SESSION 2: Friday 4:55-6:25

Preparing Winning Monologues

Tom Armitage

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C132

Offered in Sessions:

2, 5

Learn how to find and prepare monologues for festivals, scholarships, and auditions.

The Stage is Your Canvas: Painting a Picture with Characterization and Blocking

Karen Brathovde

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C130

Offered in Sessions:

2, 5

An artist's goal is to tell a story. Like a painter with palate, brushes, and canvas, the actor and director create pictures on stage through blocking, character development, and relationships that can connect the audience with a color wheel of emotions. Life is never as simple as black and white! Participants will use colors and shapes to reflect how a character would react to others and/or to the situations in which they find themselves.

Awakening the Actor's Creativity

Sara Goff

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

BAND

Offered in Sessions:

1, 2

This is a movement workshop for performers. We will explore techniques for building the actor's concentration, readiness and trust.

Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy

Jason Komm

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C125

Offered in Sessions:

1, 2, 3

Learn about how to get started in the world of stand-up comedy. We will discuss the basics of joke writing and performing. Students will be given the opportunity to write and perform material in front of a live audience.

Seducing Your Character

Michael Murray

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C119

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4

Your character wants you, badly. They just don't know it yet. Actors come ready to take over, nail the performance and change the room. You'll perform pieces live and discover how to seduce every character you take on (quickly and completely). The pieces are original, the blood is real and none of the kisses are faked.

Auditions & Rejection: Preparing for Both

Suzanne Maguire

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

B102

Offered in Sessions:

2, 5

Didn't get cast? Didn't get the part you wanted? This workshop will give you further understanding of all the working parts of the audition process so you will have the skills and mindset necessary to move from rejection to resilience in a way that builds confidence for auditions, job interviews and every day relationships.

The Character Sheet: or What Dungeons and Dragons Taught Me About Acting

Dylan Paul (Hilpman)

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C107

Offered in Sessions:

2, 6

Using D&D as a framework to discuss and define character history, attributes, and context, this workshop encourages young actors to dig for textual clues and make specific, informed choices. Also, it's fun and everyone gets a cool worksheet.

Commercial Auditions

Anne Mitchell

Workshop Type:

Audition

Room:

C101

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4

Test your skill at auditioning for commercials. Think you can walk, talk, eat, and drink now learn how to do that on camera while showcasing a product. Learn to give enough energy for the camera without being too much! Practice makes perfect in this workshop using real commercial scripts.

The Beginning Fundamentals of Stage Violence

Pierce Williams

Workshop Type:

Combat

Room:

MAT ROOM

Offered in Sessions:

1, 2, 4

The Beginning Fundamentals of Stage Violence

Stage Combat- Broad Sword

Bryan Durbin

Workshop Type:

Combat

Room:

LOWER COMMONS

Offered in Sessions:

2, 3, 4, 6

Stage Combat- Broad Sword

Dying and Distressing

Jessica Ray

Workshop Type:

Costume

Room:

B125

Offered in Sessions:

1, 2

A demonstration of some of the techiques for distressing clothing. This will also include the some of the basic techniques for dying fabric for different purposes.

Original Broadway Tap Choreo 1.0

Jason Michael Snow

Workshop Type:

Dance

Room:

STAGE

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4

Original Bway Tap Choreography 1.0 & 2.0 Learn a section of an original Broadway tap break! For intermediate/advanced level tap dancers. Then come back to spruce it up and make it fancy in 2.0!

Fun & Physical Dance Combinations

Vincas Greene

Workshop Type:

Dance

Room:

CHOIR

Offered in Sessions:

2 ONLY

Move Big and Have Fun! Dance combinations that are challenging, fun, and sometimes silly. This is a class for all levels of movers that enjoy a challenge and working hard.

Musical Theatre Dance

Hannah Farley

Workshop Type:

Dance

Room:

COMMONS

Offered in Sessions:

1, 2

Warm up, go across the floor, and learn a combination in the style of musical theatre. This class welcomes all levels and asks that you wear attire you can move in.

Creating on the Spot Stories one Word at a time

Alex Kwamina

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B122

Offered in Sessions:

2, 3

Let go of control and share the surprises of creating stories in the moment. We start with a word at a time and build from there. By the end of the workshop your scenes will tell a cohesive story. It all starts with one word.

Sing it Musical Improv

Michael Glatzmaier

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

C123

Offered in Sessions:

2 ONLY

We jump right into creating songs on the spot and giving it our all. We will get a topic and create short songs with a chorus and a verse. No musical experience necessary just a willingness to have fun.

Stage Makeup

Linda Harrison and James Harrison

Workshop Type:

Makeup

Room:

B112

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4, 6

Learn how to use highlights and shadows to create characters through makeup. Learn brush techniques, blending, and application techniques to project the character to the audience.

Makeup to Portray Sickness

Kara McCollum

Workshop Type:

Makeup

Room:

B124

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4

Learn how to effectively apply makeup for a character who is ill. Class will include discussion of physical manifestations of sickness and how to use makeup to convincingly play stricken characters for theatre and film. Demonstration and application. Come feeling great, leave looking horrible.

Live Audio Production

Pat Hickey

Workshop Type:

Tech

Room:

C121

Offered in Sessions:

2 ONLY

Overview of topics on mic placement, eq, gain structure, and signal flow with a hands on demo

Quirky Playwriting Prompts from A to Z

Matthew Weaver

Workshop Type:

Writing

Room:

D108

Offered in Sessions:

2, 6

Quirky Playwriting Prompts from A to Z, Z to A and Everything in Between, With a Few Pit Stops at Q

Questions? /  Contact gregp@spokaneschools.org

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