Workshops

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Spring 2019

LEVEL 1

AOA Foundation Workshop

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

The AOA Foundation Workshop is a necessary beginning for any actor in Los Angeles. This Stella Adler® program focuses on four key areas of technique: words, environment, partner, and self (WEPS).  This class demystifies and unlocks the craft of acting so that technique is quickly and easily applied to film & television scenes. Prerequisite for Advanced.  Admission by interview. Click here to schedule an interview.

*Students are required to take at least 8 weeks (2 sessions) of Foundation before moving up to Advanced Workshop; advancement is pending instructor approval.

Instructor: Andria Kozica
Thursdays,  5:00pm – 7:00pm
Next Session: January 10 – 31, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 7 – 28, 2019

 

AOA Advanced Workshop

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

The AOA Advanced Workshop expands technique by going more in depth into text and scene work with the ideals taught in Foundation. This Stella Adler® program will help students practically apply techniques to performance and script analysis using film and television scenes.  Audition or invite required.

*Students are required to take at least 8 weeks (2 sessions) of Advanced before moving up to the next Level of classes; advancement is pending instructor approval.

Instructor(s): Johnny Patrick Yoder, Don K. Williams
Thursdays, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Next Session: January 10 – 31, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 7 – 28, 2019

 

LEVEL 2

Scene Study Master Class

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

The Scene Study Master Class is by invite and audition only.  Typically students must go through the Foundation and Advanced Workshops first. This class goes deep into technique and scene study, expanding students’ understanding of the concepts taught in Level 1. Students will use scenes from TV, film, and theater.

Instructor:  Jane Fleiss
Tuesdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Next Session:  January 8 – 29, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 5 – 26, 2019

 

On-Camera Workshop

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

The On-Camera Workshop is by invite and audition only.  Typically students must go through the Foundation and Advanced Workshops first. Students will explore concepts learned in Level 1 in front of the camera through scenes from TV and film.

Instructor:  Dayo Ade
Tuesdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Next Session:  January 8 – 29, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 5 – 26, 2019

LEVEL 3

Professional Actor’s Workshop w/ Don K. Williams

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

The Professional Actor’s Workshops is a high-paced master class setting designed to stretch the actor’s craft, as well as understanding of the industry. This Stella Adler® program will incorporate film, television, and theater scenes in a weekly work-out.  This class caters to the needs of the individual student based on where they are in their process.  Audition or invite required.

Fridays, 10am – 1pm

Upcoming sessions: Stay tuned for announcement!

 

On-Camera Master Class w/ Philip Charles MacKenzie

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

This Master Class focuses on working in film and television, through in-depth exploration of the character’s need and translating that understanding into performance.  This class is taught by renowned actor and director, Philip Charles MacKenzie.

Fridays, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Next Session: March 8 – 29, 2019

Upcoming sessions: April 5 – 26, 2019

 

Technique for Film Master Class w/ Ron Burrus

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going

This class focuses on screenplay analysis, character building, and “transforming understanding into doing.” Students will apply the approach developed by Stella Adler directly to on-camera work with the greatest living exponent of the technique, Ron Burrus.

Mondays, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Next Session: January 7 – 28, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 4 – 25, 2019

 

Advanced Scene Study w/ Patrick Quagliano

4 WEEKS, $200 – on going
This class synthesizes contemporary scene work with technique exercises that explore the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification.  Students will learn how to “put it all together.”

Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Next Session: January 9 – 30, 2019

Upcoming sessions: February 6 – 27, 2019

 


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