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

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The Work


 


COLD READ AUDITION EXERCISE

Donna-Lisa Otto and Hannah Ovadia
Vedra Grant and Nahsang Jeslyn


NEXT
by Terrence McNally

Michael Freeland


KING LEAR
by William Shakespeare

Steven B. Andrews



MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA - HOMECOMING
by Eugene O'Neill

Pippa Winslow and Gaia Visnar


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Here are the latest additions to your video library from our session on Saturday August 21th:

  • Cold Read Exercise "Time Travel"
  • "Venus of Willendorf's Lens" by Sam Rubin
  • "To The New Girl: Sound Advice For My Husband's Wife or Mistress by Samantha Macher

 

 

  • Andrew Wade - "Getting Ready for Rehearsal" Voice & Speech Workout
     

 

  • Fireside Chat from Thursday September 2, 2021

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Music This Week


INTRO:  "Everlong (Acoustic version)" & "Times Like These" by Foo Fighters
OUTRO: "Imagine" by John Lennon


Happy Birthday This Week!




Recommended This Week


 

 

WATCH

BREATHLESS
A small time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Directed By: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg
Available on: HBOmax, AppleTv, YouTube, Amazon Prime and Vudu


 

WATCH

CREEM:
AMERICA'S ONLY ROCK 'N' ROLL MAGAZINE
The history of rock 'n' roll publication Creem magazine -- from its humble beginnings in Detroit to its growing popularity and ultimate demise
Directed by: Scott Crawford
Available on: AppleTV, Vudu and YouTube


WATCH

CREEM:
AMERICA'S ONLY ROCK 'N' ROLL MAGAZINE
The history of rock 'n' roll publication Creem magazine -- from its humble beginnings in Detroit to its growing popularity and ultimate demise
Directed by: Scott Crawford
Available on: AppleTV, Vudu and YouTube


Yoko and John


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SEE YOU SEPTEMBER 18th!


New York Professional Actor Training comes to your home next Saturday!


Our International, Intergalactic Acting Jam continues next Saturday, featuring Master Voice & Speech Instructor, Rachael Warren!


ABOUT RACHAEL WARREN

Rachael Warren is on the faculty of the Brown / Trinity Rep MFA Programs and the Tom Todoroff Conservatory in NYC.  She is a graduate of the A.R.T Institute at Harvard.  She is also a longtime member of the highly esteemed Trinity Repertory Company.

Rachael started at Trinity Rep in the 1999-2000 season playing Eliza in My Fair Lady and has been a company member since 2002. Other highlights at Trinity Rep include Tilly, Melancholy Play: a chamber musical; Mother, Ragtime; Mr. Darcy & Mr. Wickham, Pride & Prejudice; The Voice of the Plant, Little Shop of Horrors; Nancy, Oliver!; Sally, Cabaret; Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Warrior One, Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage; Betsy/ Lindsey, Clybourne Park; Ophelia, Hamlet; Rebecca, The Long Christmas Ride Home; Sabina, The Skin of Our Teeth; Mary, A Dublin Carol; Isobel, The Secret Rapture; and Mary Warren, The Crucible. Ms. Warren was a company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for two seasons playing The Baker’s Wife, Into the Woods; Eliza, My Fair Lady; and Muriel Humphrey/Pat Nixon and others in the world premiere of The Great Society. She toured nationally with The Who’s TOMMY, Chess, and Company, and has also performed at The Wilbury Theatre Group (Big Alison, FUN HOME), Hartford Stage, American Repertory Theatre (Bacchae, Antigone, The Doctor’s Dilemma), Williamstown Theatre Festival (Tonight at 8:30, Princess Turandot), Goodspeed Opera (Great Expectations), Wallis Annenberg Center, Virginia Stage, Cleveland Play House (Aldonza, Man of La Mancha), and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. She has been the Voice and Acting Coordinator for Trinity Rep’s Young Actors Summer Institute since 2007.

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