L.A. ACTING CLASSES

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ACTING/DIRECTING CLASSES
 
2016 L.A. SCHEDULE
 

INTRO TO PRACTICAL AESTHETICS TEN WEEK ACTING WORKSHOP

April 11 – June 20

The purpose of this class is to impart the foundations of a universally applicable, no-nonsense acting technique that empowers the actor to create work that is honest, dynamic, and personal. Bravery, will and common sense form the cornerstones of this acclaimed approach to acting.Based on the acclaimed acting technique originally taught by David Mamet and William H. Macy, and outlined in “A Practical Handbook For The Actor,” this class is an excellent choice for the beginning actor looking for a solid foundation, or the more experienced actor looking to hone and solidify his craft. The main components of the class are Scene Study, Script Analysis and Performance Technique.

The Workshop covers:

  • Scene study
  • A uniquely powerful approach to script analysis
  • How live fully “in the moment”
  • Self-consciousness
  • “Character” and the actor’s emotional life
  • How to prepare quickly and effectively for a scene

DATES: April 11 – June 20

SCHEDULE: Monday evenings 6:30pm – 10:00pm

LOCATION: Hollywood-area, TBA

PREREQUISITES: None

FEE: $395 for 10 classes

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LOS ANGELES THREE-DAY DIRECTING ACTORS WORKSHOP

April 8 – 10

Ever been at a loss on how to communicate clearly and effectively with actors?

This three-day intensive workshop will enable directors to quickly and efficiently prepare a script and work with actors in theater, film and, television.

The workshop will cover:

  • A simple technique to break down every scene, character by character
  • How to identify the Key Story Points in each scene
  • Maximizing the dramatic impact in every scene
  • How to make sure the actor’s choices are telling the story
  • Effective vs. ineffective vocabulary
  • The rehearsal process
  • Giving notes and adjustments

DATES: April 8 – 10

SCHEDULE: Friday 6pm – 10pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am – 6pm

LOCATION: Hollywood-area, TBA

FEE: $245 (Add $5 processing fee via PayPal)

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