Janice Orlandi

Master Movement Teacher

Movement Specialist, Psychophysical Techniques, Character Transformation, Williamson Technique and Period Styles, Period Dance and Physical Dramaturgy, Michael Chekhov Specialist; Movement Consultant for; RED VELVET , Victorian Period Style Deportment & Melodrama Acting Styles, Lantern Theater Company Philadelphia PA, Movement Director & Period Style Choreographer for: THE OTHER MOZART London St James Theatre, Here Arts Festival NYC, Cherry Lane Theatre Solo Festival, Berkshire Fringe Festival.

Trained by and teaching training assistant to Loyd Williamson. Co-Artistic Director of Actors Movement Studio & Summer Conservatory. Certified Teacher and Designated Teacher Trainer, Williamson Technique and Williamson Period Styles Specialist including; Regency, Victorian, Edwardian, Elizabethan and Restoration, classical and 1920-1950’s.
Certified Teacher Michael Chekhov Technique, trained with founder Mary Overlie, in Six Viewpoints, Anne Bogart, Tina Landau and SITI Company, in Viewpoints & Suzuki. Extensive training in Rasaboxes, with Richard Schechner at NYU Performance Studies, Summer intensive. Trained in Alba Emoting and Laban Fundamentals Training Yat Malmgren Technique with Master Teacher Giles Foreman Adjunct Professor Atlantic Theater Company NYU TISH, Advanced Movement HB Studio NYC, Master Teacher Rose Bruford Summer Program UK, Faculty at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Tom Todoroff Conservatory NYC, Former Assistant Professor of BFA Movement at University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA, Mason Gross School of the Arts; Rutgers State University; Williamstown Theatre Festival; BAM Summer Programs, taught movement Internationally at, De Lindenberg Centre in Netherlands; State Theatre School in Odense, Denmark; Ophelia Theatre School in Copenhagen and NYSSA New York State Summer School of the Arts.
Founding Member of Expanded Arts & Shakespeare in the Parking Lot NYC.

Directing credits include: MOZART & SALIERI and THE BRUTE, The Westside Theatre, EVENING WITH STEPHEN CRANE, Manhattan Rep Best Solo Show Award, Crane House Museum, Asbury Park, BETTE DAVIS AIN’T FOR SISSIES (Five Stars at Edinburgh Fringe Festival), St. James Theatre Studio London UK, Theater Row, Laurie Beechman, 59E59 Theater in NYC, Director Solo Show: GARBO DREAMS at Red Room NYC. Movement Director THE CONTRAST, Mirror Repertory Company, St Clements NYC, AN IDEAL HUSBAND and TARTUFFE Sonnet Repertory NYC, Director: UNCLE VANYA Expanded Arts Theatre NYC, THE THREE SISTERS New Vaudeville Theater NYC. Edwardian Period Style Salon at The Players.
Featured in Backstage and American Theater Magazine on the current “Trends in Movement Training” in theater education, Soul of The American Actor “Grand Ball in The Belle Epoch.”
A member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA, SSDC Associate.



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