Robert Laconi - Theater Teacher, Audition Coach, Stage Director

ROBERT LACONI
STAGE dIRECTOR, THEATER TEACHER,
AUDITION COACH, & pRODUCER

ROBERT LACONI

ROBERT LACONI

I have worked from Broadway to community theatre on stage, film, radio, television, & children’s theater, as actor, director, manager, educator, & producer.  I was the Artistic Director of Theatre Arts Center NY for 16 years – a professionally-based NYC training program for youth, collaborating with over 50 Broadway and Professional Guest teachers and directors.  I have directed many musicals, plays, and revues and have been teaching acting for the past 18 years.  NYC Acting credits range from the internationally acclaimed LaMama to many Off & Off-Off Broadway shows.  Regional:  Gateway Playhouse (NY); Tibbits Opera (Michigan); Rodale/Pennsylvania Stage; Ensemble Studio Theater (Catskills); Porthouse Summer Theatre (Ohio); Italian- American Theatre Company of Rome.  Film:  Scorsese’s Last Temptation of Christ (filmed in Morocco), Goodfella’s, Night of the Zombies, Annie (singer/dancer). Broadway: Director of Development Circle in the Square; Associate Producer – Enchanted April (Tony nominations), Director of Development – Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Project at SONY Music International.  I have adjudicated and/or taught workshops at several state festivals, including Florida, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.  I most recently taught three workshops at the 2018 Educational Theatre Association / International Thespian Festival in Nebraska. In addition to teaching, I also offer private audition and monologue coaching.  Member SAG / AFTRA & Actors Equity.