Actor and former Dean of the Actors Studio Drama School Sam Schacht gives a master class for Princeton students on “Acting Chekhov: The Stella Adler Approach,” on Thursday, September 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Whitman College Class of 1970 Theater on the University campus. The event takes place in the context of Robert Sandberg’s fall course “The Human Comedy of Anton Chekhov Off and On Stage” and is free and open to the public to observe.
Sam Schacht’s acting credits include: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Golda, Bosoms and Neglect, and The Magic Show. Off-Broadway credits include: True West, Jack Gelber’s Rehearsal, and The Increased Difficulty of Concentration (Lincoln Center). Television credits include: Law & Order, The Equalizer, Ryan’s Hope, One Life to Live, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, Paradise Lost, and True West. Film credits include: Another You, A Shock to the System, Heart of Midnight, The Manhattan Project, Tattoo, The Gambler, A New Leaf, and Puzzle of a Downfall Child. Mr. Schacht has directed Off-Broadway and regionally and was the co-founder of two thriving New York acting companies, The New Group and The Workshop.