Actor, Acting Instructor, Director, Acting Coach, Movement Specialist
Joe Herrera, is a Puerto-Rican – American born actor, director, acting coach and acting teacher. Joe is the founder of the Michael Chekhov Studio Florida. He is a Certified Teacher of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, through the National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) pedagogy. Joe also earned his Master of Arts degree in Theatre at Regent University.
Joe Herrera is an active member of the National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA, Inc.) & the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA). He is listed as a Certified teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique with both organizations. Joe is also a proud member of the Actors Equity Association, since 1994.
Some of his professional credits include Off-Broadway productions with Elizabeth Swados’ “The Hating Pot”, Director Curtiss Cook’s “The Resting Place”, Ralph Lee’s “Heart of the Earth: A Popol Vuh Story”, Rus Blackwell’s “Nativity On the Square” at the Orlando Repertory, and “Ferdinand the Bull” a TheatreWorksUSA tour. Independent films: “Let There Be Light” with Kevin Sorbo, “The Girl in the Watermelon” with a TV premiere on Starz Network, action-comedy, “SideKicked,” and “A Christian Carol” and “The God Cafe” where he served also as lead actor and a Dialogue/Acting Coach. Television: Ghostwriter, and guest-starring roles on “America’s Most Wanted,” “Dr G. Medical Examiner,” “La Voz Kids,” and “Law & Order.” He is actively working on various short & indie film projects in the southeast region.