One on One with Patrick McCartney
Please email email@example.com to purchase and schedule this session. Rate is $70/hr and package rates are available upon request.
About the class
Let veteran actor and improviser Patrick McCartney help you 'Prepare the Part'!
Learn how to make "hot" choices that connect you with the material. Learn how to be emotionally available to show off all the different colors of your monologue. Learn how to prepare to play. This is a one-on-one acting class intended to help you with audition material or roles you already have.
"Patrick is everything you could want in a teacher and collaborator. Funny, smart as a whip and deeply passionate about improv. You'd be lucky to get him as a teacher."
-Kate Walsh, actress (Grey's Anatomy, Fargo, Private Practice)
These sessions are scheduled directly with The PIT. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase and schedule your session. Rate is $70/hr and package rates are available upon request.
Patrick McCartney is a veteran actor and an improviser. He was at The Second City with PIT caretaker Ali Reza Farahnakian. While in Chicago he studied improv with the great Del Close. While not improvising in Chicago he was acting in plays. He was an ensemble member of the Center Theater and did shows at Steppenwolf, Stage Left and just about every other venue Chicago had to offer. While there he studied acting with Mary Ann Thebus. In Los Angeles he studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck in her Thursday night master class. In NYC Patrick was an ensemble member of Shira Piven's Water Ensemble where he starred in Elizabeth Gilbert's adaption of her short stories "Pilgrims ". He was at the first UCB where he taught improv, did Assscat and created the shows "Two Irish Jerks" with Miriam Tolan, and "Perverts," with Jackie Clark and "Lennon and McCartney" with Jodi Lennon. Television and film include "SNL digital shorts ", "Elf", and the recently wrapped indie "Baby Frankenstein." He currently teaches improv and acting at The PIT. On Saturday nights you can usually catch him playing with PIT house team BBC 2. Former students include Eric Stonestreet, Julie Klausner and Ed Helms.