Middle School Workshop Weekly Class offered at 2 different times Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30 Sept.17th-Nov5th (8 sessions total)
Central Arts Academy is offering an Acting Workshop for Middle School students that will expose students to fundamental audition techniques for Stage, Film, Commercials and Voice-Over’s. They will learn to use these new skills for school plays as well as auditions for Stage, Screen and Agents. Students will work individually on Monologues appropriate for future auditions. They will learn specific on camera techniques for Film & Commercial auditions. They will delve into scene work, focusing on telling the story and developing believable characters with objectives, actions, stakes and obstacles to nail their auditions.
Susie has worked extensively in Regional Theatres, Film, TV & Radio. In St Louis she has worked at The Repertory Theatre, The Shakespeare Festival, Stages, Insight Theatre, Hotcity, Stray Dog and The New Jewish Theatre. She has performed Regionally at The Cincinnati Playhouse in “Voice of the Prairie” & “Inherit the Wind”. Most recently she played Dr. Ruth Westheimer in “Becoming Dr. Ruth” in Kansas City and played Alice B. Toklas in “Gertrude Stein and a Companion” at Bluff City Theatre in Hannibal. She received a 2009 Kevin Kline Award for “Grace and Glorie” at Insight Theatre. Her film credits include Saving Shiloh, Ghost Image, Doubting Tom, Sophie and the soon to released, Grandmother’s Murder Club. For Television she has a reoccurring role as the Mayor’s Assistant on NCIS New Orleans. She has worked extensively in Voice-Overs for network /regional TV & radio. She founded her own company called PLay it Forward, an Acting Studio for kids through adults. She has been a Professor for 27 years in the Conservatory at Webster University in St. Louis.