All coaches have been trained extensively by Michael Woolson and are proficient in the technique taught at Michael Woolson Studio.
Michael Connors, is an experienced acting coach, director and actor. His teaching and coaching methods blend an eclectic mix of traditional and personal influences that provide actors of all levels personalized, specific tools and adjustments geared toward creating a more effortless, spontaneous and organic performance. Michael’s staging of the West Coast premiere of Limonade Tous Les Jous by Chuck Mee was honored with four LA Weekly Theatre Award nominations (including Best Director) and went on to win three. Michael is a graduate of The Acting Conservatory at SUNY@Purchase, the Co-Artistic Director of the YoYo Theater Co., a member of the DNA Directors Lab and an Actor/Director with the Obie Award winning theater company The Barrow Group. Additional training includes Directing Actors with Seth Barrish, Michael Howard’s Master scene study class and The Actor Director Lab with Judith Weston.
As an actor, Michael has worked in theater Off-Broadway, and regionally, as well as in episodic TV and in major motion pictures and independents. He has done numerous National commercials and Voiceovers along with narration and VO for film.
“I’ve known Michael for twenty years and his work as an actor & director has been one of simplicity, honesty and intelligence with a keen eye for what matters to all of us.” -Philip Seymour Hoffman
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Northern Kentucky University with a Degree in Radio/TV and a focus in on-camera performance, Galadriel relocated to Los Angeles where she has trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade as well as studied extensively with Michael Woolson both privately and as a student in his Master class.