Stuart Burney  Acting Coach / Teacher NYC

Stuart Burney Acting Coach / Teacher NYC

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About this pro

Stuart Burney is a top-rated widely respected, sought after, Manhattan, New York acting teacher / acting coach offering acting workshops, acting classes and private coaching at his NYC Acting Studio.

Immediate feedback on why a person wants to enter the acting field as a career.

What does the actor bring to the table. What makes you different.

I get results. I have been fortunate enough to be a working actor for over 50 yrs. I have guided actors to being able to "book work" and earn money. 

This gives me great pleasure.

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New York, NY 10017
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3 Reviews


  • Kate Adams

    Training with Stuart has change my career. I am now booking work both in L.A. and New york. He's the best!

  • Kate Adams

    Since working with Stuart (5yrs) I am a working actress both in New York and L.A. He's the Best! I recommend him to anyone who is serious about being an actor.

  • Jason Hunter

    Since working with Stuart for only 6mos I have sighned a 2yrs contract with a TALENT Agency!! He's the best.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

First, a 1 hour consultation. Then a direct focus on what the actor needs to do to forward their career.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Studied 2 years at HB Studio, 1950's. 2yrs studied with Sanford Meisner, 1964 to 1966.

4yrs studied with Susan Batson.

Lifetime member of The Actors Studio, 

Memer of NATAS, and most importantly; 50yrs of earning a living only as an actor.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$75.00 for first 1 hour consultation. $100.00 per hour if you continue.

How did you get started teaching?

By accident. Actors continued to ask me what is my formula that causes me to "book work".

My answer was, "Find your own method". Exactly what Stanislvsky said.

What types of students have you worked with?

From all over the world. From beginners to professionals. All ages and genders.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Eulogy for Academy Award director Artur Penn, whom I had the pleasure of being directed in a play in NYC.

Extremely moving.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Trust your instinct about the energy between you and the teacher. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Ask yourself, "What do I want".

Lessons offered

Film Acting Classes Film And Tv Acting Classes Improv Acting Classes Theater Acting Classes Acting Classes Stage Performance Training