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VIEWPOINTS WORKSHOP in February

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Master actor, director and playwright Randolph Curtis Rand will teach a three day Viewpoints workshop at Burning Coal Theatre on three Saturdays in February.  Fee is $150.  To reserve a place in the class, call 919-834-4001.

Dates/times are Saturday, February 6 from 2 to 5 pm, Saturday, February 13 from 11 to 2 pm and Saturday, February 20 from 11 to 2 pm.  Location: Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604.  For more information:  www.burningcoal.org or 919-834-4001.

About Randolph Curtis Rand
Randy is an Obie Award winning theatre artist from New York City. His work encompasses choreography, design, directing, dramaturgy, performing, teaching and writing. In New York, he was a member of two influential theatre companies; Arden Party (“..an amazing company…with plasticine bodies and souls.” The Village Voice), and The Drama Dept. He also worked with Joseph Chaikin, Douglas Dunn, Elevator Repair Service, Richard Foreman, La Mama ETC, Meredith Monk, The Public Theater, and the Wooster Group among others. Regionally he has worked at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Burning Coal Theatre, The Center Theatre Group (L.A.), The Hanger Theater, Jacob’s Pillow, The Kennedy Center, Not-Man-Apart Theatre, On the Boards, The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Shakespeare Santa Monica, The Walker Arts Center, and The Wexner.

He has taught, and directed at institutions like NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, NYU Graduate Acting Program, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The New School, The Hanger Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Monica, Swarthmore College, The University of the Arts, The University of Kentucky, and The University of Tennessee. From 2004 to 2007 he was lead theatre teacher at The North Carolina Governor’s School (East).

About The Viewpoints
Developed by Mary Overlie, and Wendall Beavers, and furthered by artists like Anne Bogart, Tina Landau, and the SITI Company, over the past 20 years Viewpoints training has ignited the imagination of choreographers, actors, directors, designers, and writers. Taught now in universities across the country, Viewpoints, is a practical language  for artists to use, work with/create from, time and space. Viewpoint is “a philosophy translated into a technique for training performers, building ensemble and creating movement for the stage.”

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