The Actors Process

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Date(s) - February 16, 2018 - February 17, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm



The Actors Process
An evening of exploration and performance
AT KALA • Feb 16-17

KALA presents The Actors Process, an Evening of Exploration and Performance, with Karen Bain,
February 16-17, at 7:30pm. Tickets at the door $10, doors open at 7pm.
In this unique performance presentation veteran North Coast theatre director Karen Bain brings actors to the stage to share a peek into the acting process. In a performance workshop setting, selected local actors worked under Bain, the objective to expand the actor’s creativity in making choices while inhabiting a character.
“Often, my objective is to help actors find truth in the moment. This workshop is about taking the next step, exploring and expanding the myriad choices available while in that creative state,” says Bain.

The evening will start with an interactive peek into the acting process, followed by scenes and monolog performances from David Mamet, Tennessee Williams, John Patrick Shanley, and Arthur Miller. Actors: Deac Guidi, Daric Moore, William Ham, Stephen Wood, Stacey Brown, Gigi Chadwick and Susi Brown.

Karen Bain holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Directing from U Of O. She’s directed over 40 plays and acted in 30 including Martha in Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Kate in All My Sons, Virginia Woolf in Vita And Virginia, Frankie in Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune, Mama in Night Mother, Kate in Dancing At Lughnasa, Lenny in Crimes Of The Heart. She’s taught at UO, OSU and CCC, privately, and through local theaters.