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Joe Herrera

Orlando, Florida, US



Joe Herrera, founder of the Michael Chekhov Studio Orlando, has been a professional actor for stage, film and TV for over 20 years, distinguishing himself as an actor, director, and acting teacher/coach. Most recently, Joe served as a teaching artist for Dramatic Education, Inc. in the Central Florida area. He also served as a Dialogue/Acting Coach for film production company Faith Leap Films.
Joe’s educational background includes a Bachelors of Science from Columbia Southern University and is actively pursuing a Master’s of Science in Theatre Education. Joe received his early theater training (Stanislavski, Hagen, Spolin, Meisner, Strasberg, and Adler) at the City University of New York - Brooklyn College where he studied with actor/instructor, F. Murray Abraham. Joe received additional training with Janice Cavalier as a trained tenor, movement at the Broadway Dance Center in NYC, Meisner with Rus Blackwell, and stage combat. Joe is a National Michael Chekhov Association alumnus and Certified Teacher, where he trained in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique & Pedagogy with Master Teachers Lisa Dalton & Wil Kilroy. Joe achieved his acting teacher certification through the NMCA organization, and has been recognized as a Certified Acting Teacher of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.
Joe has been teaching private acting lessons since 2005 and is available to teach lessons at your home, at his home studio, local rental studio and/or online. Joe has helped his acting students, through the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, overcome acting blocks, and plateaus so they may reach artistic freedom of expression in their artistry. Joe serves as the Founder and Artistic Director of the Michael Chekhov Studio Orlando, where he offers private and semi-private acting lessons for actors of all ages and levels. As an expert in his field, Joe looks forward to helping new acting students achieve their goals. Joe's teaching style is thought provoking, organic, emotionally inspiring, and psycho-physically driven. Students will be led through intuitive, imaginative, and psycho-physical exercises that strengthen mind-body connections to arrive at peak performances. As a director, Joe has directed actors and acting students in short plays, full length plays and musical productions; along with directing students in original short plays that they have written and devised themselves.
Joe Herrera is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA. He has appeared on off-Broadway productions such as: “The Hating Pot\", “The Resting Place\", “Heart of the Earth: A Popol Vuh Story\", “Nativity on the Square,” and \"Ferdinand the Bull\". Film roles he has appeared in: \"The Girl in the Watermelon,” “Psycho Sisters” “SideKicked,” and “A Christian Carol.” TV roles: “Ghostwriter,” \"America's Most Wanted,\" “Dr. G Medical Examiner,” “La Voz Kids” and \"Law & Order.\" He’s worked on various short film projects in the southeast region and has also worked as a voice-over actor providing character voices for various animated projects.
Michael Chekhov Studio Orlando – (Website hidden)


English (North American), Spanish


British, North American, Spanish, US General American (GenAm), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn)


Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


Have over 20 years of professional experience as an actor. Have provided voiceover work (cartoon) for a 3D animation pilot series.



CUNY Brooklyn College, NY – Theatre Training - David Garfield, Marge Linney, F. Murray Abraham
National Michael Chekhov Association, FL – Michael Chekhov Acting Technique - Lisa Dalton, Wil Kilroy
The Actor’s School, FL – Meisner Technique - Rus Blackwell
Janice Cavalier Vocal Studios, NY – Musical Theatre Vocal Training – Janice Cavalier
Orlando Stage Combat, FL – Armed & Unarmed – Ray Eddy



For Auditions - plug in mic / For Final Product - access to local studio

Computer & Software

For Auditions - IPhone app w/plug in mic / For Final Product - access to local studio

Special Equipment

For Auditions - plug in mic / For Final Product - access to local studio

Delivery Methods

Email, electronically (wet transfer, etc), snail mail

Turnaround Time

24-48 hours

Service Description

Provide dynamic talent services that will bring direct results for clients.

Voice Over Clients

Amazon River Productions

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