Praxis Acting Studio: an artistic home for actors in the heart of screenland

2- cLasses - Fall 2018

8-Week Michael Chekhov & David Zinder

Psycho-Physical Training Sessions:

Weekly - Begins, Sept 17th

Time: Mondays 7 PM - 10 PM

Location: The Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Dates: Sept 17-November 12th

Price: $600  

$300 due by Sept 17th

Final $300 due on Oct 15th

This 8-week class is comprised of a series of Pscyhophysical training sessions grounded in the Michael Chekhov technique and David Zinder's Voice/Body/Imagination work.  A variety of highly physical, challenging and imaginative training exercises will be used to develop, hone and refine the actor's body, energy and imagination. The  The Four Borthers, Image, Incorporation, archetype, qualities of movement, atmostphere, imaginary body, imaginary centers, higher-lower ego, and exploration of Chekhov's Psychological Gesture as means to provoke the actor’s body, spirit and imagination into action and transformation.

10-Week Scene Study Class: Gesture & Action

Weekly - Begins, Sept 6th

Time: Thursdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Dates: Sept 6th - November 8th

Price: $650  

$325 due by Sept 6th

Final $325 due on Oct 11th

The focus of every class will be on moving your work forward under imaginary circumstances in source material of your choice.  Class size limited to 16 people (8 scenes) every scene gets up on its feet every other week.  We will apply the techniques of Michael Chekhov technique & Constantin Stanislavski via dramatic texts: PG & Playing Action/Objectives, Atmosphere, Centers, Imaginary Body, Radiating & Receiving, etc.  If you have someone you want to work with please contact them and let me know what scene/s you want to work on and I’ll save you both spots.

RSVP immediately via email if you want to hold a spot and which class you want to attend!

Admission is by Audition or Referral only