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Actor TrainingMonday Nights 
Professional Training

Acting For the Profession

with David Rainey


Ongoing Classes in 6 session blocks

Monday Evenings 6:30-10:30pm

$360.00 - New Students

$320.00 - Returning Students


Block A - January 9 - February 20

Block B - February 27 - April 3




Veteren actor and acting coach David Rainey guides actors through a thorough and ongoing examination of what makes truthful exchanges, based on the foundation of Uta Hagen's work as a master teacher. Participants will engage in scene work with partners to completion.  The work centers around the basic foundations of character, place, circumstances, obstacles, objectives, tactics and motivations. Each actor will work on 2 scenes during the class and should also have a monologue to work on. 





David Rainey is the Executive Artistic Director of The Landing Theatre Company and has been an Alley Theatre Resident Company Member for the past 16 years.  He is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he received the Drama Division's highest honors.  Since then he has been recognized numerous times for acting and directing, and has taught hundreds of actors in the Houston area.  Nationally, he has performed for Dallas Theatre Center, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the National Actors Theatre, the Guthrie Theatre, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Acting Company, New York Shakespeare Festival, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Ford’s Theatre, Asolo Theatre Company, Shakespeare Festival LA, Crossroads Theatre Company, Houston Shakespeare Festival, Stark Naked Theatre Company, the Houston Grand Opera, among others. 



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