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About Carol

Carol Fox Prescott is a celebrated actor, singer, director, master teacher, performance coach and author. She brings 40 years of experience in professional theater to individuals of 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 and self-discovery are essential to success.

She is renowned for her breath work techniques and helps people master “being at ease” in everyday life, while unleashing confidence and creativity. Carol helps individuals rechannel performance anxiety, in any setting, 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 four master teachers in New York City recommended in "The Actor’s Pocket Guide to NYC." She studied acting with Joshua Shelley, Robert Lewis, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Michael Moriarty. Carol 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 classes and works privately  with clients in New York City, the Mid-Hudson Valley and beyond. She is the author of "Breathing Awareness and Joy: An Approach to Acting for the 21st Century", "Some of These Days", a one-woman show, about vaudeville star Sophie Tucker which was performed both in the United States and Canada and her play, "In The Voice of Our Mothers," a 90-minute, five character play taking us deep inside the lives of our biblical matriarchs, which performs regularly, with its professional cast, in synagogues, JCC's, Hillels, churches, universities and other interested organizations.


TO PURCHASE CAROL'S BOOK ON ACTING: Breathing, Awareness and Joy Carol's personal and easily accessible book on the art of acting on the breath. Read all about it or purchase the book and/or DVD.

Carol has taught across the country and around the world:


Acting International, Paris, France

The Actors Movement Studio, NYC

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC

Artistic New Directions, NYC

Boh Studio, Baltimore Maryland

Carol Fox Prescott Acting Classes, NYC, LA, Seattle, Washington, DC

Deborra-Lee Furness Workshops, Melbourne, Australia

Elat Chayyim, Accord, NY

Gary Austin Workshops, LA, Seattle, Washington, DC

Gwendoline & Sebastian Workshops, Geneva Switzerland

Kripalu Yoga Center, Lenox, MA

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Manhattanville College, Department of Dance and Theater

Miriam’s Well, Saugerties, NY

The Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Hogan Productions, Edmonton, Alberta. Canada

Studio Boh, Baltimore, MD

Shantigar, Rowe, MA

SUNY:New Palz, New Palz, NY

T. Schreiber Studio, NYC

Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock, NY