Workshops


 

Simple Gifts Productions (SGP) is presenting two workshops for the serious actor – AUDITION TECHNIQUE and CHARACTER BRANDING – with Angela Citrola from Citrola Casting in NYC. Both workshops will be held on January 20 and January 21 (12:00-3:00 pm & 3:30-6:30 pm) at the Simple Gifts Productions Studio 90B Washington Drive Centerport, NY 11721. Geared toward the serious actor seeking to improve their marketing skills and success in the tv, film, or the theatre industry, Ms. Citrola will work hands on with each participant and provide feedback and professional guidance. Open to Adults, Teens or Youth (age 8+). Each workshop is $45 (register for one or both). Seating is limited. Reservation deadline is January 16. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Dr. Karen Van Houten at DrKVanH@optonline.net or call (631) 561-9522.

HEARTS and LANDMARK ON MAIN STREET, two Port Washington non-profits whose missions involve supporting the arts throughout the community, announce the HEARTS’ 2018-19 Master Classes.
This series of four FREE experiential workshops for high school students through adults, features skilled and celebrated professional artists in a variety of disciplines. Master Class with Jonathan Goldstein on February 11th at the Landmark on Main Street. The event is completely FREE, and open to those high school age and up.  Those wishing to participate or simply attend to observe must register using this link.

Here is more information about the event:  https://www.heartspw.org/masterclasses.html

February 11, 2019, 7:00—9:00 pm
Jonathan Goldstein: Audition and Scene Study Technique
Veteran screen/stage actor and director Jonathan Goldstein, a Port Washington-native, will instruct aspiring teen and adult actors on how to put their best foot forward for auditions and performing. Goldstein will address audition preparation and technique as well as script analysis, while sharing his multi-faceted experience in the industry. Volunteer participants will be invited on stage to try cold readings or present monologues, and observers are welcome to be a part of the learning and engage in Q&A. Goldstein’s television credits include the hit Nickelodeon show “Drake & Josh” (in which he starred as the goofy but lovable dad), as well as “The Starter Wife,” “The Riches,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Parks & Recreation,” among many others. He has appeared on stages across the country, most recently at Washington, D.C.’s Studio Theatre, and has two decades of stage/TV directing experience. Goldstein is a founding member of both the The Sacred Fools Theater Company (LA) and The Atlantic Theater Co. (NYC).

Acting Workshop for Adults

Happy New Year, thespians!

If you are missing acting, never fear: registration opens tomorrow for our new 2019 Acting Workshops. Wahoo!

We will meet at the Huntington Public library for eight Wednesdays (6pm – 8pm) beginning February 6th.

Please register online or by calling the Huntington Public library: (631) 427-5165. Fee: $40. [That’s only $5 per class. Yep, I do Math now, too!]

Thanks– looking forward to seeing you all soon!
Theatrically Yours,
Helen


At the Queens Library Astoria (14-01 Astoria Blvd), take part in a creative writing and performance workshop that will run every two weeks on Saturdays at noon beginning in September 15th.

Participants will have the opportunity to offer and receive constructive feedback on work presented with emphasis on how effectively a piece might engage with an audience.

Anyone with a story to offer, an interesting/dramatic character to present, or an interest in connecting their creative work with an audience may find this process helpful.

Interaction and mutual support are important! Bring your short written or performance pieces (less than 5 minutes) to share! All genres welcome. Free for all! More info, call 718 278 2220.

SESSIONS
Astoria Sat, Sep 15, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Sep 29, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Oct 13, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Oct 27, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Nov 10, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Nov 24, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Dec 8, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Dec 22, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Jan 5, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Jan 19, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Feb 2, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Feb 16, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Mar 2, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Mar 16, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Mar 30, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Apr 13, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Apr 27, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, May 11, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, May 25, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Jun 8, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Astoria Sat, Jun 22, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm


 

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