The Modern Theater’s Master Class w/ Jonah Weston

Jonah Weston

Jonah Weston is a professional actor, producer, and director known for his work on NBC’s Grimm, TNT’s Leverage and IFC’s Portlandia as well as his extensive work on stage. He is the founding Artistic Director of Action Talks Productions and THEATRE NOW a non-profit production company based in Portland Oregon.

Jonah’s many stage credits include work in Spokane in Moon Over Buffalo, Arsenic And Old Lace, Ah, Wilderness! Meet Me In St. Louis, The Iceman Cometh, and recently as Carlino in Wait Until Dark, and as Owen in The Foreigner. Some other credits include In The Red And Brown Water, Fortinbras, Macbeth, ART, The Taming Of The Shrew, Willy Wonka, The Young Man From Atlanta, Biloxi Blues, Arcadia, By The Bog Of Cats, Orestes, Alcestis, Oedipus The King, and the world premiere of What Mad Pursuit!

He has received critical acclaim for his one-man rendition of Shel Silverstein’s adult play The Devil And Billy Markham which has been touring since 2010 and will be performed in Spokane in the summer of 2015. He is also an accomplished Voice Over Artist and Dialectician. He lives periodically in Portland, Seattle, New Orleans, Hawaii, and the Inland Northwest.

Character and Scene Study Master Class:

July 13th-17th 6:30-9:30 PM
The Modern-Spokane

$150.00 – On Stage Work Click here to sign up!

Maximum spaces 12
Minimum age – 16
Includes One Free Ticket to any 2015-16 Modern Show!

$35 – Viewing Only (for all sessions) Click here to sign up!

Day 1 – Character and scene discussion: Motivation and Tactics
Day 2 – Text analysis, character choices, The actors responsibility
Day 3 – Scene work
Day 4 Dialogue and Text, Dialect Introduction, The Writers Responsibility
Day 5 Compilation, Scene Work, Breaking The Fourth Wall, Summary

Shakespeare Master Class

Saturday July 18th 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
The Modern-Spokane

$75.00 – On stage Work Click here to sign up!

Maximum Spaces – 12
Minimum age – 16

$20 – Viewing Only (for all sessions) Click here to sign up!

Shakespeare’s History
Elizabethan Period
Meter and Scansion
Acting Shakespeare
Scene Work
Monologue Work

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