March 7, 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, Rachael Warren!
THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams
Dash Grundy and Carolyn Kennedy
IVANOV by Anton Chekhov
COLD READ AUDITIONS
Shawn Sebastian Naar, Alicia Payne, Christina Childress & Simba Wedderburn
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE
by Terrence McNally
David Joseph Martinez
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Here are the latest additions to your video library:
Coaching Sessions from last Saturday (Feb 27th): Cold Read Exercise "Good Cop, Bad Cop"; Audition prep with Yan Xi
- Lessons from Tom: from last Saturday (Feb 27th): "Fight for your life"; "On self-talk: Make it positive and specific"; "Character Stakes vs. Personal Stakes"
- Voice & Speech Lessons: from last Saturday (Feb 27th): Rachael Warren's Vocal Workout
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Music This Week
Mrs. Robinson Simon & Garfunkel... Lovely Day Bill Withers
Recommended This Week
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.
Directed by Michael Mann. Written by Marie Brenner (article), Eric Roth.
Starring Russell Crowe, Al Pacino & Christopher Plummer
Available on iTunes, YouTube & Amazon Prime
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. Written by Giuseppe Tornatore (story), Giuseppe Tornatore (screenplay)
Starring Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale & Antonella Attili
Available on Amazon Prime
"It Might Get Loud"
A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.
Directed by Davis Guggenheim
Starring Jimmy Page, The Edge & Jack White
Available on Amazon Prime
SEE YOU FEBRUARY 27TH!
New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next Saturday!
Our International, Intergalactic Acting Jam continues next Saturday, featuring Master Voice & Speech Teacher:
Patrick Mulryan is an actor, director and teacher based in New York City. He is a Core Faculty member (Voice & Speech) at the Tom Todoroff Conservatory in New York City. He is also on faculty at Brooklyn College MFA Acting Program and LIU BFA Program with The New Group. Patrick has also been a frequent guest lecturer on Voice & Speech at Pace, SUNY Purchase and Fordham. He developed work with Tectonic Theater Project, TFANA, Fiasco, Lark, New Georges and at the O'Neill Center (NMTC).
As an actor, Patrick appeared in Fiasco Theater's acclaimed production of Into The Woods Off-Broadway at Roundabout Theatre in NYC (Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival) as well as the Menier Chocolate Factory in London and on the national tour (L.A. Drama Critics Award). Other performances 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). As a director, Patrick's productions have premiered throughout New York City and the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in Scotland.
Patrick received his MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep and completed additional training at Moscow Art Theatre and The Guthrie. Patrick is a member of The Actors Center resident company, the National Alliance of Acting Teachers and Voice and Speech Teachers Association (VASTA).
And now YOU have the chance to learn from this incredible artist and coach without even leaving home!
Join us on Saturday to study with
Patrick Mulryan and Tom Todoroff!
The Guidepost Card 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!