Date(s) - Dec Sat 9 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
If you’re an emerging or established solo performer, then get your bad self to THE EAST: A Solo Performance Laboratory.
Next lab: Sat. Jan 21 from 4:00 – 6:00pm
4799 Shattuck @ 48 St., Oakland, 2nd fl. (next to the kitchen).
THE EAST will focus on the creation of new solo work and/or development of works in progress through a supportive group process, culminating in live performance sometime in April 2017.
Each lab involves:
• Physical and/or voice warm up
• Workshopping of three solo pieces (each piece up to 15 min. in length), either a stand alone peice or part of a longer work
• Writing exercise
What to bring:
Writing materials, light/loose clothing
* this is geared towards solo performers with some prior performance experience. The EAST is limited to seven spaces.
When you register please indicate your level of experience and if you have a solo script you want to workshop during this first meeting. Contact speechalive[at]live.com for more info. RSVP here >>
Contact speechalive[at]live.com for more info. Labs are free thanks to the generosity of the Bay Area Public Schools and The Omni.
THE EAST occurs every two weeks in the Disco Room, 2nd floor of the Omni (next to the kitchen).
About the organizer
Steven Low has developed dozens of performances since 1999. Steven is a solo theater performer, and has written and performed a number of feature plays including, The Yellow Fever Express, that debuted at the San Francisco Fringe Theater Festival; and Chink Monkey, which enjoyed a successful run at the Phoenix Theater in San Francisco. Steven was a lecturer in Communication at San Francisco State University and a former instructor at Education Unlimited in Berkeley.