Lee Michael Cohn
Lee Michael Cohn has an international reputation as a writer, acting coach, producer, and director. Lee was one of 25 writers selected annually out of over 700 applicants for the Warner Bros. Comedy Writers Workshop. Lee is also co-author of “A Practical Handbook For The Actor” (over 315,000 copies sold). He has written plays, films, and TV, including a TV pilot for a major Russian TV network. As a playwright, Lee is honored to have been the Playwright-in-Residence at Cal State Northridge in the Veterans Theatre Project. As an actor, Lee’s appearances include Law & Order, the controversial 9/11 drama The Reflecting Pool, David Mamet’s martial arts film Redbelt, and many others. Lee was profiled in Qualified Acting Coaches: NY (Smith & Kraus). He has taught at NYU/Tisch, The Atlantic Theater Company (Master Teacher), and The New World School of the Arts, Miami (Visiting Professor). Lee holds a BFA in Drama from NYU and trained at the Drama Studio, London. He earned an MFA in Creative Writing (Screenwriting) from the University of California, Riverside. Lee is also proud to be a third degree Black Belt in Ninjutsu, the Warrior Art of the Ninja.