white woman with brown bob and short bangs wearing blue-rimmed glasses and a dark grey dress

June 21, 6:00-9:00 pm (Online)
20 maximum (Suggested value: $75)

New to cold reads? Want to feel more confident in your cold reading skills? Whether you’re taping auditions for new or unpublished plays or prepping for podcast or online play reading recordings, Cold Reads and Fast Takes on New Material will give you tools to make the most of a text. How do you find meaning, use your voice, and make clear choices? Through practical analysis and repetition within the workshop, you’ll identify your blocks and how to get through them. You may even discover some new scripts you love…

Melanie Yeats (she/her) has over 20 years of performance and directing experience, most recently, casting actors for the popular fiction podcast The Apocrypha Chronicles, produced by re:Naissance Opera.  Melanie has extensive training in voice, text interpretation, and audition techniques with instructors such as Richard Armstrong, Karen Kohlhaas, Bill Peters, and Andrew McIlroy. Melanie loves to help performers of all backgrounds identify their unique strengths as cold readers.

This workshop is Pay What You Will: Suggested workshop value is $75
Registration is on first-come basis. 

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