This is a 3-part program: 1. Workshop. 2. Personal voice analysis. 3. Consultation. This program is for newcomers who are unsure how they fit in, who need to learn about all opportunities, and determine if they have potential. It’s a practical and comfortable way to determine if voice over is for you. The instructors...
This class focuses on developing an advanced corporeal expression through a series of interdisciplinary physical vocabularies. Students learn how to execute high-octane stage combat maneuvers, tumbling, acrobatics, martial arts, and dance. The student connects the heart to the body to create a highly adaptable physical awareness...
Saturday Sep 15th, 10am
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Two full days of personalized coaching for actors – for film, TV and theater – with Director / Producer / Acting Coach – Tom Todoroff You will learn how to: strengthen and find your true voice seek your own good opinion be a text detective change the molecules in the room have talent for your talent think like a producer be the acting...
“I’m ready to take more acting courses! Really appreciated the wisdom and advice from the instructor. Very important in making the students feel comfortable.” A fun and fast-paced introduction to what acting is all about, with plenty of practice in improvisation, scene study and theatre games. For anyone who's ever wanted to give acting a try—or...
Feedback and coaching on both monologues and cold reading skills, and a professional review of headshots and resumes.
A practical course for the actor. Using improv and excerpts from plays, this class will explore the power of actions and objectives as tools to spark creativity, believability and growth. For actors with some scene study experience.
A one-day quick intro to some acting fundamentals. Myth: Acting is about talent and talent is something you’re born with. Reality: Acting is a craft that anyone can learn at any age. Acting is also a fun and deeply satisfying activity, and Washington has more opportunities for doing it than practically anywhere else. Take two hours on a Saturday...
If you've ever seen a corporate training video (think of the pre-flight instructions you see on passenger planes) then you've seen an industrial film. You may not know the actors' names, but they're making a living with their talent. In this class students will learn to apply the same tools one brings to a three-act play to a 30-second commercial...
This class will explore principles of comedy through intensive work on scenes and monologues, with some attention to comic theory and great comedic performances preserved on film. For students with scene study experience.
A first course in the art of voiceovers, including commercials, narration, and promos. Introduction to all skill areas, including copy interpretation, the physical use of the voice, the business of the VO biz, and home studios. All students will receive intensive recorded practice with critique.
An introduction to techniques of socially conscious street theatre from one of Washington's primary practitioners of the art. Students will study the history of activist performance in public spaces and learn how to design and perform pieces of their own
Learn the ins and outs of creating a one-person show, including how to use personal stories, imagery, dreams, and myths as fabric for constructing original performance pieces. All students will create, stage, and perform a solo piece by the course's end. This class is recommended for playwrights, actors, and anyone interested in exploring artistic...
Use hand-to-hand combat to portray the illusion of fighting. Using basic weapons, emphasis is on enhancing physical skill and confidence with a safe and realistic technique.
“Loved learning the various exercises—definitely very helpful in understanding the process. Feel like I would understand how to effectively go about exploring my scene/character in the future.” An intensive introduction to scripted work through preparation and performance of scenes and monologues. Emphasis on learning effective rehearsal techniques...
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