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Faculty & Staff

Deb Jackel
Co-Adjutant, Theater
Degrees & Accomplishments
BFA Acting, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
2011 Backstage Readers' Choice Awards, Favorite Audition Technique Teacher
2011 Backstage Readers' Choice Awards, Favorite Cold Reading Teacher

Deb Jackel has been teaching acting, audition, and cold reading technique at the William Esper Studio since 2000.Deb has extensive experience with the business of acting, having spent years in the NY talent agency world. Having worked on both sides of the business, Deb has observed common roadblocks to successful auditions and since used her knowledge to empower actors.
Deb is an expert in helping actors protect their passion, vulnerability and uniqueness during the often misunderstood, stress-inducing audition process. She coaches actors privately on audition technique, and serves as a career consultant for emerging actors who wish to better understand the business of acting.