Saturday, January 17, 2004

TheatrePEI’s Winter Workshops

TheatrePEI’s Winter Workshops: Acting and Directing / Elements Of Acting

TheatrePEI’s Winter Workshops: Acting and Directing / Elements Of Acting

This course will appeal to actors interested in expanding and reinforcing their range of acting styles. Six two hour evenings will be spent exploring such topics as:


Tuning up - The Actor as Instrument

Improv Essentials

Truth in Modern Drama

The Serious Business of Comedy

Less Is More - Acting for the Camera

Demystifying Shakespeare

The course will be an on-your-feet interactive endeavour. Each session will begin with a physical and vocal warm-up and will include exploration, exercise and performance elements. Comfortable clothes and shoes are

recommended.

Instructed by Wade Lynch. Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, dates from February 4th to March 17th (excluding February 18th) at the Island Dance Academy, Richmond Street, Charlottetown.

Class Fee: $90.00 for TheatrePEI members, $115.00 for non-members

Class size is limited; preregistration is recommended. Contact TheatrePEI for more information or to register at 894-3558 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)



TheatrePEI’s Winter Workshop: THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR

This course is the “101” of directing essentials. It will define the basics of scenic action and intention and help guide directors through the process of getting actors off the page and onto the stage. The course will conclude with directed presentations of scenes. Participants must be prepared to take on acting roles for fellow directors.

The six two hour seminar sessions will include:

Which Way is up? - Defining the Acting Space

Baffle with Bullsh**t - Knowing the piece

Because I said so - Motivation and the actor

Star-maker - casting considerations

The Real Work - managing rehearsals

Scene Presentations

Instructed by Wade Lynch. Monday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, dates from February 2th to March 15th (excluding February 16th) at the MacKenzie Theatre, corner of University and Grafton, Charlottetown.

Class Fee: $90.00 for TheatrePEI members, $115.00 for non-members

Class size is limited; preregistration is recommended. Contact TheatrePEI for more information or to register at 894-3558 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Instructor Wade Lynch is a twenty-five year theatrical veteran. He has performed and directed in theatres across the country and earned his degree in Theatre Education from the College of performing Arts at Western

Washington university. Wade is well known to Island audiences for his work in the Charlottetown Festival’s productions of A CLOSER WALK WITH

PATSY CLINE, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, THE LEGEND OF THE DUMBELLS, EIGHT TO THE BAR, 18 WHEELS, PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ and ARIANNA. He recently completed production on the short film, THE BOX BENEATH THE STAIRS, which he wrote and produced.



TheatrePEI is a vital catalyst for the development and growth of theatre and theatre skills across the Island.

TheatrePEI

PO Box 1573

Charlottetown, PE

C1A 7N3

(902) 894-3558

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