The Art of Directing

Taught by industry professional Pat Golden

The Art of Directing II – Spring 2024 – In Person 

Learn To:

  • Practically Apply Skills Required to Direct Actors
  • Cast Actors – It’s the Director’s #1 Job
  • Communicate Effectively with Actors
  • Understand the Actor’s Work – What is Important to the Actor?
  • Create Successful Director-Actor Relationships
  • Work with the Actor on Character Development – Backstory, Motivation, Subtext
  • Create Your Directorial Vision – Interpretation of the Material
  • Sharpen Your Storytelling Skills
  • Recognize Points-of-Contact
  • Set the Tone
  • Engage Your Audience
  • Create Rehearsal Plans and Schedules
  • Work with Actors in Outside Rehearsals to Present Scenes in Class

To Do Before First Class: Choose 3 Two-Character Scenes from known, published works to submit.

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