Faculty Jennifer McCabe
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 107
Office Hours: Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rank: Assistant Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta; M.F.A, The New School
Jennifer is an Assistant Professor at Lehman College and teaches directing at the NYU Undergraduate Film & TV Program (UGFTV) at Tisch School of the Arts. She has served as faculty for New School For Drama - MFA in Acting and BFA in Dramatic Art, The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Stonestreet Studios Screen Acting Workshop, an advanced conservatory on-camera training program through NYU Tisch BFA in Acting and for the BFA Conservatory Program at SUNY Purchase, BFA in Acting, BFA in Dramatic Writing and BFA in Film.
Her accreditations include an MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama Program at The New School University and a BS in Speech Communications and Theater at The State University College of Oneonta.
As an actor, Jennifer has originated eight Off-Broadway roles and has performed at Cherry Lane Theater, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Soho Rep, The Barrow Group, The Jane Street Theater, Atlantic Theater, Capital Rep, The Peccadillo Theater Company and for NYMT. She has received stellar reviews from Variety Magazine, The New York Times, nytheater.com, theatermania.com, Broadway Bullet and Talkin’ Broadway. Jennifer has been on NBC’s Law and Order-SVU, HBO’s Sex & the City, Untitled Michael McGlone Pilot and has appeared in dozens of features and short films.
As a director and filmmaker, Jennifer has completed 10 short films that are currently running the festival circuit. She is currently in pre-production on her latest film project entitled 310 Mt. Zoar and on episode two of her Webseries entitled, Bla, Bla, Bla…produced by Stonestreet Studios, Inc.
Jennifer founded Jennifer McCabe Studios in 2009 where she offers a variety of classes, workshops and seminars for performing artists.
Jennifer is a member of four unions: AEA, SAG/AFTRA, UAW AFL-CIO and New York State Union of Teaching Professionals.
Jennifer has also worked extensively as a Drama Teaching Artist to students in the public and private school systems in New York and New Jersey. Affiliated organizations include: Enact, Inc., Guggenheim Museum, Wingspan Arts, The Leadership Program, Hoboken Charter School, Bronx Arts Ensemble. She is also a skilled improviser and serves as a facilitator and trainer for corporate education organizations and Fortune 500 companies including: Performance of a Lifetime, Impact International and Performance Plus.