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Workshops


Masterclasses

With Angela Pietropinto and Karen Braga

From NYU Tisch School of the Arts

– 16 to 25 May 2018 –

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Workshops


Masterclasses

With Angela Pietropinto and Karen Braga

From NYU Tisch School of the Arts

– 16 to 25 May 2018 –


CREATIVES INSPIRIT proudly presents a series of theatre education workshops by New York-based performing arts veterans, Angela Pietropinto and Karen Braga. Both instructors have years of experience teaching (NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Yale School of Drama)and practicing their craft across television, film and the stage. You can read more about them here.


From 16th to 25th May 2018, four workshops will be offered:

> Crazy Mixed Up Love!

> Your Monologue and You

> On-Camera Auditions

> Intro to Comedy

Scroll down for more information on these workshops and to register your interest!


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Crazy Mixed Up Love


Crazy Mixed Up Love!

Crazy Mixed Up Love


Crazy Mixed Up Love!


CRAZY MIXED UP LOVE!

The workshop will focus on the actor’s approach to scenes from Shakespeare's comedies covering particularly how the characters that encounter the mistaken identity which causes confusion, chaos and delight! In this workshop we are combining the freedom of the actor's instrument with Shakespeare's text, culminating in a final presentation/performance. The workshop will explore the Alexander Technique, text Analysis and acting exploration exercises in relation to Shakespeare. Recommended for actors looking to improve their text-based work, students studying Shakespeare or people interested in wanting to learn how to approach Shakespeare.


Duration | 21st-25th May 2018

Time | Session A: 10am to 1pm daily or Session B: 7pm-10pm

Regular Rate | S$500 per pax

Class Size | 20-25


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Your Monologue And You


Your Monologue And You

Your Monologue And You


Your Monologue And You


YOUR MONOLOGUE AND YOU

The workshop focuses on how to bring your authentic self to the text and breathe life into the character. In this workshop we will focus on breath and the result will be a monologue that works for you in auditions.  The workshop will explore the Alexander Technique, the anatomy of breath and monologue-centric exercises for actors to use in their own practice. Suitable for all looking to improve monologue work and is recommended for those hoping to improve their audition process.


Duration | 16th May 2018

Time | 10am to 5pm (1-hour break, lunch not provided)

Regular Rate | S$250 per pax

Class Size | 10 to 15


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On-Camera Auditions


On-Camera Auditions

On-Camera Auditions


On-Camera Auditions


ON-CAMERA AUDITIONS

The workshop focuses on teaching actors how to audition for film and television. In this workshop, everyone will be on camera twice and be sent a copy of their work. The workshop will explore breath and body for the camera, scene analysis with individual coaching while on set. Recommended for actors looking to work for film and individuals interested in pursuing a film career to understand the dynamics between camera and the actors.


Duration | 17th May 2018

Time | 10am to 5pm (1-hour break, lunch not provided)

Regular Rate | S$300 per pax (includes rental of camera equipment)

Class Size | 10


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Intro to Comedy


Intro to Comedy

Intro to Comedy


Intro to Comedy


INTRO TO COMEDY

Discover freedom and joy in this playful exploration of comedy. Funny, sad, mad and the many faces of comedy will delight actors as they learn the skills of comedy. The workshop will focus on the exploration of clown and comedy work through text and the use of improvisation.


Duration | 19th May and 20th May 2018

Time | 10am to 5pm daily (1-hour break, lunch not provided)

Regular Rate | S$450 per pax

Class Size | 20


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Instructors


Instructors

Instructors


Instructors


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS


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ANGELA PIETROPINTO was a founding member of The Manhattan Project Theater Company under the direction of Andre Gregory and played the title role in their Obie-winning production of Alice In Wonderland. During its eight-year existence, the company toured four continents and was the recipient of 2 Drama Desk awards and an Obie Award. Subsequently, Ms. Pietropinto has appeared both on and off Broadway. In 1980, Ms. Pietropinto made her Broadway debut opposite Derek Jacobi in THE SUICIDE and returned to Broadway for EASTERN STANDARD,TARTUFFE BORN AGAIN and THE RITZ. Her film credits include GOODFELLAS, SHAFT, NOBODY'S FOOL, SO FINE, HEARTBURN, STAY, WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE (Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner) and most recently ALCHEMY which just won 'best cinematography at the 2015 Milan Film Festival. On the little screen she has played an assortment of moms, doctors, lawyers, secretaries and nuns. This past season, Ms. Pietropinto played Oscar Isaac's mother in the HBO miniseries SHOW ME A HERO. Ms. Pietropinto has taught acting at Yale Drama School and has been on the faculty of NYU Tisch School of the Arts for over 19 years. She is presently the Director of the NYU Open Arts Acting Studio.

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KAREN BRAGA teaches the Alexander Technique and Vocal Production at NYU Open Arts, Primary Stages, and Lucid Body House. A signature voice over artist for over 20 years, Karen has voiced commercials, documentaries, and industrial films including Taps (1981), Sex and the City (1998) and Psyched for Snuppa (1993). She has acted in regional theaters and now that her daughter is in college she hopes to return to the stage! As a performance coach and teacher, Karen has worked with people from all walks of life, helping them find an authentic sense of self while acting, dancing, public speaking for television, film, and stage. She encourages students to embody their voice and speak from their heart with a gentle hands-on approach for greater physical, vocal and emotional freedom.

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Register


Interested?

Register


Interested?


REGISTER TODAY!

As the instructors are here for a limited period of time, bookings for workshops will only be open on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up before 14th April 2018 (early bird extension) to be eligible for an early bird discount!

Please note that the location of the workshops will be announced in due time and the schedule of offerings are subject to changes.

For enquiries or registration, write to us at admin@creativesinspirit.com or fill out the online form below: