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."

Fall Session begins September 14, 2017


Creating Impact on Camera SB

1Sunday Nights (SB)
Designed to emphasize compelling, on-camera behavior. Actors explore innovative character choices while making sure performances are real, connected and truthful. Four scenes will be developed and shot single camera style and reviewed.

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The Working Actors Lab LA

2Monday Nights (LA)
Individual programs are designed to help students achieve maximum freedom and power. Actors focus on specific areas of need, e.g. might include the elimination of habit patterns, expansion of emotional resources, craft tools, The Audition, etc.

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The Rehearsal Process: Creating Character

3Tuesday Nights (SB)
A working approach to rehearsal, preparation and character creation,. Character Analysis, the "Trinity," Prep, Beats and Units, Physical and Vocal Adjustments, Emotional Homework – all are covered. Actors will acquire a dynamic, sustaining process, good for the rest of their acting lives.

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The Complete Package: Marketing & Auditions

4Thursday Nights (SB)
Focus your energies where you’re going to be cast! During the first four weeks, students discover three or four diverse character types that match their "look" and presentation. Then, working with appropriate material, actors fulfill each type in order to nail their auditions.

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