You went to school to learn how to act, but when do you learn you how to be a working actor? Maria offers workshops at private studios in NYC; to register for her next available workshop please use the link below:

Actors Connection 4-Week On-Camera Workshop

Maria is also excited to be teaching workshops at MFA and undergraduate programs across the country to help actors apply the tools they learn in school to the world after graduation. As of Fall of 2018 Maria is an Adjunct with Pace Performing Arts Film/TV Program, teaching classes for seniors on Audition Technique, The Business of Acting, and Showcase. Since 2017 Maria has had the pleasure of working with the Penn State MFA Acting program, teaching on-camera technique and producing their graduate showcase. She also leads a 5-week series on How to Be a Working Actor at  NYU Stonestreet, and she continues her work as a consultant for the NYU Grad Acting showcase.

For over a decade, Maria has brought her broad range of experience to private studios, colleges and universities, speaking on such topics as:

  • Auditioning for the Camera

  • Choosing Your Type

  • The Business of Acting

  • Taking Control of Your Career

  • Showcase Prep

  • The Role of a Casting Director

Additionally, she has advised students from some of the top acting programs across the country including Juilliard, Yale, NYU, Carnegie Melon, Harvard / ART, Brown / Trinity Rep, ACT, Columbia, Rutgers, NCSA and Northwestern.

Click here to contact Maria for private coaching.

College and Studio Administrators: Click here for suggested curriculum information.