WORKING WITH ACTORS: ONE DAY DEMO
THE ATRIUM, CARDIFF
Saturday 11 June 2011
CB4 Atrium Theatre
10:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Following popular demand from latest workshop on Meisner Technique, we have arranged for a demonstration given by Stephen Bayly with the help of two Meisner trained actors, on the basic principles of Sanford Meisner, as amplified by Mamet and others, as a tool for directors to learn to work with actors, and for actors to achieve a truthful, realistic, in-the-moment performance on stage or screen.
Free to SMAW students and a small charge of £25 for professionals.
Places are limited. You are advised to Bookearly.
Stephen Bayly: Producer, Director, Teacher
Stephen is a director and producer with over 40 years experience in the Film and Television industry. He produced films for Tony and Ridley Scott, worked with directors such as Claude Chabrol and Volker Schloendorf. Stephen directed films for the Welsh language channel S4C, including The Works, And Pigs Might Fly, the tv series Joni Jones, and the Cannes-selected award-winning Coming Up Roses. He directed the feature film comedy Just Ask for Diamond (1988) with Susanna York and Roy Kinnear. He produced Richard III (1995) with Sir Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, and Robert Downey Jr. The film was nominated for 2 Oscars and won a Golden Bear in Berlin, as well as several BAFTAs and the Evening Standard Best Film Award. In 1996 Stephen produced Mrs. Dalloway, directed by Marleen Gorris, based on Virginia Woolf's novel, and starring Vanessa Redgrave. Between 1997 and 2003 Stephen was Director of the National Film and Television School GB. In 2004 Stephen supported the establishment of the now highly-regarded Actors Temple in London, a training ground for actors specialising in the techniques of Sanford Meisner. He has studied Meisner intensively since 2004 and now teaches directors and actors together in his WORKING WITH ACTORS workshops. As well as teaching at several UK universities and conservatories, Stephen teaches at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba, and holds workshops in places as diverse as Madrid and Nigeria. Stephen consults internationally on film education, and is an advisor to the Screen Academy Wales.
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Free to SMAW students / £25 for professionals.
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