Theater Boot Camp

March 11, 2017 — April 8, 2017

Lambertville Hall

Saturdays • 1:00PM-3:30PM
March 11, 18, 25 & April 1, 8
Final Session: April 8 • 3PM-6PM
Final Performance: April 8 • 7:30PM
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In this five session workshop, actors, writers and directors will combine their talents and hone their skills to create an original theater piece that will culminate in a workshop production at the historic Lambertville Hall.

Participants will delve into the creative process exploring specific aspects of creating a play from writing and directing, to acting, working together to bring the group’s collective vision to the life.

Local artists and actors are encouraged to register and develop their skills in this collaborative theater class.

Ages 18-Adult

$175

 

About the Teaching Artist

chris-caanan-headshot-cropped Chris Canaan won an Emmy with Michael Mann for the mini-series, “Camerena: Drug Wars.” He has written and produced movies and mini-series for CBS, NBC, ABC, The Family Channel, Fox, USA, Show Time, Hallmark and Starz Encore, including “Cries Unheard,” with Hillary Swank, “Robinson Crusoe,” starring Pierce Brosnan, and Dashiell Hammett’s “The House On Turk Street,” starring Samuel L. Jackson. Additionally, he was co-creator of the CBS series, “Walker Texas Ranger.” He also developed a contemporary version of “The Prince and the Pauper” for Prince Edward of England, and “Project Millennium” for  George Lucas. His screen adaptations include novels by Elmore Leonard, Ann Rice and Robert Ludlum.   He has taught at UCLA and currently teaches at National University. Canaan holds an MFA in theater from UCSD. He began his career studying acting at Stella Adler in New York. As an actor he has worked many regional theaters, including The National Shakespeare Festival in San Diego, The Dartmouth Repertory as well as the rep companies at Tulane and Tufts.