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:
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. 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
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.