Missy Hernandez is a graduate of Columbia University Columbia College and a current MFA candidate at Columbia University School of the Arts Film Division with a concentration in television and screenwriting. Between her undergraduate and graduate studies, Hernandez studied Meisner acting at the William Esper Studio in New York City under the tutelage of William Esper. She then co-founded Buds of May Productions with which she and her partner produced several short films, spec commercials, and a stage play in addition to providing workshops and readings to support the development of original content for stage, film and new media. She has worked as a teaching assistant for undergraduate classes in both Columbia University’s Film Department and The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER). A faculty member for Northwestern University’s National High School Institute (NHSI) Film and Video Program, Hernandez taught screenwriting, script analysis, acting for camera, and Meisner based acting technique to rising senior high school students at the five-week intensive camp. She returned as the NHSI Film and Video Program Director and Curriculum Coordinator Summer 2015.
Name: Missy Hernandez
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Acting Teacher, Actor, Assistant Director, Casting Director, Content Creator, Director, Filmmaker, Performance Coach, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, Script Supervisor and Singer