Four day Masterclass „Audition Technique and Building A Strong Character“
Kirk Baltz (US Acting Coach)
“Are you tired of starting your auditions with unbridled nervous energy?”
* Get grounded
* Speak with clarity and conviction
* Get your character’s need met no matter what
* Stand out from all the rest
This workshop is built for ALL levels of Actors and helps strengthen process and audition technique immeasurably.
Kirk Baltz has been helping Actors find the essence of their Character for decades. As an Actor, Teacher and Coach Kirk is passionate about helping Actors succeed and get results…NOW.
The progression is really quite simple:
Listen Fully…Let Go Completely…Respond Truthfully
We practice this first without text…then with text.
Please read and bring a printed (paper copy...no electronic devices please) of John Patrick Shanley's wonderful dark comedy "Four Dogs and A Bone" to our first day of class. This is by far one of my favorites scripts to dig deep into and play with. I've pondered this a fair amount the past month or so...trust me when I say we're gonna have fun with this one. A four character play with 2 men and 2 women...and lots of places to go.
Movement, Relaxation, Sensory Exercises, Meisner Repetition, Improv, Character Development, and working with text will all be utilized during our 4 days together.
We are set free as artists when our work is not looked upon as a performance that’s „flung out there“…but as a courageously vulnerable internal experience that is released and shared. Together we will return to connection while taking the necessary precautions to care for ourselves and our community.
Commit, reserve your space and join us. The work begins the moment you do.
With Care and Respect,
PERFORMING ARTS STUDIOS
Studio für darstellende Künste München
Regular: 530€ for all 4 days
EarlyBird (until 1st Oct.) & Returners/Students*: 500€ for all 4 days
About Kirk Baltz (L.A.)
While having appeared in over 150 film, TV and stage productions Kirk Baltz has worked with such noted film directors as Paul Thomas Anderson, Chantal Akerman, Warren Beatty, Oliver Stone, John Woo, Kevin Costner, Quentin Tarantino, Taylor Hackford and Deniz Gamez Erguven. He trained extensively with Greg Zittle of The Neighborhood Play House and Sandra Seacat, Tony Greco and Susan Batson, all renowned acting teachers and noted members of NY’s Actor’s Studio. In ’95, Kirk began teaching acting classes in LA and workshops in other major cities across the U.S. and abroad. He continues to offer private coaching in LA as well as online sessions via Skype. He can currently be seen in film festivals across the US and abroad in the critically acclaimed short films The Armoire by Evan Cooper as well as Demon by Caleb Slain. Kirk will be appearing in the upcoming feature The Will O Wisp by Evan Cooper.