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  • Chaelon Costello

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    Chaelon Costello

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     Chaelon Costello is an actor and teaching artist based in Brooklyn. She serves as a Professor, First Year Coordinator, audition adjudicator, and curriculum committee member for the BFA in Dramatic Arts. Her class roster has included Foundations in Acting, Intermediate Acting: Classical Technique, Performance Preparation, Portfolio: Reflective Practice, Directed Research: Devised, Directed Research: Thesis, and as a collaborator with Rebecca Tuffey in Alexander Technique for Classical Performance. For CoPA’s Summer Program, she has taught Classical Scene Study. She joined Fordham University during the 2014 academic year as a Guest Artist, working with the MFA playwrights in Devised Theatre and Collaboration. Chaelon is a Resident Teacher with the Williamstown Theatre Festival (2018, 2019) and has taught in Residence at Bethel Woods Center for the Performing Arts. As an actor, Chaelon has been invited into workshops at BAM, The Old Vic, and with Frantic Assembly. Favorite credits include: The American Dream by Dipika Guha (The Old Vic), The Review or How to Eat Your Opposition by Donnetta Lavinia Grays (The Women’s Project) Lulu (Dixon Place), Hamlet (Kraine Theatre), The Illusion (The Cell), Richard III, and 4.48 Psychosis, R&J: The Webseries (Ready Set Go Theatre Co.), The Art of Gaman (workshop)by Dipika Guha (Fault Line Theatre Co). MFA: The New School for Drama. BA: SUNY Geneseo. Member: AEA. 


    Degrees Held

    MFA Acting, The New School for Drama

    BA English, SUNY Geneseo


    Current Courses

    DR: Devised Work 2 (Spring 2019)

    DR: Thesis 1

    DR: Thesis 2

    Foundations in Acting

    Foundations in Acting 2

    Foundations in Acting 2 (Spring 2019)

    Intermediate Acting 3

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