Soulwork: Creating, Acting, Living
"Everything I learned about manifesting the life I want, I learned through being an actor and 'soul-o' performer. After acting and performing on stage for seventeen years, I realized that everything that I've been doing for the past five years to get to where I want to be in life I already learned through all the improv, acting and solo performance workshops I've taken thus far. My intention is to utilize the exercises I've learned and the experiences I've lived to teach others how to listen to ourselves, act mindfully and create the life they love through the tools of self-expression and acting." - Nicole Maxali
Inspired by books like "The Artist's Way" and real life experiences, this experiential workshop includes reflective writing exercises, improv games, scene work and theater basics to help participants get out of their own way and dig deeper into the craft of creating. By being in the moment, actively listening (to oneself and those around you), finding your true intentions and taking risks, you can become a better artist and if the world is a stage...a better you as well.
Nicole provides a safe and playful space to explore and creatively express yourself, all the while taping into the soul work of acting. All levels are welcome. Participants should be 18 years or older. Class limited to 15 (waiting list will be implemented in the case of cancellations).
ASSIGNMENTS/What to Bring (for participants):
o Be prepared to bring in a monologue or scene you would like to work on during this workshop.
o Wear comfortable clothes, sneakers, etc.
o Bring paper and a pen.
o Participants will learn the basics of Acting and Improvisation and gain the foundation to performing on stage.
o Participants will have a safe space to share, create and play on stage.
o Participants will overcome performance anxiety.
o Participants will learn how to reflect, remain present and get in touch with their inner creative.
o Participants will get to the soul of the artistic expression of acting and will see (through example) how it can be used as a tool to enhance their everyday life.
o Participants will grow not only as performers/actors but as people as well.
WHEN? Every Sunday, from April 1 to May 6
TIME? 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
WHERE? Bindlestiff Studio; 185 Sixth Street @Howard; SF CA
COST? Early Bird $99 (before March 26th); $150 (from March 26th)
ABOUT NICOLE MAXALI
As a child of a successful samba dancer and a local musician, it didn't take long for Nicole to grow weary of putting her OWN dreams as an artist on hold. In 2005, she quit her job running scripts in a highly-stressed newsroom and began her journey as a working actor and non-profit humanitarian. Since that first day she stepped out of the newsroom and onto the stage she has evolved creatively and spiritually through various local artistic productions at Bindlestiff Studio, Shelton Studio, StageWerx Theater, Off Market Theater, Brava Theater and Herbst Theater to name a few. Find out more at http://nicolemaxali.com/about-maxali
(Please email Alan S. Quismorio at firstname.lastname@example.org for the weekly schedule that breaks down the topics and the activities covered in the six-week workshop.)
Bindlestiff Studio (View)
185 Sixth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|