Ron Burrus Scholarship Fund

The Stella Adler Studio remembers Ron Burrus who studied and advanced Stella's work and who trained and inspired generations of theater and film artists. Shortly before Ron died staff had just had a planning meeting around a long time strategic goal, the Ron Burrus Center, and had begun to build out the Ron Burrus Film Studio in New York.
Your donation will support the first scholarship in Ron's honor. This will be an annual campaign to perpetuate Ron's legacy and memory.

Ron Burrus was an American acting teacher and coach and the greatest exponent of the acting technique developed by Stella Adler. Ron studied Stella's work, researched and expanded upon it, adding elements to sharpen the actor's sense of focus and awareness in imaginative spaces. Stella Adler, with roots in the Yiddish Theater and Group Theater, was the only American actor to study with the great Russian master, Constantine Stanislavski. Burrus assumed and extended this legacy in his work. Burrus, 79, of Los Angeles, Ca, passed away on Dec.13, 2021 after a four-year battle with cancer.

More information about Stella Adler Studio of Acting: The Studio's mission is to create an environment with the purpose of nurturing theatre artists who value humanity, their own and others, as their first and most precious priority while providing art and education to the greater community. The studio is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.


Nina Capelli
New York, NY
Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Registered nonprofit
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