Matilda was born and raised in Chicago by her Polish immigrant family. She speaks unaccented English despite growing up in a bungalow with eleven Eastern Europeans. Polish is her first language and she can affect Eastern European accents.
She graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in anthropology. She then moved to New York City, attended AMDA, took commercial classes at Weist Barron and TVI Studios, and then studied Meisner under renowned acting teacher and coach JoAnna Beckson.
About the course
Join us for this special opportunity to work with Matilda Szydagis (Marvlous Mrs. Maisel.) In this 4 week Masterclass, students will learn the importance of nailing a written piece and the importance of creating your own work. Each week student will workshop a new monologue or scene with Matilda while also learning about her incredible journey in the industry as actor, director, writer and producer.