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Sat, Oct 27


Ruby Theatre at the Complex

Basic Tools of Directing - a one-day intensive

A prerequisite for inexperienced directors prior to workshop sign-up. Or, a good refresher if it's been a while. You'll gain an overview of directing fundamentals that will give you enough knowledge base and hands-on experience to be comfortable in the 6-week directing workshop.

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Basic Tools of Directing - a one-day intensive
Basic Tools of Directing - a one-day intensive

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Ruby Theatre at the Complex, 6476 CA-2, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA

About the event

MORNING SESSION - Getting on the Same Page

  • Work through the scene in depth with your actors
  • Analyze the actions and character relationships
  • Uncover the subtext
  • Search for playable objectives

AFTERNOON SESSION - Getting the Scene on Its Feet

  • Visualize the setting
  • Create organic blocking
  • Discover the ideal composition and rhythm for the scene
  • Intensify the performances

- Learn how to begin - an overview

- Learn methods of directing actors towards compelling performances

- Learn how to lead collaboratively

- Learn to create visible emotion through dynamic staging

In this hands-on intensive you will work the craft of directing with director-teacher Robert Bailey. Robert has been directing and acting for over thirty years. He teaches directing and acting at USC, and is a director and acting teacher at New York Film Academy.

Basic Tools of Directing - One-day Intensive is $175.


The Directors Workshop gives directors, actors, and writer-directors an opportunity to hone their craft without the pressures of production. A variety of workshops are offered from one-day to six-week to intensive weekends.

Questions? 818.643.1642

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