William has taught acting to everyone from kindergarteners to adults, in schools and as a private instructor.  He has coached monologues in person and on skype using an active listening technique which helps transform a piece of text into a dynamic and compelling conversation.  His students have been accepted to some of the nation's top drama schools including North Carolina School of the Arts, DePaul, UCLA, Carnegie Mellon, USC and NYU.  Visit the Contact page to set up an appointment.

 

Experience

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

2016- School Visit Program (Washington and Oregon) Performances and Workshops

 

Guest Drama Instructor

2013 to Present- Young Professional Conservatory/Sacramento Theater Company

2012- Laurel Dell and Venitia Valley Elementary

2010/11- Lynwood Elementary

2009- Redwood High School

2008- Lu Sutton and St. Rafael Elementary

 

Additional Coaching

Landmark Forum- All the World Is Your Stage

Intro to Improv- Marin Art and Garden Center

BASOTI (Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute) Instructor- Engaging Your Audience

 

Marin Shakespeare Company Summer Shakespeare Camps

Directed and coached drama program for ages 8-12

2011- As You Like It, The Tempest

2010- Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra

2009- A Comedy of Errors

2008- A Winter's Tale, Much Ado About Nothing

2007- Henry IV, Part 1

  

Education

BFA- Rutgers University

MFA- University of Delaware