Kim Jessor

Adjunct Teacher

Kim Jessor

Kim Jessor (she/her) teaches the Alexander Technique in all three years of Grad Acting. In addition to weekly tutorials, she collaborates with Deb Lapidus in singing class and on the second year Cabaret, and has collaborated with Richard Feldman in his scene study classes. She has been the Alexander/movement coach on over 100 Grad Acting productions. Kim also teaches in the New Studio on Broadway undergraduate musical theater program at Tisch, as well as in private practice. She has taught at The New School College of Performing Arts Drama Program, and has given workshops at Juilliard Drama, A Blade of Grass Foundation for Socially Engaged Art, Mannes School of Music, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Chautauqua, and the Miller Healthcare Institute for Performing Arts Medicine. Kim was a movement coach on American Horror Story Season 11. She has presented at multiple Freedom to Act: Acting and the Alexander Technique conferences, as well as national Alexander meetings. She and Julliard colleague Carolyn Serota co-created the 2020 online event REMEMBERING JUDY: A Centennial Celebration of the Life, Work and Legacy of Judith Leibowitz; a portrait of one of the foremost teachers of the Technique. The video was shown at the International Alexander Technique Congress in Berlin in 2022. 

Kim received her certification from the American Center for the Alexander Technique (ACAT) under Judy, taught on the ACAT faculty from 1981-2018, and was the director of ACAT’s Teacher Certification Program 1991-1994. She has an extensive background in movement and dance, and is certified in Body-Mind Centering from Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen with a particular interest in infant developmental movement. 


Kim's Courses:

Alexander Technique - Year 1

Alexander Technique - Year 2

Alexander Technique - Year 3


B.A. Sarah Lawrence College

Certification American Center for the Alexander Technique 

Certification School for Body-Mind Centering