An Intimate Studio Space in NYC @ the historic home of Geraldine Page and Rip Torn

Page 22


Page 22 is a performance space and classroom on West 22nd Street in Manhattan dedicated to furthering the legacy of Geraldine Page by creating a vibrant environment for emerging and established writers, directors and actors in the performing arts.

Contact Page 22:

435 w.22nd St.
NY, NY 10011

Page 22 occupies the Chelsea townhouse on West 22nd Street where Ms. Page and her husband and partner Rip Torn lived and worked beginning in 1964. Page 22 is currently managed by their son, actor and director Tony Torn. Page 22′s studio space is 24′ x 15′ with a fourteen foot ceiling, a sound system, small lighting kit, and an HD projector. It comfortably holds more than two dozen audience members or students.

Currently Page 22 is home to Apt 929′s film acting and coaching programs, lead by acclaimed actor Clark Middleton. Clark, who studied with Geraldine Page for close to a decade, has been a close friend and collaborator of Tony Torn’s for almost thirty years. Clark and fellow instructors Karen Chamberlain and Steve Park, offer unique training for working actors, by working actors at the highest level of the industry, in Page 22′s intimate studio.

Page 22 also hosts performances, among others the

  • Monday Reading Series, which features emerging playwrights, managed by Elissa Middleton and Tony Torn with curatorial support by artists from all corners of the dramatic arts. The Fall Season of the Monday Night series launches on November 12th.
  • Pop Up Theater presents fully staged micro theatrical productions in an intimate setting. The fall season begins with He Quietly Ate Into The Wall, written and directed by Ariel Stess, running on Friday and Saturdays, Sept. 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th.
  • Page Poetry Parlor, curated by poet and editor Lee Ann Brown, explores contemporary poetry in performance and has featured such luminaries as  Jerome Rothenberg, Ariana Reines. Dan Machlin, Serena Jost and Cecilia Corrigan, as well as celebratory tributes to the works of Stacy Doris and Robert Burns. The Parlor’s 2013 season launches in September.

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