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Circus Acts

Grades 3–5 · Finesse your funny by running away with the circus. Come learn how to slip, trip, and fall and walk away without a scratch! We will create original comedic characters and explore classic circus routines, culminating in a showing on our final day.

SAT 9:30–11am · 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3 · $90

Amelia Adams is a performer, director, choreographer, and puppeteer. She is a resident artist with the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, and a teaching artist with Cal Shakes, the Quinan Street Project, Arabian Shakespeare Festival, and Circus of Smiles. Amelia performs with Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Berkeley’s Balinese performing ensemble. She most recently played Malvolio/Sebastian in Twelfth Night with Arabian Shakespeare Festival. Amelia has toured commedia dell’arte shows to fringe festivals on both coasts with her company AlulA Ensemble. Her solo work has premiered at San Francisco Fringe Festival and Utopia Theatre Project. She ran the youth circus performance ensemble at Kinetic Arts Center and created two full-length circus adaptations of The Borrowers and Alice in Wonderland. Amelia graduated from Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre and continues to specialize in ensemble-based physical theatre.

Summer Theatre Intensive: Session 1

Entering grades 6–8 · Explore all facets of theatre through a fun-filled, four-week experience for all levels. Students study with professional artists, creating an original play to be performed onstage at Berkeley Rep! Click here for more information.

MON–FRI 9am–3pm · 6/17–7/12 · $1290

Private Voice

Grades 6–8 · Learn to sing with ease and confidence, eliminating vocal pain and fatigue while improving your range and breath control. Each session includes breathing and relaxation exercises, vocal exercises and technique, and vocal coaching on songs, including how to act a song and how to prepare a musical theatre audition.

MON between 10am–noon · $75/hour
To schedule a voice session email rcastelli@berkeleyrep.org

Rebecca Castelli holds a BA in voice and theatre and an MFA in acting. Previously from Seattle, she won a Seattle Times Footlight Award for her role of Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, and also had the honor of acting with Tony award-winning actress Judy Kaye in Gypsy at 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company. She was a company member of the Marin-based Porchlight Theatre Company for five years and had leads in many of their mainstage productions, including Chekhov’s Three Sisters and Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. Locally, Rebecca has also acted with Shotgun Players and Cinnabar Theater Company. She dialect coaches for various Bay Area theatres, including Shotgun Players, Theatre Rhinoceros, Town Hall Theatre Company, Mendocino Theatre Company, Virago Theatre Company, and Ross Valley Players. She is a founding member of The Incidentalists, a long-form improvisational group based in Oakland.

One-on-One Audition Coaching

Grades 6–8 · Don’t be caught unprepared for an upcoming audition. Berkeley Rep faculty members are available to work with actors on contemporary and classical monologues. Make choices that you feel confident about. Be directed by and collaborate with working professionals.

Dates/Times: to be scheduled with the instructor · $75/hour
Please call 510 647–2996 to schedule a coaching session

 

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