Classes are limited to ten students per class
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A $100 DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE A SPACE IN THE CLASS, AND IS DUE ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SESSION.
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MEISNER/ADLER TECHNIQUE CLASS **CLASS IS FULL**
with Kim Tobin
Four Monday nights:
April 17 - May 8, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
ABOUT THE MEISNER/ADLER TECHNIQUE CLASS:
This class will be open to all levels of actors and will focus on Meisner's repetition and Stella Adler's script analysis for monologue and scene study. We will begin every class with Meisner repetition technique. On the first two classes, we will continue with independent activity exercises, silent improvisation, and/or daydreaming exercises. Depending on the progress of the exercises, we might work on a monologue of your choice. For the last two classes, we will do scene work. This class works much the same way the advanced class works except that we spend more time talking about what Meisner's approach is and how to work the repetition exercise. We then move to practicing what Meisner's approach to listening and responding means in scene work. We also talk a lot about Stella Adler and her attention to how the actor makes choices in their work, "your choice is your talent".
ADVANCED MEISNER CLASS
with Kim Tobin
ABOUT THE ADVANCED MEISNER CLASS:
This class will be a Advanced Meisner Class with Meisner focus Scene Study class. This class is for intermediate and advanced students who have studied with Kim before and approved for admission. There will not be monologue work in this class; we focus on Meisner warm-ups and independent activity improvs the first two weeks. The last two weeks we do scene work our focus being on applying the skills we worked on the first two weeks to the work. We also address some of Stella Adler's principles in the scene work.
ACTING ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE CLASS
with Courtney Lomelo
ABOUT THE ACTING ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE CLASS:
This class is a 4-week on-camera class that will explore cold readings, auditions, and scene study, in addition to basic film techniques such as hitting your mark, close-ups, tracking and knowing your frame. We will pay special attention to acting technique, character development, point of view and what it means to cross between mediums of stage, film, and television.
It is my goal to impart that there is no difference in character work and script analysis for film/TV/stage. Acting is in fact ACTING. It is feeling real emotion and having real relationships under imaginary circumstances and we will maintain Sanford Meisner's emphasis on the "reality of doing." Though the medium be different, there is only a small difference in the technical aspect of presentation and environment including where to place your focus and vocal projection, however, in all mediums the approach to the material is what has to be emphasized and concentrated on when understanding where to put your attention and how to focus your acting skills and abilities.
With this incredible knowledge you will be able to approach any medium with the confidence and professionalism required to book the role.
SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUE CLASS
with Philip Lehl
ABOUT THE SHAKESPEAREAN MONOLOGUE/SCENE STUDY CLASS:
This class will be open to ALL LEVELS of students. This class is a great introduction to acting Shakespeare for beginners and further study for more experienced actors. We will focus on learning the clues that Shakespeare gives in his verse, and how to honor them and use them in speaking verse. The first class will consist of an introduction to Shakespearean verse, and the assigning of a monologue, which we will work on for the remaining three sessions.
COLD READING CLASS
with Kim Tobin
ABOUT THE COLD READING CLASS:
This class will be open to ALL LEVELS of students. Students will learn a series of technical steps that will make them comfortable working with script-in-hand, and free them from being trapped in the script, thus helping them be ready for any problem that can come up, or trip them up in the audition environment.
This class focuses on applying good acting technique and choices in the compressed time frame and artificial environment that typically constitutes an audition.
**NEW** AUDITION PREPARATION CLASSES FOR THE 2017 HOUSTON THEATRE ALLIANCE AUDITIONS
with Kim Tobin and Philip Lehl
This class will be focused on working on material intended for use in the Alliance Auditions, which allow participants 2 minutes of total time. Students should come to the first class with AT LEAST three possible monologues, two of which should be comedic, if possible. The first class will be dedicated to picking appropriate material. The remaining classes will focus on making your two minute audition as strong and as memorable as possible.
Students are responsible for securing their own audition appointments - enrollment in this class DOES NOT guarantee an audition appointment!
A link to the actor registration form will be posted on The Alliance Auditions Facebook Page on Monday, April 10th.
For information on this please visit: The Alliance Auditions Facebook Page