December 14, 2021
Major Tom to Ground Control
Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives
"Am I revealing or am I concealing my heart?"
Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Patrick Muryan!
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Cold Read Audition
Laura Whiteley & Kathryn Schneider
by Anton Chekhov
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
by Emerald Fennel
Anaís Almonte & Pippa Winslow
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett
Austin Khemraj & Suzie McCarthy
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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday November 27th:
- Cold Read Exercise - "Love Conquers"
- Cold Read Exercise - "Madame Secretary: Move Blind Date"
- "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov
- "I Hate Hamlet" by Paul Rudnick
- "Hamlet's Advice to the Players" from "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare
- Andrew Wade's "Finding Resonance" Voice & Speech Workout
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Music This Week
INTRO: "The Monkees (Theme Song from the Show)" by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, performed by the Monkees and "I'm a Believer" by Neil Diamond, performed by The Monkees
OUTRO: "Wonderful Christmastime" by Paul McCartney and Wings
Recommended This Week
SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
The unscrupulous businessman Scrooge (Alastair Sim) doesn't think much of Christian charity; but then the ghost of his deceased partner appears to him, trying to get him to change his mind; Scrooge should learn to open his heart.
Director: Brian Desmond-Hurst
Starring: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley and Michael Hordern
Available on: YouTube (Full video), Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV and SlingTV
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Another take on the same timeless tale - starring George C. Scott as Scrooge!
Director: Clive Donner
Starring: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward, Michael Carter, David Warner, Susannah York, Anthony Walters, Roger Rees, and Caroline Langrishe
Available on: Hulu, Tubi, Paramount+, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, AppleTV and Vudu
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SEE YOU DECEMBER 18TH!
New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next Saturday!
Our international, intergalactic acting jam continues next Saturday December 18th!
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!