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  • Nora Woolley

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    woolleyn@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Nora Woolley

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    Nora teaches at the School of Drama at The College of Performing Arts at The New School. Additionally, she is current faculty at NYU and Pace University, where she teaches a physical approach to Acting, and has also served on the faculties of Eugene Lang College and Naropa University's Contemporary Performance program. As an actress, Nora has worked with directors Paul Bargetto, PD Michnewicz, Karin Coonrod, Kate Whoriskey and Jill A. Samuels, among others. She toured extensively with the Drama Desk Award-winning, Charlie Victor Romeo and co-starred in the widely-acclaimed film version of the same play (Sundance Film Festival, Netflix release). Her multi-character solo play, Hip, was nominated for two New York Innovative Theater Awards and received glowing critical praise. She is co-recipient of the 2016 NYIT Award for Best Short Play along with Kim Katzberg and Raquel Cion, for Strays, also included in The Best American Short Plays anthology. She is co-writer of an episodic dark comedy recently optioned for major cable TV production.


    Degrees Held

    BFA Drama, New York University

    MFA Playwriting, University of California at Riverside


    Professional Affiliation

    SAG

    AEA


    Current Courses

    Grotowski 1

    Grotowski 2

    Solo Performance

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