ROOM REPUTATION: FIRST IMPRESSIONS LAST
Audition Workshops have been paying off with actors leaving
lasting impressions on Casting Directors who are extremely impressed
with the Rehearsal Room results. Cameron Harris on a number of occasions
enthusiastically commented to the whole group about the quality of
their work. Tom McSweeney was also very impressed. Actors are being
more confident and consistent with their choices in their performances
by simply telling the story, playing with surprises, and bringing
complexity to their characters.
important to keep up your skills - a “Working Actor is a Learning
most valuable aspect of the audition workshop is Richard’s
feedback,” DAVE KENYON said. “He talks in terms
and concepts that are measurable and really make sense. I learnt
a lot." Dave has since joined the Advanced Evening Workshop
and is enjoying exploring The Rehearsal Room performance process
in more detail.
ELKE OSADNIK is another actor who has really enjoyed the
classes and has now enrolled in Round Four Audition Workshop
- "Put me down for this audition workshop also. I'm
up the brilliant work.
next round of Audition workshops is coming up, so enroll now to help
build your skills and leave your lasting impression on the Casting
Directors of the future - positions filling fast.
4 AUDITION WORKSHOP – commences August 11th
and the casting directors Alison Telford
and Fiona Dann will be seen on 1st and 8th September.
WORKSHOPS COMMENCE SOON
More and more, actors are finding that Rehearsal Room process allows
them to gain control of their acting process. The next opportunity
to MAKE A START ON CHANGING YOUR VIEW OF ACTING - Sunday
Introductory and Advanced Workshops start on August 26th 2007 (Click
Ford in an exercise for the current TV Presenters Workshop.
More TV PRESENTERS WORKSHOP for 2007
A final chance for this year to do the TV Presenters Workshop
commences on 10th November 2007. For
Fitzpatrick is also venturing outside for the first time.
Are Only 3 Stories!!
Can this be TRUE?? The answer is it can be
true and its no big deal. There are only three stories. The Rehearsal
Room continually explores methods of simplifying the actors process
to increase the chance of being able to quickly get ‘on song’
with a scene. Along the way the theory that there are only three possible
stories has been extensively tested. And at this point the answer
appears to be that - in terms of working out what is happening in
a scene - this theory is very efficient.
the discoveries we make has always been part of The Rehearsal Room
philosophy,” said Richard Sarell. The other day it was pointed
out that an old article on the website was out of date with current
Rehearsal Room thinking. It has now been up-dated. 'The Story in a
Conversation' first published in June 2005 has been revised to include
all the more recent discoveries. You can find out for yourself. Why
don’t you test this theory out? If you come up with a
different answer The Rehearsal Room would really like to know what
you have discovered.
can read “The Story in a Conversation” by clicking
The standard of performances is growing term by term at The Rehearsal
Room and the MASTER CLASS evenings are producing some exciting outcomes.
A growing number of actors who value The Rehearsal Room process as
a practical tool are working their way up the professional ladder.
PAUL COUSING, after playing the lead in the independent theatre production
of ‘Black Rock’ now has taken another step forward with
the lead in an independent movie. While Kristen Sargent, having just
completed shooting the fully funded ‘Prey’ has auditioned
for two more films. Casting directors are commenting that she is ‘nailing’
auditions. Doing well in auditions doesn’t mean you get the
part but it does mean that you get asked back next time.
The Rehearsal Room is
beginning the process of testing whether "Forrest’s
New Beginning” is marketable as a feature film.
There is much to be learnt but we will keep you informed of our growing
experience in this area via this website and also on The Rehearsal
Room's MySpace page.