Terry Schreiber

Acting Faculty Member

Featured in Eva Mekler’s The New Generation of Acting Teachers, Terry Schreiber has been teaching and directing for over 50 years. On Broadway he directed the Tony-nominated play K2The 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.

Terry 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 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 was 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.

"Voted Favorite Scene Study Class"
— 1st Annual Backstage Reader’s Choice Award
“Terry has been great at getting the work to be as truthful as it can possibly be. And how deep you can be of giving yourself in a safe environment. He has also been a great mentor as well as friend.”
— Omar Bustamante (recently seen as Jackie in The Motherf**ker with the Hat at TSS)
“Terry brought me through the doorway of my potential as an actress.”
— Betty Buckley, Tony Award Winner