Monday, June 27, 2016

The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory, Professional Training in the Stanislavsky System of Acting


From: Philip G. Bennett []
Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2016 8:43 PM


Summer 2016 

The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory  -  520-207-8948

Professional Training in the  Stanislavsky System of Acting

Summer Term Begins June 27 – August 22, 2016 – 9 Weeks of Classes!!!

(3-hour class just 19.00)

Conducted by Philip G. Bennett

Internationally recognized actor, director, teacher, author - 47 years teaching

Active Analysis through Psychophysical Actions



The TheatreLab is a safe and supportive environment for honest exploration, artistic and spiritual growth. A place for the serious novice and professional alike.



Saturday Class:  Foundation Course in Psychohysical Actions:  12:00 – 3:00 pm -175.00 - Includes:

Begins July 2.

Yoga Meditation

Psychophysical conditioning exercises         

Voice and Speech                             

Dramatic improvisation 

Monologue and Scene study using Active Analysis through Psychophysical Actions

Performance Showcases



Sunday Class – Royal Shakespeare based Classical Acting 5:30 to 8:30 pm –

175.00 – Includes:  Begins July 3.

Yoga Meditation

Royal Shakespeare Company based Voice, Speech and Psychophysical Exercises

Monologue and Scene study

Classical Genres:  Shakespeare, The Greeks, Mask Work, Period Styles

Performance Showcases



Monday Class – Character Creation PLUS Rehearsal/Performance Workshop – 350.00

Includes both of the above classes, and:  Begins June 27.

Advanced application of Active Analysis

Plumbing Depths of Character

Psychophysical Character Embodiment

Advance Character voice work

Physicalizing Theme and Supertask

Ensemble Dramatic Improvisation

Rehearsal of One-Act and Full-Length plays

Performances Showcases




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

(Entrance on 5th Avenue next to Zuzi Theatre)




Philip G. Bennett, Artistic Director is a graduate from the renowned American Stanislavsky Theatre in New York, where he served as actor, instructor and Assistant Artistic Director to Sonia Moore, émigré actress/director from the Third Studio of the Moscow Art Theatre. Mr. Bennett founded the San Francisco Theatre Academy in 1976 and is a three-time recipient of the prestigious Hollywood DramaLogue Award.

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 co-authored new textbook Experiencing Stanislavsky Today: Training and Rehearsal for the Psychophysical Actor, by Stephanie Daventry French and Philip G. Bennett;  Routledge Academic Publishers, London and New York is available at world-wide.



Philip G. Bennett

Artistic Director



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