Janice Orlandi

Movement Specialist
Williamson Movement Certified
Viewpoints & Composition
Michael Chekhov Acting Technique

Movement Specialist in Psychophysical Methods of Training , Character Transformation, Physical Dramaturgy and Period Styles. London Premier Movement Director & Period Style Choreographer: THE OTHER MOZART at St James Theater London, Winner Outstanding Solo Show, Innovative Theater Awards, Drama Desk Nominee, Off Broadway Alliance Nominee Best Solo Performance” Here Arts Festival NYC, Cherry Lane Theatre ALL FOR ONE Solo Festival, Berkshire Fringe Festival. Directing credits include: BETTE DAVIS AIN’T FOR SISSIES (Five Stars at Edinburgh Fringe Festival), St. James Theatre Studio London UK; Theater Row, Laurie Beechman, 59E59 Theater in NYC, GARBO DREAMS (Red Room NYC). Movement Director THE CONTRAST (Mirror Repertory Company St Clements), AN IDEAL HUSBAND and TARTUFFE (Sonnet Repertory NYC). Certified Teacher & designated teacher trainer of Williamson Physical Technique, Period Style Specialist including Period Movement, Character and Dance in ; Regency, Victorian, Edwardian, Elizabethan and Restoration, classical and 1920-1950’s. Certified teacher Michael Chekhov Technique, Extensive training in Rasaboxes, with founder Dr Richard Schechner, trained extensively with Anne Bogart, Tina Landau, SITI Company in Viewpoints/Composition & Suzuki, trained in Laban Fundamentals and Yat Malmgram/Laban system of character analysis. Artistic Director Actors Movement Studio NYC, Co-Founder of the Teen Shakespeare Conservatory and has taught movement as Assistant Professor of BFA Movement at University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA, New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts; Rutgers State University; Williamstown Theatre Festival; BAM Summer Programs, Atlantic Theater Company at NYU Tisch, and Internationally at; De Lindenberg in Netherlands; State Theatre School in Odense, Denmark; Ophelia Theatre School in Copenhagen and Summer 2016 at Rose Bruford College London, Founding Member of Expanded Arts & Shakespeare in the Parking Lot NYC. Featured in BACKSTAGE “The Physical Approach” to Shakespeare and AMERICAN THEATER MAGAZINE in 2011 on the current Trends in Movement Training in theater education. Currently writing a book on the history and trends in Movement and Physical Technique for the Actor & Character Transformation THE ART OF TRANSFORMATION ©- CROSSING PEDAGOGY. Member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA, SSDC and The Players Club.