Client Actors Train With Stella Adler Studio

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

phoenix house partnership stella adlerClients of Phoenix House Long Island City Center train weekly with members of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, in movement, voice, speech, and acting technique. Together they create material based on a chosen subject, refine and rehearse, and then often perform their scenes at Phoenix House Career Academy, Phoenix House Long Island City Center, or the theaters of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in midtown Manhattan. Weekly acting classes have various themes and exercises. Our clients have studied the process to develop a character, reinforcing growth as an actor and their own personal growth. Exercises focus on listening skills and trusting your partner, mirroring and puppetry, breathing, as well as master voice and speech.  Our clients and the Stella Adler actors describe their passion for this project in this exclusive video.

Acting, as is life in recovery, is about making choices, being present in the moment, and discovering your most authentic inner self. These are amazing classes of hope and inspiration for all participants. We are truly grateful for this partnership.

Phoenix House Long Island City Center is home to the following gender-specific treatment programs: Our Long Island City Center’s Women’s Program provides innovative substance abuse treatment services to female clients using evidenced-based practices. Our program offers an array of vital services and our staff is trained to meet the unique needs of women, including those who struggle with co-occurring mental health problems. Our Men’s Program provides services and substance abuse treatment, individual and group counseling, as well as evidence-based therapeutic interventions that address specific client needs, allowing clients to redefine who they are while addressing views on manhood/rites of passage. We also provide medical services and vocational support, as well as recreational programming.

Phoenix House Career Academy’s residential substance abuse treatment program provides treatment services for men, using an evidence-based approach to addiction treatment and a strength-based, holistic view of recovery. Our team consists of highly-skilled clinicians who provide assessment, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning. We are committed to giving our clients the education and job skills necessary to excel in the workplace, as well as the strength and renewed self-esteem to live successful, drug-free lives.

The Phoenix House Career Academy is an adult business and trade school accredited by the New York State Department of Education. The Career Academy is an innovative model of accelerated treatment with a fully operational vocational school on site; it is considered one of Brooklyn’s most successful vocational programs.

Find out more about the programs and services offered at Phoenix House, or call our toll-free number today: 1 888 671 9392. 

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