December 6, 2021
Major Tom to Ground Control
Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives
"Act to be expressive, not impressive."
Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Julia Lenardon!
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Cold Read Audition
Dano Jason & Kelli Dougal
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Anton Chekhov
I HATE HAMLET
by Paul Rudnick
Cold Read Audition
Tessie Herrasti & Aline Decat
"Hamlet's Advice to the Players"
by William Shakespeare
By Stephen Sondheim
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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday November 27th:
- Cold Read Exercise - "Good Cop - Bad Cop"
- "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare
- "The Clean House" by Sarah Ruhl
- "All's Well That Ends Well" by William Shakespeare
- "Joe Vs. The Volcano" by John Patrick Shanley
- Debora Joy "Giving yourself time" Voice & Speech Workout
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Music This Week
INTRO: "Two of Us" performed and "I've Got a Feeling" by The Beatles
OUTRO: "Higher Ground" performed by Stevie Wonder
Recommended This Week
The Beatles: GET BACK
A six hour docu-series directected by Peter Jackson about the music group The Beatles featuring in-studio footage shot in early 1969 for the 1970 feature film 'Let It Be.' The series will premiere in three parts:
Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Available on: Disney+
A dark haired woman is left amnesiac after a car crash. She wanders the streets of Los Angeles in a daze before taking refuge in an refuge. There she is discovered by Betty (Naomi Watts), a wholesome Midwestern blonde who has come the City of Angel seeking fame as an actress. Together, the two attempt to solve the mystery of Rita's true identity. The story is set i a dream-like Los Angeles, spoilt neither by traffic jams nor smog
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux and Robert Forster
Available on: Amazon Prime Video, Youtube and Vudu
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SEE YOU DECEMBER 11TH!
New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next Saturday!
Our international, intergalactic acting jam continues next Saturday featuring Voice & Speech Expert - Patrick Mulryan!
ABOUT PATRICK MULRYAN
Patrick Mulryan is a Voice and Speech Teacher for the Tom Todoroff Acting Conservatory and a working actor based in New York. He received his MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep. He has trained in Voice and Speech with Cicely Berry, Andrew Wade, and Tom Jones. Patrick recently appeared in Fiasco Theater’s acclaimed production of INTO THE WOODS at The Roundabout in New York (Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival). He has been a Guest Lecturer in Voice and Speech at SUNY Purchase, Fordham University, and The Acting Studio. Performance credits include: Fiasco’s CYMBELINE (Barrow Street, TFANA); BUM PHILIPS ALL-AMERICAN OPERA (La MaMa); AS YOU LIKE IT (Happy Few Theatre Company, NYIT Award Nomination); Fiasco’s INTO THE WOODS (McCarter, Old Globe); CABARET and IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Trinity Rep); CHAIN OF FOOLS (Guthrie). He has developed work with Tectonic Theater Project, TFANA, Fiasco, Lark, New Georges, and at the O’Neill Center (NMTC). Other training includes: Moscow Art Theatre (NTI), Oberlin College (BA), and Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training (GEx 13).
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Todoroff Technique Flashcard Set
These beautiful cards were created by NYC Studio Director, Mark Guerette. An excellent way to learn and swiftly and joyfully integrate all elements of the Todoroff Technique!