The Actors Centre

The Process: The Secret of Truthful Acting

WHAT IS IT? A two-day workshop designed to help you find a way to consistently create truthful emotions in performance. It is an ABC to approaching a role from page to performance and is suitable for actors of all experience. HOW WILL IT WORK? Over the two days you will learn exercises and techniques to help you discover how to create a truthful character for performance. The Process is James’ own systematic and streamlined approach to the art and craft of creating character designed to keep it simple! As well as using elements from Stanislavski, Meisner and Strasberg, The Process has at its core James' own 'Four Principles' - the secret of truthful acting. WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT? A step by step approach to creating a complete character for performance. The Process will also give you the keys to maintaining truthful emotions throughout your performance. Price £70.


This workshop runs over two days

October 12, 13


James Bowden

James graduated from Rose Bruford in 1994 and has worked regularly as an actor in theatre and TV. His career has been diverse, appearing in the original West End cast of The Beautiful Game, open air Shakespeare, pantomime, repertory theatre, off West End, number one tours, TV and music videos. James has also trained as a teacher and recently he has developed his own approach to the art and craft of acting called ‘The Process’ which is a fundamental element of the training at The Dorset School of Acting. Most recently James shadowed the renowned acting coach, Mel Churcher, who works with the likes of Luc Besson, Daniel Craig and Angelina Jolie, on a short course on acting for the screen at Pinewood Studios.


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