“My goal is to provide students with exercises and techniques that release students from habitual self-use patterns and free them to realize authentic moments in performance and – ideally – life.”
Magaly Colimon-Christopher is an actress/writer/producer and qualified Feldenkrais Practitioner based in New York City. She started her acting journey at HB Studio, where she studied with Herbert Berghof, Earle Hyman, Anne Jackson and Michael Beckett. After completing her graduate studies at Yale School of Drama, Magaly performed in numerous Prime Time, Daytime, film, commercial and theater productions. Over the course of her career, Magaly has coached actors, written/produced/directed short films (which were featured in film festivals) a web series, plays and founded film and theater festivals. Driven by her passion for authentic, energized, and organic acting – Magaly completed her certification as Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Practitioner and continues to explore and adopt new self-awareness and movement techniques. Her experiences as a performer, director, Feldenkrais Method instructor, and “ever- curious-student-of-enlightenment-and-truth” informs her teaching.
Her acting credits include: BLUE BLOODS, GRAND ARMY, HOSTAGES, LAW & ORDER SVU, ER, THE CLOSER, LAW & ORDER- CI; JITNEY; MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, LAX, BN4REAL, HER TORY, YES, MADAME, SEX AND THE CITY, LAW & ORDER, and numerous commercials. She is a proud member of The Actor’s Center and Actor’s Studio Playwright & Directors Unit. Her writing/producing credits include: SILENT TRUTH (2018 Finalist O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); THE HUNTING SEASON (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2018); YES MADAME! (Official Selection: Pan African Film Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, Reel Sisters Film Festival, and HBREC Film Festival); HER TORY (Semi-Finalist Caribbean Film Festival and Market); BUTTERSCOTCH AND FUDGE (Ah-Ha Moments One-Act Play Fest); and BN4REAL (web series).
Magaly is the Founder/Producer of Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women’s Theater Festival, the Founder/Artistic Director of Conch Shell Productions, the and Founder/Producer of the Conch Shell New Works Reading Series.