We had a great time with King Lear this month and now onto To The Lighthouse!
Our group will be working on an adaptation of part of the 1927 novel: the end of the first section (“The Window”) and the beginning of the second section (“Time Passes,”) wth Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay’s last conversation, their house closing up for the year, and then her death.
To the Lighthouse Team:
- DIRECTOR: Brian Nelson
- MRS. RAMSAY: Anne Gee Byrd (podcast episode)
- MR. RAMSAY: Alberto Isaac (podcast episode)
- PRUE RAMSAY: Charlotte Northeast
- ANDREW RAMSAY: Mike Gerbi
- LILY BRISCOE: Madeleine Person
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REPLAYS (both video and audio) will be available approximately each Thursday in July for 30 days. Attendees can be part of the final “live” session on Wednesday, July 26th.
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These sessions are always filled with amazing scene work, and you’ll learn:
- how professional artists approach material
- what questions to ask
- what the director expects from actors
- how to find character clues from the text
- how the exploration never stops!
The great joy of these programs is that we get to:
- spend SO much time diving deep on a scene and characters
- bring together lifelong professionals with newer/younger actors
- cast roles while being totally open to race, gender, and age
Artist Bios – we have people all over the country
Brian Nelson has directed DramaLogue Award-winning productions for theatres including the Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Texas Shakespeare Festival, Theatre 40 and East West Players. In film and TV, he’s worked as both a screenwriter and executive producer. He also spent a decade teaching stage directing at the USC School of Dramatic Arts.
Anne Gee Byrd has performed leading roles in everything from Shakespeare to Shaw across the country. She has been honored with the LA Drama Critics’ Circle Awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress and Best Leading Actress by the LA Weekly. She has also had a long television and film career.
Alberto Isaac is an award-winning actor/director who worked extensively with East West Players, appearing in and directing many of their productions, as well as functioning, for several years, as literary manager. He has over 40 credits on film and TV.
Charlotte Northeast is an actor, director, writer, coach and producer who trained with Circle in the Square and has won several acting awards.
Mike Gerbi is an actor, writer and producer with an MA in Classical Acting from LAMDA.
Madeleine Person was previously a literary scholar and translator, and has worked and studied with Theatricum Botanicum.