Reading Synopsis

  • In Development

    The In-Development Play Reading Series is a way for us to expand our community while we celebrate and explore the most exciting and fundamental plays written.

  • Putting in the Work

    We feature the work of a diverse group of published playwrights approaching writing for the theater with the intent to produce a play from the series each cycle.

  • Follow Your Dreams

    We are proud to cultivate the work ethic and skills necessary to develop a true Respect for Craft of Acting and for Playwrights.

  • Moderator(s)

    About Your Moderator

    Assistant to Larry Moss, since 2001, organizing his workshops and his work life. Organizer for Jean Louis Rodrigue and Kristof Konrad - Alexander Technique classes and workshops, and Jesse Torgerson - Breath Specialist. As an Actress - some of my favorite roles have been; THE BACCHAE ensemble at the Getty Villa directed by Gulu Monteiro; Nella Larkin in THE GOD COMMITTEE by Mark St Germain, God in FEMININE JUSTICE by Basil Dawkins and Eunice in THE EXIT INTERVIEW by William Missouri Downs.

    Catie LeOrisa

    Program Coordinator

  • Moderator(s)

    About Your Moderator

    Cara was cast by Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One), Steve Martin (Picasso at the Lapin Agile) and has a recurring role on AMC's Better Call Saul. National Theatre School of Canada graduate. Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) for This Is Wonderland. Stage Raw Award for Rejane. Over 30 years playing leads in Television, Film, Theatre and Voice Over.

    Cara Pifko

    Program Coordinator

  • Moderator(s)

    About Your Moderator

    Instructor of Acting - University of Southern California. Recently Guest Starred on Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. TEDxUSC speaker on 'A Hero's Journey'

    Jeremiah O'Brian

    Senior Instructor

Objectives

  • Read & Produce Plays.

  • Practice the Craft of Acting.

  • Live Stream Readings, Rehearsals & Productions.

Reading Series

  • 01
    Access Your Course in 'My Dashboard' & Complete These Steps!
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    • Step 1: Enroll in the Course
    • Step 2: Video - How to use this course
    • Step 3: Read - Tips & Best Practices from Emerge Education
    • Step 4: Registration - How to Register to Join the Live Stream Event (TBD @ 6:00 PM Pacific Time)
  • 02
    November Reading
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    • 'The Proposal' by Anton Chekhov & 'The Housekeeper' by Robert Frost
  • 03
    Recordings: Play Readings
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    • 'Pygmalion' by George Bernard Shaw (Recording - July 24, 2018)
    • 'A Doll's House' by Henrik Ibsen (Recording - August 5, 2018)
    • 'Miss Julie' by August Strindberg (Recording - August 26, 2018)
    • 'The Bear' by Anton Chekhov (Recording - October 14, 2018)
    • 'The Proposal' by Anton Chekhov & 'The Housekeeper' by Robert Frost (Recording - November 18, 2018)
  • 04
    Resources: Acting Technique
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    • Michael Chekhov Techniques
    • Michael Chekhov Lectures (Audio)
    • Uta Hagen - The Six Steps
    • Uta Hagen - Master Classes (Video)
    • Sanford Meisner - Master Classes (Video)
    • Larry Moss' 50 Questions and Actions
    • Objectives & Obstacles
    • Actions & Intentions
    • Reading the Script
    • The Actors Checklist
    • Prompt Book
    • Preparing a Role Workbook Pages
    • Questions following The Work
    • Accents
    • Articulation Exercises
    • Vocal Warm-Up

Pricing

FAQ

  • What if I miss a reading, or want to review the reading?

    You will be able to access the session at a later date, as they are recorded. You’ll see this recording once you login.

  • What if I want to work with a Coach/ Instructor a little extra or get some personal one-on-one coaching?

    Once your account is set up, you’ll be able to access other programs, such as Acting Coach Network, (www.actingcoachnetwork.com) where you can sign up for one-on-one coaching and other specialized programs and services.

  • Who will I be working with?

    You will be working with the Cast of the Reading, engaging with the Viewers and the Moderator(s) is listed on the home page under Moderator Bio and can be reached at the email listed.

  • What do I get with the subscription?

    Great question. As a viewer you will have the opportunity to watch professional actors work on excellent & timeless material; ask them questions in the Q&A that follows; and access the resource library. As a Reader/ Actor you get the opportunity to work on great material with great actors; potentially be cast in one of the chosen plays that will be produced each season - Viewers Choice. Everyone will have access to the robust resource library, including the techniques of Larry Moss, Uta Hagen, Sanford Meisner, Accents and much more. A value of over $1000.00.

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