Archive for August, 2011

31
Aug
11

$10 industry nights for “into the woods”

$10 tickets to Into the Woods for anyone in the theatre, arts, entertainment and non-profit industries on September 4 & 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Into the Woods | Alliance Theatre
Into the Woods | Alliance Theatre

$10 Industry tickets* to Into the Woods

Two Industry Nights—use Promo Code INDUSTRY:
Sunday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m. »
Wednesday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m. »

Romance. Magic. Consequences.
The beloved Tony Award®-winning musical allows you to slip into a world where magic beans create a ladder to the sky, Prince Charming is one golden slipper away, and wolves haunt the forest. Filled with soaring melodies by Stephen Sondheim, the master of modern American musical theatre, Into the Woods is a spellbinding musical filled with romance, magic and the unexpected consequences of dreams that come true.

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*Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets. Maximum of 9 tickets per order, subject to availability.

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES
Into the Woods | Alliance Theatre

Midtown Block Party
Saturday, September 3 at 6:00 p.m.
$25 tickets* include music +  Into the Woods at 8:00 p.m.

Party at 6:00 p.m. features live music from Jimi Cravity. The Yumbii and Westside Creamery food trucks will be on site.

Use Promo Code MIDTOWN25 for tickets.

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*Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Subject to availability.

Broke | Alliance Theatre

Broke  Industry Night

Sunday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Industry Night tickets are $10* – use Promo Code INDUSTRY when purchasing.

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*Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Subject to availability.

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30
Aug
11

find your personal brand…

Sam Christensen, one of LA’s best known image consultants will be in Atlanta for a one-night only FREE Preview class.
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Find Your Personal Brand -

How do you stand out?

Sam Christensen, one of LA’s best known image consultants will be in Atlanta to teach his popular and highly recommended Image Workshop September 30th – October 2nd.

A FREE PREVIEW CLASS is being offered Wednesday, September 28th at 8PM.

Currently, Sam only conducts workshops outside of his LA studio in NYC, Toronto and D.C. Atlanta is the only city being added this year to his extended teaching schedule.

The FREE Preview class is an opportunity for Atlanta professionals to hear more about the process and participate in a Q & A following the presentation. Please email your name, contact information and any questions to Tiffany Morgan at tiffmorgan@bellsouth.net.

Date: September 28, 2011
Time: 8PM-10PM
Location: Dad’s Garage Theatre
280 Elizabeth St. Suite C-101, Atlanta GA 30307

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT Dad’s Garage about this event.
For any additional information or questions, email Tiffany Morgan

RSVP NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 25th – SPACE IS LIMITED, YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND.

Sam Christensen

What I believe:

“Being an able actor and a dedicated professional is simply expected. For success as an actor something more is needed. Major movie studios created great stars – by identifying and promoting a distinct and memorable image.

SAM CHRISTENSEN STUDIOS specializes in defining a succinct statement of unique individuality that can be easily translated to successful photographs, marketing materials, interviews, auditions and performances.”

– Sam Christensen

For more info about Sam’s process and to read recommendations from professionals he has worked with visit samchristensen.com

 

Click here to watch videos with Sam and see his recent interview with Backstage.com

 

 

29
Aug
11

village theatre announcement

486 Decatur Street Atlanta, GA 30312     PH: 404-688-8858  villagecomedy@gmail.com

5 WEEK IMPROV BOOTCAMP
Date: Sat . 9/3- Sat. 10/1  2-4 pm
Cost: $120   Previous experience required

Longtime improv performer and instructor Josh Warren leads this intense workshop that focuses on long-form improv and leads performers to make bolder choices and characters and enter scenes with a purpose.

ONE DAY WORKSHOP INTENSIVE
“FINDING THE SILVER LINING”
Date: Sun. 9/11   11 am-5:30 pm
Cost: $50    Limit: 15 students

Veteran improv performer and instructor Ian Covell shows you how to make more positive choices in improv scenes leading to being a better individual performer and partner on stage.

Sign up online or by calling 404.688.8858


The Village Theatre makes the perfect spot to celebrate your birthday, anniversary or other big event! Plan to bring a large group to any of our regularly scheduled shows and inquire with our box office about group discounts!
Email villagecomedy@gmail.com or call 404.688.8858 for details.

 

If you’re not already, become our friend on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Thanks again for all your support and hope to see you at a show soon!

The Village Theatre
404.688.8858
486 Decatur Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

The Village Theatre performs shows Wed at 9:30 pm and Fri and Sat at 8:30 pm.
Wed shows are $5 and weekend shows are $10.
Purchase tickets online at www.villagecomedy.com
28
Aug
11

moore casting workshop

upcoming workshop being taught by

REGINA MOORE OF MOORE CASTING, LLC

 

 

MASTER AUDITION WORKSHOP
MASTERING THE AUDITION PROCESS

REGINA MOORE OF MOORE CASTING

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
DATE: October 8th 2011 (Hosted by Alan Dysert)
Two workshops available one for kids and one for adults
Contact : Alan Dysert alan@actorsschoolusa.com

MASTER AUDITION WORKSHOP

“You’ll learn audition techniques, scene work, improvisation, while learning what Casting Directors and Talent Agents really have to say.”

“It can be difficult to relax when the actor walks through the casting door,” says Moore. “This workshop helps each actor shed their fears and get comfortable as the casting room process is revealed.” Come see it from the Casting Director’s perspective. Regina offers her knowledge in a nurturing and positive manner creating a comfort zone for actors to excel. Regina relates to the actor regardless of whether they are a beginner or a professional. As an instructor, she is known for her ability to recognize potential and encouraging the growing actor with her straight forward, no nonsense approach.

Regina Moore has been in the entertainment industry for over 30 years.  First an actress, Regina is now a casting director in the areas of film, television, commercials, print, music videos, and live performances. She is, without a doubt, the busiest casting director in this region. She casts feature films, TV pilots, commercials, music  videos and all other areas of on-camera performance. This is a rare opportunity to be one of a small group to study and audition for this very in-demand talent specialist in an intimate and informal atmosphere.

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TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Advanced audition techniques
  • Scene work
  • Improvisation
  • How casting directors and talent agents communicate
  • Important relationships for performers
  • Learning who you are professionally
  • Promotional materials and marketing yourself
  • First impressions
  • Evaluation
  • Please fill out the form on the site www.moorecasting.com  to sign up or
    PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER (615) 831-0039

 

27
Aug
11

PANHAndle slim and the oklahoma kid opening next week at GET

Georgia Ensemble Theatre
Howdy! 
Grab Your Partner and Come See

       Panhandle Slim and the Oklahoma Kid!

 

 

Panhandle art Opening Night of Panhandle Slim and the Oklahoma Kid is only a week away!
 
Got yer tickets yet?

 

 

September 1-18

at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center  

 

 

Call 770-641-1260 or visit us online at www.get.org
Bob Farley
Bob Farley, Director

 

Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels, Playwright

About The Show:

Return to the days-gone-by of the American Wild West in this fresh new play by film and Broadway star Jeff Daniels. Thrown together by unfortunate circumstances, an ornery vagrant outlaw and a singing cowboy argue the virtues of mayhem, music, true love, and the meaning of life as they try to live by the cowboy code. This prairie showdown features original songs, as well as scoundrels, six-guns and a horse named Buttermilk.

Written By: Jeff Daniels  

Directed By: Robert J. Farley  

 

Featuring Rob Lawhon, Ryan Richardson, Geoff McKnight and Laura Floyd.

Rated PG for some colorful cowboy language.

Tickets are on sale over the phone at 770-641-1260, online at www.get.org or at the box office at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center.

 

So what are you waiting for?  Giddyup and join us for the show!

 

Sincerely,

Georgia Ensemble Theatre

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Company is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization located at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center at 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, Georgia 30075. 
Georgia Ensemble Theatre Season Sponsors

 

 


Thank You!!!

26
Aug
11

this weekend at youract

 
 
Combo Writers/Actors Show! 

 

This is Edgar Allen Poe.  He was not a funny writer in the slightest.  And as you can see, he took terrible headshots.

 

But you don’t have to be like Edgar, quoth the Sketchworks nevermore.  We have a class where you will not only write sketch comedy, you’ll get up onstage and perform it. 

 

Sessions start Oct 3, but it’s limited to 10 people.  Sign up now at the Sketchworks site

 

It’s taught by Jen Kelley, who ironically is quite fond of ravens.

 
Are you a true Sketchworks fan?  Toaster, please!  If you haven’t “Liked” the Sketchworks Facebook Fan Page, you’re seething hatred of us is all too evident.
 
What better way to show your friends how stupid Sketchworks is than to show them our videos? 

Sketchworks YouTube Channel

 
Just Two Shows?  What is This, Some Kind of Comedy Drive-by? 

 

Sketchworks Comedy Theater Atlanta

The answer is yes.  Aren’t you familiar with the Sketchworks slogan, “We Crank it Out”?  That means we’ve got to slap you upside the head with the comedy so we can move on to other things.

 

Brian Bremer’s Master Class Showcase is Aug 26 and 27 ONLY at the Sketchworks Theatre.  Come see our up and coming new actors take the stage by storm.  It will be significantly funnier than staying home and watching hurricane Irene on the Weather Channel.

 

Tickets, info and direction are waiting for you at the Sketchworks site.  Bring friends or Muammar Gadhafi if you can find him. 

 
Sketchworks Backstage comedy podcast Atlanta

 

Did you know that Sketchworks has its own podcast and radio show?

 

Well of course you didn’t, you’re not our mother.  But it’s true.  Every single week, Sketchworks’ Cris Gray, Brian Troxell and Casey Holloway hang out backstage and riff on pop culture and current events.  Listen once and you’ll be hooked. 

 

Sketchworks Backstage is also heard on the air on the mighty WROD-AM, Daytona Beach.  That’s right, Sketchworks is spreading outside of the ATL like a virus.  Go to the Sketchworks Backstage site to listen.

 
Save the Whales…I Mean Date!

 

The next all-new Sketchworks main stage show “Going Ape Skit” premieres Sept 23 and runs Fridays and Saturdays through Oct 22.  If you miss it, you will despise yourself.

26
Aug
11

“Film Financing: It takes more than a great idea”

Women in Film and Television Atlanta in association with Digitainment Georgia present the September Monthly Program

“Film Financing: It takes more than a great idea”

with Rohan Crawford and Kathilynn Phillips

(Atlanta, Georgia)- Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA) in association with Digitainment Georgia present the “Film Financing: It takes more than a great idea” program with finance manager and board member of Digitainment Georgia Rohan Crawford and writer, producer, director, and WIFTA’s vice-president of professional development Kathilynn Phillips.

It takes more than a great idea to raise money for a film. Learn how to organize yourself and pitch ideas for the business side of filmmaking. Panelist Rohan Crawford and Kathilynn Phillips will discuss the changing world of film financing and their experiences. Wake up the filmmaker in you on a different level by aggressively knowing the clear cost and having an understanding of what it takes to create a film.

THE TIME IS NOW!

Where: Marriott Buckhead, 3405 Lenox Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30326

Time: Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost: $15.00 for general public / free for WIFTA and Digitainment Georgia members

To register go to www.wifta.org

Panelist

Rohan Crawford finance managerBorn in London and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Rohan Crawford received his BBA from the University of Georgia and his MBA from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University, both with a concentration in Finance. After receiving his MBA he worked as a Credit Analyst for The CIT Group, Inc. extending complex financing packages to companies across different industry sectors such as construction, high tech, healthcare, restaurants, casinos and non-profits. It was from his time at CIT where he got exposure to companies in the radio and broadcast TV space that sparked his interest in media. After leaving CIT he went to doing corporate finance-related consulting projects involving forecasting, budgeting and financial modeling for such companies as Coca-Cola North America, Microsoft, Health South and Golden Key International Honour Society. Rohan has been part of Digitainment Georgia’s board in 2009 as film alliances liaison building relationships with such groups and companies tied to the film industry. Rohan has gained a broader appreciation for the media space and has an interest in trans media projects that cover film, video games, interactive, technology and music.

Kathilynn Phillips writer/director/producer -An award-winning writer/filmmaker and former Assistant District Attorney, Kathilynn Phillips began her entertainment career as a screenwriter while living in the San Francisco Bay, California area in 1996. She subsequently moved to the Philadelphia area and then to Atlanta with her family where she operates three companies: Kat Scratch Films, Concentric Entertainment and Pairadocs Productions & Post. Her films, short and full length, have screened to thousands in 50 film festivals across the U.S. and Europe, garnering more than 20 awards. Some are available to rent and purchase on DVD, iTunes and YouTube. Additionally, in 2006, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences selected her as a semi-finalist for the Fellowship in Screenwriting. Kat is currently in development with a comedy series, sci-fi series and a movie for cable television.

 

For more information call WIFTA at 770-621-5071.

 Sponsored by

 

Our Mission

Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA) is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television, video, and other screen-based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion, and inspire.  With an emphasis on education and training, we support the work of women in moving images media, fostering greater public awareness of their efforts and encourage high standards of professionalism.  We are champions of advocacy and networking engaging our members and the community as evidenced by our award-winning PSA Program through which members gain valuable production experience while being of service to their local communities.