FoundersMeet the Founders of Open Door Acting
1931 – 2017
Co-Artistic Director of The Open Door Acting Company, a protege’ of Lee Strasberg and an award winning director. He attended classes at The Actor’s Studio with such greats as Marilyn Monroe. And at The University of Iowa he roomed and worked with Gene Wilder. Jerry directed and taught acting in NYC for over 40 years. Jerry was Carl Stillitano’s first acting teacher and a dear friend. Flowers and Stillitano met acting in one of his productions. His positive influence lives on through Stillitano’s work and Flower’s teaching. He was a support and inspiration to them both. And continues to be.