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  1. Michael Howard Studios is the country’s premiere professional acting studio for theatre, film, and television.

  2. Founded in 1953 by actor and director Michael Howard, a protege of both Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse and Lee Strasberg at the Actor’s Studio, it is the longest running, privately-owned acting Studio in New York.  Michael established his Studio grounded in the dramatic innovations of Konstantin Stanislavski.  The Studio has evolved to incorporate many schools of thought and techniques from around the world.  Its core belief is to help actors develop a technique - a method which is truly individual.


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Acting for Film and Television Workshop with Gabrielle Berberich returns November 13th

Advanced Teen Scene Study Returns Saturday, September 19th

Fundamentals of Acting begins Monday, September 21st

Patsy Rodenburg returns for Levels I - III starting Wednesday, October 21st. Level III play is The Tempest!

Check out Ted Sod’s interview with Ewan McGregor where he names Patsy Rodenburg as the teacher who had the most influence on him!

Michael Howard Studios announces the establishment of The Patsy Rodenburg Center for Voice and Speech and the Rodenburg Master Teacher Certification Program. For more information call 212/645-1525 or email here.

The New York Times spotlights Patsy Rodenburg in A Voice Instructor for the Leads in Romeo and Juliet

Kerry Washington discussing our Conservatory in this month's issue of ELLE MAGAZINE Click Here

Patsy Rodenburg Brings You: Shakespeare In The Present, now available for purchase by calling the Michael Howard Studios office!

April 2, 2011: Patsy Rodenburg spotlighted in The Guardian’s “A Working Life: The Voice Coach”

June 2, 2010: “Welcome To My Family,” a commercial produced and cast by Michael Howard Studios owner Gabrielle Berberich which features Paul Sorvino, is now airing nationwide.

March 30, 2010: Patsy Rodenburg chosen by TED.COM as the “Best of the Web”.  Visit for more information and to watch a video.

January 5, 2010:  American Theatre Magazine profiles Patsy Rodenburg, Master Shakespeare Instructor at Michael Howard Studios.      Full Article

May, 2009    Michael Howard is honored with an official Mayoral Proclamation.

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