Online Workshops

Join us for online Acting Workshops!

Online Workshops

Come join us for Online Acting Workshops this October!

Participants must be 18 and over. If you are under the age of 18 please have a guardian contact Alex at alex@stellaadler-la.com to set up a time to speak.

PLEASE NOTE WORKSHOPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE

 

Course Descriptions. Click each item for full course description.

 

ACTING IS DOING ~ Oct. 11, 10a-1p

Instructor: Laura Leyva

Date: October 11, 10a-1p

Price: $75

Length: A three hour lecture with a Q & A

An introduction to the foundation of the principles and practices of the Adler approach to Acting for the 21st century. Familiarize (or refresh) participants with the Adler approach to Acting for a better understanding of the Technique.

ACTING IS REACTING ~ Oct. 18, 10a-1p

Instructor: Laura Leyva

Date: October 18, 10a-1p

Price: $75

Length: One three hour session

Capacity: 8 – 10

An introduction or refresher course in the understanding and uses of the 3 Levels of Reacting. This is a 3 hour work session in the techniques of reactions and their meanings and uses. The attendee will leave with a practical understanding, and use of, this part of the Stella Adler technique.

IMAGINATION WORKSHOP (Sec A) ~ Oct. 4, 6, 8 11, 13 and 15, 9am-12pm

Instructor: Tim McNeil

Dates: Oct. 4, 6, 8 11, 13 and 15, 9am-12pm

Price: $300

Length: 6, three hour classes (over two weeks)

Capacity: 10

The imagination is a powerful tool for actors to create character and connect to the depths of the circumstances. In the Imagination Workshop, we will exercise our imagination, and explore how to use the imagination more specifically, particularly in the creation of character and connecting to the circumstances of the script. The actors will work on assigned characters, and will finish with the performance of monologues.

IMAGINATION WORKSHOP (Sec B) ~ Oct. 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29, 9am-12pm

Instructor: Tim McNeil

Dates: Oct. 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29, 9am-12pm

Price: $300

Length: 6, three hour classes (over two weeks)

Capacity: 10

The imagination is a powerful tool for actors to create character and connect to the depths of the circumstances. In the Imagination Workshop, we will exercise our imagination, and explore how to use the imagination more specifically, particularly in the creation of character and connecting to the circumstances of the script. The actors will work on assigned characters, and will finish with the performance of monologues.

ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE (Sec A) ~ Oct. 13 and 15, 7p-10p

Instructor: Rick Peters

Dates: October 13 and 15, 7p-10p

Total hours: 6

Length: Two 3 hour sessions

Price: $150

Capacity: 10

This introductory class will help actors create elements of their own technique for understanding how to experience nuanced, believable, work on camera. This work emphasizes thinking as character, the thinking that is based on circumstances that determines how dialogue is exchanged, and just as importantly, sometimes more importantly, the thinking within the focused stillness of listening.

ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE (Sec B) ~ Oct. 27 and 29, 7p-10p

Instructor: Rick Peters

Dates: October 27 and 29, 7p-10p

Total hours: 6

Length: Two 3 hour sessions

Price: $150

Capacity: 10

This introductory class will help actors create elements of their own technique for understanding how to experience nuanced, believable, work on camera. This work emphasizes thinking as character, the thinking that is based on circumstances that determines how dialogue is exchanged, and just as importantly, sometimes more importantly, the thinking within the focused stillness of listening.

AUDITION SKILLS ~ Oct. 20 and 22, 7p-9p

Instructor: Rick Peters‚Äč

Date: October 20 and 22, 7p-9p

Length: Two, two hour sessions

Price: $100

Capacity: 6

An intensive workshop guiding students through the audition process. Sides will be emailed, in advance, giving the actors time to work on the scenes and put themselves on tape. The first session will begin with instruction about the overall audition process, followed by reviewing the self tapes together and hearing feedback. New sides will be assigned for the second session and this process will be repeated, ending with a Q&A.

LUCID BODY MOVEMENT (BASICS) ~ Oct. 12 and 14, 9a-12p

Instructor: Caitlin Apparcel

Dates: October 12 and 14, 9a-12p

Length: Two 3 hour sessions

Price: $175

Capacity: 12

An intensive psycho-physical approach to movement training. In this class, actors develop a detailed technique for how the thoughts and feeling of their characters are expressed through physical movement and behavior. During this introductory term, a large emphasis is placed on self-awareness. This gives actors the freedom to engage their bodies in new ways in their acting and to make choices that serve the truth of their characters. This is a valuable class for students of all levels.

DIALECTS (Sec A) ~ Oct. 16 and 17, 11a-12:30p

Instructor: Tim Kopacz

Dates: October 16 and 17, 11am-12:30p

Price: $75

Length: Two, 1.5 hours Sessions

Capacity: 8

A short masterclass in a dialect, either as review or as acquisition. Options: Standard British, Cockney, Irish, American Southern, New York, Russian. Goal: to train in the sounds of another dialect for use in audition and performance.

DIALECTS (Sec B) ~ Oct. 19 and 21, 6p-7:30p

Instructor: Tim Kopacz

Dates: October 19 and 21, 6p-7:30p

Price: $75

Length: Two, 1.5 hours Sessions

Capacity: 8

A short masterclass in a dialect, either as review or as acquisition. Options: Standard British, Cockney, Irish, American Southern, New York, Russian. Goal: to train in the sounds of another dialect for use in audition and performance.

WRITING WORKSHOP ~ Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Dec. 7 at 7p-10p

Instructor: Tim McNeil

Date: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Dec. 7 at 7p-10p

Price: $500

The Writing Workshop focuses on foundational aspects of writing for film, television, and theater. The class gives the students an in depth look at story, character, structure, conflict and much more. What makes a great script? How do you construct a story? How do you tell stories that matter to both actors and audiences? How do you develop the habits of a writer? These questions will be answered and many more!

Term Dates

2021

Late Summer
August 30-October 22

Fall
October 25-December 17


2022

Winter
January 5-February 25

Spring
February 28-April 22

SCHOOL BREAK: April 25-April 29

Late Spring
May 2-June 24

Summer
June 27-August 19

SCHOOL BREAK: August 22-August 26

Late Summer
August 29-October 21

Fall
October 24-December 16

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