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Mastering the Self Tape
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Mastering the Self Tape

$30

with Rose Ivie and L Bryce Welborn

Are you ready to shine in your next video audition? In this comprehensive workshop, you'll learn the essential techniques and strategies to create captivating and polished video auditions that showcase your talent and personality. Whether you're auditioning for professional or community productions, college programs, or any other type of performance, this workshop will equip you with the skills to stand out and make a lasting impression.

Overview of Workshop Material: Understanding the Medium, Choosing Your Material, Preparation Techniques, Technical Setup, Performance Tips, and Editing and Presentation.

 

IVIE BIO:

Rose Ivie (they/them) has been active in the DFW theatre scene for 15 years. They have Directed and Music Directed 20+ productions in the area, and are a proud private voice teacher and the Vice President of Melpo Theatre Co. You may recognize them from their performances at Plaza Theatre Company as Jack (NEWSIES), Plankton (THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL), Will (BIG FISH), Prince Topher (CINDERELLA), and Sherlock Holmes (BASKERVILLE). They have also appeared as Franz Liebkind (THE PRODUCERS), Prince Herbert/French Taunter (SPAMALOT), Aunt March (LITTLE WOMEN), and Cowardly Lion (WIZARD OF OZ) at the Granbury Opera House. Some of their previous other favorite roles have been Jason (BARE: A POP OPERA) and Tony (WEST SIDE STORY).  

 

BRYCE BIO:

L Bryce Welborn (they/them) has been active in the educational and community theatre scene for over ten years, with over twelve total years of professional training in dance, acting, and voice. They have previously directed and choreographed over 15 productions in the DFW area, including at the theatre company they Co-founded in 2019, Melpo Theatre Co. You may recognize them from their performances at Plaza Theatre Company as Younger Brother (RAGTIME), Davey (NEWSIES), and Spongebob (THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL), or at the Granbury Opera House as Shellhammer (MIRACLE ON 34TH ST). Some of their other favorite credits have been Peter (BARE: A POP OPERA), Mark Cohen (RENT), William Barfee (THE 25TH...SPELLING BEE), Moritz (SPRING AWAKENING), and Tony (WEST SIDE STORY).

 

Workshop: Shakespeare Text and Performance (Ages 12+)

$30

with Michael Johnson and Ethan Norris

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you convinced that Shakespeare isn’t for you? Are you intimidated by Shakespeare’s English? Would you simply like to be more comfortable speaking his words? 

This workshop will teach you some simple tools and techniques for exploring, understanding, and performing the works of William Shakespeare. 

Find out why “The Bard” is considered the most important poet and playwright in the history of the English language, and what you can do to make his works more accessible for yourself and your audience.

 

Workshop: Stage Manager Boot Camp (Ages 12+)

$30

with Mariah and Trey Cardona

Calendar May 11, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Description: Embark on an exciting journey into the world of stage management with our youth-focused course. Designed for budding enthusiasts, this hands-on program explores the key principles and practical skills essential for successfully managing theatrical productions. From organizing rehearsals to coordinating backstage cues, students will learn the art of multitasking and problem-solving in the dynamic realm of live performance. Join us to discover the behind-the-scenes magic that brings a theatrical production to life and gain valuable insights into the pivotal role of a stage manager. This course promises an engaging blend of theory and real-world application, fostering teamwork, communication, and leadership skills crucial for any aspiring stage manager. Unleash your creativity while mastering the essential tools of the trade in this empowering and interactive youth class.

Instructor Bio: Mariah Cardona, an actor, stage manager, and an award-winning theatre teacher in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is an alumni from Texas Wesleyan University (Ram's Up!) and currently teaches in AISD. She extends her gratitude to her amazing students and her incredibly talented and supportive husband, Trey Cardona, as she continues her dream of shaping the future of theatre education and performance in DFW.

The Physical Life of an Actor

$25

with Rose Ivie and L Bryce Welborn

Calendar May 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm

Course Description: Embark on a journey to embody characters with authenticity and presence onstage through the art of natural movement and gesture. You'll explore the fundamentals of physical expression and learn how to walk, stand, and move with purpose while acting for the stage. Whether you're a seasoned performer looking to refine your stage presence or a newcomer eager to develop your physicality as an actor, this workshop will provide you with a strong foundation in physical expression and movement techniques.

Overview of Workshop Material: Physicality in Theatre, Body Awareness and Alignment, Walking With Purpose, Standing and Stillness, Gesture and Movement, and Integration into Scene Work and Performance.

IVIE BIO:

Rose Ivie (they/them) has been active in the DFW theatre scene for 15 years. They have Directed and Music Directed 20+ productions in the area, and are a proud private voice teacher and the Vice President of Melpo Theatre Co. You may recognize them from their performances at Plaza Theatre Company as Jack (NEWSIES), Plankton (THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL), Will (BIG FISH), Prince Topher (CINDERELLA), and Sherlock Holmes (BASKERVILLE). They have also appeared as Franz Liebkind (THE PRODUCERS), Prince Herbert/French Taunter (SPAMALOT), Aunt March (LITTLE WOMEN), and Cowardly Lion (WIZARD OF OZ) at the Granbury Opera House. Some of their previous other favorite roles have been Jason (BARE: A POP OPERA) and Tony (WEST SIDE STORY).  

 

BRYCE BIO:

L Bryce Welborn (they/them) has been active in the educational and community theatre scene for over ten years, with over twelve total years of professional training in dance, acting, and voice. They have previously directed and choreographed over 15 productions in the DFW area, including at the theatre company they Co-founded in 2019, Melpo Theatre Co. You may recognize them from their performances at Plaza Theatre Company as Younger Brother (RAGTIME), Davey (NEWSIES), and Spongebob (THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL), or at the Granbury Opera House as Shellhammer (MIRACLE ON 34TH ST). Some of their other favorite credits have been Peter (BARE: A POP OPERA), Mark Cohen (RENT), William Barfee (THE 25TH...SPELLING BEE), Moritz (SPRING AWAKENING), and Tony (WEST SIDE STORY).

 

 





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