August 23, 2021
Major Tom to Ground Control
Our Weekly Recap, Resources & Recommendations for Actors, Directors & Creatives
"Leading players lead the way in outrageousness and
imagination - as justified by the script"
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COLD READ AUDITION EXERCISE
Gio Lione, Lea McCormick, Anaís Almonte and Emanuel Gomes
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by Arthur Miller
HARRY’S LAW (pilot)
by David E. Kelley
ROMEO & JULIET
by William Shakespeare
Work Read: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by William Shakespeare
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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday August 14th:
- Cold Read Audition Exercise "Go Steady"
- "Jesus Hopped the A Train" by Stephen Adly Guirgis
- Prologue to "Romeo & Juliet" by William Shakespeare
- "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare
- "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage
- "Life is about betterment and service"
- "Volunteer to be a reader in auditions"
- Voice & Speech Workout with Julia Lenardon
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Music This Week
INTRO: "Family Affair" by Sly & The Family Stone & "Hot Fun in the Summertime" by Sly & The Family Stone
OUTRO: "Respect Yourself" by The Staple Singers
Recommended This Week
AMERICANS IN BED
A documentary featuring ten American couples-- captured in the comfort of their own beds-- as they openly discuss romance, sex, trust and love in candid interviews. From young New Yorkers who have split up 26 times to spouses in their 90s who have been married 71 years, this touching, funny and often surprising film offers intimate insights into what makes or breaks a relationship.
Director: Philippa Robinson
Available on YouTube, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max
1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING
In a tumultuous era, 1971 would be a year of musical innovation and rebirth. Fueled by the political and cultural upheaval of the time, fresh talent exploded onto the scene, stars reached new heights, and boundaries expanded like never before.
Stars: Alexander Butterfield, Marshall Chess & Tony Defries
Available on: Apple TV
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.
Director: Wes Anderson
Writers: Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola
Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton
Available on Amazon & YouTube
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Conservatory Ensemble VIII
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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!