Teaching Faculty Rebecca Guy

Project Director and Faculty Member, Juilliard School of Drama, Faculty, Barnard


Advanced Acting
DRA 530 - 3 credits
An experiential exploration of the acting process, focusing on advanced acting techniques and their application to modern, classical and poetic texts. One half of the semester period is taught on camera with an emphasis on the acting process as applied to all genres of film and television texts.


Juilliard Drama Division Faculty since 1994 where she teaches scene study in the 2nd and 3rd years, text analysis in the 1st year, and directs rehearsal and performance projects. Also a member of the faculties of the Barnard/Columbia Theatre Department where she teaches acting and directing, and the Syracuse University Tepper Semester in New York City where she teaches advanced scene study. Artistic Director, Chautauqua Theater Company 1998-2004. Conservatory Director, CSC Repertory Company 1989-1992. Artistic Associate, The Ark Theatre Company 1982-1985. Other directing/teaching credits include the Sundance Institute, Opera Theatre of Rochester, Circle in the Square Theater School, Sarah Lawrence College, University of Evansville, Old Dominion University, Yale. Favorite directing credits include Othello, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Mary Stuart, Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, Street Scene, The Adding Machine, Broadway, Getting Out, Proof, Collected Stories, Uncommon Women and Others, Under Milkwood, The Faithful, West Side Story, The Threepenny Opera, Once in a Lifetime, On the Verge, Chopin in Space, and many more.