Understanding the Language Your Face Speaks with John Sudol

Understanding the Language Your Face Speaks with John Sudol
Start: 11/06/2013 - 6:00pm
End: 11/06/2013 - 9:00pm

When: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 

Where: SAG-AFTRA San Francisco-Northern California Office
350 Sansome Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94104        

Description: A combination of lecture and exercises which focus on the science of emotions. What they are, how they are triggered, what they compel us to do and what they look like on your face from the most subtle to the extreme. Learn to control and create face communications for work in front of the camera.

The event in now full. If you have any question please contact Vicki Balick at  vicki.balich@sagaftra.org.

  • Class size is limited to 20 members.
  • Participants will be randomly selected from those who respond with preference 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 no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.  Failure to do so may result in the inability to attend future workshops.
  • There is no charge for this event.

Directions/Parking: Public transportation is available and encouraged. There is limited self-pay street parking and self-pay parking garages in the area.

John Sudol, one of LA's top acting coaches and author of the newly released book, Acting Face to Face. The actor's guide to understanding how your face communicates emotion for TV and film, has pioneered a system for actors to use the power of emotional facial expressiveness in their craft. John is certified in emotional facial recognition and has been teaching "The Language of the Face" for over ten years. His approach has helped his students consistently book work in commercial, TV and film.


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. Please bring your membership card.


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