Julianne Moore - Academy Award-Winner 2015

"Peter is responsible for creating the kind of actor I am today. He taught me how to truly take risks in my work, invest authentically in my characters, and expect nothing but professionalism.

The method that Peter taught is still one that I use today - he gave me the tools to access, emotionally and intellectually, very dense material. He allowed me to see that there is always a way that is deeper and truer than you first imagine."

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"Always constructive, specific and imagination-based."

Summer Session begins June 17, 2018


The Character Arc: Multi-Scene Study

1Sunday Nights (SB)
Create and develop a character and their central relationship throughout a script, including transitions, needs, motivations, physical and vocal life, tone, beats and units, rhythmic variety, etc. Ends with a final "rehearsal showing" of all scenes to an invited audience.

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Adventures in Range and Depth

2Monday Nights (LA)
Actors are interviewed and mutually agreed upon programs designed to help participants achieve maximum range, freedom, depth and power. Actors break through habitual choices and behavior to develop wider and deeper dramatic (and comic!) ranges.

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Projections
 

3Tuesday Nights (LA)
The revolutionary approach to character emotional life employing the power of the imagination to create vibrant, lasting images and feelings. Vivid emotional "memories" are actually experienced. The richly detailed fantasies drive the character's needs. No lying!

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Projections
 

4Thursday Nights (SB)
The revolutionary approach to character emotional life employing the power of the imagination to create vibrant, lasting images and feelings. Vivid emotional "memories" are actually experienced. The richly detailed fantasies drive the character's needs. No lying!

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Photo Credits: Timothy John Plog, Stanislava Photography, Jessica Rao