Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tucson: IFASA Meeting Includes Mixer, Speakers - public welcome


Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 2:13 AM
Subject: [IFASA] October Member Meeting Don't Miss It!


October 2011 IFASA Meeting Includes a Mixer, Important Speakers and Lots of Fun Open to the General Public

Where: Midtown Ward Six City Office Main Meeting Room, 3202 East 1st Street, Tucson, AZ 85716

When: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 · 6:30pm – 9:30pm Please arrive early so the meeting can start on time.

It's performers night at IFASA! Guest speakers include:

Alexander Technique  Charley Sabghir- Taught in the world's most famous performing arts schools across the world, the Alexander technique is a method of learning full control over one's body. Originally developed by an actor who had lost his voice and discovered a cure through correct posture, this technique has been taught to people in all walks of life but has special meaning to performers. Charley, who has been teaching the Alexander Technique for over 18 years, is an expert on the subject and will give a short demonstration and a lecture about this important body of knowledge. For more info about Charley, go here.

Speak the Speech I Pray You  Joan Schumacher: A highly skilled actress with decades of experience on the professional stage and on film and a member of the Screen Actor's Guild of America, Joan Schumacher has been studying and teaching the arts of proper diction and voice production for performers for more than 40 years. An expert on dialects, and correcting speech issues, Joan has helped many students in California and right here in Arizona over her many years teaching private lessons with her unique and extremely effective method. Joan will give a lecture on proper voice production and on the importance of studying speech for performers, lecturers, and anyone who wishes to be taken seriously as a competitive artist. Joan rarely speaks in public and typically teaches only in private. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a master.

Additional speakers: David Pike from Brink DVD will be joining us again to tell us a little bit about the Tucson Terror Fest coming up soon. Annamarie Johnson from the crossroads grand theaters will also be joining us to tell us about some exciting new directions being taken by the crossroads grand theaters which will be a benefit to independent filmmakers here and everywhere.

Also, we will begin preparations for the board elections which will take place in November. If IFASA is important to you don't miss this meeting.

We look forward to seeing you there. Please spread the word and try to bring at least two people to this meeting. Don't forget to bring a non perishable food item for the food bank.

Eric Schumacher
CO-Managing Member
& 2011 President of the Board of Directors
Independent Film Association of Southern Arizona


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