By All About Solo News Desk
United Solo will host a Master Class with Anne Bogart, internationally acclaimed director, author, and Head of the MFA in Directing Program at Columbia University. This class will take place on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 6PM-8PM at Theatre Row in New York City. All ages and levels of theatrical experience encouraged. Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Additional Master Classes will be given by Marek Probosz (Nov. 15), professor at UCLA and actor with more than 50 starring roles in theatre, film and television; Janis Brenner (Nov. 29), award-winning multidisciplinary artist, and faculty member at The Juilliard School; and Allan Corduner (Dec. 10), internationally renowned actor, currently starring in “My Fair Lady” on Broadway.
Pre-registration is required at www.unitedsolo.org/us/uedu
Anne Bogart is a Co-Artistic Director of the ensemble-based SITI Company, and author of five books: “A Director Prepares,” “The Viewpoints Book,” “And Then You Act,” “Conversations With Anne” and “What’s the Story.” With SITI, Bogart has directed more than 30 works in venues around the world, including “The Bacchae,” “Chess Match No. 5,” “Steel Hammer,” “The Theater Is a Blank Page,” “Persians,” “A Rite,” “Café Variations,” “Radio Macbeth,” “American Document,” “bobrauschenbergamerica” and “Hotel Cassiopeia.” Recent opera works include Handel’s “Alcina,” Dvorak’s “Dimitrij,” Kurt Weill’s “Lost in the Stars,” Verdi’s “Macbeth,” Bellini’s “Norma” and Bizet’s “Carmen.” Her many awards and fellowships include three honorary doctorates (Cornish School of the Arts, Bard College and Skidmore College), A Duke Artist Fellowship, A United States Artists Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rockefeller/Bellagio Fellowship and a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency Fellowship. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
All Master Classes is hosted by United Solo, a New York-based company dedicated to the genre of solo performance. Since its inception in 2010, United Solo has featured nearly 1,000 productions from all over the world. Founded by Omar Sangare, United Solo presents solo pieces, discovers original scripts, connects theatre artists with their audiences, and expands its new series of Master Classes for theatre artists, students, and enthusiasts with all levels of experience. The United Solo Professional Training Program is led by world-class theatre professionals, whose accomplishments and credits guarantee an excellent educational experience. Our instructors include legendary theatre artist Anne Bogart; Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch dancer and choreographer Pau Aran Gimeno; Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis; renowned actor, director, and recipient of the Drama Desk Special Award Austin Pendleton; preeminent actress, director, and Olivier Award winner Fiona Shaw; actor and screenwriter of the Oscar-winning film “Trevor” James Lecesne; renowned and critically acclaimed mime Bill Bowers; distinguished actor, currently starring in “My Fair Lady” on Broadway, Allan Corduner; prominent press agent Joshua Ellis; Head of the MA in Classical Acting at LAMDA Penny Cherns; resident artist at La MaMa, and professor at The New School Zishan Ugurlu; as well as Juilliard School faculty member, performer, and choreographer who has toured 36 countries, Janis Brenner.