Category: Past Workshops

2018 Workshops Coming Soon

We’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about our 2018 workshop line-up. Don’t worry you have not missed it. We will be gathering all our great instructors and creating great workshop opportunities again this year soon. Here is what we can tell you now… Our workshops will be offered on Saturday, April 21st (and maybe opportunities available on Friday, April… Read more →

2017 Workshop Information & Schedule

This year the festival is presenting some great instructors with a vast array of focuses. Date: Saturday, April 22nd Cost: $65.00 Regular Locations:  Arizona Actors Academy Cambridge Court, 2701 N. 16th Street Unit #210, Phoenix, AZ 85006 The Torch Theatre 4721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012 REGISTRATION CLOSED 11:00am – 1:00pm Establish Your Environment Discover Your Scene with Eddie… Read more →

FOUR PILLARS OF IMPROV with Jacob Schneider

Description: If we are telling human stories on stage, then what makes us human?  This workshop invites students to rediscover four powerful forces inside them that allow for improvising moving human characters, scenes, stories, games, and shows. The Reckoning’s Jake Schneider leads this fun and fulfilling class that weaves together 500 year old traditions from Comedia del Arte with some… Read more →

The (Truly) Organic Harold with Charlie McCrackin

Description: Put the outline on the sidelines and journey into the unknown of structureless Harolds. You will learn and practice techniques to get you out of your head and into the piece you’re creating without the pressure of premise or preconception. A strong focus on Group Mind, patterns and support will drive you to create more interesting, original and energetic… Read more →

Keep Calm and Carry On with Eric Hunicutt

Description: The first moments of any scene contain a huge amount of information. Often times, we ignore what’s right in front of us, kidding ourselves that The Scene hasn’t “started” yet, so we miss important clues. In our rush (sometimes panic!) to establish the scene, we concentrate so hard we forget to pay attention. This workshop focuses on how to say “Yes” to what’s already happening and use… Read more →

Improvise Like A Married Couple! with Craig & Carla Cackowski

Description: The same communication skills that make for a good relationship make for a good improvised scene. Real-life married couple Craig and Carla Cackowski (from the duo Orange Tuxedo) share their favorite exercises that foster open communication between scene partners! Learn how to read each other’s minds, express your ideas clearly, and avoid arguments (while still getting what you want).… Read more →

2016 Workshop Information & Schedule

This year the festival is presenting some great instructors with a vast array of focuses. Cost: $55.00 for Master Instructors $35.00 for Teaching Workshop Locations:  The Phoenix Theatre (Hardes Theatre, Rehearsal Room A) 100 E. McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ  85004 The Torch Theatre 4721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012  REGISTER NOW 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Real Fun with Colleen… Read more →