Magaly Colimon

Headshot of Actor Magaly Colimon

Teaching Statement:

“My goal is to provide students with exercises and techniques that release students from habitual self-use patterns and free them to realize authentic moments in performance and – ideally – life.

“My Acting 1 class in an Introduction to Character. This class will give actors the tools needed to explore and analyze characters in scripted material. Through various holistic approaches – multi-sensory work, games, improvisation, actionable objectives, movement, etc. Students will learn engaging and transformational ways to read a script and bring to life vibrant, multi-dimensional characters in performance.”

BIO:

Magaly Colimon-Christopher is an actress/writer/producer/director and qualified Feldenkrais Practitioner based in New York City. She started her acting journey at HB Studio, where she studied with Herbert Berghof, Earle Hyman, Anne Jackson and Michael Beckett. After completing her graduate studies at Yale School of Drama, Magaly performed in numerous Prime Time, Daytime, film, commercial and theater productions. Over the course of her career, Magaly has coached actors, written/produced/directed short films (which were featured in film festivals) a web series, plays and founded film and theater festivals. Driven by her passion for authentic, energized, and organic acting – Magaly completed her certification as Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Practitioner and continues to explore and adopt new self-awareness, self care, and movement techniques. Her experiences as a performer, director, Feldenkrais Method practitioner and “ever- curious-student-of-enlightenment-and-truth” informs her teaching.

Her acting credits include: BLUE BLOODS, GRAND ARMY, HOSTAGES, LAW & ORDER SVU, ER, THE CLOSER, LAW & ORDER- CI; JITNEY; MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, LAX, BN4REAL, HER TORY, YES, MADAME, SEX AND THE CITY, LAW & ORDER, and numerous commercials. She is a proud member of The Actor’s Center and Actor’s Studio Playwright & Directors Unit. Her writing/producing credits include: SILENT TRUTH (2018 Finalist O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); THE HUNTING SEASON (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2018); YES MADAME! (Official Selection: Pan African Film Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, Reel Sisters Film Festival, and HBREC Film Festival); HER TORY (Semi-Finalist Caribbean Film Festival and Market); BUTTERSCOTCH AND FUDGE (Ah-Ha Moments One-Act Play Fest); and BN4REAL (web series). For more info about Magaly, go to www.magalycolimon.com 

Magaly is the Founder/Producing Artistic Director of Conch Shell Productions, a company with a mission to develop, present, and celebrate new plays and films by Caribbean Diaspora and Caribbean writers & directors.Conch Shell Productions is the presenter of Conch Shell International Film Fest (Aug 26-28, 2022 www.conchshelliff.com), publisher of We’re Not Neutral – A Collection of New Short Plays written by BIPOC writers available for purchase on Amazon.com, CSP New Works Series, and co-producers of Reset Series.

Current and Upcoming