with acting and coaching veteran, Jeffrey Weissman!
Sat/Sun, June 25/26 10 - 4pm
$175 before June 15
additional $25 off for CFF Members
Business of the Biz: Marketing, Negotiations and On Set Protocols.
Monologues & Cold Reading Audition Skills.
Scene Study, Character Development, Action Choices, Behaviors, Improvisation, Relaxation, Concentration and Being in the Moment for Auditions, Rehearsals and Work.
Instructor Jeffrey Weissman in over 100 motion pictures, and TV shows. Most notably as George McFly in Back to the Future Part II and III with Michael J. Fox, and as Teddy Conway in Pale Rider with Clint Eastwood, with John Lithgow in Twilight Zone: The Movie, guest stars on Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Max Headroom, Dallas, The Man Show, Diagnosis: Murder, Saved by the Bell and dozens more. He brings the knowledge from his 40 yrs work on big budget majors and low budget indies.
Jeffrey has coached talent for 30 years. He trained at ACT, SFSU, SMCC, in Hollywood at the Studios of Jackie Benton, Peter Flood, Harvey Lembeck, and he helped form legendary Los Angeles Theater Sports. He's taught at San Francisco Digifilm, San Francisco High School of the Arts (SOTA), Dominican University, Sonoma State University, workshops around the country.
Jeffrey Weissman's excellent instructional technique, focus, and keen observation of each individual's particular acting skills are a few of the many reasons I choose to work with him again and again. I asked him to take me out of my comfort zone and he certainly did. Through his teachings, I always learn more about myself as an actor, hone my performing skills, and always have a blast. Good vibe. Good fun.
I had my most challenging acting class yet last night. I didn't relate at all with my interpretation of the character, so when I tried to go there, it felt fake. But once I let go and trusted what my teacher was saying, that monologue felt so, so different. I don't think I've literally had that many tears on my face in an acting class before. This is what I signed up for, I'm very grateful for the challenge.
I highly recommend this workshop with Jeffrey Weissman for actors / improvisors, learning so much and it's been a blast playing with some amazing actors. Jeffrey is hilarious and insightful and knows exactly how to nudge us into our best performances. definitely connecting with fellow actors more as well as getting better at cold-reading and memorizing scripts ...and through this class i've finally organized and had printed my head shot as well as resume!
Bernard J Jungle
My amazing acting Teacher/Coach Jeffrey Weissman. How lucky I am to be reunited with this work. Looking forward to class this week! As always.
Rachel Dolma Balunsat
Jeffrey has a way of personally connecting with each actor to give them exactly the coaching they need to move forward with their craft. I highly recommend Jeffrey's workshop!