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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Terry Knickerbocker. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Terry Knickerbocker, often where they are interviewed.

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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Terry Knickerbocker. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Terry Knickerbocker, often where they are interviewed.

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The Cool Kids Table- Terry Knickerbocker (Acting Teacher, Coach)

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On this episode of The Cool Kids Table, we welcomed esteemed Acting Teacher and coach Terry Knickerbocker. Starting as an actor himself he has grown his craft and created a holistic approach to acting as he operates and teaches at his very own Terry Knickerbocker Studios. Teaching from home but still growing Terry discusses the pandemic, his work as an actor, his transition into teaching, and his work coaching actors such as Sam Rockwell and Emmy Rossum. Hope you are as inspired as we were! Stay cool, and stay kind! 

Aug 25 2020 · 58mins
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182. Terry Knickerbocker - Consistency Wins, Original

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Meet Terry Knickerbocker, founder and Studio Director of the Two Year Acting Conservatory Terry Knickerbocker Studio in Brooklyn, New York.

Terry is a graduate of The Experimental Theatre Wing in the Drama Dept. at New York University. After graduating from NYU, Terry trained as an actor and a teacher with William Esper. He taught at The William Esper Studio for 25 years, and continues as part of the core faculty at the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has also taught directing at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School and Yale University. Other essential teacher/mentors include Maggie Flanigan, Rina Yerushalmi, Steve Wangh, Terry Hayden, Nikos Psacharopoulos, Jackie Brookes, Mary Overlie, Ryszard Cieslak, Jerzy Grotowski, Pierre Lefèvre, Moshe Feldenkrais, Dr. Louis Ormont, and Dr. Harry Fogarty.

He has coached actors on over 300 films, television and theater projects, both on and off-Broadway and regionally. He also consulted with playwrights and screenwriters on their scripts. Some of the actors he has worked with and trained include Sam Rockwell, Chris Messina, Boyd Holbrook, Natasha Lyonne, Leslie Bibb, Emmy Rossum, Yul Vasquez,  Jordana Spiro, Gillian Alexy, Gretchen Mol and many others.

A past recipient of the Drama League of New York’s directing award/fellowship for emerging directors, Terry is also a former member of Circle Rep’s LAB. His directing credits include many new works as well as contemporary and classical plays such as Measure for Measure, Tartuffe, The Normal Heart, Candida, All My Sons, and David Rabe’s In the Boom Boom Room.

WATCH THE VIDEO VERSION OF THIS PODCAST HERE.

Learn more about Terry Knickerbocker Studio HERE.

The host is Peter Jumrukovski a Real Estate Agent, World medalist and Author with the mission to help at least 10 million people in 10 years to accomplish their dreams. For more information visit: http://www.ilovesuccess.co

Sponsor: CallCast - Turn phone calls into podcasts - https://callcast.coMusic and Production: Tobi FanoikiAdvisor: Malick Jarboh

May 10 2020 · 1hr 1min

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182. Terry Knickerbocker - Consistency Wins, Short

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Meet Terry Knickerbocker, founder and Studio Director of the Two Year Acting Conservatory Terry Knickerbocker Studio in Brooklyn, New York.

Terry is a graduate of The Experimental Theatre Wing in the Drama Dept. at New York University. After graduating from NYU, Terry trained as an actor and a teacher with William Esper. He taught at The William Esper Studio for 25 years, and continues as part of the core faculty at the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has also taught directing at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School and Yale University. Other essential teacher/mentors include Maggie Flanigan, Rina Yerushalmi, Steve Wangh, Terry Hayden, Nikos Psacharopoulos, Jackie Brookes, Mary Overlie, Ryszard Cieslak, Jerzy Grotowski, Pierre Lefèvre, Moshe Feldenkrais, Dr. Louis Ormont, and Dr. Harry Fogarty.

He has coached actors on over 300 films, television and theater projects, both on and off-Broadway and regionally. He also consulted with playwrights and screenwriters on their scripts. Some of the actors he has worked with and trained include Sam Rockwell, Chris Messina, Boyd Holbrook, Natasha Lyonne, Leslie Bibb, Emmy Rossum, Yul Vasquez,  Jordana Spiro, Gillian Alexy, Gretchen Mol and many others.

A past recipient of the Drama League of New York’s directing award/fellowship for emerging directors, Terry is also a former member of Circle Rep’s LAB. His directing credits include many new works as well as contemporary and classical plays such as Measure for Measure, Tartuffe, The Normal Heart, Candida, All My Sons, and David Rabe’s In the Boom Boom Room.

WATCH THE VIDEO VERSION OF THIS PODCAST HERE.

Learn more about Terry Knickerbocker Studio HERE.

The host is Peter Jumrukovski a Real Estate Agent, World medalist and Author with the mission to help at least 10 million people in 10 years to accomplish their dreams. For more information visit: http://www.ilovesuccess.co

Sponsor: CallCast - Turn phone calls into podcasts - https://callcast.coMusic and Production: Tobi FanoikiAdvisor: Malick Jarboh

May 10 2020 · 30mins
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TEASER 2 - Terry Knickerbocker - How to Deal with Pressure and Failed Auditions

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This is a teaser for the episode with acting teacher and coach Terry Knickerbocker. Don't miss the full episode.

May 10 2020 · 6mins

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TEASER 1 - Terry Knickerbocker - Advice to Go After Your Dreams

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This is a teaser for the episode with acting teacher and coach Terry Knickerbocker. Don't miss the full episode.   

May 10 2020 · 1min
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Terry Knickerbocker - Coaching Actors

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Terry Knickerbocker is an acting coach based in Brooklyn, New York. He has coached actors on over 300 films, television and theater projects, both on and off-Broadway and regionally. He also consulted with playwrights and screenwriters on their scripts. Some of the actors he has worked with and trained include Sam Rockwell, Leslie Bibb, Chris Messina, Boyd Holbrook, Emmy Rossum, John Leguizamo, Abbie Cornish, Jordana Spiro, Gillian Alexy, Gretchen Mol and many others.

You can find more about Terry at: www.terryknickerbockerstudio.com

Terry and I  owe a debt of gratitude to our mutual friend, Brian Levenson, for introducing us. If you enjoy Where Others Won't, you might also enjoy Brian's podcast, Intentional Performers

Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker.

You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com

Apr 09 2020 · 50mins
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The Power of Mentorship and How to Be Your Best Self with Terry Knickerbocker

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Terry Knickerbocker joins us on this week’s episode of the podcast. Terry is the studio director and founder of Terry Knickerbocker’s Studio in Brooklyn, NY. For the past 30 years, Terry has acted, directed, coached, and produced art with all kinds of incredible people. After he graduated from NYU, Terry trained as an actor with Bill Esper and worked with Bill for 25 years. Terry has been mentored and values mentoring others immensely. He is a past recipient of the Drama League of New York’s Directing Award Fellowship for Emerging Directors. This conversation is about what he does and who he is, and who he is constantly trying to become and how he wants to show up.

In this episode, we discuss, how he got into acting (6:10), the things people acknowledged about him as a child (10:30), what toughness is (15:20), the values his parents passed down to him (17:10), where he feels emotions (19:20), how to deal with anger (24:00), when acting became something he wanted to pursue (26:10), what makes people turn towards acting (34:00), his experience at NYU (36:00), what leads to consistency in coaching/teaching (45:00), how he’s different than Bill Esper (49:00), how he typically teaches acting (50:50), coaching vs. teaching (53:10), if he misses performing (1:00:00), how he’s doing with working on the business vs. in the business (1:01:20), how he serves people with a fear of not making it (1:05:00), the downside that comes with fame (1:11:00), the habits he has to make sure he’s at his best (1:13:10), his religious framework (1:16:20), the pictures up on his wall (1:19:20), and the power of polarity (1:22:40)

Thank you to Terry for coming on the podcast. We encourage you to check out his website https://terryknickerbockerstudio.com/ and his studio is in Brooklyn. They teach a two-year acting program twice a year that begins in September and January, and they also have a six-week intensive program from mid-June to the end of July. You can find him on Twitter @tknickerbocker and Instagram @terryknickerbockerstudio.  

Lastly, if you liked this episode and/or any others, please follow me on Twitter: @brianlevenson or Instagram: @Intentional_Performers.

Thanks for listening.

-Brian

Jan 15 2020 · 1hr 27mins
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Terry Knickerbocker

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Join your host Ryan Perez and guests Terry Knickerbocker and Allison Spence Brown as they discuss Terry's decades-long acting coach career, how he learned to be a process-driven actor, and his belief that excellence leads to success.

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Dec 09 2019 · 59mins
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The Go-to Acting Coach of Oscar Winners, Terry Knickerbocker

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For the past 20 years, Academy Award Winner Sam Rockwell has insisted on working Acting Coach Terry Knickerbocker to prepare for every one of his roles.  An actor himself prior to teaching, Knickerbocker studied at the Experimental Theater Wing at NYU before working on stage with an actor who's technique was so specific and consistent that Terry had to seek out the actor's teacher, the late William Esper.  Falling in love with the manor in which Esper worked after taking his two-year program, Terry began a 25 year stint teaching at the William Esper studio until 2015, when he ventured out on his own to open the Terry Knickerbocker Studio in Brooklyn, which offers a two-year Meisner program as well (you'll learn about the Meisner technique in the interview).  In addition to running his studio, Terry is highly sought after for private coaching with such respected thespians John Leguziamo, Emmy Rossum, Natasha Lyonne, Rockwell and Chris Messina among others.  So, while it was a huge surprise to me that Terry has been a passionate listener of 10,000 "No"s, once I got over the initial shock it made sense:  he, like me, is obsessed with process.  He is obsessed with the potential in human beings, whether they turn out to be future Oscar Winners or someone looking to hone their craft to the best of their own particular ability.  It was an honor to sit down with him and discuss the craft and the long and winding road to being considered one of the best of the best in his field. 

SHOWNOTES: 

Describing what he does as an acting coach, (3:37). Meisner’s definition of acting, “Doing truthfully under imaginary circumstances.”, (4:00). Coaching students to have them be “director-proof” on set, (5:05). “The worst thing is when you walk in not knowing. Time is money. There’s no time on set for learning. You have to walk in knowing what you’re doing.”, (7:05). Interviewing students to have them find their North Star, (11:08). Self-sabotaging through fear, (16:24). Growing up with parents who exposed him to culture, (18:22). “I was a total underachiever. I was a very depressed and anxious kid. I don’t think I had a happy childhood at all.”, (19:50). Hardships during his childhood, (20:36). “I was high all the time starting in 9th grade.”, (22:28). Lack of interest in academics into college, (22:44). Seeing an audition notice for an operetta during his first week in college, (23:20). “I didn’t know what the hell I was doing, but I kept on getting these parts. I think I reached a plateau here and I need to train.”, (24:35). Grasping what acting is while at NYU, (27:44). “We’d be in Washington Square Park doing scenes and there would be guide bringing the audience through and they would stop and watch us doing something.”, (28:30). Enjoying the risk of performing in public spaces, (29:50). “It turned out NYU had given me a lot of great experiences, but hadn’t given me a toolkit.”, (34:26). Winning a grant from the Drama League of New York for Emerging Directors, (39:36). “Ultimately to be a good director, you have to direct hit shows, something has to work... It just isn’t as pure to me as teaching.”, (42:05). Crafting the behavior that honors the script, (46:28). “My simple job as a coach is I will always listen and look at what they do firs, and then my job is to make it better.” (49:10). Believing all actors need to go to therapy to understand themselves, (51:15). Finding fascination in the idea of high achievement, (55:08). “ ‘What makes high achievement?’ That’s become my fascination since opening the studio.” , (55:22). Having a love for acting and telling stories to be an actor, (56:32). “If there’s no meaning in it, it’s just like empty calories.”, (59:15). Cultivating empathy for characters, (59:42). Having a playful spirit in the making of this art, (1:02:15). “The word, ‘No,’ means to me, ‘What else?’”, (1:06:36). Doing the work as an actor, (1:09:00). Keeping in mind, “F**k it.”, (1:09:40). Reminding ourselves to be playful and find joy in our work, (1:10:27). 

LINKS: 

Terry Knickerbocker Studio - https://terryknickerbockerstudio.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/terryknickerbockerstudio/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/terryknickerbockerstudio/?hl=en

YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLrucOCh7z9Lb7Y6jrdiTDA

NYU Tisch - https://tisch.nyu.edu/about/directory/drama/3560350

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Jun 07 2019 · 1hr 12mins
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Renowned Acting Coach Terry Knickerbocker

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“As an actor, you’re only as good as your ideas.” In this episode Leigh visits with renowned acting coach Terry Knickerbocker. Terry is a graduate of the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU, where he is still a member of the core faculty. He trained as an actor and a teacher with William Esper, and in 2015 he founded the Terry Knickerbocker Studio, a two-year Meisner conservatory in Brooklyn. Terry has coached actors including Sam Rockwell, Chris Messina, Boyd Holbrook, Natasha Lyonne, Leslie Bibb, Emmy Rossum, and many others on hundreds of films, television and theater projects. Join the discussion on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2010870055857893/ https://terryknickerbockerstudio.com https://action-podcast.com
Feb 22 2019 · 46mins
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