Monthly Archives: February 2009

Acting Workshop

by Scott Renderer, held at the Recovery Lounge for 9 weeks and a performance

img_09345The marvelous thing about this workshop was observing the other actors and actresses as they grew into their characters week after week.

Scott did creative games that worked on our skills as observers and listeners and these brought the group together.

Each and every performance was very impressive.

For myself I didn’t work hard enough, and as a result I didn’t really feel comfortable in one character and with the other it wasn’t until the performance that I felt I was beginning to get it.

Luckily it went off ok but my character in “The Goat”, I never put the big time into it nor did I feel we practiced enough as a team.

The workshop was taken by 12 people, split into 6 different scenes from 6 different plays.

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Brian LaVallee & Peg Wilson
scene from Almost, Maine-by John Cariani

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Wendy Block – monologue “A Family of Means” from
Monologues for Show-Offs by Donna Daley & Julie Halston

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Martha Swan – monologue “The Layout” from Monologues
or Show-Offs by Donna Daley & Julie Halston

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Brad Hurlburt – monologue “Impulse” from Monologues
for Show-Offs by Donna Daley & Julie Halston

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Susan Doolittle – monologue “Not Lonely” from Monologues
for Show-Offs by Donna Daley & Julie Halston

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Teresa Palen & Arielle Ellis
scene from Augusta, by Richard Dresser

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Terry Young & Wendy Block
scene from The Goat or Who is Sylvia? by Edward Albee