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.
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The Gately/Poole Acting Intensives are the foundation of the Gately/Poole training program. They are designed for promising young actors and professionals who would prefer an accelerated, concentrated conservatory style training program 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.
James Gandolfini on Inside the Actors Studio speaking about conservatory training.
GP Conservatory in Chicago Fire
Deanna Reed-Foster with fellow Gately/ Poole alumn Joe Minoso and Christian Stolte on the set of Chicago Fire
What makes US 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.
• 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
Gately/Poole Alum Charlotte Kate Fox in her b'way debut. See Charlotte's Nissan commercial and featured article in backstage.