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The Golden Box With Michelle Danner

Workshop - Santa Monica Brought to you by The Michelle Danner Acting Studio
Registration ended: 01/27/2017
Class Begins: 01/28/2017   Ends: 01/29/2017
Class Time: 10:00 am - (PDT)
FEE: $225/$220 Registration Expired
Michelle teaches a technique that is effective for actors of all different levels. The Golden Box will show you how to get out of your head and begin to live completely in the moment. By finding your own unique emotional triggers, you will learn to access your full range of feelings and emotions at a moments notice. Actors around the world have found success studying with Michelle because she takes the emphasis off of the “method”, and helps actors rediscover their own creativity.  Michelle will push you grow out of acting, and into artistry. The class focuses on answering the following questions:
  • - Why are some choices more powerful than others?
  • - How does one deliver a raw unforgettable performance?
  • - What specific tools can be applied to film, television and stage work?
  • - How does one develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a one woman/man show, screenplay, short or novel?
The class is be supported by film clips. There are discussions and analyses of performances by Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Dean and many others. Exercises include learning how to build provocative and complex back stories by opening your instrument up emotionally and finding triggers and psychological gestures in your work. This class has served as more than an acting seminar as past participants have discovered profound truths about themselves as artists.
Tags: Feature, TV Pilot, Short, Web Series, Play, Action, Adventure, Animation, Children, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction, Sports, Thriller, Western