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Audition Prep 201 with Barbara Kite

  • 18 Feb 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Northwest Children's Theater and School, Renaissance Room, 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209


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PATA's Audition Prep 201 workshops provide expert audition coaching in a focused, small group setting.

This workshop will allow up to 6 participants to share contemporary (non-Shakespeare, non-classical) monologues. To get the most out of this workshop, we recommend you plan to present your introductory slate and the audition piece or pieces (totaling 2 minutes) that you're preparing for PATA's 2020 Citywide General Auditions. Also, please bring two copies of your monologue text to the workshop..

Your Expert Instructor:

Barbara Kite is a New York trained actress who has worked as a professional actor, director and acting coach in Toronto, New York, and Portland for over 30 yearsSome of her credits include (TV – movies, series, soaps) All My ChildrenAs the World TurnsSo the Story GoesDuplicatesWithout Warning:Terror in the Towers, Praying MantisUnder Suspicion and Nowhere Man. Theatre credits (New York and Toronto) include The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieThe Beau StrategemHay FeverRound and Round the GardenA Little Night MusicThe Cat and the Canary, Icarus’s Mother and Trojan Women. 

Barbara Kite is a member of the NSA (National Speakers Association), AFTRA (American Federation of Television Artists), SAG (Screen Actors’ Guild), AEA (Actors’ Equity Association), ACTRA, (Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists), NWBN (Northwest Business Network), and the NWCA (North West Coaches Association), BDI ( Business Development Network) and Portland Civic Theatre Guild. As a speaking/presentation coach, she works as a consultant for various firms and conducts private sessions in authentic communication. She is proud of her work as adviser and producer for ITAFARI, an organization helping the people of Rwanda rebuild their country. 

Barbara Kite is committed to the development of her students, an acting class that provides a safe place to fail and consists of supportive, risk-taking peers, and offering all artists the tools necessary to reach the next level of their growth.

Cost: $30 PATA Member; $50 Non Member; $15 Audit.

Cancellation Policy: Workshop registrations cancelled more than 2 weeks in advance will be fully refunded. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks in advance but more than 48 hours in advance will be charged half the workshop fee (or, if it was paid, refunded half the fee.) Cancellations received less than 48 hours in advance will be charged the full amount and not refunded.  

PATA's audition prep workshops do not count as PATA info sessions. With few exceptions, attendance at a PATA info session is an eligibility requirement for PATA's Citywide General Auditions if you have not auditioned at PATA's Generals within the past 2 years.

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