Stephen Book, a top Hollywood acting teacher/coach and author, will lead an acting workshop in Improvisation Technique for script acting with memorized lines. Exercises will include: improvising a character’s thinking; improvising emotions; and active listening.
When: 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Workshop may be extended up to an additional 30 minutes if necessary.
Where: Nova Southeastern University
4850 Millenia Blvd.; Room 111
Orlando, FL 32839
Cost: $30 for SAG-AFTRA members in good standing / $60 for all other Performers
NOT FOR CHILDREN
Dress Code: Dress for easy movement, sneakers recommended.
To Register: Please contact Susana Carrillo at (305) 670-7677 ext. 7092 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seating is limited. You must reserve a seat in order to be admitted to this class and all reservations will be secured on a first come, first served basis.
About Stephen Book
The Stephen Book Acting Workshop in Hollywood is in its 29th year.
Stephen Book’s students include William Hurt, Rita Moreno, George Carlin, Sanaa Lathan, Maura Tierney, Carla Gugino, Kurtwood Smith, Marg Helgenberger, David Boreanaz, Mark Valley, Larry Drake, Tim Matheson, Tate Donovan, William Schallert, Val Kilmer, Adam Ferrara, Kathleen Rose Perkins and others.
Stephen is the author of BOOK ON ACTING Improvisation Technique for the Professional Actor in Film, Theater & Television
"Stephen Book manages to articulate a technique that both allows the actor to be specific in silence and active and emotionally affective when speaking. He helps you tap into that endless well which is human."--Viola Davis
"Improvisation is essential to acting and Book is a terrific teacher." --William Hurt
He is a former long-time faculty member of The Juilliard School and has also taught at The Globe Shakespeare Center in London, and Gittes (the state theater school of Russia) in Moscow. He co-designed with Viola Spolin, the Spolin Theater Game Center, and served as its executive director and principal teacher.
He is also the author of THE ACTOR TAKES A MEETING How to Interview Successfully with Agents, Managers, Producers, and Casting Directors.
A theater director, his productions have been seen Off and Off-Off-Broadway and in Regional and university theaters, including: Circle in the Square, Los Angeles Actors Theater, Washington Theater Club, Stanford Repertory Theater, Equity Library Theater, New Dramatists, Festival Theatre of Texas, Princeton, Brown, Sarah Lawrence College, U.S.C., and the Theater of Dionysus in Athens.
For more information about Stephen and Improvisation Technique, please visit: www.stephenbook.com
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