Tag Archive: Acting Technique

Feb 25

Introduction to Strasberg – Week 2

This introduction to Strasberg discusses more Sensory work in relation to scenes and using it to make them “Pop”. Then to give you more creative freedom, Toni demonstrates “Method” rehearsal techniques and imagination techniques that related to Sensory work. Additionally, Toni will discuss the The hierarchy of Strasberg’s List of Sensory Tasks and depending on …

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Feb 25

Introduction to Strasberg – Week 1

Toni will introduce the work of Strasberg in this online acting class, which is divided into two parts. Session one focuses on the sensory and relaxation work as taught by Lee Strasberg. A ten actor team will then do it onstage while Toni coaches. Once the guided relaxation exercises are completed, students talk about their …

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Feb 21

First Impressions

Susana teaches her technique that identifies material from an organic place and the obligations within. To do this you ask yourself some key questions ranging from: How does the material make me feel, How do I feel, What does the material remind me of, and Who does the material remind me of? Susana brings her …

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Feb 12

One Take Acting

David Heavener will teach you what IT is and to use IT effectively. Your essence – is how the casting directors and producers perceive you the moment you walk into THE ROOM. It’s not your personality, or your aura, or even a look. The Subconscious Acting Technique is covered next. Great actors don’t know what …

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Oct 16

Building Your Emotional Range

In this class you will learn how to access emotion with consistency and depth. A lecture will lay the groundwork and then we’ll have a Q & A. After that, we get to work. You’re going to perform the “The Jentzen Technique’s Emotional Content Exercise.” Once you’ve mastered it, the next step is to actually …

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Oct 16

Applying Your Emotional Range

“One of the most important characteristics of a great actor is their ability to access their depth of emotion.” – Kimberly Jentzen   This class will begin with a lecture and Q & A followed by everyone doing “The Jentzen Technique’s Emotional Content Exercise.” We will then take our technique and apply it to cold …

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Oct 16

Being in the Moment /The Trigger Approach

The  goal of the Trigger Approach is to permit the actor to exist more authentically and spontaneously in the moment throughout an entire performance. This technique is accomplished by breaking down text thought by thought. The Trigger Approach works because it gives the actor a reliable methodology to achieve a performance state. In this class, we will explore four different types of triggers …

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