Conservatory/Scene Study/ Beginning Technique
Pamela Scott is very proud to be a member of the T. Schreiber School of Film and Theatre teaching faculty. She has taught and directed there since 2003. Pamela was previously a full time guest director and teacher at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts for 12 years and a teacher of on camera acting classes and film genre classes at The N.Y. Conservatory for Dramatic Arts for 5 years. She has directed at N.Y.U. in their Dramatic Writing Program and Stella Adler in their 4th year conservatory. She also directed at The Actors Studio Playwright and Directors Workshop and was a member of the Actors Studio Playwright/ Directors Unit under the auspice of Estelle Parsons and Arthur Penn. She is the Producing Artistic Director for Aching Dogs Theatre Co for the last 20 years. She is also the Creator and Artistic Director for Lunch:Live! an industry showcase. Pamela currently coaches Julia Garner in the original Netflix series Ozark with Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.
Pamela is a playwright. Her play “The Unwrapping of Christmas” won the Columbia University’s Alan Contini award for best new play. Her play “Home” came in second place. She has had 22 one acts and 5 Full-length plays produced in New York City at such theatres as, The Irish Arts Center, West Bank Downstairs Theatre, the Hudson Guild Theatre and The Kraine Theatre. Pamela coaches actors privately for auditions and works with the actors when they book the job. Julia Garner has been a private student of hers for 8 years. She coached her on all her films including; “Electrick Children”, “We Are What We Are” and “Grandma” with Lily Tomlin. Pamela is a proud union member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, SDC, and The Dramatists Guild of America.
This class gives beginning actors the basic tools of technique. Group and individual work includes physical and vocal warm ups, relaxation/concentration exercises, improvisation and sensory work. Partner work emphasizes moment to moment truthfulness with the objective to prepare the actor for scene study.Learn More
Continuing the moment to moment work in this on-going class, scenes are explored focusing on environment, emotional preparation and the beginnings of character work. Personal, thorough and supportive critiques are given about each individual’s work to prepare the actor for more advanced study.Learn More