Calaine Schafer is a NYC based actress seeking acting opportunities in all shapes, sizes, and mediums. She grew up around the world, from Arizona to New Zealand, and first came to New York City to receive her BFA in theater from NYU Tisch. Through NYU, she trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.  She studied classical singing through private lessons with Gillian Riley.

She is a company member of PopUp Theatrics.



Photo Credit:  ms.akr

Photo Credit: ms.akr

Calaine is a creator, writer, producer and star of the award- winning web series, BE Bettina & Elaine. 

She is currently working on a new series and a feature film.


Calaine is proud to work with the Stella Adler Outreach Division as an "Actor Warrior," teaching, rehearsing and creating at such community organizations as GOSO (Get Out, Stay Out) and the Phoenix House. She also teaches and creates weekly at Rikers Island as part of  the Stella Adler Studio of Acting at Rikers. Empowerment through Expression.