Level 1 – The best way to get work is to make work! Ever fantasized about creating your own one person show, but weren’t sure where to start? This is the course for you! Act in the best role, the one you wrote for YOU! Find your story, write new material, and leave with an outline of your one person show. Learn secrets and tips about how to produce, market and SELL OUT your show.
5 hours, 2 days OR 5 hours, 5 days
Level 2 – You know what your one person show is. You’ve got an outline, the title, the poster (even if it’s just in your head). Now you just want the actual script! This workshop is designed for writing, writing, writing. Specific writing exercises will give you the key points of your show: the introduction, how to take us into your world, the forwards, the climax, the transformation, the ending…and you’re gold! Not for the faint of heart – in this kickass weekend of writing, you will work hard and forge your story with love, pressure, and truth.
This class is beneficial for those who have already taken the One Person Show Workshop 1, but those with outside experience or a working script can also apply to join the class. If you haven’t taken the first workshop, submit a resume and a description of your project to request a spot in the Part 2 workshop.
5 hours, 2 days
About the instructor: Anne Marie Scheffler is a critically acclaimed solo performer. She’s done 8 shows, a one-hour TV special, and a long list of acting and writing credits and awards, including co-writing and co-starring in the international hit SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody. Anne Marie can show you how to create your own big break.
“When I first saw the posting for Anne Marie’s One Person Show Workshop, it was like looking at a harmless little switch on the wall. ‘Hmm, what’s the worst that could happen if I flipped this switch…?’ Ten billion volts of creativity later, there was no worst, only best. I now have the bones of a one-woman show that will one day make delicious, comical sense of this writer’s life—and be fun along the way. Anne Marie has a way of seeing right through our fake and filtered pleasant selves to THE STORY!!! She did this for me, who thought there was no story. I watched her do the same for everyone else in the room and learned through the watching, too. Anne Marie, you are Magic. Truly.”
—Elaine Stirling, author of Daughters of Babylon
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