Upcoming Workshops


Theater Games and Acting Technique Boot Camp with Kathy Hendrickson

DATES: Four Saturdays, March 7 – 28
TIMES: 10:00am – 1:00pm
AGES: 13 & Up
COST: $80


Holmdel Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that world-renowned acting educator and director, KATHY HENDRICKSON, is bringing the class she has taught worldwide to Holmdel!

Students will explore the improvisation technique of Viola Spolin combined with Method and Channel-work based acting technique. Students are asked to memorize a one minute monologue of their choosing for the first class. Learn practical and numerous tools of the trade and have a great time doing it!!

KATHY HENDRICKSON is co-founder and Artistic Director of Jersey City Children’s Theater. She is an actor, educator and director, specializing in the theater games of Viola Spolin. In her nearly 20 years of teaching and as Vice President and Senior Faculty of the New Actors Workshop in New York City, she has taught hundreds of classes and workshops both in the United States and around the globe. Kathy was assistant director of Mike Nichol’s Death of a Salesman on Broadway, starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

“Kathy’s process for approaching and working has helped me to make bolder choices by engaging my imagination and freeing my body and voice. She is mind-blowing!”

– Holly Davatz, Actor/Educator, New York/Milan

“This (Spolin workshop at Metodi Festival) gave me something I’ve never felt before: freedom, joy, no judgments and an incredible group spirit led by the great teacher and the great person you are. Thank you again.”

– Nicholas Adobati, Actor, Rome, Italy

“Through working with Kathy I feel so much better equipped to tackle auditions, monologue presentation and all forms of acting.”

– Sheila Jones, Actor, Liverpool, England

This program is made possible in part by Monmouth Arts through funding from Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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