Ivana Chubbuck

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Ivana Chubbuck
Born Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Acting coach, author
Spouse(s) Lyndon Chubbuck
Website http://www.ivanachubbuck.com

Ivana Chubbuck is an acting coach and author. She is the founder and director of the Ivana Chubbuck Studio.

Early life[edit]

Chubbuck was born in Detroit, Michigan.


Her book, The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique, is described as "the 12-step acting technique that will take you from script to a living, breathing, dynamic character".[1] The book has been adopted for use as a textbook in many colleges and universities around the world, and has been translated into numerous languages, including Chinese, Hebrew, Russian and Italian.[citation needed] Chubbuck has taught at The Juilliard School of Drama in New York, and has held seminars and workshops around the world.[citation needed]


Chubbuck was honored by The Russian International Film Festival (she is of Russian descent) with a lifetime achievement award for her contributions to the film industry.[citation needed]

In Print[edit]

Chubbuck has been featured in numerous articles in such national publications as The New York Times,[citation needed] Vanity Fair,[citation needed] People,[citation needed] USA Today,[citation needed] Cosmopolitan,[citation needed] GQ, Premiere,[citation needed] The London Times,[citation needed] The London Guardian,[citation needed] Hollywood Reporter,[citation needed] New York Post,[citation needed] Politiken,[citation needed] and Movieline.[citation needed]

On Television[edit]

In addition, Chubbuck has also been profiled on television shows and stations such as Entertainment Tonight,[citation needed] Today Show Australia,[citation needed] KTLA Morning show,[citation needed] Aloha,[citation needed] Jensen!,[citation needed] CBC,[citation needed] NPR,[citation needed] RTL,[citation needed] Russia Today,[citation needed] VH1,[citation needed] E!,[citation needed][citation needed] and BBC.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Chubbuck is married to director Lyndon Chubbuck. She teaches at her own studio in Los Angeles.

Students of Chubbuck[edit]

Sorted Alphabetically by first name.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Power of The Actor
  2. ^ "Ex-Vampire Turns Into Regular Guy". The New York Times. December 27, 2006. 


  • The Power of the Actor Ivana Chubbuck Gotham Press September 23, 2004; ISBN 1-59240-070-1

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