Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Reserve Your Spot Now For The First Ever Los Angeles Intensive W/ Black Acting Methods

Space is limited so act fast!

Reserve Your Spot Now For The First Ever Los Angeles Intensive W/ Black Acting Methods

Tackling issues of representation, diversity, and mental health in the theatre, television, and film industries, the Black Acting Methods Studio, Crash Acting Studio, and the Weinberger Center for Drama & Playwriting at the Univ. of Cincinnati are hosting the first ever Los Angeles acting intensive by the Black Acting Methods Studio. The founder of the Studio, Sharrell D. Luckett, PhD, is lead editor of the award-winning, #1 Best-Selling book, Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches. This ground-breaking Studio will conduct workshops on the field of "black acting methods," "The Luckett Paradigm," and "Hip-Hop Theatre for Actors." This unique offering is the first of its kind and is the brain-child of Atlanta native Sharrell D. Luckett, PhD and Crash Acting founder, Benjamin Mathes.

Luckett has enlisted some of the best play makers in the theatre arts, B.A.M. Studio Artistic Associates, to teach classes: musician RAHBI and Hip-Hop Theatre pedagogy pioneer Kashi Johnson. This Intensive is open to performers of all heritages, while paying special attention to Black actors and BIPOC actors. Space is limited.

When: Thursday, September 29, 2022  10:00am-6:00pm

Where: Crash Acting Studio 1924 Raymond Avenue Los Angeles, CA  90007

REGISTRATION: https://cloud.broadwayworld.com/rec/ticketclick.cfm?fromlink=2189926®id=9&articlelink=https%3A%2F%2Fcrash-acting.mykajabi.com%2Fblack-acting-methods-la?utm_source=BWW2022&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=article&utm_content=bottombuybutton1

The Black Acting Methods Studio was founded by Sharrell D. Luckett soon after the 2016 release of her and Dr. Tia M. Shaffer's popular book, Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches. The book features a compilation of performance training techniques that center the Black American lived experience and their unique needs in the entertainment industry. Of course, the majority of actor training programs in America center White culture and teach techniques created by White practitioners. Therefore, the Studio and the book are changing the landscape of performing arts programs by providing critical and necessary interventions in the actor training process.

Crash Acting takes a guerrilla approach to acting for those seeking a more fulfilling and sustaining way to work as an actor today. Founded by actor, producer, and author Benjamin Mathes, Crash Acting elevates actor training by applying the timeless and true practices of personal risk, acceptance, presence, and freedom within the immediacy of live scene study and a "student-first" creative community. Crash Acting classes are offered year-round at the Crash Acting Studio in Los Angeles.

The Helen Weinberger Center for Drama & Playwriting at the University of Cincinnati is an entity dedicated to the cultivation of drama and theatre, as it relates to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Through year-round in-person and virtual programming, the Weinberger Center seeks to support and uplift art and art-makers who strive to make a positive impact in the field and beyond.

For more information about the Black Acting Methods Studio and Studio Artistic Associates please visit: www.blackactingmethods.com, www.jueldlane.com, www.hellorahbi.com, www.jonathanmlassiter.com

Mission of the Black Acting Methods Studio -- The mission of the Black Acting Methods Studio is to offer performance training that uplifts, sustains, foregrounds, and values Black American culture and aesthetics in the artistic process.

Goals of the Black Acting Methods Studio - 1) To make accessible, nationally and globally, knowledge and resources concerning the field and practice of Black Acting Methods. 2) To train actors in the Luckett Paradigm, an inclusive performance methodology that pays special attention to the needs of Black actors in audition rooms, rehearsal halls, and in performance. 3) To honor Black people as central creators, co-creators, and influencers of performance theory.

Los Angeles Intensive w/ Black Acting Methods Studio

WHAT: Los Angeles Intensive w/ Black Acting Methods Studio

WHEN: Thursday, September 29th, 2022 10:00am-6:00pm

WHERE: Crash Acting Studio 1924 Raymond Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90007

REGISTRATION: https://cloud.broadwayworld.com/rec/ticketclick.cfm?fromlink=2189926®id=9&articlelink=https%3A%2F%2Fcrash-acting.mykajabi.com%2Fblack-acting-methods-la?utm_source=BWW2022&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=article&utm_content=bottombuybutton1

 

Regional Awards


More Hot Stories For You


New LA Rep & Theatre West Present The World Premiere Of EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUNDNew LA Rep & Theatre West Present The World Premiere Of EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND
September 29, 2022

Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground by Richard Hellesen, was developed by New Los Angeles Repertory Company and will  be produced by Theatre West in association with New LA Rep.  

The Wallis Announces Inaugural Artist For Grauman Fellowship In Classical MusicThe Wallis Announces Inaugural Artist For Grauman Fellowship In Classical Music
September 29, 2022

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has named violinist Artem Kolesov as its inaugural artist for The Walter and Peggy Grauman Fellowship in Classical Music, according to Michael Nemeroff, The Wallis' Chairman of the Board.

Global Ukulele Phenom 'Taimane' Will Perform in Concert at Redondo Beach Performing Arts CenterGlobal Ukulele Phenom 'Taimane' Will Perform in Concert at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
September 29, 2022

Global ukulele phenom and Hawaii cultural ambassador, Taimane, brings her quartet and dancers to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 23 at 3 p.m., following the release of her latest album “Hawaiki” and her recent debut at the Glastonbury mega-festival (which featured Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish, and Kendrick Lamar).

Laguna Art Museum Celebrates New Philanthropic Giving Group With Inaugural Dinner and Awards NightLaguna Art Museum Celebrates New Philanthropic Giving Group With Inaugural Dinner and Awards Night
September 29, 2022

Expanding support efforts and enhancing its mission to take the museum to greater heights, Laguna Art Museum recently created the Directors Circle, a new high-level patron group of museum members whose philanthropic support will allow the museum's mission to flourish.

Photos: First Look at Chance Theater's THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITYPhotos: First Look at Chance Theater's THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY
September 29, 2022

All new photos have been released for Chance Theater's OC premiere of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity. The live in-person production will be playing at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage thru October 23.