Vasiliades, Tom

Tom Vasiliades

Tom Vasiliades
Faculty

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Tom Vasiliades has thirty years experience in theater and movement.  He studied acting with Stella Adler, Robert Lewis, and Sanford Meisner.  His varied movement and physical theater studies include mime with Richard Morse--he was a member of the Richard Morse Mime Theater, The Williamson Technique with Loyd Williamson, movement for actors with Anna Sokolow, Viewpoints with Mary Overlie, and the Michael Chekhov work.  He has acted on stage at regional theaters and in New York in plays ranging from the Greeks, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov, O'Neill, Mamet, and Heiner Muller.  He had a recurring role on the CBS-TV daytime show As The World Turns.  He has produced two plays in New York, The Sin Eaters and Triptych, and has  worked as a director.

Mr. Vasiliades is an internationally recognized teacher of the Alexander Technique. He trained at ACAT-NY and did post-graduate study with leading Alexander Technique teachers from around the world.  Also, he is currently on the faculty at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts undergraduate drama and The Juilliard School. His Alexander Technique and movement coaching work includes -- Broadway: Tony Award winning revival of Private Lives with Alan Rickman and Lindsay Duncan; Off-Broadway:  My Name is Rachel Corrie directed by Alan Rickman and Dying City (Best Plays 2006-07) with Pablo Schreiber at Lincoln Center.

In November of 2004, he founded the Alexander Technique Center for Performance and Development where he is the director of   the center.  At the Center, he works with performers, people with chronic pain and respiratory disease, such as asthma and emphysema.  The Center's mission is to bring the Alexander work to the masses.

 
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