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The Brits of YNCT have reached Will and Kate status …Opening Night is already SOLD OUT!

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There are only a handful of tickets left for the rest of the week. Don’t miss out on the FIRST WEEK of this side splitting comedy

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For more info and reservations visit our website or call 212.352.3101

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Bourbon Street’s Famous $5 Hurricanes

Body Dynamics Returns

“Body Dynamics gave me the tools to put my puzzle pieces together as an actor.”

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– L.S.

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Body Dynamicsnwith Carol Reynolds

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May 5th – July 21st, 2011

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Thursdays 6:30-10:00pm

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Fee: 12 Classes/$590

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($525 if taken with scene study)

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Not offered again until September, Body Dynamics™ is a form of hands on bodywork and movement designed to remove tension, uncover hidden emotion and free your body so that it becomes one of your great acting tools. Open to all levels.n

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Hilarity Will Ensue

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The funniest story in the world is the truth…

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Seth James (Phil) and Noelle P. Wilson (Dolly)

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Click HERE to check out the pics from the You Never Can Tell publicity shoot photographed by the talented Daniel Terna

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…Don’t forget to buy your ticket to this side splitting comedy…

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Lowell Byers (Valentine) and Jessica Osborne (Gloria)

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Randy Miles (Mr. McComas) and Edwin Sean Patterson (Mr. Bohun)

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Lowell Byers (Valentine) and Seth James (Phil)

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Lucy Avery Brooke (Mrs. Clandon), Seth James (Phil), Jessica Osborne (Gloria) and Noelle P. Wilson (Dolly)

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Backstage 2011 Readers’ Choice Survey

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Because of YOU, T. Schreiber has won 7 Backstage Readers’ Choice Awards in the past two years! We are so grateful for your support. THE VOTING FOR 2011 IS HERE AGAIN.

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Your comments and headshot may be published in the June 30th issue of Backstage and on Backstage.com.

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Here’s What We’re Eligible For:

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Favorite Scene Study Teacher Since we have so many fabulous teachers at T. Schreiber,  the voting will be split if we list individual teachers. So if you would like to honor the studio as a whole, please simply vote for T. Schreiber. But it’s up to you! (Backstage changed this category from Favorite Scene Study class – which we won! –  to Favorite Teacher).nFavorite Audition Technique Teacher nFavorite Cold-Reading Teachern

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Favorite Private Acting Coach

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Favorite Acting Class for Kids Yes, Peter Miner teaches a Teen class!

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Most Memorable Theater Production in the Past 12 Months

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T. Schreiber Studio

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New York, NY 10001

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You Never Can Tell is ON SALE!

Our LAST show of the season is now ON SALEnFor reservations call 212.352.3101 or visit our website

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YOU NEVER CAN TELLnBy George Bernard ShawnDirected by Robert VerlaquenMay 12-June 19, 2011nThursday-Saturday @ 8pmnSunday @ 3pm

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George Bernard Shaw’s side splitting comedy, You Never Can Tell, was born out of a bet: that Shaw could not write a seaside comedy, an extremely popular genre in 1890s England.  Shaw, the only person to win an Oscar and the Nobel Prize for Literature, succeeds on his own terms, offering a hilarious and insightful look at marriage, family and the modern woman.

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nMrs. Clandon, a celebrated writer and independent New Woman, returns to seaside England with her three adult children – Gloria and twins Phillip and Dolly –  after an 18-year self-imposed exile in Madeira.  The Clandons’ chance meeting with a dashing dentist, Valentine, and his landlord, Mr. Crampton, sets up an unexpected family reunion.  It just goes to show that you never can tell.

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TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR ONLY $20nFor reservations call 212.352.3101 or visit our website

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***Special TSS Student Discount***n$15 for performancesnfrom May 12th-May 29th

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We now have a box office. You can buy tickets IN PERSON at T. Schreiber StudionMonday-Friday 12pm-5pmn*Cash only*nnFor more fun get a look inside the YNCT photo shoot on our FACEBOOK page!

SURVIVING SHAW

SURVIVING SHAW:nby Lucy Brooke (Mrs. Clandon in You Never Can Tell)

nI was talking with Michael Murray the Assistant director for “ You Never Can Tell”.  We were talking about audition’s and what a different take you have when you watch them from the director’s viewpoint and not the actor’s viewpoint. What really stands out is what makes an audition good. Mostly it’s confidence, not arrogance, but confidence. It’s that easy, un-put on assurance, that simply says, “ I can do this role”. I think back on the roles I’ve gotten and they have all had that one element. There have been auditions as well where I had that confidence and didn’t get the role. But even with those auditions I walked away feeling like I had accomplished something. I had gotten to that point where I valued my work, not in a desperate need to prove something or in a need for approval, or some other neurosis based on someone else’s opinion, but on the simple assurance that I could do this in a way that no one else could.nnSome time back I was teaching improv in a school up in The Berkshires. It was a two month gig and the head administrator wanted to introduce me to the students. He said, “Why don’t you get up at lunch and do an improv?” I said, “ Is there a stage?”. He said, “ No, just stand there at the table and do something funny.” I thought, ’What are you nuts!? NO!’ I’m not getting up at a luncheon table and just doing an improv.’ Then I thought, why not? What scared me was I wasn’t in the place I felt safe. I wasn’t in a place made for acting. I wasn’t on a stage. On stage I would feel safe. On stage I can do things I’d never do offstage. So I decided to take the stage with me. To tell myself that where ever I am is that safe place where I can do whatever I need, create whatever I need, be who ever I need to be.nnSafe doesn’t mean I don’t feel nervous at times. I can be nervous and confident. Safe doesn’t mean I get the job. There are a lot of reasons. I’m too old, young, blonde, not blonde enough, whatever. I cannot change that. What I can do is put myself in a place where I trust myself enough to walk away with a smile on my face.nnSometimes I forget to feel safe. I’m so busy rushing to sign in or read the copy or check my make up or something else I think is important that I forget to take a breath, to be where I need to be. I don’t always feel safe. At Schreiber it’s easy. I feel safe. I can walk out on that stage and know that what I do is valuable. The trick is to take that breath, that moment of thought, to remember to take that safe spot with me, that it’s something that I can take with me. It’s as mobile as my arms and legs and mind and heart. That safe spot is me.

April 12th: Beginning Intensive!

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6-Week Beginning Intensive

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w/ Robert Verlaquen*Starts April 12th* n*Now Enrolling*

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“Bob’s Intensive opened up a whole new world for me as an actress” – S. Louise

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Designed specifically for the beginning actor, this two-level comprehensive, Meisner-based program combines the fundamentals of a solid acting technique with a practical, step-by-step approach to scene study.

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Level I: April 12 – May 24, 2011 (*no class April 19th)nTuesdays and Thursdays:  6:30-10:30pmnTuition: $820 (pay plans available) nInterview Required.

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