August 2011- In a never-before-seen Backstage Magazine Annual Readers’ Poll Result, The Master Talent Teachers have won a prodigious 6 out of 9 possible categories including:
Favorite Commercial Teacher and On-Camera: Carolyne Barry
Favorite Comedy Teacher: Gerry Katzman
Favorite Hosting Teacher: Maureen Browne
Favorite Acting Class for Kids & Teens: Diane Christiansen
Favorite Audition Technique Teacher: Holly Powell
Favorite Scene-Study Teacher (Runner-Up): Kimberly Jentzen
Favorite Cold Reading Teacher (Runner-Up): Holly Powell
Favorite On-Camera Teacher: Carolyne Barry
In addition to the Backstage Awards (many of which have been won by the teachers before- including Kimberly Jentzen’s multi-year wins for Scene Study, Cold Reading, and Acting Coach) it has been award-winning season for all of the Master Talent Teachers with:
Maurice LaMee winning the Denver Post Readers’ Choice Award for Best Season by a Theater Company (an honor that the Livingston Fellow he has won 5 years in a row)
Suzanne Lyons being selected by Women In Film’s Development Incubator Program
And dance-legend Joe Tremaine receiving a lifetime achievement award at DanceLifeStudio’s Annual Conference in Scottsdale, AZ and the President’s Award from Dance Masters of America.
Never before have a collective of so many award-winning coaches and teachers come together to unlock the secrets of successful careers in entertainment for free.