ACT Workshop – August 10, 2019
(Please arrive at 8:45 am if possible)
Alamance Lutheran Church
4008 Highway 62 SOUTH
Emotion through Acting and Singing!
Just in time for auditions for ACT’s productions of Honk! A Musical Comedy, A Christmas Carol and Crazy for You, please join us for a workshop led by Kelly Durfey.
During the workshop, you will:
- Learn how to increase your emotional range in acting and singing
- Learn how to bring a personal quality to your performance/audition
- Address the Stanislavsky and Strasberg methods of acting (will include exercises/games)
- Focus on adding emotion to your next audition
- Work on creating truthful characters and adding emotion in movement, voice, and expression
Kelly Durfey currently teaches theater at Eno River Academy High School in Hillsborough. Prior to teaching theater, she taught private piano and voice lessons for 15 years. Local theater credits include, Shelby in Steel Magnolias, Diana Nichols in California Suite, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Appassionata in Lil Abner, and Mrs. Correy in Mary Poppins(Orange Community Players – OCP); Tatiana Racon in A Comedy of Tenors(Studio 1); Evelyn Burnett in Miracle on 34th Streetand Sitting Pretty (Odyssey Stage); recently seen in Women’s Theatre Festival in Raleigh, NC 10 by 10 Play Festival in both Carrboro and Cary, and The Ballad of Coley Cainat the Paramount Theater. She most recently directed Thoroughly Modern Millieand also directed music for OCP’s production of Annie. Originally from Knoxville, TN, she resides in Durham with her husband and two teenage daughters.
The workshop will be from 9:00am-12:00pm at Alamance Lutheran Church in the town of Alamance just south of I-85/I-40. Participants are asked to arrive by 8:45 am if possible. Please bring a water bottle and a monologue and/or song to work on.
The workshop is open to youth ages 8-18 and advanced registration is strongly encouragedas space is limited and is expected it to fill up. Cost is $10 per participant. Payment is non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled by ACT.
To register, email the completed form below ACTWorkshop2019@gmail.com. Payments should be made via PayPal and are due by August 3, 2019. Log into PayPal and send money to firstname.lastname@example.org.