Terry Schreiber Directing Workshop and Observership

Terry Schreiber Directing Workshop and Observership:

A Play in Process


This combination workshop and observership allows a small, select group of emerging and mid-career directors to study with Terry Schreiber and observe him in action as he directs a full production of Loose Ends by Michael Weller. This immersive experience will give participants the opportunity to observe the entire rehearsal process with regular Q&A sessions, allowing participants to explore Terry’s work with the text, actors and design. Terry will detail his approach to the process, from design meetings and script preparation to auditions, rehearsals, tech, previews and opening.

Participants are encouraged to attend all rehearsals, though conflicts can be negotiated on an individual basis. This workshop is limited to 6 participants.


Workshop/ Meeting with Terry- Thursday January 5 – 6:30-9:30

Auditions and Rehearsals- Weds, Thurs, Sat and Sun afternoons from 1/11-3/9/17

Tech, Dress and Previews- Friday 3/10- Weds 3/15

Cost: $695 (Email info@tschreiber.org for more information).


About Terry Schreiber: 

Founding Artistic Director / Scene Study/ Directing Workshop & Observership

Featured in Eva Mekler’s The New Generation of Acting Teachers, Terry Schreiber has been teaching and directing for over 47 years. On Broadway he directed the Tony-nominated play K2, The Trip Back Down starring John Cullum, and Devour the Snow. Off-Broadway his directing credits include Desire Under the Elms at The Roundabout Theatre with Kathy Baker and Feedlot at Circle Repertory with Jeff Daniels. He has directed at regional theatres around the country including The Guthrie Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Hartman Theatre Co., Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Buffalo Arena Stage (directing Celeste Holm and Betty Buckley), and George Street Playhouse. Internationally, Terry has directed numerous American plays in Japan and has taught at the French American Cinema Theatre in Paris. He has directed Yasmine B Rana’s” THE FALLEN and BLOOD SKY at the Studio, and the 2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award nominated production of Simon Stephens Harper Regan for which he is also nominated as Best Director. Other productions at the studio include: Summer and Smoke, Hedda Gabler, Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, Orpheus Descending, The Iceman Cometh, Suddenly Last Summer, Summer and Smoke, Miss Julie, Joe Egg, Hamlet, Of Mice and Men, The Crucible, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Birthday Party, The Homecoming, How I Learned to Drive, Sweet Bird of Youth, Night of the Iguana, The Real Thing, The Cherry Orchard, The Changing Room, and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Terry’s first book, Acting: Advanced Technique for the Actor, Director, & Teacher is in its third printing, and his Producing on a Short Shoelace is now available in E-book form and deals with his many years of producing and directing Off-Off Broadway.


All students are required to read and agree to the Studio Policies.