Intermediate / Advanced Scene Study with James Price

Connect with your body & inner life more deeply

Challenge your Skills in a Safe Environment

Learn the Truer Meaning of the Craft

Be Present and Grounded in Your Work

"Acting is a lie that makes us realize the truth."

James Price

View acting as storytelling. This scene study class meets in-person once a week and focuses on how to apply the actor’s technique to the rehearsal process in building a performance. Scenes are assigned allowing the actor to work on challenging characters and analysis of the text is broken down and used to more fully understand a playwrights intent.

Scene Study with James is for you if you...

Seek to further your skills in interpreting a text.
Want to better understand how to apply acting technique to the rehearsal process in building a performance
Learn how to avoid a myriad of bad acting habits that many actors succumb to.


After this course, you will…

Know which choices make a captivating, believable, effective storytelling performance.
Take risks and make more interesting acting choices.
Incorporate new tools and exercises to deepen your character work.

Dates TBA

In-Studio classes require proof of full vaccination before enrolling.
Students due for a booster shot but unable to get one are encouraged to take a Covid test before attending class. We will continue to revisit these policies to ensure they are still appropriate for the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Masks are currently required at all times, except while working until testing and boosters become more readily available.

We reserve the right to adjust these policies at any time. Click here to see our in-studio guidelines.

Scene Study with James Price

Instructor: James Price

Ready to apply?

  • This is an intermediate/advanced level class. You can apply online. An audition is required.
  • If you’re new to T. Schreiber Studio, select the LOG IN/CREATE ACCOUNT button to sign up and submit your application. We will contact you with the information you need to submit your audition.
  • Questions? Call us at 212-741-0209 or send an email to so we can help.
"James Price is a gifted artist, teacher, and human being whose mission in life is sharing his authority and love of acting with each and every one of his students. His attention and perception are uncanny, and I will never forget him or the time that I spent in his classroom."
— Kathy C
"James Price the professor was an amazing instructor. His methods of teaching are like a mad scientist at work. No matter what he pushes you to get the best acting out of who ever he instructs."
— David Valencia
"James Price is without question one of the greatest acting coaches - fostering, nurturing, and challenging each and every student while uniquely ferreting out their strengths and weaknesses, and enhancing them in a way that allowed virtually everyone to come out of the class as better actors, technicians, and people as well."
— Jeff Ashkenes

James Price is the founding Artistic Director of The Acting Studio – New York and Chelsea Repertory Company. Mr. Price majored in theatre at Indiana University and worked as a professional AEA actor before attending and graduating from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater, to where he later returned as a member of the teaching staff under the tutelage of Mr. Sanford Meisner. Mr. Price is grateful for his 15-year relationship with Mr. Meisner as his protege and personal friend.