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Melissa Leo - Acting Workshop

Arte Institute supports and suggests "Acting Workshop" by Melissa Leo, produced by Fest Film Lab

This will be an abolutely unique opportunity to develop your skills in Acting Techniques with one of the best actresses in activity. You will have an educational experience of excellence in a small and intimate group of only 25 participants maximum, with no less than Oscar winning actress Melissa Leo one of the most in demand actresses in the world right now, Winner of an Oscar for her performance on “The Fighter”
 
Melissa will surely be one of the great actresses of our time, and is step by step also becoming one of the most awarded actresses in activity.
 
 
This 2 days intensive workshop is strictly limited to 25 participants maximum, we advise to register fast to guarantee your place, the workshop fee is 799 USD, and will take place in New York.
 
 
For more information and to register please visit our webpage on www.filmlab.fest.pt
 
 
About Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo was born on September 14, 1960, in New York City. Leo starred as the mother of boxer Mickey Ward in the 2010 film The Fighter, also starring Mark Wahlberg. The role garnered her both Golden Globe (best supporting actress) and Oscar awards. Other accolades include award nominations for the film Frozen River and the HBO series Mildred Pierce.
 
Leos breakthrough role came in 1993, when she began playing Detective Sergeant Kay Howard on the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street. 
Melissa rose back to prominence with an impressive performance as a wife of an addict in the 2003 film 21 Grams. Her role garnered an award nomination for best supporting actress from the L.A. Film Critics Association. Many film opportunities followed, including The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) with Tommy Lee Jones, Hollywood Dreams (2006) and Black Irish (2007).
Leo went on to win acclaim for her performance as a struggling mother in the heralded film Frozen River (2008), most notably Independent Spirit Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations—all in the best actress category. 
 
More films followed, including Everybodys Fine (2009) with Robert DeNiro, Conviction (2010) with Hilary Swank and The Fighter (2010) with Mark Wahlberg.
 
Leo went on to work on several projects, including “Oblivion” (2013), with Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, which show us Melissa in a different genre, but always keeping it faithful to her choice for strong and captivating women, who immediately jump from the screen. Also in 2013 Melissa Leo went on working in The Butler, also featuring Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda and Oprah Winfrey. That same year, she won an Emmy Award for her guest appearance on the sitcom Louie.
 
Later in 2013 she premiered her most recent film the highly praised “Prisioners” starring along with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, she wll also soon premier the film “The Equalizer” alongside Denzel Washington and “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn” alongside Robin Williams.
 
 
 
Workshop Description
This 2 days acting Workshop with Melissa Leo is an one of a kind opportunity for those who are serious in acting as well as those with some theatre experience looking to brush up on their skills in front of the camera. In this two-day intensive course, you will learn from the experience of Melissa Leo who will introduce you to the several techniques she uses in acting for screen, while giving you an insight into what goes on behind the camera.
 
By the end of the workshop you should have a clearer insight on:
- Confidence in acting for the screen
- Have an understanding of how to use voice and movement effectively
- Gain a clear understanding of key methodologies
- Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the film industry
- Have clear career goals and the confidence to pursue them
- The Do’s & Don’ts of the Audition Process
- Recognize the importance of the actor/director relationship
- Effectively breakdown and analyze every scene in your script
 
Participants should also bring one scene, and one monologue to work on specific.
In this small group interaction is done on a great level, real life problems of actors will be addressed by Melissa Leo, at the end of the last day you will also be able to discuss problems you faced in your own career and ask for feedback from Melissa Leo.
 
 
Profile of Participant
 The workshop is designed for actors who are serious about their career, or prospective actors who seriously want to enter the film business
 
 
16 hours
Duration: 2 days
Dates: 10th – 11th May 2014
Location: New York USA
Price: 799.99 USD
Maximum number of participants: 25
 
 
For more information and to register please visit our webpage on www.filmlab.fest.pt