of Actors Movement Studio, Inc., as of 2001. Assc. Professor at
the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University,
where he is Head of Movement Training for the acting
program. He taught movement at HB Studio in New York
for 11 years and served as a visiting faculty member
for the Juilliard School in 1985.
Mr. Williamson taught speech at the University of Georgia
while he completed as MFA in scenery and lighting design.
He was assistant to Alice Hermes in speech at HB Studio.
He trained in acting under Sanford Meisner and Harold
Clurman, and he specialized in movement work with Anna
Sokolow joining her company The Players Project in 1973. He is the artistic director of Masque Ensemble Inc.,
a theater group specializing in performances involving
music, poetry, mime and movement.
Mr. Williamson also served as actor's coach and choreographer
for Andrei Koncholovsky's film Maria's Lovers with Nastassja
Kinshy, John Savage, Robert Mitchum and Keith Caradine
and Amos Poe's Alphabet City with Vincent Spano and
Zohra Lampert. For stage he has served as actor's coach
and as choreographer for Harold Scott's production of
Saint Hoan, On the Razzle, Importance of Being Earnest;
for John Bettenbender's production of As You Like It,
Marathon 33, The Three Sisters, Romeo and Juliet; Bill
Esper's productions of She Stoops to Conquor and Hamlet;
and for Michael Langham's production of The Beggar's
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