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Acting and Performance Development for Dancers

Improve performance, audition technique, and strengthen your improvisational work as a dancer. In this class students will learn practical skills to take their performance to its highest level as truthful, unique, and powerful storytellers. Through exercises in physical acting and artistic interpretation, dancers will begin to unlock fearlessness and new levels of creativity. If you want to expand your acting skills as a dancer, this master class will help you develop artistic bravery and trust in your unique ability to convey a concept or story.

For dancers of all levels ages 13+.

Bronwen Carson is an award-winning actor, and Theatre and Film Director.

Bronwen teaches master classes in acting for the stage, acting for the camera, physical theatre, and performance development throughout the US, most recently at Juilliard, The En Avant Foundation, and in Spring 2017 at ABT.

In 2015/16 Bronwen was the recipient of two residencies at Ironbound Theatre, and The Director's Lab at The Actor's Studio.

She recently completed filming Tunnels Above Ground, a film she both wrote and directed. She will be directing two additional films in 2016/17.

A member of SDC, SAG-AFTRA, and AEA, Bronwen's Director credits Include: April’s Fool (NYCFringe 2014 Excellence in Directing Award), Viva America - B'dway Workshop, The Cherry Orchard - Off-B’dway, In The Key of Cy - Off B'dwy (Assoc. Dir), Myopia - Neighborhood Playhouse (Dir), Dim Sum - The Neighborhood Playhouse (Dir), Sunday in the Park With Phil (Dir.)- Piney Fork Festival, NYC, Fugue (Dir) - The Neighborhood Playhouse, the world premiere of Jack’s Back (Co-Director / Choreographer - NYIT Excellence in Choreography Nomination) , 49th Street and Other Stories (Director-Movement Director), Playing With Fire - The Private Theatre, The Dragon Play - Articulate Theatre Company, NYC, Two Days til Dawn - Off B'dwy.

Upcoming projects include: directing A Savage, Simple, working with TE’A Project of NYC as the movement director for The America Project, presenting Aspect Ratio: an installation film and movement piece, and expanding upon her physical theatre production Dust.

Bronwen offers private coaching in acting and artistic career advising. Her students work consistently in feature films, on Broadway, and television.