Kathryn Bild is a writer, director, acting and directing coach, and Grammy Awardwinning producer. She lectures on Stanislavski and Strasberg and coaches acting and directing privately and in workshops. She studied acting with Stella Adler, Loraine Hull, Ed DeLeo and Frank London, and singing with several teachers in Los Angeles and New York. She is an alumna of The American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women, she wrote, directed and hosted the Los Angeles public access television series on acting called, Act BIG! and is a recipient of The Grammys' Video Producer of the Year Award.
Kathryn has written, directed and produced plays, short films, commercials, television and radio lectures, music videos and musicals, including The Prison — a Rock Ballet at The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, and Elephant Parts for which she won the Grammy for Video Producer of the Year.
She was co-founder of The Pacific Arts Corporation, served on the boards of trustees of The Gihon Foundation and The McMurray Foundation established to help women in business and the arts, and served as the Success Coach on Doug Stephan's nation-wide, top ten Good Day, America! radio show, and on WOR in New York City.
Author of the books ACTING FROM A SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE – Your Art, Your Business, Your Calling, The Actor's Quotation Book – Acting in a Nutshell from Those Who Really Know, and the magazine column, Success Tips from Success Coach, Kathryn Bild, she has also written and published a humor book, short stories, songs, interviews, articles and book reviews, and has written six novels and five screenplays.
Kathryn recently directed the short film Purple Hearts, winner for Best Actor at 2002 Chicks With Flicks Film Festival in New York, for which she was also nominated Best Director, and is currently at work on a novel.
She is a member of New York Women in Film and Television, as well as the New York City chapter of Women's National Book Association. As a hobby, she is a singer/songwriter and performs her songs in small clubs and cafes. She lives in New York City.
Read the article about Kathryn in the Christian Science Sentinel, 12/9/2002
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