SESSION 4: Saturday 10:40-12:10

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.

Arriving at Acting

Jake Schaefer

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

LIBRARY

Offered in Sessions:

4, 5

An action-style workshop focused on analyzing and, ultimately, arriving at a character. Via several scenes, we will combine elementary Stanislavski system elements (tools) with basic directing principals that young performers can adopt and reuse when starting a new project.

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.

HOT Cold Readings

Suzanne Maguire

Workshop Type:

Audition

Room:

B102

Offered in Sessions:

1, 4

Learn skills, tips and tricks to make yourself shine in the Cold Reading process. Learn simple acting techniques to help yourself stand out in a short amount of time. Get your hands on age-appropriate scripts to help you grow in your auditioning ability.

College Auditioning Workshop

Ryan Childers

Workshop Type:

Audition

Room:

B104

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Come work with a professional actor and acting professor on your college audition material. This workshop is specific designed for seniors who already have audition pieces, who need feedback and coaching. Must bring memorized monologue(s) and if singing, your own recording and equipment.

University Training 101

Patrick Dizney

Workshop Type:

College Prep

Room:

C121

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

So, you want to study theatre at the next level? In this workshop we will discuss numerous models training, how to pick the right school for you, what a future Theatre Arts student might expect, and strategies for college auditions and interviews. Teachers are more than welcome, good for all HS levels, come with your questions!! Patrick Dizney is current Chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 7, Associate Chair of CWU Theatre Arts, and former President of the Northwest Drama Conference. He has worked in or with over 40 institutions of higher education in the field of theatre.

Stage Combat- Broad Sword

Bryan Durbin

Workshop Type:

Combat

Room:

LOWER COMMONS

Offered in Sessions:

2, 3, 4, 6

Stage Combat- Broad Sword

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

Quick 3D Models for Set Design

Alessia Carpoca

Workshop Type:

Scenic

Room:

C132

Offered in Sessions:

3, 4

Quick 3d models for set design

Big Fish Choreography

Miranda Hein

Workshop Type:

Dance

Room:

BLACK BOX

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Explore the choreography performed by the cast of SFCC's spring musical! Community musical programs often include dancers with a variety of dance and non-dance backgrounds, so come and learn how you can work together and blend in no matter your level of advancement.

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!

Creating Highlights and Shadows in your Drawings

Jessica Ray

Workshop Type:

Design

Room:

B125

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

In this workshop we will be practicing adding high lights and shadows to drawing to add to the 3d form.

Game-O-Matic

Joshua Scheel

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

C128

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Ever thought This would be a great Improv Game but not sure how to set the parameters? This workshop is for you! We will show you the elements needed to build original Improv short-form games. Some Improv experience is recommended for this workshop.

Location, Location, Location

Michael Winser

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B122

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6

We will explore how to add details to your scenes by creating an environment. Environment is not only location it includes everything that would define that location by using all your senses.

Improv for Performance, Play and Everyday

Liz Schroeder

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

C107

Offered in Sessions:

4, 5

We start with high-energy Improv warm-ups. Then using basic Improv elements we will introduce, learn, and play through a selection of short-form games.

Fixtures - A Hands-on Approach

Matthew Day

Workshop Type:

Lighting

Room:

C122

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6

Fixtures- A hands on approach to using moving lights, led's, and other DMX effects in a show.

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.

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.

3D Printing and Props Fabrication

Shana Joslyn

Workshop Type:

Props

Room:

C130

Offered in Sessions:

3, 4

A discussion and demonstration of FDM 3d printing and hand props.

Managing Your Teacher, Your Peers, and Yourself: How to Succeed as a Student Stage Manager

Ashley DeMoville

Workshop Type:

Stage Management

Room:

C134

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6

The workshop will cover- -Managing Your Teacher: How to serve as an effective stage manager to an authority figure. -Managing Your Peers: When your crush needs a reminder to be quiet backstage and you're the one who has to do it.-Managing Yourself: Understanding your leadership style and being mindful as you respond to stress.

Advanced Stand Up

Jason Komm

Workshop Type:

Stand Up

Room:

C125

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Want to know what it's like to actually be out on the road? This class will discuss more advanced stand-up techniques as well as give students a good idea of what to do if they are interested in pursuing stand-up as a career.

Quirky Playwriting Prompts from A to Z

Matthew Weaver

Workshop Type:

Writing

Room:

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4, 6

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

Costume Ideas Unleashed

Aaron Dyszelski

Workshop Type:

Costume

Room:

C123

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Costume Ideas Unleashed: Hands-on workshop showing different techniques and mediums for generating and developing costume design concepts.

SHAKESPEARE, VERSE, AND OPERATIVE LANGUAGE

Dylan Paul (Hilpman)

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C131

Offered in Sessions:

4 ONLY

Shakespeare was a dramatic poet and used verse to deliver narrative. Baked into that verse are clues to help us identify the most important ideas. This workshop is an introduction to Shakespeare’s meter, focused on identifying and utilizing operative language.

Improv Tune-up

Frank Tano

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B120

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6

Feeling stuck in a rut? Always at a loss in the same kind of scenes? Reached your improv plateau? This workshop will focus on the skills you want to improve.

En Guard, Ye Scurvy Knave

Brian Rempel

Workshop Type:

Combat

Room:

BAND

Offered in Sessions:

4, 5

An introduction to armed stage combat, learn basic attacks, defenses, and body movement to safely choreograph your own sword fight in this hands on interactive workshop. Be prepared to workout for this class.

Questions? /  Contact gregp@spokaneschools.org

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