WHAT: Audition Workshop
WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street
WHEN: 6pm – 9pm, Sunday, August 18, 2013
How much: No cost
INFO: 536-4222, kumukahua.org
HONOLULU, HI – Kumu Kahua Theatre is offering a free audition workshop for actors on Sunday, August 18, 6pm to 9pm.
The workshop, offered to actors of all levels, will focus on the “cold reading” often called for by directors at auditions. Kumu Kahua Artistic Director, Harry Wong, will present the workshop, which be conducted using scenes from Lee Cataluna’s Flowers of Hawai‘i.
Attendees will learn about the biggest mistakes commonly made during cold readings. They’ll also learn and practice audition preparation, script and character analysis, quick character goal setting, warming up and calculated risk taking. Instruction will be tailored for each actor’s level of experience.
Call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office, 536-4222, with questions and to reserve a space in the workshop.This workshop supports the mission of Kumu Kahua Theatre, to not only produce plays relevent to local cultures, but to nurture and develop the playwrights and artists associated with those productions.
Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaii and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Also paid for in part by the taxpayers of the City & County of Honolulu; the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts; The Annenberg Foundation, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawaii, Trustee); Hawaiian Electric Company; The Star Advertiser and other Foundations, Businesses and Patrons.