Finding Your Voice
Finding Your Voice in Auditions
with Rebecca Lingafelter
This workshop will introduce students to a series of methods for cultivating grounding, breath and presence in the pressure cooker of an audition space. Students will also be introduced to exercises that will help unlock possibilities in their audition material. The workshop will culminate in one-on-one coaching sessions with Rebecca.
Saturday, February 16th
Venue: The PETE Studio (3520 SE Yamhill St)
About Rebecca Lingafelter
Rebecca is a performer, director, teacher and producer based in Portland, OR. She is currently an Associate Professor of Theatre at Lewis and Clark College where she teaches acting, directing, devised performance, and voice and movement. In addition she has taught at the The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Art, The Public Theater, Classic Stage Company, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Portland Actors Conservatory. Her work with PETE includes The Deception Unit, [or, the whale] (Ahab), R3 (Buckingham), Song of the Dodo (Dodo), and Three Sisters (Olga). Locally Rebecca has worked with Third Rail Rep where she is a core company member (Belleville, Collapse, That Hopey Changey Thing, Sweet and Sad), Profile Theatre (The Fifth of July, Knowing Cairo), and CoHo (DB, Grounded/Drammy for Best Solo Performance). Directing credits include John, Revolt. She Said. Revolt, Again, Lungs, The Angry Brigade, and The Realistic Joneses (Third Rail), Bright Half Life (Profile) Peter and the Starcatcher (Portland Playhouse), and Procedures for Saying No (PETE). In New York she performed at Classic Stage Company, PS122, The Ontological Hysteric Incubator, HERE Arts Center, The Bushwick Starr, The Chocolate Factory, Judson Church, Vortex Theatre Company, Target Margin Theatre, and The Metropolitan Opera. She has performed internationally in Korea, Germany, Italy, England and Budapest, Hungary. Television credits include Leverage and national commercials. Rebecca is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG/AFTRA. Columbia University, MFA.