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Sunday
Sep292013

Artist In The House 2013 - Lost & Found Costumes - Lady Hull

Pay the workshop fee online at:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/473523

Or call Bruka at 775.323.3221

Monday
Jun242013

Bruka Theatre Summer Workshops for Kids 2013


Brüka Theatre 

Performing Arts Summer Camp
July 8th ~ July 20th - 2013
 

Get ready for another truly inspiring dramatic experience in which young artists of a variety of talent levels are nurtured in a positive and creative theatre experience.  Students are led by working theatre professionals in classes designed to develop imagination, concentration, and confidence with movement and dance, voice, technique, character, theatrical design and appreciation of the theatrical artistic journey.   

Participants will be absorbed in acting tools, scene work, script creation, improvisation and dance/movement for two weeks while exploring and adapting Grimm's Fairytales for a public performance in July 2013.  This is a special and unique opportunity to work with artists from Brüka Theatre to develop craft, focus and technique.

Ages 8 - 16   

Open to 24 participants 

4 Scholarships Available   

4 Intern positions available.  (Ages 16 - 20)   

$250 for two weeks.  Sign up by July 1, 2013 

Camp Schedule 

July 8- July 20st, 2013  

(Doors open each morning at 9:30)

10 am to 4 pm weekdays

Public Performances 

July 19th and July 20th

Brüka Theatre Performing Arts Camp
99 N Virginia St.  Reno, NV  89501
email:  boxofficebruka@gmail.com  Phone: 775.323.3221

 

Tuesday
Apr022013

Cami Thompson Vocal Clinic

Monday
Mar042013

April 2013 Theatre Workshops - Bruka Theatre

BRÜKA THEATRE’S ARTIST IN THE HOUSE SERIES presents

APRIL MASTER THEATRE WORKSHOPS 2013

APRIL 20 & 21 2013 – TWO DAYS

(Reno, NV) Brüka Theatre presents Master Class Workshops in theatre for adult artists and actors from beginners to advanced interested in honing their theatrical skills in the hands of some of Reno’s best theatre artists.  Five different workshops will be offered over two days:  APRIL 20 and 21, 2013.  You can take individual workshops or participate in the full two days.  The cost has been kept at a minimum so that they will be accessible to all who want to participate in this focused training.  The fee is  $10 for each class or $45 for the entire weekend. 

DAY ONE

4.20.13  HOLLY NATWORA ~ VIEWPOINTS – 10 AM – 1 PM

Through the use of Viewpoint drills and exercises, the student will gain a deeper understanding of their body and how to make more dynamic choices in relation to space/time.  The student will experience how Viewpoint technique allows them to find more organic and spontaneous means of expression as well as a truer sense of ensemble work.

4.20.13 MARY BENNETT ~ MASK & CHARACTER WORK - 2 – 5 PM

The focus of the workshop will be on mask work and movement and how it can inform and create characters while peeling away insecurities and unveiling the neutral actor as a base to build upon. 

DAY TWO

4.21.13  SANDRA BRUNELL NEACE ~ SCENE WORK 10 AM – 1 PM

Centered on character analysis and development.  The emphasis is on scene work and developing and strengthening the actor's tools in these areas.

4.21.13  STACEY SPAIN ~ SOLO WORK - 2 – 5 PM

Workshop will be centered on character analysis and development using the Susan Zader Tarot Method.  The emphasis is on scene work and developing and strengthening the actor's tools in these areas.

4.1.13  LA RONDA ETHERIDGE  ~ DANCING FOR THE ACTOR- GETTING INTO THE AUDITION  5 – 7 PM

Being thoroughly warmed up from head to toe is the key to a successful movement audition and will be the focus of this workshop.  We will also learn basic dance steps and terminology to help the actor feel comfortable and confident in a dance audition.

$10 Each Class  $45 For All Sessions. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. CLASS MUST HAVE 6 STUDENTS MINIMUM.  20 STUDENTS MAX.   CALL 775.323.3221 OR BOXOFFICEBRÜKA@GMAIL.COM

All sessions will be held at Brüka Theatre 99 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV   89501.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

HOLLY NATWORA received her MFA from Columbia University in NYC and has performed in over 50 plays including two summers at Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival with Leiv Schreiber and Michael C Hall.  Holly has also appeared in television and film, most notably in Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.  Since moving to Reno in 2005, Holly has performed or directed at the Brüka Theatre, Reno Little Theater, Good Luck Macbeth, and TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada.  Last year, Holly taught a successful auditioning class at UNR in which she incorporated Suzuki and Viewpoint techniques.  Something she learned first hand while studying with Anne Bogart and her Siti Company members at Columbia.

MARY BENNETT Has been teaching, workshopping and studying theatre for oodles of years.  Training includes Bay Area Theatre Sports, American Conservatory Theatre, New York Stage and Film and Dell Arte’ International Theatre Company.  Mary is an Artist In Residence with The Nevada Arts Council, The Sierra Arts Foundation and teaches Improvisation and theatre and regionally including TMCC.  Performer, Director, Producer, and all around thespian, Mary is also Producing Artistic Director at Brüka Theatre in Reno Nevada.

 

SANDRA BRUNELL NEACE received her B.A. in Theater from The University of California at Riverside and her M.F.A. from The Actor's Studio Drama School in New York.  Sandra wrote and directed the Medea Project for Brüka in 2011.  The play was accepted to the 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival.  Sandra is currently a part-time instructor at The University of Nevada Reno in the Theater Department and is on staff at The Brüka Theater.

STACEY SPAIN graduated from Boise State University, with a BA in Theater, she also holds an MFA in Acting from Purdue University where she trained in the Sanford Meisner Acting Method.  Acting in over 50 productions she has taught at Purdue University, UNR and TMCC.  Spain recently directed Orpheus Descending at Brüka and the world premiere of Anne Garcia Romero's Juanita's Statue at UNR where she also directed Neil LaBute's Fat Pig.  For Reno Little Theater Spain directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and at Brüka she has directed Love Squared (with Holly Natwora), Beckett Undressed and The Scarlet Letter.  Spain is a playwright having completed An Unforgivable Thing, No News, To Whom Should I Complain? and Up On Deer Creek.  Her works have been produced at the San Francisco Fringe Festival, the Noh Theater of Nygen and at various northern Nevada venue.

LA RONDA ETHERIDGE has been participating in the local theatre scene since 1997 as actor, director, choreographer and dancer. Before that she majored in Theatre at the University of Oregon, danced with SCC Moving Company in Scottsdale Arizona, and with Wing and a Prayer dance company here in Reno. La Ronda is also a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer.  She currently teaches preschool dance with Teddy Bear Dancers, dance and theatre at The Loft, and group fitness classes at Achieve Fitness.

Reservations ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. through our box office at (775) 323-3221. Box-office hours are 1 to 4 Wednesday and Friday, 2:30 – 6:30 Thursday and 12 – 4 Saturday or online at www.Brüka.org.   Reservations are also available at the Melting Pot Emporium @ their new location: 1047 S. Virginia Street.  Reno. We validate convenient parking at the Parking Gallery on First and Sierra Street.  Check us out at www.Brüka.org

THE Artist In The House series features regional and national artists presenting their work for the public and workshops for our community.  Mark Growden starts this series with a “Community Sing” on September 12 and concert on September 13.  Director Joe Atack presents a pre-show (Sunday Matinee) “Conversation about Macbeth” and an “Acting Shakespeare Workshop” on October 21.  In the spring Brüka collaborates with Sierra Nevada Ballet to present an original work by Ananda Bena Weber that crosses the genres of theatre and dance in her new solo piece that will debut at Brüka.  Weber will also present a master workshop focusing on “articulation of the body” for local dancers and actors on March 24.  Cami Thompson will work with Brüka on our main stage musical and also present a vocal clinic that will guide participants through the vocal audition process and hone a prepared musical audition piece.  Thompson will also perform an evening of her favorite songs.  This is a unique opportunity to enjoy the talent of Cami Thompson in an intimate and personal performance.  Seating is very limited.  Artists will present Two Master Workshop weekends from Brüka on November 3 and 4 and April 20 – 21.

Wednesday
Oct172012

Artist In The House Series - November Master Classes