Carol Schneider brings her many years of professional acting, teaching and writing to bear in her narrations of fiction and non-fiction audiobooks. Embodying the author's universe and the fullness of their characters is her specialty.
She can deliver "air quality" tracks from her Washington Heights Studio, outfitted with Source Connect, an Audio Technica 4040 Mic, Grace PreAmp, Mbox, & Dell XPS.
Carol has acted on Broadway (Vivian Beaumont, Lincoln Center), Off Broadway (Mitzi Newhouse LCT, Ensemble Studio Theatre & Samuel Beckett) and in regional theatres around the country. She has had principal roles in studio and independent films which have been to Sundance, Tribeca Film Festival and Slam Dance and has worked with such directors as Oliver Stone, Adrian Lyne and Kathryn Bigelow.
Carol has recorded for such publishers as Tantor Media, Simon & Schuster Audio and Scholastic Audio.
Her essay, I'LL TAKE THE USUAL, which Carol narrates, is featured in Blunderwoman Media's anthology, NEVERTHELESS WE PERSISTED: ME TOO which won the 2019 Voice Arts Award (SOVAS) for Best Narration of Biography, a 2020 Audiofile Earphones Award & was a 2020 Audie Finalist.
At NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at Circle-In-the-Square Theatre School, Carol was a Paulette Goddard Remarque Fellow. She trained at RADA summer school and is an alumni of Interlochen Arts Academy (Young Artists Award). She has taught acting extensively at the Actors Conservatory.
She is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.
Carol's short plays have been seen at Berkshire Playwrights Lab. Her full-length play, Movements of the Soul, was developed in Naked Angel’s renowned Tuesday’s @9, received a New York Theatre Workshop supported workshop in midtown Manhattan and, after garnering a number of grants was produced Off Broadway in conjunction with Baruch Performing Arts Center in 2016. In 2019, MOS has received two grants from the Arts Council of England for two Research & Development workshops and is currently in pre-production with Dreamatorium Theatre in London.