The focus of the class:
Let’s play games! Let’s act out stories. Let’s make our own stories. This fun workshop is all play! You will learn to act and plays dozens of Theater Games. Maybe we can even put on our own show! Let’s play!
The Teaching Artist:
Max Schafer worked with Viola Spolin, Paul Sills, Carol Sills, Robert Moyer, Avery Schrieber, Dick Schaal, Alan Arkin, and Aretha Sills. He has lead workshops for teachers and actors in England, Brazil, Japan, Turkey, and many cities around the United States. He was the featured presenter at the Educational Theatre Association convention in 2007. He earned a B.Ph. in Education and Theater Games from Grand Valley University. He authored “Viola Spolin’s Theater Games for the Classroom” multimedia CD. He was the stage manager for Paul Sill’s “Sills and Co.” and “The Spolin Players.” He ran workshops for aspiring young actors at the Hollywood Casting Center in North Hollywood. He is currently running a musical improv workshop in Los Angeles.