What sets Tony Humrichouser aside from every other acting teacher is his vast knowledge about theatre technique, his personal study & attention to the human condition, and - his most defining quality- his own generous, beautiful soul. To say Tony is a gifted artist and teacher would be the gravest understatement. Tony deeply and honestly cares about bringing the truth to the scene, creating characters that are real, and helping you, the actor, find the qualities within you to bring that truth to life. I have never in my life worked with a finer acting coach.
- Catherine Brunell
Broadway and TV actress
Something Rotten, The Sound of Music Live
Tony Humrichouser is an award-winning actor, choreographer and director from Detroit, Michigan who currently resides in New York City.
He holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University and an M.F.A. in Acting from Rhode Island College. He is a graduate of the Trinity Repertory Conservatory in Providence, RI and a member of the Actors Equity Association. He has served as the Director of Musical Theatre programs at Drake University and the University of Missouri Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and is currently the Director of Theatre at the Village Community School in New York City. Tony has served as a respondent and selector on behalf of the Kennedy Center for the American College Theater Festival as well as served as a mentor and adjudicator for the annual Richard Maltby Jr. American Musical Theater Scholarship Award.
Regional directing credits include Camelot, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, My Fair Lady, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Anything Goes, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Brigadoon, State Fair, Godspell, Pippin, Blood Brothers, Quilters, You Can’t Take it With You, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Merrily We Roll Along, The Boy Friend, The Importance of Being Earnest, Quilters and partnering with playwright Robert Joseph Ford on CAUCUS! The Musical! Most recent New York production credits include assisting director Lonny Price on the New York Philharmonic’s production of Company at Lincoln Center, Schwartz and All at the iconic Birdland and directing The Other Steve and Edie starring Edie Falco and Stephen Wallem at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.
Performance credits include Jinx/Sparky in the Joseph Jefferson Award Winning Chicago company of Forever Plaid, John Adams in 1776, Gabe in Dinner with Friends, Herald in Marat/Sade and Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol at the Tony Award winning Trinity Repertory Company. He most recently was seen as Gordon Schwinn in the Stage West Theatre Company’s production of A New Brain and Malcolm McGregor in The Full Monty at The Des Moines Playhouse. Regional credits include Oscar in Sweet Charity, Lumiere in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Harold Bride in Titanic, Applegate in Damn Yankees, Hornbeck in Inherit The Wind, Cornelius Hackle in Hello Dolly!, Noah in The Rainmaker, Ben Gant in Look Homeward Angel, Otto Kringelein in Grand Hotel and Charlie in The Foreigner.
Whether it’s for an upcoming audition, current project or a simple brushing-up of skills, Tony integrates intellectual, physical and emotional self-expression in his sessions. He provides students with vital, current and quality instruction that resonates with each individual’s skill set, inspiring and igniting their potential and abilities.
Creating and investigating each production through a daring, fresh and innovative lens, Tony has conceptualized, directed and choreographed hundreds of projects ranging from classics to contemporary musical theater.