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Larry Singer

Larry Singer Larry is one of the leading acting teachers of his generation. It is with 20 years of teaching experience that Larry established the Larry Singer Studios in 2006, where he continues the rich traditions of Actors´ Training, while exploring new methods to support every actor´s endeavor to prosper as an artist.

Larry teaches classes in Acting Technique & Scene Study for working actors and those committed to pursuing professional careers. Along with conducting his three professional studio classes, Larry is currently a faculty member of the MFA School of the Arts Theatre Program at Columbia University (since 2002). Larry has taught and/or directed at New York University (1992–96, 2007) as part of CAP 21, of which he is a founding board member, AADA (1988–91), AMDA (1990-95) and three ongoing professional classes at The Michael Howard Studios(1989–2006), where he served as associate director for ten years. There, as well as being the core acting teacher for the Conservatories, he also served as the first summer conservatory director, growing program enrollment from 11 to 48 students, and launched a one-year conservatory program designed to develop the actor´s artistic process as well as provide career training. Recently, Larry has accepted an invitation as a guest teacher at Muhlenberg College (2008 winter semester) and has been invited to teach at the Great Plains Theatre Conference. Other teaching invitations have brought him to Japan and Canada.

Additionally, Larry works as a coach in theatre and for film and television and is frequently hired by actors to prepare for auditions. He has worked with such rising young stars as Kerry Washington, Anson Mount, Teresa Palmer and Hayden Christiansen. He has also directed many productions for various conservatories, staging plays by Shakespeare, Odets, Shaw, Inge, Shanley and Shepard, as well as original works. As an actor, Larry made his Broadway debut in the comedy Gemini and worked off-Broadway as the lead in Andora by Max Frisch. He also worked in various roles at Ensemble Studio Theatre and Circle Rep Lab, as well as in regional theatres, on commercials and television, and in film. In 2006, Larry was a recipient of the Meritorious Service Award for his contributions to peace through culture and education.