With a keen eye and unending mastery John Pallotta vision's the actor inside of you and like a craftsman, he pulls that vision into reality. As an acting teacher, he is a master of the human condition. He sees our potential as human beings and teaches his students to free their true nature through acting. John is as good if not better then the mentors & masters that taught him.


John Pallotta, born and raised in New York City, NY honed his craft on stages and streets of New York. He has trained under the best known masters of the craft: Lee Strasberg, Uta Hagen, Bobby Lewis, Herbert Burghof, Stella Adler, William Hickey, Austin Pendleton. John is now recognized as one of the most sought after acting coaches in the country and can be seen coaching some of our top stars on TV and in the movies in NYC and elsewhere.


John has his own approach and book on the craft of acting (Acting is a state of Mind) and has studios in New York City, Washington DC, Fairfax Virginia, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Albany and Atlanta Georgia. John also teaches and lectures internationally in Puerto Rico, India, Pakistan, Ghana, United Arab Emirates and SKYPES OnSet internationally. Visit John Pallotta at www.johnpallotta.com


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If John Pallotta were a boxer, he’d be Jake LaMotta. A singer? Johnny Cash. Coffee? Triple espresso. An award? Most definitely the Oscars.

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