Auditioning For New Work

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Auditioning For New Work

200.00

Instructor: Jenna Worsham
When: Mondays, April 8th - April 29th
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM

This class will explore the unique skill set and qualities that Directors and collaborators often look for in actors hired for new play production and development. With time devoted to confronting the specific challenges actors face when auditioning for theater, students will work towards showcasing strengths and capturing the attention of the room through a thoughtful understanding of the text.

About The Instructor:

Jenna Worsham Stage Director, Activist. BroadwayThe Parisian WomanPicnicThe Heidi Chronicles (Associate Director). Off-Broadway/RegionalThe Climb by C.A. Johnson (Cherry Lane); Agnes by Catya McMullen (59E59, 2018 NY Times Critics’ Pick); Belleville by Amy Herzog (Pasadena Playhouse); Wonder Boi by Jacob Jarrett (NYMF); Dear by Lily Houghton (MCC); Blue Ridge by Abby Rosebrock (Williamstown); The Siblings Play by Ren Dara Santiago (Rattlestick, Cherry Lane); Street Children by Pia Scala-Zankel (New Ohio, NY Times Critics’ Pick); Gun Country (A.R.T/New York); The First Immigrant by Martyna Majok (Williamstown); East Coast  Curriculum by Lucy Thurber (Lee Strasberg Institute); Invincible Ones by Samantha Cooper (Signature Center); Have You Been There by Emily Zemba (Rattlestick); Here to Be Seen (featuring a cast of formerly incarcerated women, Commissioned by the Brooklyn DA); The Vagina Monologues for Taconic Correctional Facility. Jenna has developed new work at The Public, Labyrinth, ACT, Playwrights Horizons, The Women’s Project, MTC, EST/Youngblood, MCC, Primary Stages, among others. She is a 2019 National Directing Fellow at The O’Neill Theater Center, as well as the recipient of a Jonathan Alper Award (MTC), two SDCF Observerships and the Drama League/Williamstown Sagal Directing Fellowship. Jenna is the Co-Founder of Creative Solutions at SPACE on Ryder Farm, and a proud member of The Actors Studio Directors Unit, the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, and an Affiliated Artist of New Georges.  

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