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    • Tuesday, October 03, 2023
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
    • 4 sessions
    • ZOOM
    • 0
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    This workshop has 4 sessions in total.  Held Tues Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   

    Memorizing lines is one skill that will most often be an essential component of acting. In this workshop you will learn how to get your lines down firmly and accurately.  You'll apply a process that is very effective.

    Jeanne Sanner is back with us this fall teaching a brand new workshop.  Many have taken her 8 Axioms of Acting Workshop and loved it. Quite an accomplished actor, director, singer, coach, orchestra conductor and producer, she's experienced in all aspects of the theater Arts.  She's performed in major theaters and directed an array of musicals, comedies and dramas, including: The Fantastics, Steel Magnolias, Twelve Angry Jurors and most recently, Nigh Watch here in Laguna Woods Village. Jeanne successfully ran her own acting studio, Class Acting Academy. 

    Maximum attendees 12


    • Wednesday, October 04, 2023
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Lutheran Church Of The Cross

    This workshop is 1 session on Wednesday, October 4th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Dip your toe into acting and maybe before the workshop is over you'll put the rest of your foot in too!  Fun, engaging and interactive workshop.  Come ready to learn a little about acting and have a great time.

    Paul Kratzer returns to teach his very popular workshop. His experience includes touring for ten years with a repertory theater company that performed around Europe, Africa and the USA.  He also taught short drama workshops of all kinds which he continues to do today.  Since coming to Laguna Woods, Paul has acted in numerous roles, including: Chasing Dreams, Baby Boomer Blues, Steamboat Malta and CafĂ© Murder (which he also Directed).

    Minimum Number of Attendees: 8

    • Friday, October 06, 2023
    • Friday, October 13, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • PAC Dining Room 2

    This Workshop has 2 sessions, Friday, Oct. 6th from 10-12 

    & Friday, Oct. 13th from 11-1

    Do you want to improve your relationships?  Learn how to deal with difficult people? Hone your acting skills by learning how to portray various characters, especially the ones who are not at all like you? Join Barb Turino and have fun exploring these questions.  You'll learn how to identify your personality stylethe styles of those you interact with and how to adapt to promote better relationships and performances. 

    Barb is an actor, director, trainer, coach and published author.  Her book Getting Your Act Together explores how to use the skills and tools that the actor uses both on stage and on the real stage of everyday live. She believes that we are all onstage everyday with a role to play in the show called life, with an audience who will hopefully give rave reviews and demand encore performances.  

    Unlimited Number of Attendees

    • Wednesday, November 08, 2023
    • Wednesday, November 15, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • Clubhouse 2, Grevalia Room
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    This Workshop has 2 sessions - Wednesday, November 8th and 15th

    from 12 - 2 PM

    Enjoy this introduction to accents and where to find examples of them.  You'll be able to record your voice and train your ear to the different ways to sound a word. A smart phone with a recording app or recording device is needed.  

    Lee MacMorris was born in NYC and was a theater major in college.  She used this background to travel and live outside of the continental USA.  As a graduate, she was an exchange student in England.  In her year there, she dared herself to audition at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and was offered a slot in their school.  After an extensive travelling career with the Red Cross, Toastmasters is where she continues to develop her speech and story telling skills.  Theatre Guild and the Old Pros brought Lee back to acting and we're so glad we did!

    Maximum Number of Attendees: 12

Workshops are free to Theatre Guild members.  Must be a member to participate. 

Donations always appreciated.

For more information contact: TheatreGuildLW@Outlook.com

The Performing Arts Company of Laguna Woods Village, Inc.

Theatre Guild of Laguna Woods Division

P.O. Box 2838, Laguna Hills, CA, 92654   

E-Mail: theatreguildlw@outlook.com

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