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"Act Fast!" To Join Nikki Young's Newest Workshop

Award-Winning Actress Hosts One-Day Class In San Antonio
 
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    SAN ANTONIO, TX, ctober 03, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- After a successful summer camp, award-winning actress Nikki Young is returning to The Rose Theatre Company to help teach actors the skills they need in the fast-paced entertainment industry.

WHO:
The Rose Theatre Company & Nikki Young

WHAT:
Act Fast!: On-Camera Acting Workshop

WHEN:
Saturday, October 13, 2012
9am-2pm

WHERE:
The Rose Theatre Company
11838 Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, TX 78230

After a successful summer camp, award-winning actress Nikki Young is returning to The Rose Theatre Company to help teach actors the skills they need in the fast-paced entertainment industry.

Young's latest workshop, Act Fast!, will take place at the theatre company on Saturday, October 13. The one-day event - for kids (age 10 and up), teens, and adults - is designed to teach actors the skills they need to make their best impression in auditions for film, television, and commercials. Topics include:

* Cold Reading Skills
* Slating, Interviewing, and Auditioning
* Building An Online Video Presence
* Success In Social Media
* And more...

As Young explains, "The industry is moving faster than ever now. Whether you're auditioning for film, commercials, or reality TV, you only have a few moments to present yourself. And with YouTube and social media, the pressure is on to make an instant impression, even before you walk into the audition. This workshop will help actors learn what they need to know to walk through that door and grab the talent buyer's attention, to make sure they're remembered now and on future projects."

In that spirit, the workshop is designed to duplicate an actual audition experience. "For an example, if you have headshots and resumes already," Young says, "you can bring them to class and submit them to the talent buyers (us), and if you don't, we'll show you how to make them part of your materials, and how to make them work for you."

Jessie Rose, Owner of The Rose Theatre Co., says,"Nikki did a wonderful job teaching our summer camp, and we received a great response from kids and parents, so we're thrilled to be working with her again. And now, we're especially excited to be able to offer her class to adults - this workshop promises to be another great learning experience for everyone."

Young adds, "Since that summer camp, I've had so many adult actors asking me if I'm planning to lead a workshop for adults, so I'm very happy that they'll be able to share in the fun with Act Fast!. And I'm also happy to continue working with Jessie and The Rose Theatre Co. - it has been a great experience for me, and I'm looking forward to sharing that with our students!"

COST:
Advance Registration: $60 per student
Registration at Door: $70 per student
(students must bring their own lunch)

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve a space for yourself or your child, please call 210.360.0004.
(Seating is limted.)

BACKGROUND:
The Rose Theatre Company is dedicated to producing classic and original plays for both adults and children. The company's recent productions include the award-winning production of "A Streetcar Named Desire"; and the critically acclaimed and sold out productions of "Death of a Salesman", "Janis: A Psychedelic Musical", and "Killer Joe". For kids, the theater is home to the Theatre Tots - the city's only 5 years of age and under children's troupe which has been featured on local television - and to the kid improv and sketch comedy group, DVC Jr. In addition to its plays and performance troupes, The Rose Theatre Company offers ongoing acting classes, camps, and day-long workshops for both kids and adults in multiple disciplines from Musicals to Movies. For more information, please visit http://www.therosetheatreco.com.

Nikki Young's entertainment career spans such hit stage shows as "The Love List", "Romantic Fools", "Rumors", and the Texas premiere of "8", as well as regular guest appearances on "Great Day SA", "San Antonio Living", "Fox News First", and Jack Riccardi's Gang of Four. Some of her feature film work includes roles in "VOSOT", "Wolf" (which received a standing ovation during its premiere at SXSW in 2012), and the upcoming film "Now Hiring". Young garnered critical acclaim for her work in the award-winning short film "Four Minutes Till the End", which enjoyed festival screenings all over Texas and was an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival. Young received her BFA in Theatre from Southwest Texas State University and she currently resides in San Antonio. For more information, please visit nikkiyoung.biz.



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