Teaching Resume

David Gideon
102 Miller Road • Rhinebeck, NY 12572 • 845-876-8731
Email: David Gideon

Talented Teacher with management and administration background

Summary of Qualifications
Active Teacher
Member of The Actors Studio
Student of Lee Strasberg
Working actor
President of active not-for-profit Theater Company in New York City

Professional Experience
The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York, NY 1976 - 1991
Teacher (1976 – 1991)
- Teach Method technique and scene study to beginning students
- Teach Method technique and scene study to advanced students and working professionals.
- Teach NYU Undergraduate Drama Department, Tisch School of the Arts
- Public speaking coach to The Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, Prime Minister of Canada (1980)
Director of The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute (1978 – 1980)
- Coordinate the professional acting program classes (acting, singing, dancing)
- Interview prospective students and place them in appropriate classes
- Coordinate the program and classes for the NYU, Tisch School of The Arts at the Strasberg Institute
- Coordinate classes for The Young Peoples Program (ages 10 – 17)
Producing Director of The Lee Strasberg Creative Center (1990 – 1991)
- Find and produce appropriate plays
- Attract additional funding for productions

The Acting Class, Inc., New York, NY 1991 – Present
Teacher at my own studio
- Private classes for working professional actors
- Coach actors for specific roles and auditions

The Actors Studio Drama School/New School University 1995 – 2000

- Teach scene study classes
- Teach basic technique classes
- Teach classes in Classical Theater University Liaison (1995 – 1999)
- Represented the school on the University President’s Advisory Committee

Pegasea Productions, LLC 2000 - Present
- Created and produced an educational TV series

- The Hackley School, Tarrytown, NY
- Franklin And Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
- Lee Strasberg and The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York, NY

References available upon request