Atlantis announces first workshops for 2019

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THE FIRST round of workshops for 2019 by Atlantis Theatrical will include an Acting Masterclass with award-winning international theater, TV, and film actor Pinky Amador, but there will also be classes for beginners.

Amador’s masterclass is designed for professional actors and individuals with extensive non-professional performing experience. It will cover advanced acting techniques, and at the end of the course, students will receive a professionally shot demo reel that they can include in their portfolio.

Entry into the class will be determined via auditions. The class is open to ages 18 and up. Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 7-10 p.m., from Jan. 7 to Feb. 8 at the Mirror Studio, SJG Center, Kalayaan Ave., Makati City.

Newbies can take the The Basic Musical Theater Class, a month-long course for students who wish to enhance their singing, acting, and dancing skills. It includes into basic theater history, stage terminology, and fundamental theatrical concepts. It also introduces students to jazz dance performance and assists them in exploring vocal techniques for the stage. The class is open to adults, 18 years old and above, and will be facilitated by Steven Conde and Sarah Facuri. Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 7-10 p.m., from Jan. 14 to Feb. 23, at The 9th Studios, Dominion Bldg., Arnaiz Ave., Makati City. At the end of the course there will be a recital on Feb. 23 at the RCBC Theater.

Finally, Atlantis will also be offering an Intermediate Musical Theater Workshop for students who have had experience in musical theatre performance and have basic knowledge of musical theater principles. It this course, students will delve into concentrated song and script analysis/text work, as well as intensive jazz dance training; be introduced to different schools of acting, stage make-up, monologues, and making a career in the theater. The course will also include a review of basic musical theater concepts and principles such as character study, improvisation, ensemble work and vocal technique. Students will be selected via teachers’ recommendation and/or a video audition process. The class will be facilitated by Cris Villonco and Nel Gomez. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-10 p.m., from Jan. 15 to Feb. 23, at The 9th Studios. There will be a recital on Feb. 23, RCBC Theater.

Slots are limited for all classes. Contact or 0917-838-1534 for inquiries.