Carol Fox Prescott is a celebrated actor, singer, director, master teacher, performance coach, and author. She brings 50 years of experience in professional theater to individuals in all walks of life, enabling breakthroughs in authenticity, personal growth, and creativity. Carol’s clients include professional actors, business leaders, clergy, doctors, artists and educators, anyone for whom presentation, creative growth and self-discovery are essential for success.
She is renown for her breath work techniques, helping people master “being at ease” in everyday life, while unleashing confidence and imagination as she helps individuals re-channel performance anxiety into free flowing insight and self-expression.
Carol is one of fifty teachers in The United States chosen to be included in the book "Acting: A Vital Tradition" by Ronald Rand and is one of four master teachers in New York recommended by “The Actor’s Pocket Guide to NYC." She studied acting with Joshua Shelley, Robert Lewis, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Michael Moriarty. She has played leading roles in New York, National Touring Companies, and Regional Theaters. Her teaching career began at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the T. Schreiber Studio in New York City after which she created Carol Fox Prescott: Acting Classes, her own studio where she developed her approach to acting based on breathing awareness and joy.
When she isn’t leading retreats and workshops around the world, Carol teaches acting classes and works privately, in person and on Zoom, with clients in New York, the Mid-Hudson Valley and around the world. She spent two years working with incarcerated men in a program called Exodus at The Shawngunk Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in upstate NY. where she introduced the inmates to her breathing techniques, and helped to facilitate their journey in becoming good citizens in or out of prison.
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