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Ivana Chubbuck is the founder and director of the Ivana Chubbuck Studio and creator of the cutting edge and widely adopted Chubbuck Technique. There are 16 ongoing classes at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio, ranging from introductory to master classes.

The Studio maintains a focus on producing and nurturing working actors in a rigorous professional environment. It is our mission to empower our students with the tools to become successful and to make dynamic, empowered choices in their work.Some of the actors Ivana has worked with during her 30-plus year career include Academy Award winners and nominees:

Ivana’s students are well represented at the Academy Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes, Tonys, and many other international movie, television, and theater awards. Her work with Judith Light on her Broadway shows garnered Ms. Light two consecutive Tony Award wins, the first time in the history of the Tony Awards that has ever happened.
There are Chubbuck Studio accredited teachers, schools and universally, teaching the Chubbuck Technique, including, Russia, Japan, England, Philippines, South America, Canada, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Israel, Romania, Australia, Germany, France and more.
Ivana has taught at The Julliard School of Drama in New York, and has held seminars and workshops in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Israel, Russia, Japan, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Chile, Romania, Norway, and the Philippines.


It will help you use your issues, pain, insecurities and fears as fuel to energize your ability to overcome and win any challenges you might encounter in your way.

Chubbuck Technique will empower you, inspire and motivate you as well as it will teach you how to be a force, a motivator in everything you do in real life and take risks in any field.

The Chubbuck Technique is creating an emotional and spiritually happy end result and also brings to the participant an emotional and spiritual prosperity – which in the end equals catharsis.

Chubbuck Technique is recreating real human behavior, human beings are very layered, and complex animals.

It takes a lot to explore human behaviors, to analyze how one speaks, the verbiage that human beings use as well as the life choices they make.

You will learn how to personalize your own behavior; bottom line, education is the key, study is essential, and the practice that study brings has to be great.

Being part of the Chubbuck Program you will be aware of the same reality of being able to be more effective in communication with the other persons and it allows a better understanding of how to become an effective communicator in your life.

Being part of the Chubbuck Program you will be aware of the same reality of being able to be more effective in communication with the other persons and it allows a better understanding of how to become an effective communicator in your life.

Whatever technique is applicable to be successful in acting world, it can be also applicable in any business – there is nothing impossible to achieve by an individual: from becoming a president to being a head of a multinational corporation.

Leadership is about understanding your people emotionally; Chubbuck’s program states that emotional intelligence is critical to the success of a leader.

Ivana’s leadership training that encompasses emotional intelligence can hone these emotional skills in people managers and leaders.

Chubbuck’s leadership training can be used as a tool in a better decision-making process as leaders functioning at a high level of emotional intelligence have the perspective to make more informed, intelligent business decisions.


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The Power of an Actor

Ivana’s book The Power of The Actor

In The Power of the Actor, a Los Angeles Times bestseller, premier acting teacher and coach Ivana Chubbuck reveals her cutting-edge technique, which has launched some of the most successful acting careers in Hollywood.

The first book from the instructor who has taught Charlize Theron, Brad Pitt, Elisabeth Shue, Djimon Hounsou, and Halle Berry, The Power of the Actor guides you to dynamic and effective results. For many of today’s major talents, the Chubbuck Technique is the leading edge of acting for the twenty-first century. Ivana Chubbuck has developed a curriculum that takes the theories of the acting masters, such as Stanislavski, Meisner, and Hagen, to the next step by utilizing inner pain and emotions, not as an end in itself, but rather as a way to drive and win a goal.

In addition to the powerful twelve-step process, the book takes well-known scripts, both classic and contemporary, and demonstrates how to precisely apply Chubbuck’s script-analysis process. The Power of the Actor is filled with fascinating and inspiring behind-the-scenes accounts of how noted actors have mastered their craft and have accomplished success in such a difficult and competitive field.

Ivana Chubbuck Studio will supply the tools, techniques and training one needs to teach the Chubbuck Technique successfully.The purpose is to raise the level of quality and to standardize actor training. It is her goal that when an actor enters a program with the Ivana Chubbuck Studio name attached to it, they can expect the same level of training they will receive in her Los Angeles school. At the end of the training program, the teacher trainee will become officially accredited to teach the Chubbuck Technique.
All the students will receive “The Power Of The Actor” free of charge.

More about Ivana Chubbuck

Ivana is interviewed on the Today Show about working with Stallone on “Creed”.
Sylvester Stallone interviewed about working with Ivana for the film “Creed”
Ivana Chubbuck is interviewed on the Australian talk show “The Daily Edition”.

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