L.A. Theatre Works To Hold Workshops

Posted on 10/5/2015 8:31:15 AM

The foremost radio theater company in the United States, L.A. Theatre Works (LATW) will be at IUP this week for two separate educational outreach sessions open to the general public. This is in advance of their performance of Charles Morey's acclaimed adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula on Thursday, October 8, 2015.

LATW - Alexis Jacknow 220Outreach Session 1: Inside Acting Panel

4:40–5:30 p.m., Wed., Oct. 7, Waller Hall Mainstage

IUP theater faculty member Carrie Cole, moderator
LATW members Alexis Jacknow (shown on right) and   Graham Outerbridge, panelists

  • Hosted by Carrie Cole, join Alexis Jacknow and Graham Outerbridge for this unique opportunity to have your questions answered regarding the production being presented and their acting careers in theater, television, and film.

Outreach Session 2: Audition Seminar/Monologue Study

3:30–4:45 p.m., Thurs., Oct 8, Room 126, Cogswell Hall

IUP theater faculty member Professor Rob Gretta, coordinator/host
LATW members Nicholas Hormann and Michael Kirby, workshop instructors

  • This workshop will cover topics such as getting rid of audition fears, selection of material, how to prepare for an audition with dress and manner, and the audition/callback process itself. There will be active demonstrations of ways to deal with audition anxieties, etiquette with casting directors and directors, and many other related topics. It will also include monologues for critique by up to four IUP theater students.

Both outreach sessions are free. For more information on the outreach sessions, or for information about the performance of Dracula at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 contact the Lively Arts at lively-arts@iup.edu or at 724-357-2787.

To purchase tickets, go to the Lively Arts tickets sales page or call the HUB Box Office at 724-357-1313. Tickets remaining will be sold at the door starting at 7:00 p.m.

Audience members are encouraged to arrive early, starting at 6:45 p.m., as various student organizations provide a sampling of "mocktails" to the theme of “Toasting the Living Dead.” You can taste a variety of beverage concoctions and vote for your favorite.