2020 pASSIONATE aCTOR RETREAT
NEXT START DATE: August 10th to 14th, 2020
FULL RETREAT DETAILS
For new and returning Foundry actors:
Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 21, 28 - 5pm to 9pm PST
Wednesdays: April 1, 8, 15, 22 - NOON to 4pm PST (3pm to 7pm EST - 7pm to 11pm GMT)
This is a remote learning opportunity for actors everywhere, following the FOUR WEEK FOUNDRY PROCESS of regular scene study. Regular weekly conditioning for the hard working professional actor ONLINE. This four-week class format provides rigorous and passionate exploration Story, Emotion, and Focus’. Expertly designed to push artistic and professional growth for the professional/working actor.
Actors participating will be sent scenes in advance...actors may choose to work from either: (1) monologues, (2) audition scenes, (3) or with a partner on a full scene.
AN ONLINE CLASS: www.actorsfoundryonline.com
FULL CLASS DETAILS
Jumpstart your learning. Get the knowledge you need before you practice your craft. The Actor's Foundry is not just an acting class it is an online acting community where an actor can acquire the skills to enhance and push their career forward. Every actor in class at The Foundry is required to be a part of the Online Foundry Community. FIRST MONTH IS FREE!
LEVEL II / III SCENE STUDY
REGULAR WEEKLY CLASSES for the professional actor. Continuing the intensive exploration of story, emotion, and focus through advanced exercises and scene study. Matthew works the actor through their personal growth and advancement, pushing professional and artistic growth.
This workshop is renowned as an AWAKENING experience. Hundreds and hundreds of actors have proclaimed that their career, artistic, and even life perspective has shifted becasue of this workshop.
Through RIGOROUS process...and the CLEAR and PRACTICAL TOOLS every actor needs, particpants are thrown levels ahead in their work ... in one weekend.
Comedy takes hard work. Off book, playing off the partner, living the emotional circumstances, and finding the moments...AND knowing the comedic approach. Knowing COMEDY scene analysis. Absorbing comic scene structure. Playing the rules of comedy.
By investigating how to approach to comedy, actors will also explore how the comedic rules apply to their dramatic scenes as well. A MASTER ACTOR knows both comedy and drama acting...
DATE & TIME: Saturday/Sunday March 21st/22nd, 2020
A PROFESSIONAL AUDITION INTENSIVE with acting coach Matthew Harrison and director Michael Nankin formatted to teach audition process - and successful work "in the room"!
Director/Exec Producer MICHAEL NANKIN (“Van Helsing”, “Defiance”, “Exorcist”) and acting coach MATTHEW HARRISON teach audition skills and hone audition technique - and specifically designed to prepare the actor for pilot season 2018.
Date and Time: Wednesdays, February 5/12/19/26 FULL
Director/Exec Producer MICHAEL NANKIN (“Van Helsing”, “Hell On Wheels”, “Exorcist” ) guides actors through a FULL SCRIPT ANALYSIS working from one screenplay:
Alvin Sargant's ORDINARY PEOPLE
The class starts from a reading, to analysis, to scenes on their feet - blocked, directed, and performed.
- plunge into ONE screenplay for an entire month with a renowned director
- work deeply and intimately in SCRIPT STUDY from a director’s perspective
- act scenes from the script directed by one of Hollywood’s busiest directors