The Actors Centre

open house

19 March 2015


The Actors Centre and Equity

The Actors Centre and Equity are both opening their doors to non-members.

Come along on 29th March from 11am - 4pm for the annual Open House to see what's what - find out about the benefits of being a member and everything that comes with it.

Here at the Actors Centre we'll be offering taster workshops, special offers and much more!

Equity have an amazing day planned, with opportunities to meet the General Secretary, a CV surgery and information sessions.

It's absolutely free and there's no need to book, so what are you waiting for?

 

What you can expect from the Actors Centre on the day

CUT THE CRAP Q&A
Natalie Burt, with Neil Rawlinson
11:45 - 12:45
An open forum in which to air, debate and ask all things about the world of acting. No question is too direct and no answer will be edited. Natalie and Neil have a plethora of important subjects to hand for those starting their journey, those emerging as professionals and the actor that has been treading the boards for a while. We will discuss topics such as: avenues into the industry, training and professional development,  the importance of being an 'actor-entrepreneur' and the challenge of taking control of your own career. Get your questions ready!

THE ACTORS GYM
Chris New
12:00 - 13:30 and 14:00 - 15:30
Stretch those muscles and keep acting-fit with Chris New's Actors Gym - a workout for every actor. Sessions will focus on the collision of characters to create instant scenes and dynamic dramas. Build your creative confidence, discover your collaborative strength and release your relaxation. There's no preparation required, just bring yourself.  

CRACKING SHAKESPEARE
Kelly Hunter
12:00 - 13:30 and 14:00 - 15:30
These sessions will offer you skills and techniques to unlock Shakespeare's language. The practical hands-on exercises and techniques can be applied to any speech of Shakespeare and may be used throughout your career. The work you will do during the day will offer you the chance to fine-tune a speech for yourself - useful for future auditions.

SCREEN ACTING
Daniel Dresner
13:45 - 15:45
A 2 hour workshop. Getting to the truth as easily and quickly as possible. In front of the class and a TV for close up viewing, Daniel will direct 6 actors on prepared scripts handed out in the morning. Observers will be actively engaged and involved.

SPECIAL OFFERS
Cafe: Our cafe will be open all day offering you a little sustenance for the cheapest prices around!

Open Access Courses: We are offering 10% off all our open access courses for non-members. Visit our stand in  our Green Room Cafe for more information.

Membership: £10 off any 12 month actor and associate membership, subject to eligibility.