Russ talks with Hugh O’Gorman . Hugh is an actor, director and writer, active in professional theatre for 25 years; He is the Head of Acting at California State University Long Beach where he oversees the BA and MFA actor training programs. Hugh has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and at over a dozen of the nation’s most respected Regional Theatres and Shakespeare Festivals. He is a founding member of New York City’s Mint Theatre Company (2002 Drama Desk Award). For four years Hugh portrayed Jeff Singer on AMC’s critically acclaimed, Emmy and Cable Ace award-winning show Remember WENN (SAG Award nomination). As well as HBO’s multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning John Adams, among many others. Hugh is the author of the book “The Keys to Acting”; he is also a faculty member of MICHA: the Michael Chekhov Association, and runs his own acting studio in Los Angeles, The Praxis Studio. Hugh is the national Co-Chair of the Craftsmen of National Alliance of Acting Teachers.
In This conversation Russ and Hugh explore every acting method from Stanislavski and Chekov to Method , Meisner and Mamet.
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