Elliot Richard Dorfman taught theatre arts, music, broadcasting and social studies in the New York public school system for over 31 years - besides privately teaching piano and voice from the time he was seventeen.
Mr. Dorfman was artistic director of the American Youth and Theatrical Repertories. Many of his former students have become successful actor, singers, directors, producers and writers in the various entertainment fields.
An actor and pianist since childhood, Elliot performed on and off Broadway, Town Hall (New York), Carnegie Hall, Waldorf-Astoria and the Hotel Astor.
He won a first rating gold medal in the National Piano Teachers' Guild Biennial Recording Competition.
Mr Dorfman, a former member of the Dramatists' Guild, Associated Music Teacher League of N.Y. and the Brooklyn Music Teachers Guild, has also appeared and written for television and radio. His plays (musicals, dramas and comedies) have been presented on the professional stage, and community centers.
After retiring and moving with his family to Upstate New York, Elliot began writing short stories in 2007. Since then, 115 stories have been in 31 publications -as well as several poems in four magazines. His first novel, ABOVE ALL OTHERS, a romantic science fiction/fantasy is published by WORLD CASTLE PUBLICATIONS.
He is presently working on his second novel, TO BE YOURS FOREVER. It should be finished sometime in 2013.
In addition to these many accomplishments, the multifaceted Mr. Dorfman enjoys sketching and painting. His love of animals can be seen in many of his creative projects.
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