Coming Soon. . .
Casting Director Workshop with Judy Lee and Kate Twa
Judy Lee is a prominent and personable casting director from Vancouver, and we’re thrilled she’s joining us at Tempest this spring for one of her valuable casting workshops. Judy has over 136 casting credits under her belt and has taught dozens of workshops. Select credits include Meditation Park, The Romeo Section, Hector and the Search for Happiness and dozens of Hallmark and made for TV movies. Participants will privately coach with Tempest’s Artistic Director Kate Twa the week prior to heading into the classroom with Judy, and we be able to keep their taped scene.
Living Performance with Kerry Sandomirsky
This course will teach entrepreneurs and business professionals how to be more natural, believable, assertive, and self-possessed. You will learn simple, concrete techniques that will energize your performance in pitch meetings, staff engagement, public speaking, and in any context involving communication and persuasion. You learn by doing, as each participant is given ample opportunity to present and receive one-on-one feedback in a supportive and transformative environment.
Kerry Sandomirsky is one of Canada’s foremost stage actors, with extensive work in film and television and more than 125 professional credits to her name. For the past six years, Kerry has been on the Langara faculty at Studio 58, one of the top actor training programs in Canada. She also teaches theatre at Beatty Street Studios, Vancouver Film School, Biz Studios, Railtown Actors Studio and Lyrebird.
Film Focus: Acting for Film and Television with John Cassini
This is essential training for actors wanting to sharpen their skills in film and television. Participants will prepare selected scenes and shoot them with John. Upon playback, John will deconstruct all of the work and share tools for expanding skills in text analysis and character development, and truthful, economical performance.
To read about John’s impressive film and television career, click here. As well as being a formidable performer, John is a passionate instructor, theatre advocate, Artistic Director of Railtown Actors Studio in Vancouver and a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio.
Full Contact with Edward Foy
Using classical text as a palette and combining it with physical strength, stamina and flexibility, Edward Foy will train actors will find the power to breathe life and fire into larger than life characters.
Actors are taught basic techniques of theatrical stage combat (for use on stage or screen) and apply these skills to short violent scenes improving balance, coordination, strength, flexibility, stamina and physical expressiveness.