Michael Laskin has been a professional actor for thirty-five years, and an acting teacher and coach for the last five, since founding The Michael Laskin Studio. His film and television credits include dozens of feature films and guest-starring roles ranging from Seinfeld to Eight Men Out. He’s worked with Robert Duvall, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Jeff Goldblum, James Caan, and done four films with writer/director John Sayles.
Michael’s theatre career is highlighted by starring roles off-Broadway, in London, Canada, and at many of our leading regional theatres including The Guthrie Theatre, The Geffen Playhouse, The Actors Theatre of Louisville. Michael won a Fringe First Award at The Edinburgh Festival, and a Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts, where he earned his M.A. degree. His bachelors degree is from Northwestern University. Michael has been a corporate consultant on creativity for The Right Brain Studio, and his new book on acting, “The Authentic Actor” will be published by Michael Wiese Books in the spring of 2015.