"Acting Chekhov: The Stella Adler Approach" with Master Teacher Sam Schacht

Event Location: 
Whitman Theater - Whitman College
Event Audience: 
open to the public
Event Detail: 

Sam Schacht, actor and Master Teacher of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYC  will present a lecture/demonstration on Anton Chekhov's The Three Sisters.

Mr. Schacht is the former Dean of the Actors Studio Drama School. Acting credits include: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Golda, Bosoms and Neglect, and The Magic Show. Off-Broadway credits include: True West, Jack Gelber’s Rehearsal, and The Increased Difficulty of Concentration (Lincoln Center). Television credits include: “Law & Order”, “The Equalizer”, “Ryan’s Hope”, “One Life to Live”, “Love is a Many Splendored Thing”, “Paradise Lost”, and “True West”. Film credits include: Another You, A Shock to the System, Heart of Midnight, The Manhattan Project, Tattoo, The Gambler, A New Leaf, and Puzzle of a Downfall Child. Mr. Schacht has directed Off-Broadway and regionally and was the co-founder of two thriving New York acting companies, The New Group and The Workshop.

Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, The Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, The Lewis Center for the Arts, The Council of the Humanities, and the Department of Comparative Literature.


Event Type: 
Standard Event
Event Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 4:30pm