SPECIAL 5-WEEK CLASS with Alaine Alldaffer of Playwrights Horizons + Showcase!


Dates: Tue 10/22 @ 7pm

Meets 5 times: 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19


Head of Casting at Playwrights Horizons, Alaine Alldaffer,  has regularly called in and cast One on One actors! 

EXCLUSIVE ONE ON ONE FORMAT!

Showcase your work to three influential industry guests on the fourth class!

 Alaine's credits include GREY GARDENS (Broadway), CLYBOURNE PARK (Broadway), CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Drama Desk and Obie Awards for Best Ensemble and an Artios Award for Casting), THE FLICK (Playwright Horizons and The Barrow Street Theater) & more! 


Format

In an extended 5-week Scene Study class, perfect your audition, cold reading, and scene analysis techniques with one of our most popular teachers. Alaine's specialty is working with actors on scene and character study work. This involves working on the text to sharpen the actor's technique. Additional assignments will be given that help the actors use their own life experiences as a spring board for creative storytelling for their characters. Actors work closely together with a spirit of inspiration rather than competition. All material and scripts will be carefully selected by Alaine for each actor.

WEEKS 1-3: Actors will be working with Alaine extensively on scenes that she assigns in class.

WEEK 4: Showcase the scenes with an industry panel of three special guests.

WEEK 5: Private meetings with Alaine to discuss the overall work as well as the industry feedback.

**PREPARATION**

  • Account - Please go to My Account to create your webpage. Casting Directors will assign material based on a fully completed webpage. 
  • Headshot/Resume - ALWAYS BRING A HARD COPY TO CLASS FOR FEEDBACK PURPOSES. When the class is over, the guest teaching this class will not be taking nor given access to your headshot, resume, or any other of your promotional materials per CSA guidelines.

*** Class Structure is subject to change. ***

Please understand that our workshops and classes are not job interviews or auditions. The presence of an industry guest is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment, and such contact as you may have with a guest in a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that person. All workshop companies are prohibited by law from offering or attempting to obtain auditions or employment for you. ** It is the law for all talent training services, of which workshops are a part, to be bonded with the Labor Commissioner of the City of Los Angeles. This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. Next Level Studios/One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001


About Alaine Alldaffer

Alaine Alldaffer (Casting) is also the casting director for Playwrights Horizons, where her credits include GREY GARDENS (also for Broadway), CLYBOURNE PARK (also for Broadway), CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Drama Desk and Obie Awards for Best Ensemble and an Artios Award for Casting), and THE FLICK (Playwright Horizons and The Barrow Street Theater). Television credits include THE KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY (aka LET'S ROB MICK JAGGER with Sophia Vergara) for ABC. Associate credits include ED for NBC and MONK for USA. Regional Theaters include Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Seattle Rep, ACT, and Berkeley Rep, among others. Other notable theater productions include: DETROIT with David Schwimmer and John Cullum, RAPTURE BLISTER BURN, BETHANY with America Ferrera, DEAD MAN’S CELLPHONE with Mary Louise Parker, EVERY TONGUE CONFESS with Phylicia Reshad, and A LIFE with David Hyde Pierce.

Success Stories

After studying with Alaine Alldaffer, I got called in for the title role in the play Yerma at the Huntington Theatre! 

Veronica Reyes-How

After taking Alaine Alldaffer's 2 week class, Veronica was called in for a lead role in the play Dance Nation.

Veronica Reyes-How

After attending Alaine Alldaffer's 5-week class at One on One, Emma was called in to be a reader for a round of auditions and ended up with one of the lead roles in the Huntington Theatre's production of BEDROOM FARCE!

Emma Kaye

After taking Alaine Alldaffer's class, Marco was called in to audition for the HUNTINGTON THEATER COMPANY!

Marco Formosa

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