The goal of this ongoing scene study/role preparation course is to provide a safe and challenging environment for professionally-minded actors to explore and deepen their work. The class emphasizes the specificity and depth of creating a character and the analytical skill and artistic rigor of delivering the dramatic arc of a scene, monologue, entire play/screenplay or audition. The class takes a five-dimensional approach to the work: Dimension 1: Your relationship to yourself as an artist Dimension 2: The development of your technical skills as an actor Dimension 3: Your relationship to/understanding of your character Dimension 4: Your relationship to/understanding of overall dramatic arc of the (screen)play Dimension 5: Your relationship to your audience In other words, every dimension of your work is addressed in a constructive, integrative way. The class emphasizes the specificity and depth of creating a character and the analytical skill and artistic rigor of delivering the dramatic arc of a scene or monologue. When used for scene study/role preparation, the class will follow the 12-week role preparation format culminating in scene work/monologue prep: Journalistic Report Character Bio & Interview Daily Activity Private Activity Private Moment Animal Exercise Previous Circumstance Improv Off Text Scene or Monologue (On Text) You may also use the class for audition preparation. Admission is by audition/interview.