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ZELDA FICHANDLER SCHOLARSHIP for NYU ALUMNI

Sep 17, 2017

Today, the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA), announced the establishment of the Zelda Fichandler Scholarship to benefit the next generation of Chekhov teachers and practitioners. MICHA, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic vision and technique of actor/director/author Michael Chekhov, was the beneficiary of a bequest from the late Zelda Fichandler. A leader in America’s […]


MICHA awards Studio Scholarships

Jun 20, 2017

Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Boston Chekhov Studios award MICHA scholarships Annual Award Celebrates Commitment to the Acting Craft MICHAEL CHEKHOV ASSOCIATION (MICHA) PRESENTS FIVE STUDIO SCHOLARSHIPS Press Release   NEW YORK, NY (June 2017) MICHA, the not-for-profit association dedicated to attending to actor/director/author Michael Chekhov’s artistic vision and technique, announced the recipients of […]


Podcast with JOANNA MERLIN & JOBST LANGHANS

Feb 10, 2017

Listen to a conversation between JOANNA MERLIN & JOBST LANGHANS about the journey of Michael Chekhov’s work & its pioneers in Russia, Europe & America. Listen here: https://michaelchekhovschool.org/2017/01/14/it-was-like-a-mystery/ In January 2017 MICHA brought Jobst from Berlin, Germany to New York City for our Teacher Training Workshop: a total of 45 attendees gathered from 8 countries. Jobst […]


Just published: MICHA 2016 Newsletter!

Dec 31, 2016

MICHA’s annual newsletter is now available online! Content includes: From the President MICHA publishes Michael Chekhov’s Lessons for Teachers Indiegogo Campaign: Contribute to the book & Chekhov’s legacy Inaugural Michael Chekhov Scholar Connie Rotunda MICHA’s new Chekhov Studio Scholarships Saying Goodbye to MICHA board member Zelda Fichandler MICHA’s 2016 Open Space and Summer Conference Faculty […]


Give to Michael Chekhov’s Legacy

Nov 29, 2016

MICHA wants to publish a series of Chekhov’s lessons and lectures and we need your help! The final publication will be translated into German and Russian and available as a single volume or via e-book. Watch this video to learn more: Give to this international project today and help us attend to Chekhov’s legacy.  Donations […]


Registration now OPEN for MICHA’s Summer Workshop!

Nov 23, 2016

MICHA’S International Michael Chekhov Workshop, Connecticut College, New London, CT June 23 – July 1, 2017 Registration for the 2017 International Workshop & Festival is now OPEN! Faculty: Marjolein Baars, Bethany Caputo, Jessica Cerullo, Ragnar Freidank, John McManus, Joanna Merlin, Ulrich Meyer-Horsch, Marjo-Riikka Makela, Ted Pugh and Fern Sloan. Workshop participants are professional actors, teachers and directors. Committed students of performing […]


January Teacher Training 2017, New York City!

Oct 5, 2016

2017 JANUARY TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP – Please join us for our annual teacher training workshop January 5-8, 2017 at CAP21 Studios in New York City. Joanna Merlin, Ted Pugh and Jobst Langhans will teach at this workshop. REGISTRATION is now OPEN!  Spaces are filling quickly and our “early bird” discount rate will expire on October 15th!  Click HERE  to register now, […]


Call for abstracts: “Michael Chekhov’s Pedagogy and Contemporary Practice”

Aug 22, 2016

Dr. Yana Meerzon is currently accepting abstracts for the June 2017 publication of Michael Chekhov’s Pedagogy and Contemporary Practice in Critical Stages, an internet based journal, run and edited by the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC). Dr. Meerzon presented a talk entitled Michael Chekhov’s Hamlet: a Modern Mysterium in the Style of Expressionism at this year’s MICHA workshop. We invite you to listen […]


Inaugural Michael Chekhov Scholar Award recipient, Connie Rotunda

Jul 1, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (June 29, 2016) MICHA, the not-for-profit association dedicated to attending to actor/director/author Michael Chekhov’s artistic vision and technique, today announced the creation of The Michael Chekhov Scholar Award and its inaugural recipient, Connie Rotunda. Rotunda received her accolade and presented her work at the organization’s International Workshop and Festival this week in […]


Advanced Teacher Training Workshop News

May 26, 2016

MICHA’s Advanced Teacher Training Workshop in Hudson NY finished last weekend. Participating Teachers were: Connie Rotunda, Joerg Andrees, ‪Anna-Katharina Andrees‬, Kristi Funk Dana, Drew Richardson and Robert Homer-Drummond. They were joined by four actor-participants: Martin D. Anderson, Valorie Kissel, Travis Clark Morris and Yuan Rong Liao. The workshop included sessions and Q&A with Fern Sloan and […]