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Jolene Adams

Jolene Adams, Artistic Director of Actors Art Theatre, is an actress, director, and teacher. She founded AAT in 1989 in New York City, dedicated to presenting performances that inspire change and understanding through the non-judgement and compassion of the actor's art. She has produced and directed over twenty productions, many of which she co-created, wrote, or adapted. She was the Artistic Director of the non-profit Ensemble Theatre Company at The Gateway in New York, and served as First A.D. to Scott Felixson on Helium Head, a TV film starring Dick Cavett. Her screen credits include Scent Of A Woman, Working Girl, Bright Lights,Big city, and Radio Days. Television credits include Law & Order and John And Yoko: A Love Story, and voice overs for HBO and The American Lung Association. Her Off-Broadway credits include Teach Me How To Cry at the Equity Library Theatre and Pinions at Playwrights Horizons. Among her many Off-Off-Broadway credits include The Runner Stumbles and Carolyn at The Collective Actors Theatre, Our Lady Of Perpetual Danger at The Kaufman, and The Elysian Fieldsat The Perry Street Theatre. She received a grant to study acting at Adelphi University, and was awarded her BFA from Adelphi's Theatre Conservatory. Her most influential teachers were Jacques Burdick (Stanislavski Technique) and Martha Jacobs (Meisner/Patterson Technique). A teacher and coach for 12 years, Jolene has taught for the NYU Theatre Program at the Harold Clurman Theatre, and led rehearsal and Performance Workshops at The Gateway Theatre. She was personally trained by Marian Rich to teach Ms Rich's Voice and Diction Technique. In 1993, she moved to Los Angeles. In 1994 she opened Actors Art Theatre Studio where she teaches her Stanislavski/Meisner inspired technique to those committed to becoming more consistently crafted and spontaneous. She also conducts workshops for professional actors to encourage them to keep creating between jobs. She co-starred in the long running, Drama-Logue Award winning Adam & Eva Marie at Actors Art Theatre.

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JOLENE ADAMS | HEATH CENTAZZO | DOUGLAS COLER | DAN FANTE | PHINNEAS KIYOMURA
CLAYTON LANDEY | JIMMIE F.SKAGGS | FRANK UZZOLINO | ADELAIDE VAUGHN | SUSAN ZIEGLER