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Private Classes

Work one-on-one with Alleyway Artistic Associate Dan Lendzian. This is a great way to brush up on a monologue quickly, meet to dip your toe into the acting waters, or set up an ongoing session to work on your skills. Once you purchase a single lesson or a pack, please contact or 716-852-2600 x207 to set up times that work for you!

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Dan Lendzian

Dan is an adaptive educator who connects individuals with the performing arts in a purposeful and practical way. An effusive and empathetic artist, Dan is trained in classical and contemporary theatre techniques for acting, directing, voice, movement, text and scene analysis, dialects, clown, devising, and musical theatre. 
He has mentored more than 1,200+ students across the U.S. including New York, Texas, Alaska, and Florence, Italy. A highly analytical collaborator, Dan helps emerging artists discover their own unique voice. Currently a lecturer at SUNY Fredonia where he teaches acting, directing, devising, Shakespeare, and scene study. He has written and devised dozens of original works. At the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, he created a three-week program in devising theater. He is a member of The National Alliance of Acting Teachers. 
Dan has worked as a public and private educator at Interlochen Arts Camp, PLAY Theater, Sitka Fine Arts Camp, SUNY Sullivan, and Kean University. As an artist, Dan has performed in hundreds of individual shows on international, national, and regional stages with companies like FESTA Theater, Parallel 45, NACL, The Seattle Children’s Theater, The Shakespeare Theater of NJ, Interlochen Shakespeare, and The Weathervane Repertory Theatre. Dan is a certified Pilates Instructor and completed his MFA at The University of Texas at Austin.


Classes meet at the Alleyway Theatre and will be held in one of our classrooms or rehearsal halls. Your instructor will let you know where to meet on the first day and what to bring.

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