Uta Hagen Class


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Jul 8 – Aug 26, 2019

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

$200  call with visa or mastercard at 919.834.4001

Taught by Jerome Davis

Respect for ActingWork on scenes from great modern plays with Burning Coal Theatre Company.  Burning Coal’s Artistic Director, Jerome Davis will again lead his annual, eight-week scene study class based on the concepts expressed in Uta Hagen’s landmark book Respect for Acting. Davis studied with Uta Hagen at HB Studios in New York for seven years. Class will be founded in Hagen’s “object exercises.” Students will have the opportunity to work each week on scenes Read More »

FAIL BIGGER: Adult Improv Class


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Jan 13 – Feb 10, 2020

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

Taught by Bryan Pridgen

Fail Bigger ImageGet impulsive during Burning Coal’s 5-week spring improv class led by Bryan Pridgen, BCT’s Education Director.  Improv teaches us to play and to discover our creative potential. This comprehensive class breaks down large concepts into simple exercises that are built upon the foundation of improv: “Yes, and ….”   Pridgen has been studying and performing improv for over a decade with troupes at Barter Theatre and Savannah Stage Company. This class is great for building confidence, trust and patience through improved ensemble work.  Be prepared to fail, solve problems, create imaginative worlds and bravely pull yourself out of your comfort zone.  Learn to follow your impulses and push yourself to think critically and creatively through improvised scenes and scenarios imagined on the spot.  Eliminate self-doubt and fear of failure by failing bigger!  

Suzuki Acting Method: The Power of Stillness


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Sep 9 – Oct 14, 2019

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

7 to 10 pm

Suzuki imageGet ready to sweat during Burning Coal’s fall class in Suzuki Acting Technique!  Led by BCT’s Education Director, this 6-week class in Suzuki Acting Method trains actors to work from their core and builds discipline, strength, and focus. This physically rigorous practice draws on martial arts influences and those of Japanese Noh, Kabuki, and the ancient Greek chorus. Developed by Tadashi Suzuki, this method is taught all over the world, and is practiced at the SITI company alongside Anne Bogart’s Viewpoints.  Dive into this extreme, physical acting method that grounds the actor’s body and voice.  Ideal for actors looking to develop a strong stage presence, and sports-minded artists who enjoy physical challenge.

Fee:  $145.  Enroll at 919.834.4001 or coalartisticdir@ncrrbiz.com

 

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