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Welcome to the site of the Schott Acting Studio, Berlin. See an overview of the current seminars, workshops and training sessions or use the navigation links.

* Online Classes! Start June 1st:Blood Weddingby Garcia Lorca with Mike Alfreds (“Author of “Different Every Night”) || Ways to prepare and rehearse without a partner with world-renowned Acting Coach Greta Seacat | 2 places for observers left! || “Audition ready” with Geordie Brookman || Article New York Times “The World Goes Away” and Other Lessons From Online Acting Class”
Scene Building with Geordie Brookman
New dates soon ! | See also our Online Sessions ! | 2 Days | in Berlin

Utilising the work of a number of leading 20 and 21st century playwrights participants will look at Status, Public / Private space, Intention / Action, Given Circumstance, Physicality, Musicality of Text, Character and Story Arcs and much more. Geordie Brookman is one of Australia’s leading theatre and music theatre directors. He was the Artistic Director and Co-CEO of State Theatre Company South Australia during which time he more than tripled the Company’s activity and instigated its first three ever international tours. One of his latest productions for Frantic Assembly and the Lyric Hammersmith, Things I Know To Be True, recently enjoyed a return four-month, sell-out season in the UK. [read more…]
Acting Foundation Intensive with Matthias Schott
Postponed to Summer/Autumn; 2020 | 8 Days | In Berlin

We create a basis for your further work as an actor. Stanislawski and various english and american developments of his methods of Uta Hagen, Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg offer you a framework to learn the most important aspects of the art of acting. Improvisations, exercises and scene work that will stimulate your imagination and ability to transform, in order to be able to act convincingly in front of the camera or on the stage. [read more…]
Physical Characterization: Animal Work with Matthias Schott
Postponed to end of May | 2 Days | In Berlin

Animal work is a wonderful tool for creating a physical life different from our own and essential work in our quest to create a character. We base our work on animal movements and behaviour through detailed observation… [read more…]
On Characterization with Mike Alfreds (London)
Postponed | See also our Online Sessions! | 14 Days | In Berlin

Mike Alfreds is giving an extended workshop on Characterisation using characters from Chekhov’s Seagull. In it, he will explore techniques for developing character that range from deconstructing the text through the four lists to physical disciplines such as those created by Laban, Michael Chekhov, Stanislavski, et al. Mike Alfreds was Artistic Director of Cambridge Theatre Company, later renamed Method & Madness for ten years, and has directed for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal National Theatre. [read more…]
The Ten Steps to Creating a Character with John Osborne Hughes (London)
June Wednesday, 22nd to Sunday, 26th; 2020 | 5 Days | in Berlin

Actors, wouldn’t it be wonderful to go to auditions feeling supremely prepared and confident that you have the very best technique, knowledge and freedom to do a great job and create any character? The first part of the job of an actor, analysis of the play, could well be compared to the job of a detective…You arrive at the ‘scene of the crime’ (receive the script) and the search begins to find ‘clues’ to help you to piece together and establish the facts of the ‘case’. [read more…]

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