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Winter: The Actor's Process (Code 500)

$215

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Dates/Time: Thursdays (Jan. 26 to Mar. 16) from 6:15PM to 7:15PM 

Location: In person and indoors at SPARC

Grades: 9th to 12th 

Teacher: Heather*

How does an actor embody a character? How do they bring life and truth to a story? Every actor has their own approach to these questions. In The Actor’s Process, young people will explore a series of foundational exercises designed to help them discover the methods that work for them as an actor. This class will start with understanding the world of a play and developing curiosity about its characters. Young people will next experiment with using their voice, body, and mind to step into a character. Finally, students will be paired with a scene partner. Through this introduction to scene work, actors will practice using vocal and physical expression to convey emotion, react to their partner, and tell a convincing story. This class will also reinforce theatrical principles like vocabulary, staging, and memorization. The Actor’s Process is designed for all levels of experience in acting.

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*Teaching artists subject to change.

Photo Credit: Tom Topinka

  • Jan 26 - Mar 16th, 2023
    Thu for 8 weeks from 6:15 - 7:15 pm

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