Julianne Moore

“Peter . . . is responsible for creating the kind of actor I am today. He taught me how to truly take risks in my work, invest authentically in my characters . . .

The method that Peter taught is still one that I use today – he gave me the tools to access, emotionally and intellectually, very dense material."

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"Always constructive, specific and imagination-based."

Fall Session begins September 14th


THE CHARACTER ARC: MULTI-SCENE STUDY

1Sunday Nights (SB)
Discover character progression and the “thruline of action” throughout a play or screenplay. Actors create two dynamic role interpretations, emphasizing the emotional score of the character’s arc. Explore the development of character and the nature of evolving relationships.

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ACTOR'S EXPERIMENTAL LAB

2Monday Nights (LA)
Experiment with both alternate approaches and expanding your own range as an actor. The ultimate goals are to release self-imposed limitations and get comfortable with personal experimentation in concept, preparation, rehearsal and performance. Feel alive and organic again!


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THE REHEARSAL PROCESS: CREATING CHARACTER

3Tuesday Nights (SB)
A working approach to character creation and the craft of stage and film rehearsal and preparation. Master the rehearsal process, from the first reading to run of the show. By the end, actors own a dependable process that will be used on all material in all media for the rest of their acting lives.

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ACTING WITH THE CAMERA

4Thursday Nights (SB)
Designed to emphasize compelling, on-camera behavior by understanding the special nature of acting for film and television. Most sessions recorded and reviewed. While focusing on a number of technical aspects, actors are always encouraged to make sure performances are real, connected and truthful.

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Photo Credits: Timothy John Plog, Stanislava Photography, Jessica Rao