Thursday, October 18, 2012

Acting: Objectives and Tactics

Ladies and gentlemen, we introduce to you Ms. Carol Cadby! Carol, an acclaimed teacher, taught last fall's popular Acting: The Other Person, here at The Signature Academy and is returning this fall to teach Acting: Objectives and Tactics. Registration closes on October 22nd, so register soon! 

Carol Cadby has been teaching and coaching for more than two and a half decades at the college, high school and adult levels. She is currently an Adjunct Acting Instructor at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, an Acting teacher at Signature TheatreSynetic Theatre and The Theatre Lab School of Dramatic Arts and the Theatre Department Chair at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. She is also a Leadership Coach with OLA Consulting specializing in voice, speech and leadership presence.

She has conducted workshops for various programs and conferences including: Virginia Theatre Association, Catholic University Masters in Theatre Education Program, Signature Theatre, Georgetown University's Law and Public Policy Fellowship ProgramSoutheastern Theatre Conference & American Alliance for Theatre Educator's Conference and The International Thespian Conference.

Her professional activities include: Arts Commissioner for Arlington County, Board of Directors for Educational Theatre Company in Arlington, VA,Theatre Arts Lead Teacher and Mentor Teacher for Arlington Public Schools and Humanities Program Representative and International Thespian Society Troup Sponsor for Yorktown High School.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College in 1983 and Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Arts-Based Self Development Educationfrom George Mason University in 2001. She was a professional stage and film actor/director/producer (SAG, AFTRA, SEG, AEA eligible) for ten years based in Miami, Florida, and studied acting at the Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Company and School, Florida International University, and HB Studios in New York City where she studied with renowned teachers and actors, Uta Hagen and Herbert Berghof. She is also trained in Viewpoints, Laban Movement, Extended Voice and Meisner Acting techniques.


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