Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Fall Acting Classes at the Performance Workshop Theatre in Hamilton (Baltimore 21214)


Following is the acting class schedule for the Performance Workshop Theatre, 5624 Harford Road, Baltimore MD 21214. For information and registration: telephone: 410-659-7830 or e-mail: info@performanceworkshoptheatre.org.

INTRODUCTION TO ACTING
with Yvonne Erickson
Saturday mornings: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
October 23rd – December 4th (6 weeks)
(Class will not meet on Thanksgiving weekend)

See what actors do to approach a role on stage. Have fun building different actor’s skills by doing physical work for body awareness; improvisations; work with simple texts to access your theatrical imagination; communication and listening exercises designed to improve not just acting skills, but real life presentation skills. You will learn to think on your feet and feel good about it. A maximum of ten students participate in the class and early registration is recommended. No experience necessary………just the willingness to explore and learn from a seasoned theatrical artist.
Tuition: $200.

SCENE STUDY FOR ACTORS
with Yvonne Erickson
Monday evenings: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
October 25th – November 29th (6 weeks)

Have some experience on stage? Ever studied acting in college and are itching to get back into it? Bring your skills and your instincts to a class using a practical approach to scene study to hone skills, learn new ones, progress as an actor, learn what is expected of you during the rehearsal process in the real world of professional theatre. This scene study class will attract actors who wish to expand their knowledge of the craft of acting through script analysis and related
exercises, touching on different methods of acting: mining emotional and sensory work to root your characters in reality. A maximum of ten students participate in the class and early registration is recommended. Pre-requisite; previous stage experience or at least one year of acting classes.
Tuition: $275.

Yvonne Erickson is a professional actor, instructor, acting coach and director. Long standing member of SAG, AFTRA, AEA. Extensive acting experience; 30 years. TV/Film credits: guest star on such shows as Matlock, Homicide, Hack, American Gothic, and film roles in The Prince of Tides, Mothman Prophecies, Ladder 49 and many more. Extensive regional theatre; favorite roles- Stella, A Streetcar Named Desire; Joy, Shadowlands; Elizabeth Almond, The Heiress….local appearances at Center Stage, Rep Stage, Studio Theatre (D.C.), and American Century Theatre, Theatre J. Many regional & national TV commercials, mostly during election years; radio spots, narrations on camera and off, training films. Teaching experience; Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA acting program, on-camera acting; Howard Community College, theatre department, beginning acting and advanced auditioning technique. Private coaching and classes. Directing: staged readings at the Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival; Rep Stage, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale; Studio Theatre, Welsh Words Festival (In ooperation with the Smithsonian Institute and the National Theatre of Wales).

For information and registration please contact us by telephone: 410-659-7830
or e-mail: info@performanceworkshoptheatre.org.

Marlyn G. Robinson Marc Horwitz
Co-Artistic Director Co-Artistic Director
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