Classes for Grown Ups: The Actor’s Workshop Starts Sunday

Anna Newbury starts off our Actor's Workshop series with Rasa Boxes!

Anna Newbury starts off our Actor’s Workshop series with Rasa Boxes!

Each Sunday the Actor’s Workshop presents a 2 hour exploration in topics for the modern actor. All are welcome, from aspiring actors to pros.

This week, local artist and educator Anna Newbury presents Rasa Boxes. Rasa Box work is a physical acting and movement study that uses holistically trains the breath, body, and emotions. It is influenced by performance theory, neuroscience, and the work of Antonin Artaud, combined with the rasas (Sanskrit for ‘essence’) of classical Indian aesthetics.

The first session includes dance, improv, selecting a musical number for auditions, followed by tap, an in depth look at the monologue, stage combat, and Shakespeare in the second session. All classes are taught by local artists.

Classes are $20 walk-in or $80 for a 5 class pass. Special kick-off rate September 15 is only $5!

Actor’s Workshop: First Session

  • Sept 15 Rasa Boxes taught by Anna Newbury
  • Sept 22 Adult Ballet taught by Rebecca Hodges
  • Sept 29 Improv taught by Hallie Harris
  • October 6 Musical selections for Auditions taught by Robert Hanson

Other Adult classes begin the week of September 16 and include 4 week sessions in Dance, Physical Acting, and Stage Combat. See our Class Listings for more details.

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