Neill Hartley is professional actor, director and educator. As an actor, he has appeared in many regional productions including Working, Sweeney Todd and Company at the Arden Theatre, God's Country and Aunt Dan and Lemon with InterAct Theatre, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, and Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival and Batboy, The Musical for 1812 Productions, which won a Philadelphia Barrymore award for best ensemble.
He has six one-man shows that he regularly presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Spirit of Lindbergh, Sherlock Holmes and The Speckled Band, P.T. Barnum: The Master Showman, FDR: A New Deal For America, and his latest, The Magic of Lionel: Joshua Lionel Cowen.
Neill has been a national spokesperson on QVC for several years, and has appeared in regional and national commercials for PA Lottery, PA Tourism, Auto Lenders, Benari Jewelers and TaxSlayer.com. He works regularly in industrial and voice over projects, and can be seen in the feature film, No Boundaries and in the PBS documentary, Faith and the Founding Fathers.
Neill is also the artistic director of Acting Without Boundaries, a theater company for young adults with physical disabilities. In addition to AWB, he has directed for University of the Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Arcadia University, LaSalle University, Luna Theater, Isis Productions, and New City Stage Company. Most recently he has directed Funny as a Crutch for Ursinus College, Annie for AWB and Amy’s View for Isis Productions.
Neill is an assistant professor of voice and speech at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and has acted as a speech/dialect coach for several professional theater productions. He holds an MFA in Acting from Temple University.
Class Schedule, Spring 2016
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