Acting workshops

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John Osborne Hughes“The Ten Elements Of Great Acting” with John Osborne Hughes
May 27th to 31st, 2019 | 5 Days | In Berlin

Steps to Creating A Character. Self-Directing for Actors. The philosophy, principles and techniques of the art acting for newcomers and professionals seeking something more…The Spiritual Psychology of Acting is a unique fusion of the teachings of the great Russian stage directors of the 20th Century, cutting edge Psychology and Spiritual Philosophy from both East and West. To really understand the essence of pure acting technique and the process of creating characters, the actor must first understand the psychological process which created his or her own character in life.

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Matthias SchottActing Foundation Course with Matthias Schott
Start May 20th, 2019 | 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.

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Matthias SchottActing Weekend Foundation Course with Matthias Schott
August 24th/25th, 2019 | 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.

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Matthias SchottSusan Batson Technique with Matthias Schott
September 28th/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. We train: To master emotional scenic requirements with ease, Imagination, Connection Feeling – Behaviour, Sense Memory, How to play actions rather than words, Trusting your own impulses and decisions.

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Matthias SchottAutumn Acting Intensive with Matthias Schott
September 4th to 13th, 2019 | 8 days - 52 h | 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. Plus Extensive Scene - & Monologue Work.

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Mike AlfredsExtended Workshop On Characterisation with Mike Alfreds (London)
October 10th to 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.

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Sheila GrayActing Workshop with Sheila Gray (NYC)
December 10th to 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 workshop 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.

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James KempCharacter Analysis & Movement Psychology with James Kemp (LAMDA)
August or October/November, 2019 | In Berlin

James Kemp many succesful students have included: Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, Emilia Clarke , Jaime Murray, Stephen Wight, Morven Christie, Damien Molony, Ruth Gedmintas, Gwendoline Christie and many others. This work provides an accurate and complete way of describing human behaviour and its dramatic representation, giving an actor the tools to transform body and mind into the shape, form and thoughts of a new character.

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Dee CannonFilm/Tv Scene Study with Dee Cannon (L.A./London)
Next dates, 2020| In Berlin

Dee Cannon’s teaching approach is pure Stanislavski based. She works from a place of absolute truth and specifics. She specialize’s in guiding actors to connect to text and character. The workshop will help actors draw from their own lives and imaginations and teach them to make informed choices on the chosen material as well as finding Objectives and dealing with any challenges that the material might bring up.

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Ita O´BrienIntimacy On Set with Ita O’Brien
New dates soon, 2019 in Berlin

How to Prepare Safely for Intimate Scenes working with the Intimacy On Set Guidelines. With TV, and film demanding ever more nudity and sexual content, how do we work with best practice for intimate scenes? This is a two day workshop for actors, directors movement practitioners interested in exploring clear guidelines when working with intimacy from the auditioning process, through to performance on set.

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Ron BurrusCamera Acting | Stella Adler with Ron Burrus
January 6th to 10th, 2020 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, Roy Scheider, Vincent D’Onofrio, Mark Ruffalo, Warren Beatty, Salma Hayek, Michael Imperioli, Christoph Waltz, Benicio del Toro, and Marlon Brando. Working with film scripts, the actor will first audition for the role and then prepare a scene with a partner from the material provided. All work by the actor is filmed and from the viewing of the tape, adjustments are made either to be brought back or done on the spot.

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Miranda HarcourtScreen Naturalism with Miranda Harcourt (New Zealand)
July 28th, 2019 | In Berlin | For Actors, Directors and Screenwriters

Miranda is a world-renowned screen acting coach. In this class you will experience some of the approaches she uses to bring a scene and performance to life on screen. Using the Verbatim approach to text she will also employ games, visual material and exercises to give you tools you can easily apply to your own work.

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Sandra SeacatActing Workshop: "The Plays Of Anton Chekhov" with Sandra Seacat
March 30th to April 17th, 2020 | 15 Days | In Berlin

Sandra Seacat’s main concern when working with an actor is that the actor learn to fully express his or her own uniqueness and truth as a human being, and to break through the patterns and blockages that prevent the artist from living truthfully that part of themself that is the character fully on stage or in front of the camera. Ms. Seacat develops exercises that both reveal the actor to himself and the audience and also give the actor the courage to express who he is and to trust in himself and his talent.

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Devin ShacketMastering the On-Camera Audition with Devin Shacket
October/November, 2019 | 2 Days | In Berlin

In this workshop participants will learn the key elements of a successful on-camera audition. We will systematically break down the audition into two parts: the script and the world on screen. Beginning with sides from well written film and television shows, we will develop a process for working with text.

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Ken ReaPresence and Audition Technique with Ken Rea (Guildhall/London)
Summer/Autumn, 2019 | In Berlin

Ken Rea’s teaching focuses on how actors can unlock their creativity and presence to project their unique individuality. This intensive workshop draws on a variety of sources, including little known eastern techniques. It shows you how to achieve a more compelling presence, have greater ownership of the text and maintain a relaxed but vital energy, even in stressful situations such as castings, auditions and the pressures of filming.

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