More Hot Scenes: Building Acting Technique

Be in control of your approach to acting. Through scenes and monologues from world and Canadian theatre and group work led by the instructor, learn to apply your technique to every role you audition for, land, and perform.  Build your acting vocabulary and confidence with a professionally-oriented workshop intended to aid participants in achieving truthful, interesting and consistent work.

Throughout the week we will develop and exercise the actor’s tools to increase communication, imagination, self-awareness, and listening skills as well as finding and building characters, and expressing the truth in every role.  Intermediate and advanced level actors may attend as well as beginners with some experience.

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Brenda Kamino has performed on many of Canada’s best known stages for 35 years, including at the Shaw Festival, Theatre Passe Muraille, Alberta Theatre Projects, The National Arts Centre and the Royal Alexandra in shows as varied as the Dora-nominated Naomi's Road for Young People’s Theatre to Ching Chong Chinaman for fu-Gen Theatre. Her television and film appearances number in the hundreds and she is a producer, director, playwright, artistic activist and mentor.

A popular teacher with the Theatre Ontario Summer Intensives, she has devoted much of her professional career teaching and guiding actors, both professional and community. Her wide teaching background includes Insight Players (blind actors), Canasian Artists Group, as well as being a full-time acting instructor at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre. She has run acting professional training programs at Young People's Theatre, at Tarragon's Spring Arts Fair, and conducts her own acting workshops and classes. She is on the Theatre Advisory Committee at Humber College’s Theatre School, this country’s most prestigious acting program. She applies her teaching skills to the adjudication of community theatre productions and has served on Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards Juries many times over the past twenty years.

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