For actors, directors, playwrights, and filmmakers. Focus on script analysis and preparation, blocking and movement, business, uses of improvisation and working with actors, rhythm and tempo, theatrical organization, and integration of all aspects of technical theatre. Format consists of lecture and scene presentation.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
To be considered for the Directing class, please send a letter of interest that should include your background and why you are interested in taking the class. Please include your resume (if you have one) and whether you are available for class during the day, evening, or both. Letters can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by Sunday, August 7, 2016. All applications will be reviewed after the deadline and the Education Department will contact you via phone or email following the review process.
Instructor: Debelack, Seiden & Debelack
Preparing to audition. Modern and classical pieces in comic and serious modes, building a repertoire of audition material with attention to individual selection and professional presentation. Develop cold-reading skills, receive help with headshots and resumes, and gain working knowledge of the business of acting.
Basics of singing with an emphasis on freeing the body, expanding the breath capacity and creating sound, learning to sing on pitch, exploring and understanding lyrics, rhythm, and emotion of a song, and singing with a piano.
Enhance your ability to create unique song interpretations, find your character's arc throughout a song, and explore realistic performance techniques to create bold and vibrant characters. Students will find their singing voice, reduce singing anxiety, and combine singing and acting skills to choose and prepare repertory. For singers with some experience.
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You can apply for the Directing class which is taught every 2 years.
For a full schedule of classes for the 2016-2017 school year click here.
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