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Master Classes

Tony Award Winner Rebecca Luker

March 11th 2018

 

Session 1

12:30- 3:00

Ages up to 13 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2

3:30-6:00

Ages Teen/Adult

Rebecca Luker Session 1
Rebecca Luker Session 2

Special Summer Program

5 Day Summer Intensive Workshop with Tony Award Winner-Anthony Crivello

July 10th-14th 2018

10 Students per session only

 

Session 1

12:00- 2:30

Ages up to 13 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2

3:30-6:00

Ages 14-18 yrs

Anthony Crivello Summer Session 1
Anthony Crivello Summer Session 2

Under Mr. Crivello’s guidance... Teaching / Course Curriculum (for stage, television and film) in this case: "DUETS" and "ON CAMERA TWO PERSON SCENES" would include:

 

 

ACTING IN PLAYS, ON CAMERA and IN SONG

-THROUGH LINE

-EACH SONG IS A MONOLOGUE, DUETS are TWO PERSON SCENES

-ARCH IN SONG or SCENE… AND HOW THEY FIT INTO THE ENTIRE SHOW

-BLOCKING PREPARATION

-DRAMA VERSUS “OVER DRAMATIC”

-ACTING AGAINST THE LINES

-SELF DIRECTION

-COMPRESSION/ SITTING ON GESTICULATIONS... especially for FILM and TELEVISION

-THE POWER OF SILENCE.

-THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTING CLASSES

 

THE STUDY OF ACTING

-KONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKY

-LEE STRASBERG, BOBBY LEWIS and METHOD ACTING/TRAINING

-RELAXATION IN PREPARATION

-WHAT DO I DO WITH MY HANDS

-THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTING BETWEEN YOUR LINES.

-LISTENING and RESPONDING

 

THE ALL-AROUND TALENT

-DEVELOPMENT OF ALL SKILLS (i.e., Dance, Singing, Accents, Languages…) and how they interconnect.

-THE IMPORTANCE OF LITERATURE (and it’s study)

-STYLES: Modern to Shakespeare, Greeks to Grotowski… in scenes and in song/DUETS

-INTERCONNECTED ART FORMS SERVE EACH OTHER

-LIGHTING, SET DESIGN, COSTUMES, HAIR and WIGS, MAKE-UP… for taping a scene.

 

WARMING UP THE BODY/THE INSTRUMENT (VS VOCAL PREPARATION)

-RELAXATION IN WARM-UPS/PRIOR TP PERFORMANCE (RELAXATION EXERCISES)

-BODY AWARENESS

-STARTING FROM “WHAT IS REAL”

-DISTRACTION EQUALS FAILURE

-“THE PSYCHE-OUT”… from ourselves or others.

 

REHEARSING A SONG or SCENE

-HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?

-HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

-NO TIME TO PREP (TOO MUCH TIME TO PREP)

-FREEDOM IN WORK

-IMAGINATION AND “THE ART OF LYING”

-RELAXATION AND LEAVING ROOM FOR CREATIVE FLOW

-SONG-A-LONG ( MATCHING YOUR PERSONAL EMOTIONS TO THE MATERIAL) in DUETS

-IMPROVISATION in DUETS and Film/Television

 

AUDITIONING

-WALKING INTO THE ROOM

-ENGAGING WHEN ENGAGED

-SMILING (THOUGH YOUR HEART IS BREAKING)

-SMILE AND SELL vs. SCARING THEM

-BE NOTHING BUT YOURSELF IN THE CHARACTER

-OVERSELLING

-ENERGY FORWARD

-PROCESS AND PREPARATION

-PUBLIC SOLITUDE

-REAL NERVES/THE USE OF “WHERE YOU REALLY ARE”

-ACKNOWLEDGING REALITIES

-YOUR VERSION OF A CHARACTER / BUILDING A CHARACTER

-COMMERCIAL VERSUS THEATRICAL, FILM VERSUS STAGE.

-HEIGHTENED REALITIES

-CREATING A MAZE (I CAN’T SEE OR HEAR YOU)

 

VOCAL PYROTECHNICS VERSUS STYLE in SONGS/DUETS

-STYLE IN THE PERIOD (HOW FAR DO I GO)

-MATCHING MATERIAL (STYLE & DRESS)

-“OVER SINGING” or “OVER ACTING”

-SIMPLICITY AND FOCUS.

-THE POWER OF PIANISSIMO

-WHAT IS THE RIGHT MATERIAL TO AUDITION WITH?

 

RESPECT FOR MY INSTRUMENT/BODY

-“THE VIOLINIST ETHIC” i.e.: ‘Practice makes perfect.’

-SMOKING AND DRINKING

 

DRAMA/LEAGUE AUDITIONS

-THE IMPORTANCE OF a WELL ROUNDED, ALL AROUND EDUCATION

 

DISCUSSION ON “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TABLE”

-WHAT DO THEY WANT OR NOT WANT?

-WHAT DO THEY NEED?

 

ROCK AND RECORDING

-BROADWAY VERSUS POP

-CAREER PATHS: Television and Film… or the Stage.

-“THE DEATH SPIRAL”

-‘ON CAMERA’ TECHNIQUE and STUDY - ELIA KAZAN AND HIS FILMS.

-SIT-COM VS. DRAMA, STAGE vs. FILM STYLES.

 

THEATER AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERNET.

-THE COMPUTER IS MY FRIEND AND A NECESSARY TOOL

-MODERN MEDIA and it’s use in career.

 

MARKETING

-DRESS FOR CHARACTER (DRESS FOR SUCCESS) - CREATE AN IMAGE

-YOU SELL YOU BETTER THAN ANYONE

-ONLINE and the use of the Internet

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