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30 08, 2018

8/29/2018: Advanced Class Recap: How Much YOU?

By |2018-08-30T19:47:21-07:00August 30th, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Hello advanced ones! So we ended August with a bang. Class was a whirlwind of activity, and it ended way too soon for my tastes... We started with the Ceremonial Reading of the Coach's Notes, which included a reference to the upcoming Agent Showcase (date to be determined), and what you can do to prepare for [...]

23 08, 2018

8/22/2018: AWS Advanced Class Recap: This Was Us!

By |2018-08-30T19:48:20-07:00August 23rd, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Greetings, Advanced Ones! So we did it! We filmed our This Is Us scenes. We started an hour earlier than usual, and finished a little later than normal, but we got all six scenes in the can. I'm super proud of each of you. The performances ranged from super-solid to downright awesome. There wasn't a sub-par performance [...]

9 08, 2018

8/8/2018: AWS Advanced Class Recap: Hanks for the Memories…

By |2018-08-10T22:50:56-07:00August 9th, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Greetings! Interesting class on the 8th! We covered a lot of ground. We began with the Coach's Notes, as per usual, and then segued into our first Character Spotlight: a focus on Tom Hanks and his preparation for the role of Forrest Gump (1994 dir. R. Zemekis). This film was midway through one of Hanks' amazing success runs, which went [...]

2 08, 2018

8/1/2018: AWS Advanced Class Recap: Finding Your Voice

By |2018-08-02T20:52:12-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Greetings, AWS elite! Man, what a class on the first! We covered a lot of ground... We started with our swift, thorough reading of the Coach's Notes, and moved right into our review of the Breaking Bad scenes we filmed last week. We discussed your impressions, surprises, continuity, and the benefits/drawbacks of coaching during filming (as opposed [...]

26 07, 2018

7/25/2018: AWS Advanced Class Recap: Breaking Class!

By |2018-07-30T21:26:01-07:00July 26th, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Greetings! Another film night on Wednesday evening, as we set some Breaking Bad scenes to film. We began class with a reading of the Coach's Notes, welcoming the newest coach to the AWS staff, local award-winning actress and coach Yolanda Franklin. We also acknowledged those among us who have booked jobs of late. Next, we watched [...]

19 07, 2018

7/18/2018: AWS Advanced Class Recap: Continuity and Group Therapy!

By |2018-07-24T22:15:10-07:00July 19th, 2018|Advanced Acting Blog|

Greetings, Advanced Ones! (And greetings to whomever else might be lurking here!) We had an interesting and unusual class on Wednesday! Unusual, in that we experimented with our scene work - and I think it was a success! We began class by watching the three completed scene videos from last week's Boardwalk Empire class shoot. We watched [...]