Monologue/Character Development Workshop
Saturday, April 9, 2016
1 pm – 4 pm
Liquid – 9200 Stony Point Pkwy, Suite 193, Richmond, VA 23235
Rate $75 per person
Attendees will learn:
–What is a Monologue?
Objective: Students will learn to perform independent monologues by being taught how to slate their personal and monologue information. They will then address how to choose a monologue and how to get into character.
Objective: Students will enhance their ability to memorize monologues by exploring techniques for memorization.
Objective: Students will demonstrate their ability to find different tactics for their characters by making a list of tactics they could use in their own monologues. The Instructor will teach students about “cracking” into the character to discover tactics.
–Who are you talking to?
Objective: Students will use taught tactics/circumstances to further develop their characters.
Instructor, Amy D. Insley has been teaching acting for theater and film for 17 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Virginia Wesleyan College, an Master of Arts in Directing from Chicago College of Performing Arts, and is currently pursuing and MFA/PHD in Acting, Dramatic Literature, and Dramaturgy from Virginia Commonwealth University with a projected completion date of 2017. She is a Tony Award nominated educator, and has placed many students in performance programs, on stage and in film. Amy is currently a Theatre educator with York County Schools, as well as Christopher Newport University and Old Dominion University. Amy continues to work as an actress, and enjoys being on both sides of the stage or camera.