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Acting Class Los Angeles: Andrew Wood Acting Studio

on launching a new Uranium Madhouse project: Neal Bell’s Cold Sweat

I will have been teaching for eleven years in October. In the first class I taught, in San Francisco in the fall of 2004, I assigned two-person scenes from three plays, and one of them was Neal Bell’s Cold Sweat. It’s a play I had been thinking about since the mid-nineties, when I considered doing […]

when it’s important to be an adult

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Acting teachers famously emphasize the importance of “play” for actors, and rightfully so. The give and take of doing a scene involves actors “playing” off each other in the manner of jazz improvisation. Ask and answer, receive and respond. And with the advent of the nineties, we learned of the “Inner Child”, that part of […]