Acting Workshop for Adults
Presented by Acting For Young People
For actors at any level, this workshop gives an in-depth look at the fundamentals of acting for new students and a refresher for those with previous experience. Students will build and apply these skills to monologues, scenes, and ensemble exercises, culminating in a sharing of work at the final class meeting. Ideal for those who have always wanted to give acting a try, those who’d like to learn more about performing opportunities in the area, and professionals who’d like to brush up on presentation skills.
Days: Wednesdays, Oct 18 – Dec 13, 2017 8 classes (no class Nov 22nd)
Times: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Ages: Adults 18+
Location: Potomac Building Room 10
Instructors: Brittany Martz and Rebecca Wahls
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Brittany Martz is a professional actress, singer, and host in the DC Metro area. Theatre credits include Cinderella (Into The Woods), Violet (Miss Electricity) with Nextstop Theatre; Grammar Girl (The Hero of Everything) with InterAct Story Theatre; mean girl, Peyton Hillridge (Dark Times at Grimesville High) at the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival; and Charlotte in the world premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol at Adventure Theatre. Brittany also occasionally writes and directs for Pocket Change Theatre Company in Fairfax. Brittany attended George Mason University and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology and a Minor in Theatre.
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Rebecca Wahls holds a BFA in Theater from George Mason University. She has worked with AFYP since Fall 2012 teaching for after school, summer camp, and showcase programs. She is currently appearing in AFYP’s touring shows A Penny Saved and The Adventures of Polly Pedestrian and writes and directs the Advanced and Mini Actors’ showcase programs. Some recent professional directing work includes Dark Times at Grimesville High (Official Extension Week Selection, Capital Fringe Festival 2016), The 3rd Annual One Minute Play Festival, and Mother Knows Best (Rabble Crew Productions) She also assistant directs at DC area theatre companies such as Forum, 1st Stage, and Constellation Theatre Company.
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