The Basics

Working with Actors: The Basics

The Basics is an experiential approach for directors and actors seeking to deepen their craft and become a more effective collaborator.  Learning will come from doing as well as observing, participating, and engaging in the work of others.

Become an Actors Director!
Whether you are new to directing or have been doing it for years, this class will strength your confidence in collaborating with actors.

Become a Directors Actor!
Actors, come build your confidence on set and in the audition room by collaborating with multiple directors in a classroom setting.

Working with Actors: The Basics will cover:

  • Casting and Praxis of Character
  • Freedom Through Form – Improv
  • Stakes, Playable Action, The Moment Before
  • Emotional Truth
  • Story and Scene Needs
  • Rehearsal and Performance

When: Mondays, January 23rd – February 27th, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Where: Lightbox Kulturhaus, 2027 NE MLK Blvd, Portland OR 97212
Tuition: Directors: $375, Early Bird discount $325 by 1/11/17.  
Actors $150, Early Bird Discount $100 by 1/11/17

Class size is limited to 6 directors and 12 actors.
$100 non-refundable deposit holds your spot, the balance is due by the first class

What makes WORKING WITH ACTORS different?

Alissa Jessup has been a working actor and director for over 20 years. She knows first hand what it feels like to create from BOTH SIDES OF THE CAMERA.

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