Past Teachers

Cathy Madden

Cathy Madden

Cathy is Principal Lecturer for the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program, Director of the Alexander Technique Training and Performance Studio in Seattle, and Associate Director/Research Director for BodyChance (Japan). Cathy’s well-known abilities to observe and analyze movement in relationship to artistic performance has made her a popular coach in Seattle and internationally for musicians and dancers, speakers and teachers as well as actors

Kari Margolis

Kari is an award-winning director, playwright, actor, master teacher, lecturer, published author and artistic director of the international touring MB ADAPTORS founded in NYC in 1984. She has created 18 critically acclaimed productions that have toured nationally and to Europe, Asia, South America and Canada. Kari has been Master Teacher at the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for 14 years, and runs the Margolis Method Center in New York and Barcelona.

Chelsea Pace

Chelsea Pace

Chelsea (SDC) is an intimacy choreographer, educator, movement specialist, and devisor working in Baltimore. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, President of the Association of Theatre Movement Educators, and a founder of Theatrical Intimacy Education. She has developed a comprehensive approach for actors, directors, and choreographers to efficiently, effectively, and ethically stage theatrical intimacy.

Laura Rikard

Laura Rikard

Laura (SAG-AFTRA/AEA) is a director, actor, stage movement specialist, intimacy choreographer, Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of South Carolina Upstate and a founding member of Theatre Intimacy Education. She has worked in film and television, NYC, regionally, on national tours, internationally and devised solo performance productions. She has been coaching and teaching for 18 years.

Wolfgang Weiser

Wolfgang trained in England and Germany from 1993-1997 and is a member of ATVD, STAT and ATME. He is an internationally recognized Alexander Technique teacher, working at training courses as well as giving workshops for teacher development all over Europe. He has taught Alexander Technique at the Theatre University of Stockholm and worked with actors, dancers and musicians all over Sweden.