February 17, 2022
Major Tom to Ground Control
Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives
"Big players make big plays!"
Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Paul D'Agostino!
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COLD READ AUDITION
Rosemary Thomas and Din Thomas
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by Tennessee Williams
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by William Shakespeare
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
By Albert Hackett & Frances Goodrich
Austin Khemraj and Suzie McCarthy
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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday February 5th:
- Cold Read Audition: "The Dyson Thief" from "'Maid"
- "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare
- "Othello" by William Shakespeare
- "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" by August Wilson
- "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare
- Julia Lenardon's Voice & Speech Workout
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Music This Week
INTRO: "I Love L.A." by Randy Newman and "California Love" by Tupac Shakur
OUTRO: "Lose Yourself" by Eminem
Recommended This Week
Our recommendations this week honor the iconic Italian Director, Lina Wertmüller, who we sadly lost in December 2021. She changed the landscape of Cinematography, first in Italy, and then the world. She was an early apprentice of Federico Fellini and a pioneer for female film directors. Read more about her life and work in her , then watch her films!
FIVE SUMMER STORIES
Calling all surfing enthusiasts! The culmination of a ten year celebration in celluloid, Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman give us five-plus exciting, controversial and beautiful stories about surfing. A perspective that warns of the future while it warms the present.
Director: Greg MacGillivray
Starring: Dru Harrison, Gerry Lopez, David Nuuhiwa, Eddie Aikau and Sam Hawk
Available on: Amazon Prime Video
BEING THE RICARDOS
Hollywood power couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz face personal and professional obstacles that threaten their careers, their relationship, and their hit television show.
Director: Aaron Sorkin
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jake Lacey and Clark Gregg
Available on: Amazon Prime Video
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SEE YOU SATURDAY FEB 19th!
Our international, intergalactic acting jam continues next Saturday - see you there!
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!