Karen Braun - Training

Actress / Dancer / Director / Choreographer / Teacher


-Conservatory training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC (2006-2007)

-Scene Study Class at T. Schreiber Studio, NYC (2007-2009)

-Performing Arts Studio of NY, New York, Port Jefferson (2002-2006)

-Dance at Alvin Ailey Extension, NYC :2006-2010 (jazz, ballet, hip-hop, musical theater dance)

-Dance at Broadway Dance, Astoria NY: 2009-2011 (Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical)  

-William Floyd High School Theatre Program (Dance, Acting) (2006 Graduate)

-Voice Instructor: Wendy Porter, Lorraine Goodman, Deborah Livering, Michael Livering

-Acting Instructor: Todd Peters, Jonas Cohen, Jacqueline Solotar, Peter Jenson, Michael Canastraro,

-Dance Instructor: Vic DiMonda, Kat Wildish, Tweetie, Michael Canastraro, Deborah Livering

-Speech Instructor- Jim DiMonic

-Dance- Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Modern, Musical Theater


--Arizona State University (Film and Media B.A.) ( 2021 -2023 - 3.68 GPA) 

-Arizona State University (Masters of Social Work) (2023 - )    

Special Skills

-Puppetry (Through the work in 'Avenue Q') 

-American Sign Language (Basic)