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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:40

What is an actor’s brand? A Sept. 11 workshop at the San Francisco-Northern California Local aimed to help performers find out more about themselves to discover their “brand.” Facilitated by Erika Pérez, the class helped performers learn what they project when they walk into a room, how others perceive them and how they might use that information to increase their odds of being cast.

Start: 10/11/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 10/11/2017 - 8:00pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents
Masks, Monologues & Emotions with Lucrecia Sarita Russo

This class is designed to remove the mask under the mask, to free the actor of fear and develop spontaneous emotion and expression. Students must prepare a one-minute monologue and bring two copies of that monologue to class.  The monologue should be from a known play or film.

When: 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11

Start: 09/27/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 09/27/2017 - 8:00pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents
Self-Hypnosis Methods to Ace the Audition Process with Michael Disend

This workshop serves to aid the actor in learning practical, tested self-hypnotic and suggestive ways to bring out your best performance. These include instant relaxation methods, techniques for mesmeric audience rapport, and the skill to enter any role with abundant creativity, magnetism and delight.

When: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27

Start: 09/11/2017 - 6:30pm
End: 09/11/2017 - 8:30pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents The Branding Workshop

This workshop serves to aid the actor in understanding how people see them, the type of feeling people receive from them and how they might be cast. The workshop uses the categories: visual, essence, stereotypes and profession. Please note, how you dress for this workshop will factor into your results. This workshop was inspired by the creation of Kevin E. West, founder of The Actors' Network. Please bring a pen or pencil.

When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:54

For 24 years, San Francisco’s LaborFest has been an opportunity for Northern California unions to demonstrate the value of their workers to the public. As part of the world’s largest union of entertainment and media professionals, the SAG-AFTRA San Francisco-Northern California Local presented a workshop focused on public speaking and earning coverage from journalists at 580 Valencia on July 28.