ACTING AND WRITING WORKSHOPS
The Writing Workshop will continue to be an open forum concentrating on new works and works in progress brought in by the writers. Plays, screenplays, short stories, novels, autobiographies, and poetry are all being currently worked on. The Writing Workshop will meet on Saturday mornings from 10 am to 1 pm beginning February 1st.
The Acting Workshop to be team coached with Lew Palter will once again concentrate on scene study and improvisation (jumps). The Acting Workshop will meet Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm beginning February 2nd.
Each workshop is limited to 12 participants. The cost for a workshop is $540. for 12 weeks. There will be no refunds for missed workshops. The full amount is due up front unless an arrangement has been made with Craig.
If you are new to the workshops an audition/interview or writing samples are required. Also please note homework and/or rehearsals are required in both workshops.
The workshops are held in Silver Lake at 1526 Angelus Avenue.
For participating in the spring workshops contact Craig at [email protected] or at 323-284-4789.
Craig Belknap is a professional theatre, film, and television director with over 50 years experience. He was the founder and artistic director of Direct Theatre in New York which began the careers of such renowned artists as Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Durang, Alan Menken, Albert Innaurato, and Dennis McIntyre. He has directed such notable actors as Al Pacino, Kathy Bates, Calista Flockhart, Condola Rashad, and Dana Delaney and spent 20 years teaching acting and directing at California Institute of the Arts. He directed Neil Patrick Harris in DOGIE HOWSER, M.D. for Stephen Bochco and his film TRAVELER'S REST was screened at over 40 film festivals world wide, receiving 5 gold medals and 8 honorable mentions. He was nominated for a Cable Ace Award for Showtime Television's 30 MINUTE MOVIE and has been conducting workshops in acting and writing in Los Angeles for over 25 years.