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Ted Morin

Master Teacher, Movement Specialist, Physical Training for Actors and Period Style.Ted Morin has been working in the teaching profession since 1985. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Education Degree with a major in Secondary English and minor in Religious and Moral Education. He proceeded to teach English Literature to High School seniors for five years. During this time, Ted studied with The American College of Sports Medicine and became a certified personal trainer and has been working one on one with clients since 1990. Ted was a competitive aerobics champion winning both a Canadian Championship and a North American Championship in 1990. He represented Canada in the first World Cup Aerobics Championship in Tokyo in 1991.In 1992, Ted moved to New York to study acting with William Esper at The William Esper Studio and movement with Loyd Williamson at The Actor's Movement Studio, Inc. In his second year of training, Mr. Williamson invited Ted to apprentice to teach the technique. Under the mentorship of Mr. Williamson, he trained to instruct all levels of The Williamson Technique and began teaching in the fall of 2003 at the Actor's Movement Studio and at Rutgers University - Mason Gross School of the Arts in the MFA and BFA acting programs. He spent seven years teaching at Rutgers and continues to teach at The Actor's Movement Studio where he is acknowledged as a master teacher of The Williamson Technique and also trains new teachers who are interested in learning to teach the work. In addition Ted taught the Williamson Technique in the Meisner Extension Studio at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU in collaboration with master acting teacher Vicky Hart. He has also been on faculty with NYSSSA (New York State Summer School of the Arts), a summer acting conservatory for high school students. He studied Shakespeare with John Basil of The American Globe Theatre, New York, NY and has performed most recently in Measure for Measure (Duke), Hamlet (Claudius), Comedy of Errors (Dr. Pinch/Duke), Richard III, Macbeth, Richard II and As You Like It. Most recently, Ted co-directed Top Girls with Vikki Hart at NYU.

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