Acting 101 New! for Teens and Adults
Acting 101: This class will allow teen and adult students
to work on their acting skills through the use of scene
study as well as exercises. Designed for both beginners
and advanced students, actors will learn the fundamentals
of breaking down a role from the inside out.
$85 for 8 consecutive sessions. Ongoing, join any time.
Thurs 5:30-7 meets downstairs in the gymnasium
Beginning on Thursday, January 24, the Lincoln Street Center
for Arts and Education will be offering a new class
entitled Acting 101. Led by Actors Studio member David Troup,
the class will use scene study and exercises to help students
grasp the fundamentals of creating a character from the
inside out. The class will take place in the Lincoln Street Center
theater on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
David Troup has worked as an actor and director in New York City
since 1984. A graduate of the Acting Program at the State
University of New York at Purchase, he became the Artistic
Director of the Shooting Gallery theater in New York City in
1992. There, he led a company of over sixty actors while overseeing
a director’s program as well as a writing workshop. Also a playwright,
his first produced play in N.Y.C., Lonesome Ransom, landed Edie Falco
of the Sopranos her first major film role. As an actor, David has
appeared in many plays including the role of Nick in Arthur Penn’s
revival of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and the title role in a 1997
national tour of Cyrano de Bergerac. His film credits include
Laws of Gravity, by Nick Gomez, Whitney Ransik’s Abbatoir,
and Hal Hartley’s Surviving Desire.
David has studied acting with many well-know teachers
such as David Garfield, John Costopoulos, Israel Hicks and
Uta Hagen. In 1998, he was accepted as a lifetime member
of the Actors Studio. His class, which is intended for teens and
adults, will allow both beginners and experienced actors the
opportunity to work on scenes while developing for themselves
a method with which to create a character. For more information
regarding this class, please call 207.542.0120 or register by
calling the Lincoln Street Center at 207.594.6490.