Profiles

Ron Burrus

Master Teacher

Mr. Burrus spent many years studying and teaching alongside Ms. Adler in New York City. He has extensive theatre directing credits, including The Three Sisters and You Can’t Take It With You at Circle in the Square, The Brick and the Rose at New York University, and The White Whore and The Bit Player for the Cubiculo Theatre. Los Angeles theatre credits: award-winning Guest of the Nation at the Court Theatre, Seed of Darkness at the Tamarind Theatre, Opus One at the Los Feliz Playhouse. Film coaching credits include John Mellencamp’s Falling From Grace. Mr. Burrus has also directed his own feature film, Getting Personal (European release), aka The Mysterious Death of Kelly Lawman (HBO, Cinemax). His acting seminars are done nationally and internationally: Australia, Switzerland, Japan, Mexico, France, Italy, and Germany. He teaches full time at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City during the fall season and the remainder of the year at the Art of Acting Studio Los Angeles. He heads the Advanced Business of Acting seminars that introduce the New York-trained actor to the Los Angeles film and television industry.