Peter Frisch Talks About Julianne Moore (Academy Award-Winner 2015)

"When you have a great teacher that unlocks something in you, that...helps you figure out how to do the work

It was the first time I thought, well, maybe it's not just magic."

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Julianne Moore - Academy Award-Winner 2015

"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."

Summer Session begins June 11, 2017


Actors Experimental Lab SB

1Sunday Nights (SB)
Featuring two forms of experimentation: stretches, challenges and choices that are out of your personal comfort zone as well as exercises and approaches from Grotowski to the Moscow Art Theatre, from Psychological Gesture to Creature Improvisation.
"Challenge yourself."

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Actors Experimental Lab LA

2Monday Nights (LA)
Featuring two forms of experimentation: stretches, challenges and choices that are out of your personal comfort zone as well as exercises and approaches from Grotowski to the Moscow Art Theatre, from Psychological Gesture to Creature Improvisation.
"Challenge yourself."

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Shapeshifting: The Responsive Actor

3Tuesday Nights (SB)
Exceptional actors are physically and vocally responsive, possessing a free and agile instrument, quick to react to stimuli and flexible enough to shapeshift instantly and at will. Exercises, improvisations and text work increase freedom, flexibility and confidence.

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Projections
 

4Thursday Nights (SB)
The revolutionary approach to character emotional life employing the power of the imagination to create vibrant, lasting images and feelings. Vivid emotional “memories” are actually experienced. The richly detailed fantasies drive the character’s needs. No lying!

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