Acting Technique I - III are classes designed for serious acting students with prior acting experience ages 18 and up. The sequential series of workshops teach students how to invest fully in the characters and circumstances of the stage reality. Through a series of incremental acting exercises students will learn how to identify truthful actions, make strong acting choices, tap into sense memory, develop visualization skills, acquire preparation techniques, approach characterizations and apply fundamental elements of acting.
Carol Cadby has developed a unique approach to actor training in which self-development and theatrical growth go hand in hand. Starting with movement and object exercises, leading to partnered improvisations and culminating in scene work, she has developed a curriculum that encourages the actor to make bold choices based on their personal sense of truth. Through the application of theatrical concepts, students expand on their sense of self and ultimately develop a unique and original artistic voice. The curriculum incorporates exercises and theatrical concepts from premier acting and dance teachers including Lee Strasberg, Sandy Meisner, Anne Bogart, Tina Landau, Rudolf Laban, Stella Adler, Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen.
Affiliated with George Mason University's Theatre Department in Fairfax Virginia, students will receive 2.4 Continuing Professional Education credits from George Mason University after successful completion of the class.
These are advanced acting classes and require an interview, audition and/or approval of instructor. To schedule and audition or for instructor approval contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Class size is limited to 10 participants.