The Gately/Poole Acting Conservatory is a unique school which has created the The Acting Intensives as the foundation of its training program. It is based upon the Meisner Technique with additional innovations developed by Richard Poole and Kathryn Gately. This approach to training was designed to allow actors, who have already begun to work professionally, to continue their careers while strengthing their skills and growth as artists.
What makes THE Gately/Poole Chicago/LONDON Acting Classes unique:
• Award winning Alumni
TONY, EMMY. OBIE, SAG, GOLDEN GLOBE, THEATER WORLD, DRAMA-LOGUE,
OUTER CRITICS, JOSEPH JEFFERSON, and DRAMA DESK AWARDS
• Extensive Alumni recognition and success in
Film, Television, and Stage.
• Created and directed 7 top ranking NATIONAL & international academic and professional PROGRAMS
• Head of 2 URTA/NAST premiere
graduate and undergraduate acting programs
• One of the most renowned and comprehensive
acting conservatories in America
LOS ANGELES · NEW YORK · BOSTON · CHICAGO · LONDON
The Gately/Poole Acting Intensives are the foundation of the Gately/Poole training program. They are designed for promising young actors and professionals who prefer concentrated conservatory style training to conventional, long-term programs.
This approach to training allows professional actors the opportunity to continue to pursue a career while honing and developing their skills.
The Short film ALMA, featuring Gately/Poole alumni Veronica Gutierrez, is premiering at the 32nd annual Chicago Latino Film Festival. It's showing April 15th at 6:15pm and April 17th at 6pm.
Deanna Reed-Foster with fellow Gately/ Poole alumn Joe Minoso and Christian Stolte on the set of Chicago Fire
Gabrielle Walsh stars beside Sharon Stone in 6/12 episode of Agent X.