Elia Monte-Brown

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Elia is an actor and educator based in New York.  She has performed in stage productions all over the country and dozens of film and television shows. Elia is also a certified teacher with over 15 years of teaching and coaching experience. She holds Masters degrees in both theatre (David Geffen School of Drama, Yale) and education (Pace University). 

 

Acting

Elia has appeared in Blithe Spirit (The Guthrie), Timon of Athens (Theatre for a New Audience and Shakespeare Theatre of DC), Top Girls  (The Huntington), Between Riverside and Crazy (ACT Geary Theatre) and has also worked at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Humana Festival and many more. 

Film and TV credits include “FBI”, "New Amsterdam", “Search Party”, “The Deuce”, “The Following”, "Prodigal Son", “The Resident”, “Shades of Blue”, “The Affair”, "Fort Tilden",  “Person of Interest”, “Madam Secretary”, “Elementary”, "Law and Order: SVU" and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent".

The David Geffen School of Drama (Yale)

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"As a teacher, I hold a very high standard for myself and for each of my students. I recognize the incredibly varied lives that each of my students lead and incorporate the whole person into all of my teaching and planning through differentiation and a lot of individual attention.  I believe that it is essential that students are exposed to a shared humanity and thus use theatre, literature, writing, social issues and current events in almost all of my lessons."

Education

HIGHER EDUCATION

Elia is currently on the teaching faculty at NYU Tisch and AMDA where she teaches Advanced Scene Study and Intro to Acting. 

Group Classes

Elia teaches a series of scene study and on camera classes throughout the year. Inquire regarding her next class!

Private Coaching

Elia is available to coach for auditions from Laguardia High School to The David Geffen School of Drama (Yale) and any  on camera or theatre auditions in between .

Teaching Artistry

Elia has worked as a Teaching Artist for fifteen years and currently works at some of NY most prestigious Broadway and Off Broadway Theatres such as Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club and Brooklyn Academy of Music.  She  has taught writing, leadership, dramaturgy and performance, usually incorperating them all into each lesson.

 

Elia is also able to design private or small group instruction for completely bespoke interdisciplinary theatre  programming.

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Testimonials

"I wish every student could experience Elia's enthusiasm and genuine love for the world of theater. Elia excels at making magical moments happen in the classroom while dealing with challenging texts and issues. She creates a positive, safe, and fun environment for students to express themselves and their ideas. It is always such a pleasure working and planning with Elia, as some of my best instructional practices have come from these collaborative lessons. She is truly an exceptional educator."

-Kelly Gionti, 
Partner Teacher,
High School for Law and Advocacy and Community Justice 

Contact Me

For questions regarding acting and performance please contact:

Framework Entertainment Management

9057 Nemo St

West Hollywood, CA 90069

310.858.0333

Artists and Representatives

(Theatrical)

630 Ninth Ave, Suite 220

New York, NY 10036

212.505.1400

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