Master Teacher Series

Advanced Workshops for the Experienced Actor…

Audition Required: a performance of one contemporary monologue from a published play no longer than 90 seconds in length.

APPROACHING THE ROLE

Invite or Audition Required
10 WEEKS, $700
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 14 – NOVEMBER 23  7pm – 10pm
(Skips Monday, October 12th, in observance of Columbus Day)
This intermediate scene study course is designed for the actor who has a basic technique, but is seeking a stronger foundation. Actors will analyze the text, the concept of active personalization, the specific creation of a character, emotional accessibility, and the ability to act on impulse with imagination and heart.
Instructor: Paul Takacs
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SENSE MEMORY AND THE WORK OF STELLA ADLER

10 WEEKS, $850
TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 15 – NOVEMBER 17   7pm – 10pm
This class will explore an effective synthesis of the Lee Strasberg Sense Memory Technique and the work of Stella Adler®. Students will work on exercises in both techniques and then apply them to contemporary scene work under the instruction of master teacher Sam Schacht, former Dean of the Actors Studio at New School University.
Instructor: Sam Schacht
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ADVANCED ON-CAMERA TECHNIQUE with TODD THALER

10 WEEKS, $900
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 14- NOVEMBER 23   6:30pm – 10:30pm
(Skips Monday, October 12th, in observance of Columbus Day)
This advanced workshop is a hybrid of on-camera scene study and audition technique for the trained actor with renowned casting director/acting teacher Todd Thaler. Through scene work and audition practices students will fine tune their on-camera technique while still sharpening and expanding their artistic and creative skill set.
Instructor: Todd Thaler
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ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION

10 WEEKS, $825
Option 1: TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 15 – NOVEMBER 17  6:30pm – 10:30pm
Option 2: SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 19 – NOVEMBER 21   2pm – 6pm
This intermediate class is an “immersion” experience in the techniques necessary to work in feature film as well as in television dramas and comedies. Students will learn to memorize scripts quickly, relax in front of a camera and “find themselves” in the roles they are playing; three skills necessary for success in feature film and television performance.
Instructor: Alberto Bonilla
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ON-CAMERA MASTER CLASS with RON BURRUS

Acting Technique I Required
10 WEEKS, $950
WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 16 – NOVEMBER 18   6:30pm – 9:30pm
This class focuses on screenplay analysis, character building, and “transforming understanding into doing.”  Actors will apply the approach developed by Stella Adler directly to on-camera work with master teacher Ron Burrus.
INSTRUCTOR: Ron Burrus
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JON KORKES MASTER CLASS

Audition Required
10 WEEKS, $700
THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 17 – NOVEMBER 19  7pm – 10pm
This advanced level class is an exploration of scenes and monologues from works written after 1920. Students will work with renowned actor and teacher Jon Korkes on how their instincts and imagination can serve the material being performed.
Instructor: Jon Korkes
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ADVANCED SCENE STUDY with Patrick Quagliano

Audition Required
10 WEEKS, $685
THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 17 – NOVEMBER 19  1pm – 4pm
This class for experienced actors synthesizes contemporary scene work with technique exercises that explore the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification.  Actors will learn how to “put it all together.”
Instructor: Patrick Quagliano
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