ADVANCED SCENE STUDY
Mondays, March 16 through April 20, 2020
Instructor: Samantha Wyer Bello
Prior Experience: Fundamentals of Scene Study or equivalent required.
Plunge into scene work in a small class environment using in-depth text analysis, focusing on contemporary text. Through concentrated partner work discover techniques professional actors use to develop character and make bold, dynamic choices.
Samantha Wyer Bello, STC Senior Director of Engagement and Education
Last Seen Directing: Ada and The Engine by Lauren Gunderson, a staged reading at the National Academy of Sciences for Shakespeare Theatre Company
Directing Highlights: A Moon for the Misbegotten, I Am My Own Wife, Noises Off! and Wetback by Elaine Romero
Why I Teach: “I’m intrigued by the exploration process: to activate creativity and those SPARK moments of truth in the art of storytelling through art.”
Best Exercise We Do in Class: The Coffee Cup Challenge