Gordon Michaels – Acting
Gordon Michaels is a graduate of the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater in New York City where he studied under acting legend Stanford Meisner. He spent a number of years under the tutelage of Uta Hagen and Herbert Bergoff at the renowned HB Studio in New York City. Gordon Michaels has per formed on Broadway, in films, and on television. He is the Co-founder of the motion picture compan y LG Entertainment Group and the founder of Brandon Street Entertainment, a film, television, and music company.
In addition to writing and starring in the film Unbeatable Harold, recently release d June 2009, he can also be seen in TNT’s Gifted Hands with Cuba Gooding Jr. and in the upcoming f eature film, Betty Ann Waters with Hillary Swank. Some of his other films include, The Cooler, Joe Dirt, Air Force One, Seduced by a Thief, and Leaving Las Vegas. He is also recognized for his wor k on ABC’s award winning legal drama The Practice. As a result of the new Michigan tax incentive f or film making Gordon is also developing and producing a number of film and television projects to be shot entirely in Michigan.
Gordon’s acting classes are designed to very delicately develop the young actor’s ability to become comfortable in front of the camera, so that when in the audition situation this experience will become natural for them. It is in the audition room where the director, casting director, and producer make the casting decisions. So it is very important for the young actor to spend time working in front of t he camera. There are a lot of talented kids in Michigan however, only those that gain experience i n this arena by way of practicing and really doing it, will begin to book jobs. Students will deve lop a solid acting technique while having fun in the process. They will learn invaluable knowledge that will prepare them for a career in Michigan’s thriving film industry.
- On-Camera Techniques
- Head Shots
- Career Consultation
- The Actors Resume
- Monologue Coaching
- Scene Study
“This highly respected and Michigan Certified program will give you the confidence you need to achieve your best performance.” – Gordon Michaels