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 include the internationally acclaimed LaMama to many Off & Off-Off Broadway shows, ranging from Shakespeare to Musicals, to Revues.  Regional credits include Gateway Playhouse (NY); Tibbits Opera (Michigan); Rodale/Pennsylvania Stage; Ensemble Studio Theater (Catskills); Porthouse Summer Theatre (Ohio); Italian- American Theatre Company of Rome.  Film apprearances include Scorsese’s Last Temptation of Christ (filmed in Morocco), Goodfella’s, Night of the Zombies, and the original Annie (singer/dancer). On Broadway I was Director of Development at Circle in the Square; Associate Producer on 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 theatre festivals, including Florida, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey.  I will be teaching several workshops at the 2019 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.