Glenn English

Glenn E.

New York, NY

Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
We are going to start with the basics and work upward from there. We will talk about what's happening in the scene or monologue? What's your character's objectives and obstacles? What's the givens of the situation? Of the character? From a Method Acting perspective, we will talk about you the actor is working with - the who? the what? the where? Then we are going to score the text, find the beats and the music in the script! After all that, we are going to go over until you can make it sing!
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Glenn teaches



Glenn delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 21+

Teaching since:
November 1995

Glenn is a fully trained actor and teacher of the 12 Step Method System of Acting. He began his professional training in New York City in 1987 at HB Studios, studying with Burgess Meredith, William Hickey and Academy Award winner Sandy Dennis. Glenn worked for two years with noted Actor’s Studio teacher Marcia Haufrecht at the Common Basis Theater with a concentration in sensory and animal work. He studied for one year with famed acting teacher Alice Spivak, who coaches a number of acting luminaries such as Billy Baldwin, Daniel Day Lewis and Meryl Streep. Finally, Glenn spent two years in Terry Schreiber’s Master Class at the T. Schreiber Studio.

Glenn's class work includes script examination/scoring, building a character from within and without, sensory work, animal work, scene study, working with substitutions, places, people, overalls, music, paintings, the song and dance exercise, the affective memory and the private moment.

Glenn English is also a director/writer/producer working with Mystik Films, based in New York City. He has an MA in dramatic theory and criticism from Hunter College, has been a theater professor for CUNY and is a recipient of the John Golden Award. He has directed a good number of stage plays off and off-off broadway for a variety of organizations over the years. Glenn was the artistic director of Muse of Fire Theater Company for five years, the creator of the Sirens Festival which produced original plays by women writers. He also produced a series of plays for young audiences with the Starlight Foundation which grants wishes for terminally and chronically ill children.

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MA, Dramatic Theory & Criticism
Sep 2005 - Jun 2007
Hunter College
BA, Theater
Sep 2003 - Jun 2005
Hunter College


John Golden Award
May 2007
Hunter College


Phi Beta Kappa
Jun 2005

The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.

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Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Mar 1995

An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

Actors' Equity Association
Sep 1988

Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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Photos & Videos

Shooting "Naked-Spurious" with Hico Oshiro in Metropolitan Building, LIC, 2014

Hico Oshiro and Tyler Hollinger in "Naked-Spurious".

"Naked-Spurious" with heroine Melody Bates.

Tyler Hollinger gets ready for that long elevator ride up.

With Hico Oshiro in the Japanese seduction chamber.

Shooting on the RED Epic, "Naked-Spurious"


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