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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Adult Acting Workshop at CSC with Carl Wallnau

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Continuing its tradition of cultivating a vibrant arts community, Centenary Stage Company will be offering the Adult Acting Workshop for the 2017 fall semester.  The Adult Acting Workshop will be held Mondays from 6:00PM – 9:40PM beginning September 11 and running through December 18.  Registration is $250.00 per student.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 8.  The 2017 Fall Adult Acting Workshop will focus on Scene Study and work will be partner focused.  The actor will utilize both imagination and technique as they approach character and scene creation.

CarlN_WallnauThe class will be taught by Centenary Stage Company Artistic Director and Centenary University Fine Arts Department Chair, Carl Wallnau (photo).  Recent acting credits include Dr. Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles and Pandarus in Troilus and Cressida (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), and Mr. Mayhew in Witness for the Prosecution (Bristol Riverside). He has directed numerous productions including the world premieres of Inventing Montana, The Tillie Project and The Poetry of Pizza as well as the American premiere of A Laughing Matter and the New Jersey premieres of Below The Belt, Square One, Rounding Third, Marvin's Room and The English Bride, which later transferred to NYC for a run at 59E59.  Wallnau has been cited for outstanding direction in productions of Springtime for Henry, Ladies Man and Quartermaine's Terms among others. .

He has worked at numerous regional theatres including Paper Mill Playhouse, The Arden Theatre, Second Stage in NYC, York Musical Theatre in NYC, People's Light, The Lark Theatre, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Hartford Stage, Bristol Riverside, Forum Theatre, Premiere Stages, Orlando Shakespeare Company, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Foothills Playhouse, Theatre 1812 in Philadelphia, Barnstormers and 14 months on the road with the First National Tour of Titanic.

He received his MFA from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts and is married to his favorite actress Colleen Smith Wallnau for who he wrote the play Mary Todd... A Woman Apart.

1007LacklandBldgFor more information or to register, visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900.  The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University.  The box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5PM and two hours prior to every performance.  Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Like and follow to receive the latest in CSC news and special offers.

The 2017-2018 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor Heath Village Retirement Community, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), The Holiday Inn in Budd Lake, Fulton Bank of New Jersey, The House of the Good Shepherd and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.

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