DaviesDennis Davies has acted, directed, and produced Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway productions. Some theaters he has performed include Ubu Rep, Ensemble Studio Theater, Tribeca Lab, Sanford Meisner Theater, The Fake Gallery (L.A.), Workhouse Theater, Mirror Rep, Samuel French, and others. He is featured in numerous independent films. He began working with John Strasberg in 1987. Other training includes Circle-In-The- Square, Michael Howard Studios, Alan Langdon, Tim Phillips, Joy Todd (CSA), Roundabout (Gene Feist), and Maria Ferrari (CSA). He is a Hunter College graduate (BA English Writing and Philosophy). He has been a guest actor at Columbia University's Graduate Film School. AEA, SAG.

Anne PasqualeAnne Pasquale (actress & playwright) is presently a member of The Actors Studio. She trained at L.A.M.D.A. and the New York School of the Arts. She has appeared on T.V. in As The World Turns and Search for Tomorrow. In Great Britain she performed a range of roles from Viola in Twelfth Night to Sarah Goddard, a turn of the century Rhode Island feminist. Some of her New York stage credits include; The New Dramatist's Three Sisters, Lincoln Center's A View from the Bridge, Theatre of the Open Eye ‘s Birdbath, The 78th Street Theatre Lab’s Ruffian on the Stair. And Paradise Lost at The Actors Studio. In addition Ms. Pasquale creates and tours her repertoire of Living History Programs for audiences of all ages in venues along the East Coast. Recent appearances include: Nellie at The NHHC Chautauqua, Liberty Belles at The Yale University Museum and Deborah Sampson at The John Jay Homestead.

Judy KrauseJudy Krause is a New York University Drama Graduate. She has been working professionally as an actor since 1991, training with John Strasberg, Uta Hagen and Tim Phillips. She won an OOBR award in 2001 for her performance in Suzanne Bachner's Circle. She directed at Ensemble Studio Theatre and produced Wide Screen Version of the World by Han Ong and Anne Bogart at Circle Rep. She produces, writes and acts in corporate industrial films. She has performed stand up comedy at Caroline's, appeared in national television commercials and can be heard in radio plays. Television: Everybody Hates Chris, Sex and The City, Spin City. Film includes: When, Accidentally on Purpose, Poisoned Kiss, A Rogue in Londinium. She can be seen in the title role in We Call Her Benny by Suzanne Bachner, Off-Broadway in April 2008. AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

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