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Andrew McMasters - Physical Approaches to Character Workshop
Friday, September 3, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
FRIDAY, Sept 3
2pm - 4pm Andrew McMasters (of Wing-It Prod.) - Physical Approaches to Character - Hideout Classroom
Do you find that your characters are the same person, maybe with a new accent? Or are you comfortable with the few character traits that you know work? It’s time to expand that repertoire.
This workshop is an intensive, using your body to create characters that can be fully realized physically and emotionally. Using both interior (intellectual and mental stimulus) and exterior (physical restrictions), you will learn to create REAL people that audiences will adore. The chief objective of the class is to give the players a set of shortcuts and practices to help individuals quickly find, create and sustain characters in new and interesting methods.
received his MFA in Theater from the University of Washington and works as a professional actor all over the country. His physical training in the Suzuki method gives him a unique approach to physical work outside of the normal improv experience. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Wing-It Productions, the Executive Producer of The Seattle Festival of Improvisational Theater, and has a dog named Kuma.
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Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is a 7-day live performance festival that showcases some of the best in improv, sketch, stand-up, and filmed comedy from all over the country. Now in it’s 10th year, the festival also includes a miniature golf tournament where performers compete to win the Ridiculous Jacket, a trophy unrivalled in mini sports.