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      Storytelling & the Art of Acting w/ Third Wheel Collective in Columbia


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      July 12, 2019

      Friday  12:30 PM

      Columbia, South Carolina, United States
      Columbia, South Carolina 29204

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      Storytelling & the Art of Acting w/ Third Wheel Collective

      How do we practice a performing art such as music, storytelling or acting? What practices and tools are necessary to uncover and free an individualized artistic expression? There are many approaches to these questions and together, over the course of the weekend, we will attempt to elucidate some practical methods that can be useful for anyone’s artistic practice and journey. Through embodied exercises in movement, voice and speech, scene work and discussion, we will endeavor to deepen our understanding and practices of storytelling and the art of acting.  For storytellers of all kinds: movement and dance artists, actors, and musicians, 16 years old and up  July 12-15th 2019 Cost: $150 (includes simple vegetarian meals) - Scholarships are available please contact us for more information.  Please pre-register as we will only run the workshop if there are a minimum number of partcipants.  Facilitated by Third Wheel Collective Co-Founders: Meaghan Witri and Séamus Maynard Séamus Maynard completed his degree in acting at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. While there, he studied speech, classical acting and Shakespeare. Prior to that he trained intensively in the Michael Chekhov Technique for several years. Before beginning his acting training at The Guildhall School he also attended the Artemis School of Speech and Drama in West Sussex England where he studied speech formation. He has taught acting, speech and movement at California State University’s Summer Arts program, The New School in NYC, and at The Michael Chekhov School in Hudson, NY. Meaghan Witri is a New York based singer, actor and teaching artist with a degree in theater, performance and english studies. Meaghan’s work explores how music and story support inner and outer striving in the human being. Meaghan has lead singing, drama, and acting workshops in various contexts for children, teenagers and adults. Recently, Meaghan directed The Passing of Arthur from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Idylls of the King and Holiday Memory by Dylan Thomas. She is currently working with the Y Project in New York on a production of Shakespeare's Henry V. In addition to professional work in plays and film, Meaghan tours internationally as a soprano soloist performing in Cathedrals and sacred spaces. She is also the co-founder of the Living Roots, an acoustic folk music group. Meaghan is a co-founder of Third Wheel Collective. 

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