The Ongoing Scene Lab is the pure place of practice. A place where you get to do your most authentic, specific work as a true storyteller. And when you stay true to the storytelling- and your part in it- the work comes vividly alive.
James Morrison is dedicated to the pursuit of each actor’s personal evolution as a full human being in the “world of the play,” and is brilliant at helping you mine your wonderful, unique voice, bring that voice to the written journey of any script, and reveal your humanity as an artist.
The casting process can be daunting to most actors, whether you are new to this or have been at it awhile. We know that to book work you must let your unique artistry propel you into the room like a conquering hero. It is our personal commitment to guide you to do the kind of work that separates you from the pack, establishing your audition practice with authenticity, specificity, and confidence.
Teaching you to sharpen and trust your instincts each week, we’ll hone in on how to make your on-camera work and your auditions undeniable.
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 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.
The Monday Night Workout with Cate Cohen is a challenging weekly workout that keeps you razor sharp, pushes your boundaries, and keeps you inspired and in championship shape. Cate’s precise intuition, and her deep understanding of an actor’s emotional life and entire instrument, nurture the kind of transformational growth you need to be successful.
Cate’s weekly workout offers a blend of deeply engaging exercises and an approach to scene work from various genres, that elevates your practice and sets you on the path to doing electrifying work. She brings her deep love of the work to each class, challenging each actor to dig deeper and be better, every week.
The Connected Actor 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 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.
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.
The Creators Lab 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.
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.
The BGB Studio is committed to giving actors every opportunity to engage in a bold acting exploration. The Monday 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.
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.
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.