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TK Actor Boyd Holbrook, Star of Bikeriders, Talks with Co-Star Michael Shannon

Boyd Holbrook and Michael Shannon, co-starring in The Bikeriders directed by Jeff Nichols, bond over their Kentucky roots.

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A night where we welcome folks to meet our acting community, explore our studio space, and learn more about the Meisner technique along with our upcoming classes. Spots limited!

Apply for our Conservatory

If you are serious about a meaningful acting career, and are seeking an inclusive and accessible home in which to learn the foundations of the art and craft of acting, then the TK Conservatory might just be the perfect artistic home for you.

Backstage Interviews Terry: How to Act (Well) Without Saying a Word

In “The Godfather,” for example, “Al Pacino goes to the bathroom in a restaurant to find a gun in the stall. Then, he has this incredible moment and fixes his hair before shooting. There’s no dialogue, and it’s brilliant.” 

To help achieve that golden silence, Knickerbocker offers these five tips.

Terry Knickerbocker
Terry Knickerbocker, Studio Director

Welcome to Terry Knickerbocker Studio

We are a diverse community of passionate artists and world-class teachers empowered by acting’s most effective training method.

Our focus is on you, the student, on a journey towards mastering your craft—a journey that is powerfully transformative. Our faculty are devoted mentors who will accompany you every step of the way.

We will help you achieve total confidence in your ability to act. A confidence you’ll bring with you to every audition and any role—for the rest of your life.

Ready to take the first step? Let’s talk.

Join the TKS Community and Become a Confident Actor for the Rest of Your Life.

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Tailored training solutions for passionate actors committed to excellence.


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Our flagship four-semester certificate program begins in January 2024

Summer Intensive

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Our Crash Courses In Meisner Technique, Acting, Movement, Voice, Speech

Specialty Classes

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Scene study, Voice over, Mask, more

Our Faculty

Highly trained, talented, empathetic, collaborative, and diverse—we’re honored to introduce our incredible faculty, who embody these characteristics and so much more.

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Our Values

Our values are the guiding force behind everything we do here. They are the DNA of the TK Studio culture.


Learning & Growth
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

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