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Janice  Orlandi
Artistic  Director 
Actors Chelhov Studio & Actors Movement Studio

Jancie Orlandi

Movement Character and Style Specialist:
Artistic Director and Director of Education at Actors Movement Studio Conservatory NYC. Actors Chekhov Studio Philadelphia and Manhattan She is a Movement and Period Style specialist, certified teacher and teacher trainer of Williamson Physical Technique for Actors, including period/styles, character and period dance. She is also a certified teacher of Michael Chekhov Technique, Personally trained with Mala Powers Executrix of the Michael Chekhov estate, also studied Michael Chekhov Technique with Joanna Merlin, Jack Colvin, who studied with Mr Chekhov directly and Lisa Dalton, Scott Fielding, Leonard Petit and Ted Pugh who trained with Beatrice Strait . Also trained in Viewpoints and Composition with Anne Bogart, Tina Landau and SITI Company. Trained in Rasaboxes with founder Richard Schechner
NYU Performance Studies.

She
has taught Michael Chekhov Technique, Movement for Actors, Viewpoints, Composition and Period Styles, for over eighteen years in educational institutions in the United States and Europe, including, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia,  Mason Gross School of the Arts; Rutgers State University;Williamstown Theatre Festival; de Lindenberg Centrum voor de Kunsten, Netherlands; State Theatre School in Odense, Denmark, and Ophelia Theatre School in Copenhagen; New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA), theNY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and School for Film and Television NYC.
She has been a chorographer, movement and style coach for Mirror Repertory Company, Princeton Repertory Shakespeare Festival, Sonnet Rep, Players Theater, Act One, Williamstown WTF.. She is the founder of the AMC Sumner Theater Institute for physical theater training, Teen Shakespeare Conservatory and Teen Shakespeare Summer Intensive. She recently worked with Mercedes Ruehl as movement coach for her portrayal of Frida Kahlo in the Bay Street Theatre production of Viva La Vida! Former students: Tom Pelphrey, Guiding Light, Emmy Award winner 2006; and Micah Alberti, All My Children,Guiding Light and Wildfire, Fox Five.

Movement and Style coach for University of the Arts productions of Little Women and Bat Boy. Directing includes: Lysistrata, The International Lysistrata Project, The Three Sisters, A Grand Ball In the Belle Epoch  the Garment District Theater, The Legacy, Dave Gold Show, Manhattan Cable, Dolores , Apprentice Company Williamstown Theater Festival, An adaptation of Chekhov's Vaudeville (The Brute), VODKA TANGO, and an adaptation of Chekhov’s (Uncle Vanya); UNCLE VANYA'S DREAM, Expanded Arts NYC.

Founding Member Echo Repertory Company, produced and adapted new plays including: " The Lost Art of Letters " and "The Triangle Factory Fire Project" (A tribute to the women who died and survived the Triangle Factory Fire of 1911). A member of Expanded Arts Theater Company, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, New York and Artistic Director the New Vaudeville Theater in the Garment District and the Fashion District Arts Festival NYC.

(AEA) & (SAG) Member 
National Accociation of Movement  Educators

Press:
How to Choose A Monologue by Karern Kohlhaas
Sited Jancie Orlandi, Master Teacher and Period Style expert. Showbusiness Weekly Featured in Fall 2005 and Spring 2004
Movement and Period Style Specialist...
Soul of The American Actor Inteteview: Ronald Rand  in Fall 2005
Chanel 11 Morning News Period Style Salon Event Featured on 
 

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