Intro to Acting, Section B
DatesNov 3 - Dec 15
Time7:00 PM 9:30 PM
Our fun and fast-paced introduction to what acting is all about. For anyone who’s ever wanted to give acting a try – or those who haven’t done it since that one time in high school. Students will be introduced to all the fundamental skills, plus the basics of auditioning and “the business of the business.”
No class: November 24th.
James J. Johnson, or J. J., is a DC-based actor/writer who recently appeared in the film 51st State produced by Arena Stage. Other local credits include: The Royale, Hero’s Welcome (1st Stage); Les Deux Noirs (Mosaic Theatre Company); Ruined (Arena Stage); Our Suburb (Theater J); The Member of the Wedding (Ford’s Theatre); The Unmentionables (Woolly Mammoth Theatre); Kingdom, Wedding Dance, Buffalo Hair (African Continuum Theatre Co.); Anna Lucasta (Rep Stage); Jungle Book (Adventure Theatre MTC); Zomo the Rabbit (2009), P. Nokio, (Imagination Stage); Homer P. Figg (Kennedy Center). FILM: Too Saved, Nocturnal Agony, The New N-Word and The Henchman’s War. J. J. is a founding member of Galvanize DC, a support network for Black DMV theatre artists, and is one of several newly-announced recipients of a Solo Work Commission from 1st Stage.
BFA, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityMore about J.J.