Lori Russo
'Movement for the Actor' Class with Lori Russo
Sunday evenings, July 12th - August 9th, 6-9PM.
SacSoloSeries, california stage
Including "Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed" and "The Third Date": Runs from 6/12/15 through 7/5/15.
Italian Opera
Italian Opera
California Stage opened its 24th Season in February with Italian Opera, which ended March 22nd.

CalStage Offers “Movement for the Actor” Class with Lori Russo

Love, Isadora star Lori Russo draws from several techniques in her 5 week workshop this summer

Actress and dancer Lori Russo will teach a 5 week workshop on Movement for the Actor this summer for CalStage, Sunday evenings July 12th-August 9th, 6-9 PM.

Lori Rusoo as Isadora Duncan to teach classSays Lori, “An audience cannot experience the actor’s intention, no matter how much he means it, if it remains ‘locked’ inside an unskilled body and an underdeveloped voice.”

Students in her weekly workshop will work towards achieving the kind of freedom of movement that provides the form through which a Character’s emotion can flow freely and spontaneously. They will learn to think of their body and voice as a whole instrument while focusing on and exploring Relaxation, Core awareness and strengthening, Creativity, use of Energy, and putting Voice on Breath with movement. Continue reading

California Stage’s SacSoloSeries4 Presents Two World Premieres!

Serious Detours in the Lives of Two Men

Buy TicketThis summer, California Stage will feature two witty, revealing world premiere one-man plays in repertory as part of its returning SacSoloSeries4.  Elly Award-winning actor Richard Winters returns with his own solo show Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed while local performer and musician Gary Weinberg brings Robert Lautz’ The Third Date to life.

SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BED Richard Winters, SacSoloSeries4
Actor and Author of SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BED Richard Winters (Photo Credit Terry Brindisi)

The SacSoloSeries4 will run in the Dennis Wilkerson Theater June 12th thru July 5th:

Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed by Richard Winters, directed by Gary Wright.
Fridays 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3 @ 8pm
Sundays 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5 @ 2pm
Dennis Wilkerson Theater

The Third Date by Robert Lautz, featuring Gary Weinberg, directed by Maggie Adair Upton
Saturdays 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4 @ 2pm & 8pm
Dennis Wilkerson Theater
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