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ADULT ACTING CLASSES BEGINNING THIS FALL!

Beginning Acting for Adults 

This class will explore the theory and practice of the basic tools of acting: body movement, vocal production, and imagination. This class will also include an introduction to character analysis, audition basics, monologue work, scene study, and improvisation. 
 
About the Instructor:  Fred Gloor is currently the Associate Artistic Director and Marketing Director at Weathervane Playhouse. He has directed three shows at Weathervane: "You Can’t Take It With You", "The Lyons", and "4000 Miles." A graduate of Kent State University, Fred’s other directing credits include Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama, TitleWave, Charenton, The Second City Cleveland, CVLT, and Tri-C West.  As an actor, he has performed at The Cleveland Play House, Great Lakes Theater, Dobama, The Beck Center, Cain Park, The Second City Cleveland, The Ensemble Theatre, and as a cast member of Something Dada.  A member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, he has appeared in numerous commercials and such films as "The Dream Catcher", and "Pirates" with Leslie Nielsen, Eric Idle, and Rodney Dangerfield.
 
Mondays 7-9 pm Beginning September 18th, 2017
 

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Acting for the Camera

This class will explore the theory and practice of the basic tools of acting for the camera
and the basic techniques that differentiate it from acting for the theatre.  Included will be a basic introduction to the commercial aspects of acting including marketing materials, auditions, representation, and VO work. 
 

About the Instructor:  Fred Gloor is currently the Associate Artistic Director and Marketing Director at Weathervane Playhouse. He has directed three shows at Weathervane: "You Can’t Take It With You", "The Lyons", and "4000 Miles." A graduate of Kent State University, Fred’s other directing credits include Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama, TitleWave, Charenton, The Second City Cleveland, CVLT, and Tri-C West.  As an actor, he has performed at The Cleveland Play House, Great Lakes Theater, Dobama, The Beck Center, Cain Park, The Second City Cleveland, The Ensemble Theatre, and as a cast member of Something Dada.  A member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, he has appeared in numerous commercials and such films as "The Dream Catcher", and "Pirates" with Leslie Nielsen, Eric Idle, and Rodney Dangerfield.

Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. Beginning September 20, 2017

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Adult Voice Class 

Learn the basics of healthy singing technique, including breath management, posture, resonance, diction, and expression. These concepts will be applied to musical selections chosen to enhance each student's musical development.

About the Instructors:

Ron Hazelett, bass, has performed with Kenley Players, Carousel Dinner Theatre, Ohio Light Opera, Cleveland Opera, National Light Opera Company, Spoleto Festival, Akron Symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra.   Mr. Hazelett has taught in the area for over 20 years and his graduating students have been accepted to top-rated schools such as Oberlin College, The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Otterbein University, Baldwin Wallace University, Kent State University, and New York University in vocal performance and musical theatre. Mr. Hazelett holds a BM in Piano and MM in Vocal Performance.

Susan Wallin, soprano, has performed at New York City Opera, Arizona Opera, Opera Carolina, Oper der Stadt Koln in Germany, Cleveland Opera and many other regional opera companies across the United States. She made her Carnegie Hall debut singing Handel’s Messiah and has performed with the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Canton, Akron, North Carolina Symphonies among others. Her graduating seniors have been accepted to top rated schools including Eastman School of Music, The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Oberlin College, The University of Michigan, Baldwin Wallace University, Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York University in vocal performance and musical theatre. Ms. Wallin holds a BM and an MM in vocal performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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