Yes But Why ep 156 Ken Schatz has the power to make you a better actor!

This week’s episode of Yes But Why Podcast features Ken Schatz, the leading independent acting coach in New York City. Through The Ken Schatz Studio, he offers private coaching, audition prep, on-set film role maintenance work, as well as onstage and on-camera master classes in New York, Los Angeles, and around the world.

In their conversation, Amy and Ken talk a lot about Ken’s approach to teaching acting. Borne of his inherent need to help people and his love of theater, Ken’s coaching technique is all about tailoring the work to the actor’s specific needs. There is no catch-all style for Ken; for him, it is intuitive. Ken Schatz is dedicated to challenging you to be the best actor you can be and to have fun while you do it!

Ken is an amazing resource for actors all around the world! Work with him NOW!

  • Ken is currently in Los Angeles. He just finished teaching his intensive two-day workshop in movement, acting technique, and scene study and he will be there available for coaching until May 1st! To book time with Ken for in-person coaching in LA or to find out more about registering for the next time there will be Ken’s Weekend Intensive, email anytime. 

  • When Ken returns to NYC, you can visit his studio and check out his classes at the May 8th FREE OPEN HOUSE event. This preview class is for actors interested in taking master classes and/or receiving private coaching from Ken. Space is limited — RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED! To reserve your spot, email,

  • Even if you are not in NYC or LA, fret not. Ken is available online as well! He can coach via Skype/FaceTime as actors need, and/or travel for workshops and projects. Just email !

This episode is a lovely chat between old friends, bonding over their love of teaching theater and reveling in how different their worlds are. Listen in as Ken shares stories about learning at Circle in the Square, his first Hollywood movie coaching gig, and the great community he works with right now in NYC and LA.  Enjoy!

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