Janice Orlandi

Movement Specialist: in Psychophysical Methods of Training, Character Transformation, Physical Dramaturgy and Period Styles. London Premier Movement Director & Period Style Choreographer: THE OTHER MOZART at St James Theater London, Winner Outstanding Solo Show, Innovative Theater Awards, Drama Desk Nominee, Off Broadway Alliance Nominee Best Solo Performance” Here Arts Festival NYC, Cherry Lane Theatre ALL FOR ONE Solo Festival, Berkshire Fringe Festival. Directing credits include: BETTE DAVIS AIN’T FOR SISSIES (Five Stars at Edinburgh Fringe Festival), St. James Theatre Studio London UK; Theater Row, Laurie Beechman, 59E59 Theater in NYC, GARBO DREAMS (Red Room NYC). Movement Director, THE CONTRAST (Mirror Repertory Company St Clements), AN IDEAL HUSBAND and TARTUFFE (Sonnet Repertory NYC). Players Club, Grand Ball in Belle Epoch, Period Style Re-enactments, Artistic Director Actors Movement Studio Conservatory, founder of “Summer Institute for Physical Theater Training” NYC, Artistic Director “Teen Shakespeare Conservatory NYC” and Actors Chekhov Studio NYC/Philadelphia. Certified Teacher & designated teacher trainer of Williamson Physical Technique, Period Style Specialist including Period Movement, Character and Dance in, Regency, Victorian, Edwardian, Elizabethan and Restoration, classical and 1920-1950’s. Certified teacher Michael Chekhov Technique, Trained in Rasaboxes, with founder Dr Richard Schechner, trained in Alba Emoting and extensively with Anne Bogart, Tina Landau, and SITI Company in Viewpoints/Composition & Suzuki, with Mary Overlie founder of the Viewpoints, trained in Laban Fundamentals and Yat Malmgram/Laban system of character analysis. Artistic Director Actors Movement Studio NYC, and has taught movement as Assistant Professor of BFA Movement at University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA, New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts; Rutgers State University; Williamstown Theatre Festival; BAM Summer Programs, Atlantic Theater Company at NYU TISCH, and Internationally at; De Lindenberg in Netherlands; State Theatre School in Odense, Denmark; Ophelia Theatre School in Copenhagen, Coordinator US Faculty of Summer Master Classes at Rose Bruford College London, Founding Member of Expanded Arts & Shakespeare in the Parking Lot NYC. Featured in BACKSTAGE “The Physical Approach” to Shakespeare and AMERICAN THEATER MAGAZINE in 2011 on the current Trends in Movement Training in theater education. Featured article in “Soul of American Actor” on Period Styles 2016. Currently writing a book on the history and trends in Movement and Physical Technique for the Actor & Character Transformation THE ART OF TRANSFORMATION ©- CROSSING PEDAGOGY. Member, League of Professional Theater Women, SAG/AFTRA, AEA, SSDC and The Players Club.

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