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The Actors Workshop Staff 

Chris Cardona            

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353 W. 48th St, 3rd Fl.

New York, 10036


Mikey Nagy

Lynne Jebens

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Adult/Teen Acting Coach

Teaches Beginners to Professionals 

Adult Acting Coach /Owner/Director
Adult Acting / Scene Study Classes
Adult Master Class
Teen Acting Class (13-17 yrs)

On Camera Acting Class
Private Coaching
Self Tapes (Kids thru Adults)
Staff Director
B.F.A. in Drama & Acting            

Chris' Acting Resume            

Chris Cardona was born and raised on Long Island. He is a film, television, and stage actor, director, as well as the head acting coach and the owner of The Actors Workshop. Chris began acting in High School, and attended The Long Island High School of Performing Arts. He continued his acting education in Manhattan, studying with the late Herbert Berghoff, Michael Becket and Bill Hickey at H.B. Studios. Chris obtained his B.F.A. in Drama and Theatre at Queens College, starring in, and directing numerous plays while in attendance there. While still in college, his first big break was a lead role in the film titled, "Who Shot Pat?", opposite Sandra Bullock. This he booked through answering an ad in Backstage. He then continued to study in Manhattan at The Atlantic Theatre, among many others, and ultimately ended up studying for 5 years at the prestigious Barrow Group, in their "Master Class". This is where Chris feels he honed his skills the most, working with incredibly talented actors and teachers. He is known for the films: Worth, God's Pocket, Noah, The Bachelorette, A Most Violent Year, The Confession, Henry's Crime, Blindsided and Who Shot Pat? Chris' television credits include: The Blacklist, Hightown, The Money, The Good Cop, Red Oaks, , Blue Bloods, Law & Order SVU, Law & Order Criminal Intent, Orange is the New Black, Madam Secretary, Believe, Person of Interest, White Collar, Cop Files, and The Sopranos. New York Theatre credits include lead roles in: Requiem for a Heavyweight, Lobby Hero, A Streetcar Named Desire, Burn This, Total Abandon, Wait Until Dark, Match, and A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In addition to his acting, Chris has been boxing, kickboxing and training pro fighters for over 30 years. He is a fight scene choreographer and stunt coordinator, and is often called upon to do fight scenes in films, television and commercials. He has been the stunt double for Russell Crowe and Ray Winstone, among others. Most recently, Chris both directed, wrote the screenplay and starred in the new Pilot "MANHATTAN SOUTH" currently being pitched to NETFLIX. Chris lives in New York, and has two daughters, Courtney and Kayla.

Chris is signed by THE COLLECTIVE TALENT AGENCY,  both legit and commercially.

Kristin Ingegno

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Kristin has been a long time student of Chris' Adult Scene Study, Master Class and On Camera Acting Class. She holds a BFA from Adelphi University,  and has been training in theatre since she was 11 years old.  Starring in various shows including; Sweeney Todd, Guys and Dolls, and Man of La Mancha. During the pandemic Kristin directed/co-directed virtual Musical Revues giving artists a creative outlet during lockdown. She is currently working in TV and Film,  and has worked on projects ranging from feature films, to television pilots, to voice overs for animation. 

Kids/Teens/ Adult Acting Coach 

The Actors Workshop

343 Wantagh Avenue

Levittown, New York, 11756

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