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“THE ACTOR’S SECRET” by Betsy Polatin. Now Available.

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About the Author

alexander technique, betsy polatin, moement specialistBETSY POLATIN is a movement specialist with four decades of experience in body-mind education and performance training. She has worked with many performing artists in theater, film, and music, including such luminaries as Rashida Jones, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andre Gregory, and John Denver.

As a highly respected senior Alexander Technique educator, she pioneered a four-year Alexander curriculum for the acting conservatory program at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, where she is a Master Lecturer. A certified Breathing Coordination instructor and a Somatic Experiencing practitioner, she holds a BA in dance and an MFA in theater education. She continues to teach her work extensively, both privately and in master classes in the United States and abroad.

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American Theater Magazine says:

“The Actor’s Secret is impressive…”

“The Actor’s Secret works both as a solid introduction to Alexander technique and an advanced guide for the more experienced actor”

“Polatin’s guide is clear and well organized”


Uzo Aduba from “Orange is the New Black”