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TELL YOUR STORY
The Art of the Autobiographical Solo Show
Too far away to take one of our classes? Or are you already a student and want all of Matt’s and Christine's years of experience and insight at your fingertips?
This 100+ page e-book contains:
A fun, doable, step-by-step process to turn your raw life story into a hilarious, dramatic, focused theatrical storytelling-type solo show!
All the biggest pitfalls that trip up beginner solo show artists and how to avoid them! (Plus: The Top 5 Most Common Solo Show Topics - and what you need to do to make your show unique and fresh!)
Tips on how to form your own “class” of solo show writer/performers - with tons of improv and writing exercises to generate and hone your own work together!
SOLO SHOW: NYC FESTIVALS
Got a solo show - and don’t know what steps to take to get it out
into the world?
Get the inside scoop:
How to successfully apply to festivals like the FringeNYC and the Midtown International Theatre Festival! (Includes tips on formatting your piece, how to write a killer cover letter and copyrighting your solo show!)
How they did it! In-depth interviews with solo show workshop alumni who reveal the secrets of their success: how they applied to, got in, won rave reviews and sold-out crowds!
How to handle being a producer AND an actor AND a writer!
The Craft of the Character Monologue
Are you an actor (or civilian) who wants to show off your gift for mimicry by playing a wide variety of characters in your next solo show? This e-book stuffed with wisdom and exercises shows you how to:
Overcome self-consciousness and instantly embody any character from your life or imagination!
Transcend caricature and connect deeply to every character’s soul!
Bring out the themes that connect your characters and structure your show so that it’s a fully satisfying play - not just an acting showcase!
NOTE: As the exercises in this e-book build on those introduced in TELL YOUR STORY, we highly recommend you download and read TELL YOUR STORY first.