Technique 1 & 2 and Scene Study
An introduction to the Stella Adler technique. A series of exercises to build on the imagination. Understanding, sequence, structure, and rhythms of scenes. A homework assignment is given each week and each student works each class.
Where the Technique is put into practice. Understanding how to activate autobiography and working for elevated, and physicalized actions. Each student is assigned a play and a scene partner for the quarter. Scenes are paraphrased until the words are earned. Understanding this process for film, television, and stage.
This is where character development is introduced. Actions, beats, paraphrase and
autobiography, are the primary focus. A home work assignment is given each week and each student works each class.