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In light of the great interest in our last on camera workshop, we are very excited to be able to offer you a second three-day intensive in June: The Actor’s Imagination on Film, an On Camera Scene Study Workshop with Gregory Berger.

Gregory will lead you on an exploration of the practical application of on-camera acting technique. Using the same technique and experience that he brings to his on-camera acting class at The Yale School of Drama, Mr. Berger will help you reveal your own powerful imagination and make it palpable, visceral, and transferrable to the rigors and restrictions of film and television.

All three days will include practical “dos and don’ts,” the technical requirements of working scenes in front of the camera, as well as rigorous and creative script analysis with all work being coached and filmed twice.

The objective of this workshop is to release the actor’s imagination through technique, cultivating authentic behavior on camera. Gregory encourages the actor to illuminate the text with bold provocative choices rather than illustrating the mundane, or predictable. Working this way allows the actor to move past any blocks, or fears, enabling the actor to truly reveal their private selves on film.

 

About the Instructor:

In addition to teaching in New York City and Los Angeles, Gregory Berger is the current on-camera teacher, and an alumnus, of the Yale School of Drama​ Graduate acting program in New Haven, Connecticut.

Prior​ to Yale​ he trained at The Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City.  He has studied privately with such legendary teachers as Paul Mann, Michael Howard, Kim Stanley, Nikos Psacharopoulos and Earle R. Gister.

After working for many years in New York as an actor, acting teacher, and private coach for stage and film, Gregory Berger opened Berg Studios in Los Angeles in 1998. He currently teaches both coasts, remaining the artistic director and master acting teacher at Berg Studios as well as teaching On Camera Acting at the Yale School of Drama. Berg Studios alumni have been Emmy Award Winners, Emmy Award Nominees, acted on Broadway and have had multiple series regular and guest star roles on television. Mr. Berger has also been voted Best Acting Class, Best Classical Class, Best Monologue Coach and Private Coach by Backstage Magazine.

 

Workshop Details

When:  Friday, June 21st, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, June 22nd, 1:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Sunday, June 23rd, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Berg Studios, 3245 Casitas Ave, Suite 104, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Cost:   Students – $375 (currently enrolled in scene study at time of signup & during workshop)

         Non-Students – $500

In order to secure a spot in this amazing workshop contact the office to put down a deposit (50% of tuition) today.  Due to the nature of this workshop deposits are non refundable.