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Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives

"Great writing creates great actors."

Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the Saturday Workshop featuring Master Voice & Speech Coach, Rachael Warren!

What's the Saturday Workshop?

This month, come visit a class as our guest!
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REMINDER: Due to the holiday, our Workshop will meet on Sunday, January 2nd this coming weekend!

Heads up: this newsletter includes moving images, photos and video!
 

 


The Work


 

 

COLD READ AUDITION

Amanda Gallace & Buddy Delgado


A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Charles Dickens

Suzie McCarthy


DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by Arthur Miller

Rosemary Thomas


LOVE'S LABOURS LOST
by William Shakespeare

Pippa Winslow


SAVAGE IN LIMBO
by John Patrick Shanley

Anaís Almonte


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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday December 11th:

  • Cold Read Exercise - "I'm Dying Up Here"
  • "Waiting for Lefty" by Clifford Odets
  • "Hidden Figures" by Allison Schroeder & Theodore Melfi
  • "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang

 

  • Paul D'Agostino Voice & Speech Workout

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Music This Week


INTRO:  "Holiday" and "Express Yourself" by Madonna

OUTRO: "Christmastime" by Christina Aguilera
 

 
 

 


MATT MUELLER
Glendale, California


DEBRA SEARS
Vancouver, British Columbia


Recommended This Week


WATCH

DON'T LOOK UP
Based on real events that haven't happened - yet.
Written, Co-Produced and Directed by Adam McKay
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry

Available on Netflix


Want to be part of film history?
Study it.


Ongoing Recommendation:

THE CRITERION CHANNEL

We continually recommend this subscription service because it will give you access to an unparalleled library of films, from the the most obscure, unusual independent movies to the great classics of cinema history! Enjoy curated selections based on shared themes, actors or directors.  An incredible resource for any cinephile or student of storytelling.


 


SEE YOU SUNDAY JAN 2nd!


New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next week!  We'll meet on Sunday Jan 2nd due to the holiday!



Our international, intergalactic acting jam continues next weekend featuring Voice & Speech Expert - Julia Lenardon!

ABOUT JULIA LENARDON

Julia Lenardon is a professional actor and Voice/Speech/Dialect coach for film, TV and Broadway. She earned her M.F.A in Voice Teaching at York University with Master Voice Teacher, David Smukler and apprenticed at the Canadian National Voice Intensive and at The Denver Center Theatre Company.

As a theater arts educator, Julia has taught at ART/The Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University, The National Theater School of Canada, The Banff-Citadel Professional Theatre Training Program, The American Academy of Dramatic Art and the Tom Todoroff Conservatory in NYC!

NYC Theatre coaching includes: Broadway: Associate Voice Coach "Matilda: The Musical"; Off Broadway Associate Voice Coach for "Tamburlaine" at Theatre for a New Audience; English Language coach for international comedian, Gad Elmleh’s production of "O My Gad" at Joe Papp’s Public Theater, Carnegie Hall, two International tours and 2018 Netflix Special; "Indecent", Oslo (Segal Theatre, Montreal); "Mother’s Daughter" (SoulPepper, Toronto).

Recent film/tv dialect coaching includes: Locke & Key, The Umbrella Academy 2; Transplant; X-Men Dark Phoenix and Apocalypse; The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Cardinal X-Men: Brooklyn, 12 Monkeys, Pacific Rim; Revenge, Immortals, and Assassins' Creed Series (Ubisoft).

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