Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.)

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The Actors Studio was founded in October, 1947, by Cheryl Crawford, Elia Kazan and Robert Lewis. In 1948 Lee Strasberg joined the team and was the central teacher and figurehead until his death in 1982. Jan. 14-16, 1977 the Florida State University School of Theatre held "A Salute to the Actors Studio", an event hosted by Lee Strasberg and featuring lectures and panel-discussions from Strasberg and several of the premier members of the Mercury Theatre from 1950-1977.

From the description of Belknap Collection, Theatre 1950-1982 1975-1977 : Actors Studio. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 60642146

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Ritt, Martin, 1920-. Martin Ritt collection, 1938-1990; (bulk 1957-1990). Margaret Herrick Library, Academy Library
referencedIn Breuer, Bessie, b. 1893. Bessie Breuer papers, 1948. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Pressman, David, 1913-. [Interview with David Pressman] [sound recording] / David Pressman ; [interviewed by] David Marc, New York City, July 16, 1998. Syracuse University
referencedIn Bessie Breuer papers, 1948 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.). Recordings [sound recording], 1956-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.). Belknap Collection, Theatre 1950-1982 1975-1977 : Actors Studio. University of Florida
creatorOf Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Programs collection I : New York City theaters, [ca. 1865]-[ongoing] University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn Cheryl Crawford Collection 1978-002., 1862-1981 Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986. Cheryl Crawford papers, 1920-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Willard, Dorothy. Papers, 1930-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cheryl Crawford papers, 1920-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Garfield, David. David Garfield research files on the Actors Studio, 1947-2003 (bulk 1970-1982). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Abel, Walter, 1898-1987. Walter C. Abel and family papers, 1887-1963. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986. Cheryl Crawford papers, 1862-1981. University of Houston, M.D. Anderson Library
referencedIn David Garfield research files on the Actors Studio, 1947-2003, 1970-1982 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Abel, Walter, 1898-1987. person
associatedWith Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Beymer, Richard, 1939-. person
associatedWith Breuer, Bessie, b. 1893. person
associatedWith Crawford, Cheryl person
associatedWith Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986. person
associatedWith Decroux, Etienne, 1898-1991. person
associatedWith Dern, Bruce. person
associatedWith Dullea, Keir, 1936-. person
associatedWith Fallon, Richard G. person
associatedWith Florida State University. School of Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Fonda, Jane, 1937-. person
associatedWith Garfield, David person
associatedWith Garfield, David. person
associatedWith George A. Smathers Libraries. Dept. of Special and Area Studies Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, Anne, 1926-. person
associatedWith Liebman, Ron. person
associatedWith Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995. person
associatedWith Lord, Jack. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith McQueen, Steve, 1930-1980. person
associatedWith Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977. person
associatedWith Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010. person
associatedWith Newman, Paul, 1925-2008. person
associatedWith Newmar, Julie. person
associatedWith Pacino, Al, 1940-. person
associatedWith Page, Geraldine. person
associatedWith Parsons, Estelle. person
associatedWith Peppard, George. person
associatedWith Pressman, David, 1913- person
associatedWith Ritt, Martin, 1920- person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Stapleton, Maureen. person
associatedWith Strasberg, Lee. person
associatedWith Torn, Rip, 1931- person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Waite, Ralph, 1928-. person
associatedWith Wallach, Eli, 1915-. person
associatedWith Wilder, Gene. person
associatedWith Willard, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Winters, Shelley. person
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Actors
Actresses
Acting--Study and teaching
Theater--History--20th century
Drama
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