Found 13 collections related to Acting -- Study and teaching

Prey, Deirdre Hurst du, 1906-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-012
1.5 linear feet; 3 boxes
Michael Chekhov was an actor, director, author, and teacher, whose theories on acting and directing continue to be influential. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Aug. 29, 1891, Michael Chekhov was the nephew of author and playwright Anton... more
Hill, Holly
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-27
32 sound cassettes, analog; 32 sound cassettes, analog
Interviews of twenty-six actresses conducted by Holly Hill for the book entitled Playing Joan: Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's St. Joan (New York: Theater Communications Group, 1987). Interviewees include: Jane Alexander, Eileen Atkins,... more
Hoey, Randahl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-005
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Randahl Hoey (born Errol Randahl Hoey) is an American theatre, opera, and television director. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, he worked in Los Angeles, where he also taught acting workshops at the Actors Center of Los Angeles. The Randahl Hoey... more
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
99 boxes
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
Garfield, David
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-001
6.96 linear feet (15 boxes)
David Garfield is a New York City-based actor, author, and professor who has been a member of the Actors Studio since 1970, and who wrote a history of the Studio called The Actors Studio: A Player's Place. The Actors... more
Luce, Claire
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-015
17.01 linear feet (46 boxes)
Claire Luce (1903 -1989) was an American stage and screen actress and dancer. The Claire Luce papers hold correspondence, theater and film files, scripts, photographs, writings, art, scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting the actress's career in... more
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
HB Studio
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-105
8.27 linear feet (22 boxes, 2 other items)
This collection contains the records of HB Studio, an acting school founded by actor Herbert Berghof in New York City in 1945, and the personal and professional papers of Berghof and his wife, actress Uta Hagen. Material includes correspondence,... more
Straight, Beatrice
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-113
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes)
Beatrice Straight was an American actor who worked in theater, film, and television. The Beatrice Straight papers (1922-1987) document Straight's personal and professional life through correspondence, clippings, publications, legal records,... more
Daggett, Windsor Pratt, 1880-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-123
.31 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Windsor P. Daggett (d. 1958) was a speech teacher who specialized in working with actors. He first taught public speaking at the University of Maine in the 1910s, where he also founded the university's theater club, the Maine Masque. In the 1920s,... more
Morris, Mary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-006
5.9 linear feet (15 boxes)
Mary Morris (1895-1970) was an American stage actress. The collection, dated 1915 to 1969, holds clippings, correspondence, notes, playbills, posters, and writings.
Chandler, Joan, 1923-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-140
2.18 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joan Chandler (1923-1979, née Cheeseman) was a dancer and actor who appeared in theater, film, and television in the 1940s and 1950s. She studied dance at the Bennington School of the Arts, and was a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company in... more
Gilbert, Irene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-103
9.49 linear feet (23 boxes)
Stella Adler (1901-1992) was a renowned American actress of stage and screen, but is perhaps best known as one of the most influential teachers of acting in the United States. The Irene Gilbert and Stella Adler Papers were collected by Irene... more