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director , Actress , art educator

Janet Ann Zarish, American art educator, director, actress. Panel committee member Fulbright Scholarship Program, New York City, since 2008; Member of Actors Equity, American Federation television and Radio Artist, Screen Actor Guild, Ensemble Studio Theater, Roosevelt Island Residents Associate (electrical board member since 2008), New York University Green Sustainability Committee.

Background

Zarish, Janet Ann was born on April 21, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph Frederick and Jane Avis Zarish.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Julliard School, New York City, 1976.

Career

Private practice, since 1992. Acting, scene study New York University, 1991, Ensemble Studio Theatre Summer Workshops, New York, 1994—1996, Pearl Theatre Intern Program, 1996, Actors Center, 1997—2005, Manhattan School Music, 2000, New York Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Laboratory, since 1997. Associate art professor, director New York University Tish Graduate Acting Program, since 1996.

Conservatory advisory board Ensemble Studio Theater, New York City, 2008. Public speaker in fields, since 2003. Private practise University of California at Los Angeles, 1978.

Works

  • book

    • Peking Picnic

      (Northern China is the setting for this "Atlantic Monthly"...)

    • Peking Picnic

      (Northern China is the setting for this "Atlantic Monthly"...)

    • Peking Picnic

      (Northern China is the setting for this "Atlantic Monthly"...)

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (films) Danny, 1997, Without A Trace, 1983, Mystic Pizza, 1988, Malcolm X, 1992, Square Root of Three, 1994, Object of My Affection, 1998, The Zoo, 1999, The Next Big Thing, 2001, Season of Youth, 2005, Life in Flight, 2006, Brooklyn to Manhattan, 2007. (television series) Law & Order, 1996—2005, Good Night, 2006, The Fall of Troy, 2008, One Life to Live, 2008. (plays) Hamlet - The National Shakespeare Theatre, 2007.

      Director: Hamlet, 2001, Romeo & Juliet, 2002, Picnic, 2007. Actor: (Broadway plays) Miss Julie, 1981, Other People's Money, 1989-1990, The Square, 2001, Romola and Nijinsky, 2003, Our Time Is Up, 2008. Director: Piscary, 2008.

Membership

Panel committee member Fulbright Scholarship Program, New York City, since 2008. Member of Actors Equity, American Federation television and Radio Artist, Screen Actor Guild, Ensemble Studio Theater, Roosevelt Island Residents Associate (electrical board member since 2008), New York University Green Sustainability Committee.

Connections

Married Mark Blum, May 29, 2005.

father:
Joseph Frederick

mother:
Jane Avis Zarish

spouse:
Mark Blum