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Actors Training Institute

Crystal Brook Professional Building
174 Main Street (Route 35)
Eatontown,   NJ     07724
Phone:(732) 578-0055 Fax:
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The Actors Training Institute (ATI) offers professional actor training for adults and youth.

For adults:

Workshop 1 - Introduction to Stanislavski Acting - Duration: 40 hours over 16 weeks

This workshop introduces us to the teaching of Konstantin Stanislavski as interpreted by the renowned actress and teacher, Stella Adler. This offers a full course of instruction designed to enlighten the actor to the mastery of body, speed, mood and emotion. Improvisation - Preparation - Relaxation - Observation - Movement - Muscular Memory - Primary Scene Studies - Inner Monologue - Tempo/Rhythm Consciousness - Subtext

Workshop 2 - Creating the Character - Duration: 60 hours over 24 weeks

Sanford Meisner's Technique is based on the later work of Konstantin Stanislavski. This technique imparts to students an organized approach to the creation of real and truthful behavior within the imaginary circumstances of theater. The Sanford Meisner Technique - Handling the Audition - Agent/Manager Relations Radio/TV Voice-Over Techniques - Scene Studies - On Camera

Workshop 3 - Master Class, Advanced Scene Study - Duration: Open Period

Lee Strasberg's Method acting sees as the actor's essential task the reproduction of recognizable reality based on acute observation of the world. It seeks to justify all stage behavior by ensuring that it is psychologically sound. The Method places a high premium on the expression of genuine emotion. Sense Memory Techniques - Affective Memory Techniques - Preparing & Learning a Role - Handling the Monologue - Advanced Scene Studies - Foreign Dialects, Classical Theater

For younger students, ATI offers a curriculum designed to build confidence onstage and in the classroom; then to challenge. Students will experience the most advanced actor's training available from teachers who are extremely qualified and dedicated to the craft. Students will explore many different acting styles and techniques, including the teachings of; Stanislavski, Meisner, Uta Hagen, Terry Schreiber and Gene Frankel. They will literally learn to create the character outside-in and inside-out.

Topics and skills students will learn include vocal warm up, diction, dialects, camera technique, commercial work, voice-over technique, scene study, Shakespeare, Second City style improvisation, alternative theater styles, auditioning, and how to prepare for any kind of public performance or presentation.


Broadway Dance theatre

Rt 22
North Plainfield,   NJ     07060
Phone:908-791-9494 Fax:
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Broadway Dance Theatre is proud to announce 2 new acting classes for the Fall 2008 Improv/Creative Acting (ages 7-11) Monday 6:15-7:15 Scene & Monologue Study (ages 12 & up) Monday 7:15-8:15

Improv\Creative Acting is perfect for the younger student who wants to learn technique and form as well as feel comfortable and confident on stage while having fun.

Scene\Monologue Study is for the older student who wants to explore Stanislavsky and Miesner methods as well as working with a partner, Audition preperation and many other techniques that will develop their personal skill and acting strengths.

To find out more please visit the school's website listed.

Keep reaching for the stars!


Joe Ross

262 Bartley Road
Chester,   NJ     07930
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The Joe Ross Acting Workshop offers a ten-week course of scene study and related exercises, culminating in a public performance at the end of the ten weeks. The next Workshop begins on Sunday evening, 7pm to 10pm, at Somerset Valley Playhouse in Hillsborough. Class size is small, so register as soon as possible if you are interested.


Sandra Croft

379 Oak Hill Rd
red Bank,   NJ     0
Phone:732-687-3681 Fax:
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Empowered Auditions is a coaching and tutoring service for young actors in the convenience of their own home. We write individualized training agendas for students, beginning or experienced. They are led to their strongest personal choices to invest their belief and heart into their work. Students receive help to tackle their acting problems with confidence and are given the means to reach industry standards. Once students have full discipline of their craft and are ready to enter the industry, they are referred to a reputable management.


Tori Clemens

39 Greenbrook RD
Green brook,   NJ     08812
Phone:732-904-5965 Fax:
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Have you ever wanted to work with someone to improve your improv skills, develop an acting voice, or interpret a monologue correctly? Maybe you need to get ready for that one audition or need assistance with cold readings?

Openings are now available for private coaching with Tori Clemens. As an experienced director, dramaturge, acting coach, and actor in the NYC/NJ area, I can help with questions on: • acting techniques • character development • auditions • rehearsal techniques • how to deal with directors and stage managers • what directors are looking for during auditions and performance Many of my students have gone on to enter the Gifted and Talented Program for the Performing Arts at Somerset County Vo-Tech, Drew University's Shakespeare collegial programs, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Montclair University Arts Program, New York University Tish School of Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, American Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts, and Oxford University. Students have also performed at the Papermill Playhouse, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, McCarter Theater, Union County Arts Center, Off-Broadway in many showcases as well as community and regional theaters. Background I have a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from Brooklyn College, and have experience in all theater genres from Shakespeare to contemporary from classical tragedy to the modern musical. My credentials include:

• Director o regional, university, middle and high school, community theater • Collaborator with playwrights, one-on-one • Writer, many adaptations of Shakespearean plays • Educator of Performing Arts, Green Brook Schools Founder The Faith Players, local community theater Professional Associations Speech and Theater Association of New Jersey Shakespeare Association of America The Shakespeare Institute at Drew University New Jersey Education Association Philosophy I enjoy guiding my students to find their own self-expression, to overcome self consciousness while on stage, and just to enjoy the opportunity to perform. I get excited when my students grow in their awareness of their art through various experiences which can help them in many different situations, all the while learning to love the arts! Lessons Private lessons can be coached from your home. Content can be adjusted to suit your needs. Contact: Tori Clemens 732-904-5965 or [email protected]