Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Master classes in the Stanislavsky System of Acting


From: Philip G. Bennett []
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:38 AM
Subject: Ad for Late Spring Term 2015



The Bennett TheatreLab and Conservatory

“A Place for Growth of Body, Mind and Soul.” – 520-207-8948 or 520-468-1664

Master classes in the Stanislavsky System of Acting

Ask about Audit and Free Class!

Acting Technique:   Dates and Times

Mondays, May 4, through June 22, 2015 – 6:30 – 9:30

Saturdays, May 9, through June 20, 2015 –12:00 – 3:00 

Unlocking Shakespeare:  Sundays, May 10 through June 21, 2015 – 5:30 – 8:30

Call for further information: You may choose from 1 to 3 classes per week.  Tuition Includes 2 Technique classes and Shakespeare, 9 hours of instruction per week.  A Great Deal!

The TheatreLab offers: Active Analysis through Physical Actions. Stanislavsky’s Ultimate Technique.  The Lab is a safe, intimate and supportive environment for honest exploration and artistic growth. A place for the serious novice and professional alike.           

All classes include:  Meditation, Psychophysical Conditioning Exercises, Voice and Speech, Dramatic improvisation, Scene Study, Active Text Analysis through Physical Actions, Shakespeare and the Classics, Public Performance Scene Nights

A workshop based on the amazing vocal and physical exercises as practiced by the Royal Shakespeare Company. An intense and fun on-your-feet approach to Shakespeare’s language.  Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced classical actor, this unique neurolinguistic approach will have you speaking the exquisite poetry of the Bard naturally and fluently.

The Lab is located in the Historic Y, 300 University Blvd. Tucson, AZ

(Entrance on 5th Avenue next to Zuzi Theatre)

Please Call for Interview and your Audit and Free Class:   520-207-8948 -- 520-468-1664

Philip G. Bennett, Artistic Director is internationally recognized as a master teacher of the Stanislavsky System of Acting with 46 years of experience. He holds a BA in Humanities and a graduate Certificate of Mastery from the renowned American Stanislavsky Theatre in New York, where he served as actor, teacher of acting and Assistant Artistic Director to Sonia Moore, émigré actress/director from the Third Studio of the Moscow Art Theatre.

During Mr. Bennett’s forty plus years of professional experience he founded the San Francisco Theatre Academy, with film affiliates in the Bay Area and Hollywood.  He is a recipient of the prestigious Hollywood DramaLogue Award for Best Direction and Debut of a New Company.  Graduate students appear regularly in film and television, and are accepted in conservatories and repertory companies in the US and the UK.  Mr. Bennett’s new textbook, written with co-writer Prof. Stephanie Daventry French, Experiencing Stanislavsky Today:  is being published by Routledge Academic Publishers, London and New York for world wide release in September 2015.



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