Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Brad Garrett: Comedy Professor

Brad Garrett (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) to Lead Sitcom Intensive Class  At The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts Starting July 26

Actor/comedian Brad Garrett will teach a six-week Sitcom Intensive at The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts on six consecutive Tuesday evenings starting July 26, 2011 through August 30. Students will be led through all aspects of comedy and learn what it takes to develop great comedic instincts while exploring topics such as cold reading, auditioning technique, character development, script breakdown and analysis.

The final week of the sitcom intensive will culminate in a showcase for industry professionals. There will be 22 working spots in the class with auditing opportunities also available.

Garrett became a stand-up comedian after winning “Star Search.” He starred as Robert Barone on “Everybody Loves Raymond” and as Eddie Stark on “’Til Death.” He won three Emmy ® Awards and a SAG Award for his role on “Everybody Loves Raymond.”   Garrett is also one of busiest voice-over talents in Hollywood and starred in the Broadway revival of “The Odd Couple.”

The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts is located in Frank Gehry’s architectural landmark building in Santa Monica. The address is 2437 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90405. To be considered for enrollment, please call (310) 392-0815.

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Michelle Danner and Larry Moss founded Edgemar Center for the Arts, a two-theatre and art gallery complex in 2000. The Larry Moss Studio has been housed at Edgemar since the cutting of the ribbon in 2002 and has flourished and grown into what is now The Acting Studio at Edgemar.

Classes offered in The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts:

* The Actor's Golden Box: with renowned acting coach Michelle Danner

* Audition for Film & Television: On-Camera

* Scene Study Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced

* Improv Workout

* Casting Director Workshop

* Voice Intensives Level 1 & Level 2

Free info sessions are held every Thursday 10:30 am – 12:30 pm