I currently teach workshops for both theatre groups and informal groups of actors as well as coach individuals and pairs.
WORKSHOPS FOR GROUPS
FOR COMMUNITY THEATRE GROUPS:
WEEKEND WORKSHOPS * PLAY CLEAN-UP
WEEKEND WORKSHOPS: Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced acting technique:
WORKSHOPS TAILORED TO THE NEEDS OF YOUR THEATRE GROUP IN YOUR OWN SPACE
The weekend workshop explores the approach to the craft of acting. Beginning with exercises for the imagination and the powers of observation, the class will entail the establishment of vocabulary, emotional and sense memory work, character studies, script analysis, improvisation and the monologue.
The WEEKEND WORKSHOP will run from Friday Night to Sunday Afternoon (3 sessions) any weekend excluding Christmas, New Year’s Day, Easter or Labour Day weekends.
Workshops shorter in duration (two-day weekends or one day sessions) can be arranged.
$80 per participant; minimum 10 participants for full three session weekend unless special arrangement is made. (incl. HST)
$50 Deposit Required On Booking
Two day weekend: $75 per participant
One day session: $40 per participant
PLAY CLEAN-UP AND SCENE BRUSH-UP
Scene support, play clean-up, brush up skills. These workshops are to suit the needs of the group. They can be arranged at any time.
$50 per hour regardless of number of participants. (plus gas cost)
PLEASE NOTE: For all weekend sessions more than 60 km from Toronto, billeting overnight and reimbursement of travel expense is required. For travel more than 120 km total during session (ie. Commute), travel expense is required.
FOR INDIVIDUAL LEARNING OR INFORMAL GROUPS:
ONE ON ONE, PAIRS OR GROUPS:
Beginning acting, or intermediate and advanced learning.
Basic acting skills, monologue work, scene study in pairs or groups, coaching for auditions, honing skills, advanced learning.
At a mutually agreeable day and time
Brenda’s home in Toronto or your space (outside Metro Toronto for a minimal travel fee)
SINGLES: $30 per hour. $50 for two hours.
PAIRS: $50/hour per pair
Ask for special rates for groups of three or more, or for multi-session rates.
It is important to have continuity, so repeat sessions will be reasonable.