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September: 2 free places – Susan Batson Technique

Workshop with Mike Alfreds (London) | Only this year !
October Thursday, 10th to Sunday, 27th; 2019 | 18 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. *`If I was allowed to train again to be an actor, but I was only allowed one teacher, it would have to be Mike Alfreds. To me he is a genius when it comes to acting and storytelling’Mark Rylance [read more…]
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Weekend Acting Foundation Course with Matthias Schott
November Saturday, 23th to Sunday, 24th; 2019 | 2 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…]
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Susan Batson Technique with Matthias Schott
September Saturday, 28th to Sunday, 29th; 2019 | 2 Days | In Berlin

The training is suitable for actors with and without prior knowledge of the Susan Batson technique. The training teaches the actor to transform his own longings, fears, memories and sensations into the logical and focused energy of the character and his/her short monologue. [read more…]
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Film/Tv Acting – Preparation Techniques with Sheila Gray (New York)
December Tuesday, 10th to Saturday, 14th; 2019 | 5 Days | In Berlin

Recognized for her work in series such as ‘Sex and the City‘, ‘The Sopranos’ among many others; Sheila Gray will be in Berlin conducting an acting workshop. This will be a survey class of tools an actor can implement while rehearsing and performing with an emphasis on film technique. Since working in film is an intimate process with the camera picking up subtleties we will focus on how to develop privacy in a public setting and how to create a rich internal life and inner dialogue that the camera will then pick up. [read more…]
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Stella Adler: Camera Acting & Scene Analysis with Ron Burrus (LA/NY)
January Monday, 6th to Friday, 10th; 2019 | 5 Days | In Berlin

Teaching both in LA and NYC, Ron Burrus spent many years studying the teaching alongside Stella Adler and is known to be the greatest living exponent of her work. Her techniques have been studied by actors such as Robert De Niro, Martin Sheen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Mark Ruffalo, Salma Hayek, Christoph Waltz, Benicio del Toro, and Marlon Brando. Actors providing what words cannot do ■ Proving truthfulness to self ■ Unspoken language of film acting ■ Theme and POV ■ Sequence-growth-climax ■ Actions first – words second [read more…]
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