Edmund Dehn has been nominated as Best Actor at the Queen Palm International Film Festival (2nd Quarter 2020) for his performance as Fred in You Need Help.
Robin Miller has posted this message from Nirjay Mahindru, who runs a charity called InterAct Stroke Support.
“We take professional actors into hospitals and read to stroke patients. In fact, Mary Drake and Peter Saracen who are members of AWL are readers for my charity. We are looking to expand our reading team at West Middlesex hospital and so are looking for a few more actors in the West London area to join InterAct. Would you be kind enough to let your actors know about this? We pay £30 for a 2 hour reading session, plus reasonable travel costs. At West Middlesex we read three times a week. Anyone’s that initially interested needs to be interviewed by me in the first instance, so please do give them my email address of firstname.lastname@example.org (which is my work email) with their CV and covering letter. We provide full training for new InterAct readers.”
Barry Langley’s play The Maestro’s Last Words will run at the OSO from 4th to 8th February 2020. Orsolya Nagy directs an all-AWL cast: Edmund Dehn, Martin Wimbush, Stephen Riddle, Alexander Jonas, Violetta Gapardi, Robin Miller & Mimi Tizzano. The show is produced by Trevor Hartnup.
Rare Fortune Productions present Round and Round the Garden by Alan Ayckbourn at OSO in Barnes.
25th February to 6th March 2020 at 7.30pm. (February 29th: 4pm and 7.30pm)
Rare Fortune Productions present Life Changes - a collection of short plays on the comings and goings of love - by Carolyn Pertwee at OSO in Barnes.
Directed by Maurice Thorogood and produced by Julia Haythorn. Cast includes Susan Casanove, Gregory Cox, Michael Duran, Edmund Dehn, Julia Haythorn, Alexander Jonas, Robin Miller, Carolyn Pertwee & Julia Haythorn.
31st March to 4th April 2020 at 7.30pm. (4th April 4pm and 7.30pm)
Bronwyn Baud is a qualified teacher of the Alexander Technique and has been for almost 20 years.
Sessions are normally £35. Bronwyn is offering a 20% discount to AWL Members for 5 sessions, thereafter 10%.
People use the Technique for a wide range of reasons, including preventing injury in music, drama and sport, enhancing business and presentation skills, developing ease and elegance in movement, and supporting pregnancy and childbirth.
To book a lesson or just to find out more about the Technique, call Bronwyn Baud on 07531 447 887 or email her via her AWL page.
07531 447 887
Viv Lake has done quite a bit of research into theatrical and family history and accumulated a lot of information which might prove useful to other AWL members who have been looking into family or theatrical history.
She has lists of information such as stage names and aliases, biogs, obituaries, where they are buried, census returns which mention performers, old theatrical companies and theatres, actor-managers, and photocopies or pdfs of very old playbills, as well as text from theatrical journals and newspapers, most of which are from the Georgian and Victorian eras, and earlier, in Great Britain and America.
If you’re interested in Viv doing just a basic search for free through her files, please speak to her at an AWL meeting, or email her via her AWL page.
John Melainey has coached audition technique for the last 20 years. It is one of the areas that many actors push to one side and yet it is a vital skill. A good audition technique is the secret to many a successfull acting career. If you feel like you go into an audition and it never seems to go the way you planned or if you leave feeling like you just didn’t do enough, or didn’t have long enough to work on the script, then the chances are that it is your audition process, that is letting you down.
Stephanie Connell is an award winning web designer who has been creating websites for the past seven years. Each website is handmade and specific to the client’s requirements and is therefore unique. She will guide you through the process and provide design and practical suggestions where necessary. She offers aftercare service which she feels is just as important as the creative process. A discount to AWL Members only.
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