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Monday, January 22, 2018

ESPAfest 2018: Free Writing Workshops, Master Classes, and Performances!

Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) is thrilled to announce ESPAfest 2018. Join us for a week of FREE writing and acting workshops, master classes, and performances.

All events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend.
SOLO TRAIN: An evening of solo performances
Tuesday, January 23: 5:00pm Doors / 6:00pm Performance
Hosted by Judy Gold (Actor/Co-writer, The Judy Show at DR2 Theatre)

ESPAfest ROUNDTABLE: What We Leave Behind
Monday, January 29 at 2:00pm
Led by Casey Childs (Founder, Primary Stages) & Kimberly Senior (Director, Disgraced on Broadway)
A discussion about legacy and, in the current climate, how we make an impact as artists and as people

GET IT OUT: WRITE-IN
Monday, January 29 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm
One year after the election, a safe space to get your thoughts on the page

ESPAfest MIXER and FREE WORKSHOPS
Tuesday, January 30
3:30pm – 5:00pm: Free Master Class with Judy Gold & Kate Moira Ryan (Co-Writers, The Judy Show at DR2 Theatre): Collaboration and comedy in today’s decidedly un-funny world
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Alexander Technique Workshop with Karen Braga (Acting Faculty, NYU Tisch)
6:00pm – 7:00pm: ESPAfest Mixer!
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Free Writing Workshop with Adam Kraar (Writer, New World Rhapsody at MTC)

FREE WORKSHOP: Refining Your Audition
Wednesday, January 31 at 2:00pm
with Mary Bacon (Actor, Arcadia on Broadway, The Roads to Home at Primary Stages) & Matthew Sullivan (Owner and Manager, Sullivan Talent Group)

FREE RESUME CLINIC
Wednesday, January 31 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Personalized feedback for actors, writers, and directors
with Erin Daley (Artistic Associate, Primary Stages) & Phil Haas (Director of Marketing, Primary Stages)

FREE MASTER CLASS: The Oral History Project & the Immigrant Experience
Thursday, February 1 at 3:30pm
with Casey Childs (Founder, Primary Stages; Creator, Primary Stages Oral History Project)

FREE MASTER CLASS
Thursday, February 1 at 5:00pm
with Richard Topol (Actor, Indecent on Broadway)
Broadway, film, and TV veteran Richard Topol (most recently seen as Lemml in Broadway’s Indecent) shares his experiences about the ins and outs of the acting industry

See the full listing of events and RSVP: www.primarystages.org/espa/our-community/espafest

ESPA is a home for all artists, in all stages of their careers.  For more information, call 212.840.9705 x220 or email espa@primarystages.org.

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