Austin Actors Conservatory presents a master class with three-time Emmy-nominee (Lou Grant), two-time Cable Ace-nominee (Brothers) and lifetime member of the Actors Studio since 1964 Robert Walden.
When: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 17
Check-in at 12 noon
Where: MediaTech Institute
4719 S Congress Avenue
Cost: Free for 2016 Austin, Houston and Dallas Conservatory members
Register for your 2016 Conservatory membership here - SAG–AFTRA members only
$35 – Fans/general public register here (audit only)
$40 – Entry at the door (audit only)
Participation is limited to the first 20 Conservatory members who register.
Submission Instructions: Headshot and resume (PDF) submission deadline is Dec. 22. Submit to AustinRSVP@sagaftra.org. Once you have paid your 2016 Conservatory membership and registered, a confirmation will be sent to you. Walden will assign a scene picked specifically for you, or you may elect to do a monologue and/or acting exercise.
About Robert Walden
Method-trained and while still an undergrad, Robert Walden studied with Lee Strasberg, Frank Corsaro and Charles Nelson Reilly. Upon graduation, he was accepted into the famed Actors Studio. With more than 40 feature film credits, including Oscar winners The Hospital and All the President’s Men, he has been directed by Martin Scorcese, Alan Pakula and Woody Allen, to name just a few. He has starred in four television series (Lou Grant, Brothers, The Bold Doctors and most recently, Happily Divorced) and guest starred in scores of television shows including Law & Order and West Wing. An award-winning director of stage productions in Los Angeles and New York, his television writing credits include The Twilight Zone, Who’s the Boss, Brothers and Beauty and the Beast. He recently played J. Edgar Hoover in the LBJ play All the Way at the Zach Theater in Austin and Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman at the Arkansas Rep.
Walden was a professor in New York’s New School of Drama MFA program and University of Central Arkansas, and guest teacher at ACT in San Francisco, the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, the Beverly Hills Playhouse, Florida State University and NYU’s graduate film program. He is now an Austin resident and teaching/coaching privately.
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