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SOLO PERFORMANCE INTENSIVE with Director Paul Stein of Comedy Central & HBO
Phoenix Theatre
San Francisco, CA
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SOLO PERFORMANCE INTENSIVE with Director Paul Stein of Comedy Central & HBO
SOLO PERFORMANCE INTENSIVE with Director Paul Stein


Saturday, April 16th

There are three, one hour long time slots at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM for working with Paul individually and one, three hour group class from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM for 6-8 people.
 
Time:

Individual
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Group Class (6-8 people)
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

       
Sunday, April 17th

Individual
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Group Class (6-8 people)
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Place: Phoenix Theater 414 Mason Street @ Geary, San Francisco, CA


Participants are welcome to purchase as many blocks as they want. If you want to come to two group classes, please bring different solo pieces or excerpts from the same piece to work on each day.


WORKING WITH A DIRECTOR:   Rehearsing and developing your material One on One!

As a soloist, how do you breakdown your script and adapt it to the stage?  How can you make your performance engaging and vibrant?  What are you looking for from a director? This workshop intensive will include performance tips, rehearsal exercises, staging techniques, and analysis of your material. Each participant will work onstage with an aspect of their craft.

Two Workshop Intensive Options:

Individual Sessions: One on One rehearsals with performer and director (One Hour Each --- $125, pay $99 now & 26 at the class)

Group Sessions: Only 6-8 students. Class size limited in order for plentiful stage time. ($75 each)


Prerequisite: Please provide pages of written material for the rehearsal workshop.

Description

Taught by Paul Stein, the former Associate Producer of the HBO Workspace and currently Artistic Director of the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood, these intensives will show you how to create and make decisive choices with your show... not obvious ones.  

Helpful to the beginner or experienced soloists, these workshops are for everyone from stand-up comedians to performers with more dramatic pieces. Mr. Stein's unique look at solo performance, gained from a dozen years of working with solo shows in Hollywood and at numerous festivals, will provide a perspective that cannot be missed.  

This workshop is proudly presented by W. Kamau Bell & The Solo Performance Workshop.


About Your Instructor  
Formerly, the Associate Producer of the HBO Workspace and Talent Consultant for the HBOs Comedy Festivals, Paul Stein has coordinated, produced, and seen -- hundreds of one-person shows.  Currently, Mr. Stein is the Artistic Director of the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood, a development venue sponsored by the network. As a director, Paul has staged numerous solo shows in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto, including performances at the New York International Fringe, Summer Works Theatre Festival, Toronto International Fringe and the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO.  As an instructor, he enjoys teaching his solo performance workshop at various theaters across the country.  He is a graduate of L.A.C.C. Theater Academy, Cal State University, Los Angeles; and was the Artistic Director of Moving Arts, an ensemble company dedicated to producing new plays and theatre works.  He is a member of the Dramatist Guild and SDC.

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Phoenix Theatre
414 Mason Street @ Geary
San Francisco, CA
United States


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Education

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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