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Acting for Adults Level III: Actors' Toolbox

Categories: Adult Classes | All Events
Event Details
June 2 – July 21, 2024
All times PDT
Jun 2 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jun 9 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jun 16 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jun 23 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jun 30 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jul 7 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jul 14 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
Jul 21 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sun)
The Armory: Vigeland Rehearsal Hall

*Arts for All pricing is available through the Box Office at 503-445-3700.

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Join Tyler Andrew Jones (tick, tick…BOOM!A Midsummer Night’s DreamHAIR) and Nicole Marie Green (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeA Midsummer Night’s Dream) for an 8-week acting intensive with a focus on acting techniques from multiple disciplines. Explore Anne Bogart’s viewpoints, Meisner’s technique of repetition, Adler’s emotional recall, Laban’s eight efforts, Lecoq’s seven levels of tension, Michael Chekhov’s psychological gestures, among others. Learn to apply these techniques to text of your choosing and build out your actor’s toolbox. 

*Completion of Monologues or Scene Work I required - or submit resume for instructor approval to education@pcs.org.


Nicole Marie Green is a Pacific Northwest-based actor, director, and theatre educator. She grew up in Nyack, New York where she began studying theatre at a young age within the Rockland County community. She earned her undergraduate degree in Theatre Arts and Public Relations from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida. After a few years living and working in NYC, she decided to head midwest to pursue an MFA in Acting and Directing at UMKC. Nicole has been a working multi-hyphanate artist for over a decade with a focus on physical and ensemble based theatre. Currently she resides in Portland, OR where she loves to teach yoga, cook, walk her dog, and find the funkiest veggies at the farmer's market. Nicole is a proud member of Actor's Equity.


Tyler is a multidisciplinary theatre artist, writer, and teacher. As a performer, Tyler’s PCS credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, tick, tick…BOOM!, HAIR, and Hedwig & the Angry Inch. He has also had the opportunity to work on stage at Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland Playhouse, and in New York City at Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Cell Theater, New World Stages, and many more. Off stage, Tyler is also a director and teaching artist, presenting workshops and residencies for PCS in schools, various classes at Northwest Children’s Theater & School, and as a freelance monologue/audition prep coach. Additionally, as a playwright, some of his most notable works include The Marks You Leave; which, produced in part with Ronnie Lacroute, premiered at the 20th Annual International New York Fringe Festival, and Even Faster Than a Blink, which receive its first public reading at PCS’s 2022 JAW New Play Festival. Tyler attended Marymount Manhattan College and Third Rail Repertory Theatre’s Mentorship Program. He is a proud member of AEA and The Dramatist Guild of America. @t.andrew.jones

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