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Meet the Couple Who Runs Georgetown’s Acting Studio

General   •   November 26, 2019

Forget the bells and whistles of most acting programs; all Ray Ficca needs is two chairs, a group of eager students, and the magic of a small black box theater.

In this week’s byGeorge blog, Ray and his wife, Nan, share how the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts — the Georgetown studio they’ve run for the past 20 years — played a role in their initial meeting, why a solid business plan and survival jobs are just as important as talent, and some of their favorite success stories — including a former Boeing engineer who made it to Hollywood.

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