Anya teaches Chekhov Scene Study, Shakespeare, Postwar British Drama, and Throughline Technique at The Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City. She teaches Chekhov in the Theater Department at Brooklyn College to the B.F.A students. She has served as Adjunct Professor at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU- where she directed on the mainstage- and as a visiting guest director and guest speaker at The Graduate Center for Advanced Acting Training at Harvard University in 2013 and 2015.
Anya is a Master Teacher of Practical Aesthetics, an acting technique originally developed by William H. Macy and David Mamet, based on the teachings of Stanislavsky, Aristotle and Joseph Campbell. She has taught Practical Aesthetics masterclasses at Brave Studios in Melbourne, Australia, at the Graduate Theater Program at Penn State, and at La Teatrería in Mexico City, where she will be returning for another workshop in October 2018.
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