Acting Styles: Building on the skills learned in Acting 101 & Acting 201, Acting 301 focuses on acting in two particular styles. In this first iteration of Acting Styles, participants will explore comedy in the absurdist vein (i.e. Beckett, Ionesco, and Pinter) and Shakespeare. Throughout the session students will work on contrasting scenes and/or monologues from these styles, learning how to approach Shakespeare’s heightened language and a different type of comedy.
Prerequisites: Acting 201 or submitted audition video of one brief Shakespeare monologue
Dates: 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, & 2/25
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Class Performance: Saturday, March 10th, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. (Main Stage)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Class Location: Main Stage (1st Floor)
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Griffin Stanton-Ameisen is a Philly-based performer, teaching artist, and producer. He has performed around in theatre's around town and regionally, including Azuka Theatre, Act II Playhouse, the Delaware Shakespeare Festival, Delaware Theatre Company, Egopo Classic Theatre, Inis Nua Theatre, InterAct Theatre, the National Constitution Center, Quintessence Theatre Group, Shakespeare on the Sound, Theatre Horizon, among others. Griffin is the founder and Artistic Director of Revolution Shakespeare (revolutionshakespeare.org). He holds a BA in Theatre from Temple University and an MFA in Performance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. For more info, go to griffinsa.com.