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Meagan Flynn Seminars – #2!

Here at ATS, we’re privileged to have Meagan Flynn conducting a series of seminars about the business of acting.  After her sold out Seminar #1 on the tools of the trade —  headshots, resumes, and demos, Meagan returns for another … Continue reading

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Amazing Article in Psychology Today

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?

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Fun Scene at ATS

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

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Terrific Blog Post – 10 Ways Being a Theatre Major Prepared Me for Success.

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/

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The ATS Thursday Night Flex

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

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NEW CLASS! The ATS Thursday Night Flex

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

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Young Actor Intensives in June

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.

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The Weekly Sojourns of Sean Pratt 10/19/10

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

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ATS presents 2 Young Actor Workshops in October

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.

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Acting for Film vs. Theatre – It’s Not as Complex as You Think! By Sean Pratt

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.

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