AD: 4-week Monologue and Fearless Cold Reading Classes | Starts Oct 29, 20, & 31

AD: 4-week Monologue and Fearless Cold Reading Classes | Starts Oct 29, 20, & 31

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The Art and the Audition with Karen Kohlhaas
New York, NY 10011


Karen Kohlhaas

Job Details


Hi Everyone,

These classes are now enrolling, see below!


with Karen Kohlhaas
Atlantic founding ensemble member and senior teacher
Voted Best NYC Cold Reading teacher *and* Best NYC Monologue teacher by Backstage Readers
Author of THE MONOLOGUE AUDITION: A Practical Guide for Actors - recommended by Dame Helen Mirren in her Master Class on Acting

MASTER MONOLOGUES | 2 groups only

Group A | THURSDAYS 11am-2pm Eastern Time | Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19
Group B | SATURDAYS 11am-2pm Eastern Time | Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21

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• Complete 4 new audition-ready monologues (ok to rework old ones)
• Learn a complete approach
• Learn to love monologues
• 8 actors only per group; everyone works every class
• $250

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also enrolling:


One Group Only | FRIDAYS 2-5pm Eastern Time | Oct 30, Nov 6, 13, 20

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• Learn a fun, empowering 10-point approach to cold AND prepared readings
• Build physical habits that will support you when under pressure/nervous
• Make bold choices right away
• Learn to perform equally well with good and bad readers
• Take direction quickly, fully and easily
• $250

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full bio:
is a Director, Teacher, Author, Filmmaker, and Tennessee Williams scholar.Director: Karen is a founding member of New York's Atlantic Theater Company, where her productions include plays by Harold Pinter, David Mamet, Annie Baker, Keith Reddin, Shel Silverstein and Kate Moira Ryan. She has also directed for the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, Naked Angels, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York Live Arts, 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, the Alley Theatre, Houston, New Dramatists, Menagerie Theatre in Cambridge, UK, The Culture Project, Practical Theater Co. in Sydney and others. Teacher: Karen is a master teacher of Practical Aesthetics acting technique with over 30 years in the classroom, and is a senior teacher at the Atlantic Acting School's conservatory programs. She teaches her own NYC classes in Acting, Directing (summer only), monologues, and Fearless Cold Reading & Audition Technique. She teaches guest workshops around the country and internationally including theaters, universities, and conferences in Atlanta, Austin, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, Mississippi, England, Australia, and Italy. She teaches Monologue Teacher Training to university and high school teachers. Author: Karen's books are The Monologue Audition: A Practical Guide for Actors (included by Helen Mirren as part of her Master Class coursework and a Backstage Must-Read); How To Choose A Monologue For Any Audition; and, The Monologue Teacher's Manual. Filmmaker: Karen's short films include two with acclaimed performer/playwright Taylor Mac, several short documentaries; and the instructional films Roots & Branches Qi Gong for the T'ai Chi Foundation and The Monologue Audition Video (DVD)Tennessee Williams: Since 2011 Karen has been researching and creating a full length documentary and book on Tennessee Williams' Mississippi Delta roots. She has been a panelist and presenter at the New Orleans and Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festivals, and has curated and co-founded, with St. George's Episcopal Church, the Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum in the former residence of Williams and his family. She teaches Tennessee Williams advanced scene weekends in New York City, and in January 2020 conducted, with playwright Craig Lucas, the first annual week-long residential training for actors and playwrights in Clarksdale, Mississippi. 




October 29, 2020 - November 21, 2020



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