Faculty & Staff

Danielle Liccardo-Massood
Assistant Professor

The arc of the movement curriculum has been designed to release the constrictions of the actor’s instrument and free the physical, emotional and vocal life of the artist.

Degrees & Accomplishments
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Fine Arts Conservatory
Caldwell University
Certified Master Movement Specialist - Physical Technique for Actors in The Williamson Technique
Certified Williamson Technique Specialist in Period and Style physical technique
Gately/Pool Acting Conservatory, NYC - Kathryn Gately

Danielle Liccardo is an Assistant Professor and the Movement Specialist in the
professional acting conservatory at Mason Gross School of the Arts, teaching physical
technique as well as advanced movement and period style work. She is the Intimacy
Designer and facilitator, and movement specialist, at William Esper Acting Studio in
NYC. She is a certified master movement specialist in The Williamson Technique and
has designed a unique physical training component for the actors that envelopes the
teachings of mentor Loyd Williamson, Tadashi Suzuki, experimental theatre and
choreography, ensemble creation, and authentic human connection. She has most
recently designed a program of self-advocacy, freeing the inner landscape of the
athlete, and building inter-connectedness between coaches and athletes, for the
Women’s USA Rhythmic Gymnastics team.