Classes build a strong foundation in the Meisner and Michael Chekhov Techniques, and may include improvisation, cold reading, scene study, auditioning, on-camera, script analysis, and more. In addition, Chris will help students identify and free themselves from any physical and psychological acting blocks that may hold them back from realizing their full artistic potential.
Classes in Boulder, Colorado, are held weekly, all year long, except for major holidays. Classes are kept small (12-15 students) so that everyone works extensively in every class. Classes are customized to the needs and skill levels of the students who are present. A scheduled audit is required. No walk-ins.
ACTING WITH THE BODY WORKSHOPS
Experience the power of the Meisner Technique, the Michael Chekhov Technique, and Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP), to identify and free yourself from the physical and psychological acting blocks that keep you from realizing your full artistic potential. Learn reliable and effective psycho-physical techniques for creating memorable characters. This unique combination of techniques is reliable and effective under the most challenging production circumstances, producing inspired and powerful performances every time. These techniques will be taught in the context of dramatic improvisation, scene study, and other body-emotion exercises.
Workshops are kept small (15-20 students) so that everyone works extensively. Workshops are customized to the needs and skill levels of the students who are present. No walk-ins.
Chris Thatcher offers private coaching and on set coaching for adult actors. This is a valuable opportunity for actors preparing for an important audition, developing a character for a role in which they've already been cast, and/or on-set support during an actual shoot. However, private coaching is not available for general acting instruction, unless your presence in class would be a distraction to others.
For more information about private coaching and rates, please contact the Studio.
Acting with the Body Workshops
Sanford Meisner, Michael Chekhov, and IBP
A somatic approach to living truthfully under imaginary circumstances
Santa Monica, CA
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