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Thu, 11/09/2017 - 13:34

The San Francisco-Northern California Local held its second biannual membership meeting in downtown Oakland. About 75 members attended, the largest group in recent history for the local. Special attendees to the meeting were Alex Marqusee, senior legislative analyst for Oakland City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney, and Jim MacIlvaine, special events coordinator at the Oakland Film Office, who greeted the members and welcomed them to the East Bay. 

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 13:25

The SAG-AFTRA San Francisco-Northern California Local continues its sponsorship of the Mill Valley Film Festival, now in its 40th year of existence. Outlets reported that this year’s film festival drew a record 75,000-plus attendees, who flocked to Marin County to get an early glimpse at contenders for the upcoming film awards season, discover some of the world’s best films, and celebrate the many talented local actors and filmmakers in the Bay Area.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:40

What is an actor’s brand? A Sept. 11 workshop at the San Francisco-Northern California Local aimed to help performers find out more about themselves to discover their “brand.” Facilitated by Erika Pérez, the class helped performers learn what they project when they walk into a room, how others perceive them and how they might use that information to increase their odds of being cast.

Start: 10/11/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 10/11/2017 - 8:00pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents
Masks, Monologues & Emotions with Lucrecia Sarita Russo

This class is designed to remove the mask under the mask, to free the actor of fear and develop spontaneous emotion and expression. Students must prepare a one-minute monologue and bring two copies of that monologue to class.  The monologue should be from a known play or film.

When: 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11

Start: 09/27/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 09/27/2017 - 8:00pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents
Self-Hypnosis Methods to Ace the Audition Process with Michael Disend

This workshop serves to aid the actor in learning practical, tested self-hypnotic and suggestive ways to bring out your best performance. These include instant relaxation methods, techniques for mesmeric audience rapport, and the skill to enter any role with abundant creativity, magnetism and delight.

When: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27

Start: 09/11/2017 - 6:30pm
End: 09/11/2017 - 8:30pm

The San Francisco Conservatory Presents The Branding Workshop

This workshop serves to aid the actor in understanding how people see them, the type of feeling people receive from them and how they might be cast. The workshop uses the categories: visual, essence, stereotypes and profession. Please note, how you dress for this workshop will factor into your results. This workshop was inspired by the creation of Kevin E. West, founder of The Actors' Network. Please bring a pen or pencil.

When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11

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