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

Actors Connection: Transitioning from Stage to Screen

Maria is also excited to be teaching at MFA and undergraduate programs across the country. 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. She has also taught on-camera technique at the Penn State MFA Acting program, and a 5-week series on How to Be a Working Actor at  NYU Stonestreet. 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.