Who studies the Technique

The Alexander Technique has been taught in academic and institutional settings worldwide. It has been part of the curriculum in more than 20 performing arts institutions in the United States, including the Juilliard School, the New School for Drama, the Yale School of Drama, the American Conservatory Theater, the San Francisco Institute of Music, and UCLA. In England the Technique has been a part of training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Students of the Alexander Technique include Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Lynn Redgrave, and Paul McCartney. Nobel Prize-winning scientist Nikolaas Tinbergen, philosopher John Dewey, conductor Sir Adrian Boult and writers Aldous Huxley and George Bernard Shaw also studied the Technique.