ONGOING WORKOUT CLASSES

Fierce acting exploration never ends.

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The Working Actor

It’s a new day. It’s 2018 and what it means to be a working actor has changed. Success in this business requires razor-sharp chops, a dynamic set of artistic skills and the ability to be a self-starting creator. Actors who don’t embrace that get left behind.

The Working Actor with L. Trey Wilson will empower you to create….on set, on stage, in the audition, in your living room, with an agent, without an agent, anywhere, anytime, anyway. This cutting-edge ongoing acting class weaves championship acting training with writing, creating and performing.  This is the class for this time and place. This is the class that pushes back against the old power structures of the industry where an actor knows her place. This is the class that doesn’t accept that an actor should wait for permission. If you’re an actor right now, this is your dynamic, full-body ongoing workout class.

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The Ongoing BGB Workout With Felipe + Risa

The real measure of success in your career is your relationship to your creative experience – to the personal expression of your specific, strong, unique voice. In order to keep that alive, you must be in the work at all times, challenging every part of yourself, pursuing collaboration, and fostering inspiration.

The Ongoing BGB Workout With Felipe Figueroa + Risa Bramon Garcia is a class for bold artists to do just that. Whether you’re looking to stay sharp between auditions and jobs, cultivate connection to an artistic community, or rediscover the joy of the work you love, this weekly practice will motivate, challenge, and inspire you, raise you to new heights, and bring you back to the work as your touchstone. Every week.

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In Rehearsal

Risa Bramon Garcia is a director at heart. And it is as a director that Risa has put together these weekly classes of talented actors, meeting you where you are in your process, your practice, your career. In Rehearsal is a deep and practical weekly training session for working actors looking to stay sharp between jobs and to stay connected to the joy of the work.

Creating work is a large focus of In Rehearsal- writing, directing, shooting, and more.

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The Saturday Workout

The Saturday Workout is a powerful, energizing acting workout for hungry actors looking to take their craft and career to the next level. BGB Master Teacher Felipe Figueroa challenges you to own your power, bring all of yourself- mind, body, and heart- to your work and never stop growing. His blend of exercises and scene work from various techniques and genres keeps you in fighting shape and ready for anything that comes your way on set, on-camera, or on stage.

Join Felipe for a weekly workout that will build your confidence, challenge your beliefs, and charge your creative spirit.

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The Sunday Workout

You need to engage in a constant acting practice to sharpen your artistry to an undeniable point. The Sunday Workout is that training. Tim Conlon’s infectious passion for the work infuses this weekly acting exploration, making it an essential part of your acting life.

Meisner exercises and scene work keep you in fighting shape. An ensemble of bold, committed, talented actors share in a powerful practice every Sunday. An inspired way to end the weekend and be ready for anything the coming week brings!

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The Monday Daytime Workout

The BGB Studio is committed to giving actors every opportunity to engage in a bold acting exploration. BGB’s Daytime Workout with Steve Braun is an amazing weekly intensive that keeps your artistry sharp and ready for anything that’s required of a working actor.

Work nights? No problem. Join Steve for an ongoing Monday afternoon workout.

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Acting The Truth

Steve Braun’s Acting The Truth is a gutsy, ongoing training session for actors. Meisner exercises, cold reading, writing and meditation work keep your instrument as sharp as it needs to be to stay bold and book work. Whether you’re currently working or between jobs, this ongoing training session is the way to stay in championship shape.

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The Work

The work is the work is the work. On set, on stage, in an audition, in rehearsal. And to be working at a championship level, you need to be in a sustained practice where you can take risks, go deeper, get messy, and express real human connection. You need a workout that will build your muscles, make you a happier actor, and help you book work.

The Work, taught by Risa Bramon Garcia, is that deep and practical weekly practice for working actors looking to stay sharp between auditions and jobs, to stay connected to the joy of the work, and to create work out of that inspiration.

Risa meets you in the work every week as a fellow artist, bringing her years of directing, producing, casting, and teaching to the room. Guest BGB Master Teachers join Risa to explore the work in a variety of challenging ways.

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The Wednesday Workout

BGB’s The Wednesday Workout with Steve Braun is an ongoing, weekly workout for advanced, working actors who are committed to the consistent practice required to achieve and maintain artistic and professional success.

The Wednesday Workout’s high-level training sessions give you the opportunity to stay sharp and ready for whatever you encounter on stage, on set or in the audition room.

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The Ongoing On-Camera/Audition Practice w/ Christy Faison

Imagine a world in which you feel confident and totally prepared for any challenge that comes your way in the audition world- a world in which you are less in your head and the most open you’ve ever been. A world in which your work and preparation allows you to let true, genuine moments flow through you.

In The Ongoing On-Camera/Audition Practice, taught by Casting Director and teacher Christy Faison, you are in the ongoing practice of working on-camera and in a casting setting so that you are completely on your game in your auditions and in all the work you do. Anywhere. Anytime.

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The Friday Daytime Workout

You need to engage in a constant acting practice to sharpen your artistry to an undeniable point. The Friday Daytime Workout is that training. Tim Conlon’s infectious passion for the work infuses this weekly daytime acting exploration, making it an essential part of your acting life.  Work nights? We got you covered. The Friday Daytime Workout offers the high-level training you need to fit your busy schedule.

Cold-read scenes and Meisner exercises build your audition muscles so that you can make bold personal choices instantly. Being able to prepare quickly and show up for anything is what helps empower your all of your acting work. 

The Friday Daytime Workout with Tim fuels your passion and keeps you in fighting shape.

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The Casting Room

Whether you are coming back to class following a hiatus, arriving after college and need to figure out how to make it in LA, or want to keep your “engine” in championship shape, The Casting Room is your anchor. This is an ongoing workout where you get to show up every week for yourself and for the work, keeping your craft sharp and your career on track.

Taught by veteran teacher, coach, and Casting Director Caroline Liem, this ongoing practice will strengthen your acting muscle so that you can be working at your absolute best, all the time. And- just as essential- be a whole, happy actor.

Meet Risa and Steve at the Studio

Once a month Risa and Steve offer an opportunity for you to come by the studio, sit down with them, and find out more about the amazing work going on at The BGB Studio. Join us!

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