lori lowe, founder
Lori grew up in NYC and was a child actor. Lori had her first professional acting job at 10 years old and directed her first Off Broadway play at 22 at the Pearl Theatre. She has been a member of SAG.AFTRA for 40 years. Lori has coached many successful working actors and dedicates her practice not just to the craft of acting but in the emotional challenges that face-working actors today.
Lori has over 200 commercial, TV, theatre and film credits. Her credits range from the classic film Caddy Shack to the vintage soap opera Another World and How to Survive a Marriage. She toured the east coast with Breakfast with Les and Bess starring Betsy Palmer and performed in Noel Coward's Hayfever at the Village Repertory. Her TV movie credits include NBC's The Asphalt Cowboy with Max Baer Jr. Lori is honored to have been an original cast member of Anna Deavere Smith's On The Road, Actors are Madmen at the Ward Nasse Gallery in NY.
Lori frequently directs and teaches for The Axial Theatre/ HM Acting Company in Pleasantville, NY. She considers Howard Meyers School and the company of actors, one of the finest on the east coast. Axial projects include Twisted Valentines, Gaslight Tango and the ongoing Playwright Reading Series. Lori recently directed Lloyd Pace’s Play St John for the 2016 20/20 Aery Festival at the Philipstown Depot Theatre in Garrison, NY.
Lori is grateful to her teacher's Anna Deavere Smith and Greg Zittel for their inspiration that fuels her teaching practice as well as her studies at The American Conservatory Theater, NYU Tisch School of the Arts and The Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC. Her meditation education at UMASS and OMEGA inspires and innovates her acting classes in NY ,CT and FL.