Testimonials

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“He’s opened my eyes to aspects of myself that I have forgotten….”

 

The amount of love, respect and gratitude I have for Terry can not fit in this review. Terry has been such a great teacher and colleague. He’s opened my eyes to aspects of myself that I have forgotten, aspects that I need as an actor to be the best I can be. He still continues to train me to be the best I can be, to run towards the sound of the cannons, to hold up the mirror to the world. I have been eternally blessed to be training with Terry. Not only does he teach skills you need to be the best actor you can be, he also teaches you skills to be the best human you can be. For all that, I am eternally grateful.

– Olivia M.

Alumnus

“….working with him and getting to know him has been one of the greatest joys of my life….”

 

Terry has been the most important teacher for my acting life. His ability to be exactly what you need, whether it’s a drill sergeant, a compassionate guru, a goofy friend or, in my case, all of the above, he has a way of figuring out what speaks to you and adapting himself so he can get through to you. I can safely say that I would not be where I am without Terry. His understanding and passion for the work is infectious and working with him and getting to know him has been one of the greatest joys of my life. Not to sound like a bad infomercial, but I can honestly say that when it comes to acting teachers, Terry really is in a class of his own and I have nothing but gratitude towards him. The man changed my life for the better and I am lucky to have him in my life.

– Rishi M.

Alumnus

“….I implore anyone seeking personal betterment to visit the Terry Knickerbocker Studio….”

 

One can only benefit from time spent at Terry Knickerbocker Studio; the faculty’s belief in craft, attention to detail, and passion in the pursuit of maximizing their student’s potential are on par with any institution I’ve ever encountered.

Terry is of a very rare breed, a master in his field, with the singular goal of making you a better actor. I trust him with my life and, actor or not, implore anyone seeking personal betterment to visit the Terry Knickerbocker Studio.

– Conor D.

Alumnus

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“Everyone from staff to students is there for the shared love and passion for acting….”

 

Terry Knickerbocker Studio is an excellent studio. I have pages of great things to say but most people don’t read that long so here are the bullet points. At TK Studio, you work closely and personally with Terry. He takes the time to get to know you and your work. He offers HONEST critiques of your work with advice to improve, and that, to me, is priceless. Terry invests his time with each of his students.

TK Studios is a bit off the grid in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, which for me allows more focus on the work and the craft than being in a studio in the busy city full of other acting studios that feel like desperation and competition. At TK Studios, you can relax. You work with your peers and you’re invested in their success because it is made clear everyone’s journey is their own. There isn’t any competition rather we learn from each other and are inspired by each other. The quality of students at TK Studios is also top notch. You will not run into lazy actors or someone not as enthused about the work as you are. Everyone from staff to students is there for the shared love and passion for acting. I would recommend TK Studios if you are passionate about acting, if you want to build your craft, try something new, or just keep your work fresh and honest.

– Victoria M.

Alumnus

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“It was the most alive I’d ever felt in my life….”

 

I came to the Terry Knickerbocker Studio at the ripe age of 19. I had no idea what I was in for, but I am glad I came. I could never find any other words to describe my experience there other than riveting. It was the most alive I’d ever felt in my life. I’ll use a few words that wont even do it justice, but I’d say: satisfying, brilliant, healing, extraordinary and self-discovery. Not only did the Studio help me TREMENDOUSLY as an actor, but it helped me be my best self in my daily life. All of the mentors/teachers/staff at the Studio go above and beyond to make sure you are safe and doing your best work. I would take the Two-Year Program all over again if I could. I really found myself here and my artistic home and friends that I know will last a life time and training that will better my work as an actor. I could go on and on about the Studio but I suggest getting up and going there yourself to see what its really about. Or even picking up the phone. You will not regret it I promise. I am forever grateful for TK Studio.

– Daniela G.

Alumnus

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