About the Course
Outstanding Australian director, writer and acting teacher Ros Horin will deliver an exceptional two-day workshop to develop and improve acting skills. Presented by the Kadimah Theatre Troupe, the workshop will utilise a new original play, in draft, as material. You do not need Yiddish to attend.
Over a 30-year career, the former Artistic Director of Sydney’s Griffin Theatre Company directed productions for most major Australian theatre companies including the STC, MTC, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Belvoir and Playbox. An acting teacher at both NIDA and the VCA for many years, she now runs her own theatre company and film production house. The Sydney-based director’s most recent theatre work, The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe played four sold-out seasons including Sydney Opera House and London.
The first day will be practical, focussing on learning how to listen, acting intentions, affecting the other person and acting impulse exercises. The workshop will include Yiddish improv exercises but no Yiddish is required. If you can only say “gefilte fish” that’s fine! The second day will focus more on text work and scene study in Yiddish and English and the differences between them. Actors will have a chance to look at the scenes before the workshop.