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CHEKHOV AND INTIMACY

creative freedom, with our hearts and souls intact.

Chekhov and Intimacy, explores how a psychophysical, imaginative, and highly creative technique can help the actor access an intimate connection to the work that is applicable to both on camera and stage work.

CHEKHOV AND INTIMACY

Participants will be asked to bring in scenes from screenplays, or any tv and film material past or present that they may have received from auditions or bookings.

Tuesdays

September 19 - November 7

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Minimum participants: 8

Maximum participants: 12

This 2-day workshop will enable directors, actors and intimacy coordinators to apply Chekhov’s Techniques - from the analysis and preparation of scripts to effective communication, in the moment, on set, with actors – in a way that is visceral, instinctive, and activating. Our goal is for bolster the collaboration of  actor, directors and intimacy professionals

DAY ONE: EMBODYING THE FUNDAMENTALS 

Directors and actors will work together as an ensemble to learn the basic tools of the Chekhov Technique using the text from a TV or film script to practice the application of the tools.

DAY TWO: APPROACHING THE SCRIPT

Each director will have an opportunity to direct a scene with an intimacy coordinator and actors using the fundamentals from

 

Day One. 

June 10 - 11  AND  June 13 - 14,

10:00am - 5:00pm PT for Directors,

10:00am - 4:00pm PT for Actors

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"Joy’s coaching and direction feels like the warmest blanket during a cold winter night. She instills an abundance of confidence in you while also gently helping you unlock the very things you need for your talent to soar."

David Alan Madrick, Actor

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