ACTORS STUDIO ELENA STEJKO PRESENTS
A powerful workshop
"THE AUDITION PROCESS"
Saturday 25th January
10.00am - 2.00pm
The Raye Freedman Arts Center
Epsom Girls Gramma School
(Places Strictly Limited)
For Registration please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will learn how to create powerful intentions prior to your upcoming auditions.
You will learn about the casting director's expectations and the most important elements of an audition
You will learn new skills in approaching the script and interpreting the casting director’s notes and briefs.
You will learn how to direct yourself and make powerful choices.
You will acquire tools and new rehearsal methods based on fundamental elements of the M. Chekhov acting technique.
M. Chekhov acting technique is designed to nourish and empower unique talent that lies within each person. During this workshop actors get introduced to some of the fundamental elements of M. Chekhov technique.
Eight Week Acting Course
Term 1 2014
Course based on the M. Chekhov Acting Technique as the most influential and inspiring method of actor training in existence.
During 1 term actors get introduced to fundamental elements of M.Chekhov technique.
Special focus for this term:
Script work and Character Creation
Dates & Location
During each week actors have an opportunity to come once per week or twice per week.
Each class has 3 component:
warm up, an introduction to a new element of the technique and practical application.
Time: Every Tuesdays and Thursdays for 8 weeks from 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Starts: Tuesday 28th Janury
Finishes: Thursday 20th March
Where: Epsom Girls Grammar School, Raye Freedman Arts Center
Fee: $795 for two classes per week
$525 for one class per week
(Payment options monthly/ weekly instalments are available. Early Bird Discount of $725 - email for more details).
To register please email: email@example.com
Places are limited.
About term and M. Chekhov acting technique:
Since our profession is all to do with feelings – objective, lines, emotions, intentions, partners/audience through a series of body/voice releasing exercises, actors will learn to open themselves, expand the realm of feelings and awareness, deepen understanding of the script from within, acquire improvisational state of being and multi dimensional approach to acting.
During this term actors get introduced to fundamental elements of M. Chekhov technique and Characters Creation process: Atmosphere, Psychological Gesture, Qualities, Body Centers, Radiation.
This training will provide actors with very powerful and essential tools that will allow them to put rewarding principles of this technique into use to achieve INSPIRED ACTING.
Through the term actors will be working with monologues and scenes.
About Elena Stejko:
Elena Stejko has worked in the industry for more than 25 years and has 20 years of international teaching experience.
Elena recently nominated for “Best Actress’ at the NZ Film and Television Awards 2010.
Elena received the award for "Best Actor" in Theatre at the 2012 Chapman Tripp Awards for her role in “A Short Cut To Happiness” at Circa Theatre Wellington 2012.
Elena received “Best Actress” in Theatre in Dunedin for a Production of Roger Hall’s play “Short Cut To Happiness” Fortune Theatre 2011.
Elena has worked extensively as a casting director for NZ film and television for 10 years
As an actor Elena worked on stage and screen in Russia, Brazil, New Zealand and Japan.
Her most recent screen work includes the female lead in the NZ feature film “Russian Snark” and the female lead in the Japanese TV drama “The Promise” (filmed in Tokyo).
Elena’s television work includes “Shortland Street,” “Mercy Peak” and “Spin Doctors.”
Elena's most recent stage work includes her roles in "Where Are You My Only One", ATC's "Midnight in Moscow" ATC "Romeo & Juliet", "Boeing Boeing" Fortune Theatre Dunedin 2013.
Elena teaching classes and workshop at Actors Studio and regularly invited to teach at Toi Whakaari Drama School in Wellington, Unitec Performing art in Auckland and South Seas Film and Television School in Auckland.
Elena has directed numbers of stage productions with various theatre companies and performing schools graduates.
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