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Scene Study Class w/JOHN ROSS CLARK (February 2012)


SCENE STUDY with John Ross Clark!!

Get your Scene Study on this February with Play Club West!  Play Club member and living legend, John Ross Clark, will teach you how to become a ninja master at Scene Work, in only four class sessions. We hope you’ll join us, as you’ll definitely come out of this a better actor!

“My work is based on the precepts of moment to moment, in the moment acting, as espoused by Robert Cohen in his text Acting Power.

It combines the work of Adler (active imagination), Strasberg (emotional memory), Hagen (sense memory), Meisner (listen and react), and Alfred Molina (classical) into a comprehensive approach to the craft. The focus is on training your instincts to find the correct response in an emotional construct, and learning to trust those instincts as a human being. Basically, it’s about learning to get out of your own way.

More importantly, it’s about finding your voice and refining your instincts to reach an emotional truth. It’s intensive scene study in a safe emotional environment.”


February 2-23, 2012

4930 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood 91601

Email to reserve your spot!!
Class size is limited.

Only $55 tuition for four classes!
CASH or CHECK (made out to The Unknown Aritsts)

Students are required to bring a two-person scene to the first class on February 2nd.

A member of Actor’s Equity, AFTRA and SAG, John Ross Clark has appeared on stages all over the United States and in China. In Los Angeles, he has performed at The Theatre at Boston Court, The Odyssey, The New American Theatre, Circus Theatricals, The Laguna Beach Playhouse, California Repertory Company, Theatre Neo, Little Fish Theatre Company, Company of Angels, The Colony, Open Fist, The Road, Son of Semele, Kingsmen Shakespeare, and Elephant Theatre Companies.

John was also a theatre critic for Backstage West/Drama-Logue for two years.

John has a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Long Beach State where he studied under Ashley Carr, a protege of famed acting coach, Robert Cohen. He has also worked with Alfred Molina, David Suchet, Tom Troupe, Jack Stehlin, and Don Eitner.

John has received various nominations for his roles in “The Memorandum,” “Molly Sweeney,” “The Chicago Conspiracy Trial,” “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” “Oleanna,” and “Lydie Breeze.”  FILM: Phase Two, George Bush Goes to Heaven, One Man’s Treasure, Partners in Crime. TV: Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Brothers and Sisters, The West Wing, The Practice.

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