Directing Workshop 2019
The Art of Directing
Wednesday, September 11th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, September 14th, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: $15 for ACT Members, $20 for Non-Members
Directing requires a combination of many artistic skills. Learn where to begin. Find the fine line between directing with a point-of-view and remaining true to the playwright’s intent. Explore various design possibilities to help unlock your imagination. Create more dynamic blocking and vivid stage compositions with actors. Learn how to turn inspiration into a concept which will guide all your choices into a cohesive opening night.
Please bring something to write with.
Michael Hollister has been a director and actor for the Ankeny Community Theatre and attended the graduate program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison for directing. He directed Ankeny’s productions of A Few Good Men and Frankenstein, and directed Dancing Lessons, Ankeny’s entry for the American Association of Community Theatre Festival’s state and regional competitions.