Auditions & Workshops

Acting Technique for Play Readings Workshop

California Stage’s Megan Cooper holding acting technique workshop January 14th

California Stage is offering a unique opportunity for actors to focus on how to prepare for play readings.  This workshop is being taught by New York actor/director and Sacramento native Megan Cooper from 12-4pm on Saturday, January 14.

Megan Cooper, California Stage
Megan Cooper.

Readings often serve as an audition.  They offer an opportunity for actors to work with casting directors, stage directors, writers, agents and producers.  Acting training frequently ignores the importance of readings.  Because readings have little to no rehearsal, an actor works on their own with virtually no direction.  This workshop focuses on how to make strong choices, how to prepare and how serve the text to create the most beneficial performance. Continue reading

CalStage Holds Auditions for A REVOLUTIONARY MIND

Auditions are being held for CalStage’s World Premiere production Saturday, May 7th

Auditions at California StageAuditions will be held for:
Revolution of the Mind
BY Leslie Lewinter-Suskind
DIRECTED BY Ray Tatar
**A World Premiere**

Auditions: Saturday, May 7th, 10am-12pm

THE CALIFORNIA STAGE THEATER
2509 R Street Sacramento, CA 95818 Continue reading

R25 Arts Complex Hosts New Class with Ed Claudio

Ed Claudio’s new offering with the B Street Conservatory to be held at R25

MODERN EUROPEAN & AMERICAN DRAMA: A SURVEY with Ed Claudio
8 Sundays: March 27 – May 22, 2016
8 Tuesdays: March 29 – May 24, 2016
Sacramento Poetry Center, 1723 25th Street, Sacramento

Online registration available NOW!

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A survey course of essential works by leading modern European and American playwrights, from the late nineteenth century to the present. The course will show the effects these works had on acting, as well as on production techniques throughout the 20th century. View the full syllabus HERE.

Ed Claudio’s theatrical career spans more than forty years as a Producer, Director, Acting Instructor, Playwright and Actor. He is a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild and Actors Equity. Ed has appeared in more than 200 plays and has produced and directed more than 150 full length plays. He is also a founding member of Timothy Busfield‘s Fantasy Theatre for Children. Ed received his training from Stella Adler in New York City (1972-74) and was a candidate in the MFA Acting (1971) and Directing (1986-87) programs at Florida State University.

Reserve your spot today by contacting the B Street Theatre Box Office at 916-443-5300 or by registering online.