College Faculty: Related Vocal Arts Studies
C. Alexander (they/them) received their Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance in 2013 from the Manhattan School of Music and received their Graduate Certificate of Completion in Method Acting in 2015 from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
C. is an actor, teacher, private acting coach and formally trained classical musician in voice, cello and piano, respectively. They have sung under renowned conductors at the Kennedy Center, Notre Dame, Viterbo Italia Mainstage, Hawaii Kona Opera, Carnegie Hall and St. John the Divine. C. received their certification in long-form improvisation at the Magnet School of Improv under Rick Andrews in 2013, and was a longtime pupil of Seth Barrish at the Barrow Group, studying scene analysis and playing Shakespeare.
C. has been widely received in the Northeast Shakespeare community, having worked with numerous companies including Hamlet Isn’t Dead, Barefoot Shakespeare Company, Hudson Shakespeare, Bergen Shakespeare of NJ, NYCTO Rep, OnWheels Theatre and Genesius Theatre Company. In 2018, C. was a hand-selected artist for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s CSC2 12-actor residency, performing a tour of Macbeth and Richard III in Boston Common Arena. In 2018, C. was a co-winner of the annual NYC Strawberry Theatre One- Act Festival under the direction of Gloria Craig. Directing credits include Julius Caesar & Titus Andronicus (Onwheels Theatre), Shallow (Strawberry One-Act Festival), Shakespeare
Intensives Workshop presents Othello (No Fear Shakespeare NYC) and Act II of Bent (Lee Strasberg Institute – Marilyn Monroe Theatre).
Since 2018, C. has been a proud collaborator with the LGBT Pride Center of Brooklyn, helping to marry the concept of the art of Method Acting with healing trauma and utilizing the artist’s instrument. C. has also kept a private acting studio since 2017 and continues to coach actors and vocalists from many walks of life who are looking to build careers on the stage and in the classroom.
C. is a former faculty member of NYU Tisch Strasberg Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
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