Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Gary Chason returning to teach acting class

Former casting director Gary Chason will conduct an actors’ workshop in Shreveport between Dec. 5 and Dec. 8. The workshop is designed for beginners and intermediates, and will focus on different aspects of screen acting.

Chason worked as a casting director for “Paper Moon,” “Pretty Baby,” “Paris, Texas,” and other projects. He lives in Austin.

Class on Dec. 5, scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m., is $30 and will focus on reading lines. Class on Dec. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m., is $30 and will focus on acting for the camera. Class on Dec. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., is $10 and will be a lecture and demonstration by Chason. Class on Dec. 8, from 1 to 6 p.m., is $50 and will be a scene study workshop.

Attendees can register for all four days for $100. Classes will be held at the Actor’s Café, 1411 Fairfield Avenue (formerly Bear’s Café).

To register or for more information about each day’s activities, contact Erin Howell at or (214) 437-1649.

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