Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Frid, July 22 @ 5:00 P.M: KAREN KOHLHAAS. Free monologue and cold reading clinic w/author

Atlantic Theater Company Co-Founder, Director, Author & Teacher, Karen Kohlhaas will coach monologues performed by attendees; talk about what makes a great monologue audition, and introduce part of her 10-point 'FEARLESS COLD READING' system.

KAREN KOHLHAAS is a founding member of New York's Atlantic Theater Company, where she recently directed the Lucille Lortel Award nominated THE COLLECTION and A KIND OF ALASKA by Harold Pinter which was named a top-10 theater production of 2010 by the New York Times, New York magazine, and the New York Daily News. Other productions for Atlantic include plays by David Mamet, Annie Baker, Keith Reddin, Shel Silverstein, Harold Pinter, Kate Moira Ryan, Kia Corthron, Joe Penhall, and Hilary Bell.. She directed the award-winning "25 QUESTIONS FOR A JEWISH MOTHER" by Kate Moira Ryan with Judy Gold at the Montreal Comedy Festival, Ars Nova, St. Lukes Theatre, and national tour. She has also directed at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater; Naked Angels, IRT Theatre; and Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York; the Menagerie Theatre in Cambridge, U.K. and the Practical Theatre Company in Sydney, Australia. Her documentaries and short films have played at festivals in the United States and internationally. She is a senior teacher at the Atlantic Acting School, and teaches her own Monologue Workshops, Fearless Cold Reading & Audition Technique classes, and her yearly Directing Class in New York. She also guest teaches in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. Karen is the director/producer of The Monologue Audition Video (DVD), and author of The Monologue Audition: A Practical Guide for Actors (Foreword by David Mamet), How to Choose a Monologue for Any Audition, and The Monologue Audition Teacher's Manual.

The Monologue Audition: A Practical Guide for Actors
by Karen Kohlhaas
Limelight, 2000
Paper, $16.99


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