Friday, January 16, 2009

Tucson: Directing Actors Workshop with Mark Travis


Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 3:36 PM
Subject: [IFASA] RI's Directing Actors Workshop with Mark Travis


Reel Inspiration is hosting a directing workshop March 21-22 with master directing instructor Mark Travis on "Working with Actors in Rehearsal, Staging and Performance." Day 1, Mark will lecture and demonstrate with 3-4 actors the Travis Technique as a powerful tool to explore the characters within the actors. Day 2, pre-selected directors will be coached as they direct two-actor scenes while being observed by an audience of directors and actors.

Mark is the author of the Best Seller, THE DIRECTOR’S JOURNEY: the Creative Collaboration between Directors, Writers and Actors as well as DIRECTING FEATURE FILMS. Mark has shared his techniques at The Directors Guild, American Film Institute, Pixar Animations Studios, UCLA Extension, and workshops around the world. Mark is a creative consultant to film directors Mark Rydell, George Tillman, Cyrus Nowrasteh, among others. 

The weekend intensive directing workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on March 21-22 at Artfare, downtown Tucson, AZ. The cost for directors observing is $70 (with a $10 discount for APA, IFASA and NALIP members.) Students with school ID, are $40.  Interested actors and directors, contact Jana for registration information at 325-9175 or More information at:

The workshop is sponsored by Artfare, the Tucson Film Office and Reel Inspiration.


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