James Price (Intro To Meisner, Meisner Technique 1 & 2, Scene Study) 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.
Mr. Price has also taught acting at Trinity Rep Conservatory in Providence, RI and has worked as actor, director, teacher, and producer in regional, Off-Off Broadway, stock and college theatres. A task-master with 49 years of experience, he continues to actively train and practice with his fellow Studio associates in conjunction with Chelsea Repertory Company where he actively produces, acts and directs.
Mr. Price was senior Meisner instructor at the New York Film Academy from 2003-2013 and is featured in several books on acting, among them Stagecraft by Robert Blumenfeld, Legitimate Acting Coaches in New York by Larry Silverberg, and Acting Professionally by James Manos. He is currently re-tooling himself as an actor and beginning to re-enter the acting profession in conjunction with his teaching, coaching and producing duties. He has recently appeared in principal roles in a number of short films.
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The Right Thing
Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Actor When Wilson, Frank and Bobby steal the money owed to them from their boss, Wilson decides to take the money and run. But he doesn't get far.
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Actor After a tragic accident involving his mother, Franck, a man in his 20's, alters reality to help him make the most difficult decision of his life: the decision between life and death.
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor The film revolves around the stories of Ryan and his therapist Elaine, their love lives and their attempts to solve their problems. Ryan, unable to find a stable relationship and a job that really satisfies him, doesn't really believe in any therapy anymore. Elaine engages in a battle of wills with her husband, Jake, while helping the insufferable Ryan at same time. Both of their lives will change when Sophie appears in Ryan's life, taking him from what he is, to what he wants to be. Written by Antonio Padovan
The Acting Studio - New York
Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater (New York, NY)
Indiana University-Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)