San Francisco - Northern California

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This workshop features private coaching in a class setting. In this three hour scene study workshop, you will find who the characters are, what they need and how they feel – gaining a true understanding of who you're playing. Utilizing objectives, actions and emotions, attendees will develop a simple approach to the scripted material, tackling characters as professionally skilled actors. Scenes and partners will be assigned at least a week ahead of time, based on your submitted headshots after the random selection is completed.

Start: 09/10/2016 - 5:00pm
End: 09/10/2016 - 8:00pm

Jim Jarrett, the last teaching protégé of Sanford Meisner, will be presenting a three-hour workshop in which you will experience and understand the value of the Meisner Technique. Probe into why Sanford Meisner created the technique and how it has evolved. This will be a very interactive workshop.

When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10

Where: The Meisner Technique Studio, The Presidio
39 Mesa Street, Studio A,
San Francisco, CA 94129

Start: 09/25/2016 - 10:00pm
End: 09/26/2016 - 5:00am

When: 3 – 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25

Where: Crazy Horse Restaurant (inside the Bay Park Hotel)
1425 Munras Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940

The San Francisco-Northern California Local is excited to host a gathering for our members in the Monterey area. All San Francisco-Northern California Local members are welcome. Members in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Carmel, Salinas and the surrounding areas are encouraged to attend!

Start: 08/25/2016 - 10:00pm
End: 08/26/2016 - 12:00am

 SAG-AFTRA is pleased to announce a presentation on The Landscape of Scripted Dramatic Entertainment on Thursday, Aug. 25.

This presentation is intended to help the membership understand the current state of the industry under which SAG-AFTRA will be negotiating the Producer–SAG-AFTRA Codified Basic Agreement and the SAG-AFTRA Television Agreement, which expire on June 30, 2017.

When: 7 - 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31

Where: Phoenix Annex/Seydways Acting Studios (Native Sons Building)
414 Mason Street, 4th Floor, Suite 406
San Francisco, CA 94102

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:03

The below letter was sent by San Francisco-Northern California Local President Kathryn Howell to the San Francisco Chronicle on Aug. 12, 2016 in response to a statement from Cumulus Media regarding negotiations at KNBR.

It recently came to my attention that Cumulus Media had made a public statement about SAG-AFTRA’s bargaining position in our ongoing talks over fair wages and benefits for our members who are working hard producing the local sports programming at KNBR in San Francisco. 

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 20

Where: Shari Carlson Studio,
442 Post Street, 5th floor,
San Francisco, CA 94102

This two-hour workshop on commercial auditioning will help attendees learn to identify the specific actions that will help them book jobs. Please bring a current headshot and resume and come camera ready.