If you want to be a
professionally trained actor you need to be professionally trained.
You can't become a
doctor in a 6-week class. And you can't become a professionally
trained actor in that period of time either.
You can attend as
many or as few nights that you want. However, we recommend
attending all four nights (Monday through Thursday.)
promptly at 7:00pm and run until the finish of business.
taught by Kathy
Laughlin, CSA. Kathy is a graduate of the American
Academy of Dramatic Arts and is founding President of Performers
Studio Workshop. Kathy has been teaching acting for over 25
Performers Studio Workshop is an extensive actor's workshop based on
the Eric Morris system of acting which has been modified and improved
by Kathy Laughlin.
The Eric Morris
system of acting is not something that can be described in a few
sentences or paragraphs. This web site gives just a brief
glimpse of the process. It has taken Eric Morris five books
(which are on the reading
list on this site) to cover his extensive process and Eric is
currently working on a sixth book. Kathy Laughlin has studied
Eric's process for many years and modified the process to simplify it,
but you must read the books, involve yourself in either Kathy's or
Eric's workshops, and physically, sensorially, and spiritually do the
exercises before you will understand the process.
As an actor, your training
should continue for the rest of your life or until the time that you
quit the business or die, whichever should occur first.