San Francisco-Northern California Local Conservatory Presents Let the Script Be Your Guide With Bobby Weinapple

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San Francisco-Northern California Local Conservatory Presents Let the Script Be Your Guide With Bobby Weinapple
Start: 01/18/2017 - 6:30pm
End: 01/18/2017 - 9:30pm

This is a hands-on workshop which will cover scripted scene work, practical tools for preparing for a film shoot and script analysis during rehearsal. The workshop also includes ways of getting off-book quickly, how to make strong choices for cold reading, how to find the tempo of a scene and much more.

It is designed to explore the foundations of a practical approach, so actors at all levels, can unlock the secrets of any script.

Class size is limited to 40 members.

Bobby Weinapple is a professional actor, director and teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area. On-camera credits include dozens of commercials, industrials, independent films, as well as guest starring roles on “Nash Bridges” and "Trauma" and a featured role in "La Mission" with Benjamin Bratt. He has also worked at many of the region's major theatres, including the Tony award winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre. In 1996 he received a Drama-Logue Award for Principal Performance for his performance in “Lady Be Good” with 42nd Street Moon. As a teacher, he has been a faculty member for 8 years with the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and currently heads the San Francisco branch of Seydways Studios, one of San Francisco’s premier acting studios. 

When:  6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18

Where: Seydways Acting Studios (Native Sons Building)
414 Mason Street, Suite 406 (Intersection of Geary St. and Post St.)
San Francisco, CA 94102

RSVP: To RSVP, email Vicki Balich at  Please include your name, phone number and union membership number.

  • Participants will be randomly selected from those who respond, with preference being given to those who have not attended Conservatory events in the past year.
  • As a courtesy to members on the waiting list, if you have reserved a space in this workshop and cannot attend, please cancel your reservation by Monday, Jan. 16. Failure to do so may result in the inability to attend future workshops.
  • We appreciate your enthusiasm to participate in conservatory classes, however anyone who shows up without receiving written confirmation will not be granted access to the class. If you arrive late, it is up to the discretion of the teacher as to whether or not you will be admitted.
  • There is no charge for this event.


This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card (paid through April 30, 2017) for admittance. This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.