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Beginning Acting for Adults
with Preston Boyd
We are born with creativity, imagination, and a desire to tell and hear stories. In this beginning acting class for adults, Preston will help actors to rediscover the inherent imagination that is in all of us. Students will tell a story with a flair, and embrace a world of creative license. Students will participate in the adult class showcase on Aug. 28, 2022, curtain at 7:30 p.m., with a corresponding technical rehearsal from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. There will be no class on Saturday, August 20, 2022.
Ripped from The Headlines: Tearing into Devised Theatre
with Scott Keys
"Some people make headlines, others make history." The Living Newspaper is a form of theatre first developed by the Federal Theatre Project back in the 1930s. This class will explore current events with heart, humor, humanity and your own original voice. Poetry, prose, testimonial, song, monologue and scenes will examine the news of the day in an original, collaborative, theatrical way. Local, national or global; From the weather, to the White House, hot topics to pop culture, we look at and try to make sense of the world around us. Speak up, speak out, speak your truth. Make theatre, make news. Students will participate in the adult class showcase on Aug. 28, 2022, curtain at 7:30 p.m., with a corresponding technical rehearsal from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. There will be no class on Saturday, August 20, 2022.
Master Class Workshop: Auditioning w/ Sides for grade 10 - Adults
with Benny Sato Ambush
Benny Sato Ambush, VT's Artistic Director, will cover a range of topics including how to handle fear/nerves, getting your mind where it should be, working with readers, and various "how tos" when auditioning with sides (short scenes from the script). All participants will have a chance to work. They will also roleplay as readers, directors, casting directors, and producers. Audition side material will be provided.
Dynamic Drama - Mondays
with Becky Holahan
This in-person class is for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students will have fun exploring games and exercises that develop character and acting skills.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Becky Holahan & Liz Pascoe-Broome
IMPORTANT: There will be no class on August 15th. The instructor will schedule a make up class.
Intro to Improv for Adults
with Becky Holahan
Yes And! Learn the basics of improvisational storytelling in this entry-level adult improv class. We will introduce concepts and play a variety of improv games, short-form and long-form. There is no class on Monday, August 15, 2022.