Got this from a Facebook post by my friend Ken Elston. AG http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201302/the-neurobiology-grace-under-pressure?
Go here: From our Tuesday Process Workshop. Millie Milan and Elaina Cochrain rock this from The Miss Firecracker Contest. Love the fun they’re having. AG
Came upon this via Shane Rowse on Facebook. AG http://tomvanderwell.wordpress.com/2012/01/16/10-ways-being-a-theatre-major-prepared-me-for-success/
I posted about this class almost two months ago and it’s time to talk about it again! We’re doing cold-read scenes, audition monologues, on-camera film and commercial auditions and of course open scenes. If your schedule doesn’t allow you to … Continue reading
I posted about this class almost two months ago and it’s time to talk about it again! If your schedule doesn’t allow you to take a regular ongoing class, ATS can accommodate you. Call me and ask me about the … Continue reading
The Actor Training Studio announces a weekend workshop for young actors ages 12 to 16 this June, Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th. These workshops continue to use a convenient modular format that will give actors a well-rounded intensive in one weekend. Class size will be strictly limited to 10, to ensure individualized attention and instruction for each actor.
Got these from Sean this morning. AG
1) Sean Pratt Presents his weekly video tutorial on the Biz
The Actor Stats Resume
Every actor knows they must have a resume which details their performance history, contains their contact info and lists their education, etc. But few Actors know they should also create an “Actor Stats” resume which provides a different set of data which the producer, director, costume designer, etc., will need to know once they have been hired for a project.
Watch it now on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCynWjJtQqw
The Actor Training Studio announces two workshops for young actors, happening this October. These workshops will introduce a new modular format that will give actors a well-rounded intensive, all in one weekend. Class sizes will be strictly limited to 10, to ensure individualized attention and instruction for each actor.
Scores of books have been written on how acting for the camera is different from acting in the theatre. Many of them are filled with ideas which create the impression that the two somehow demand a special kind of method. This is a false notion that only confuses actors as they try to work in these two mediums. The real differences lie not in acting method but in technique. Here are three basic ideas on how to understand and approach working in front of the camera.
When looking through monologue books for new audition material, be aware of their potential pitfalls.
You’re searching for new material for your theatre monologue portfolio and while at your local bookstore you stumble across one of the countless “monologues for actors” collections that line the shelves. The pieces are neatly arranged by type, style and age group and, at first glance, you can easily see yourself performing several of them. But beware! If you don’t do the necessary work these compilations can be a trap that may embarrass you and ruin your next audition.