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Essence of Acting Inc., a 501c3 non-profit corporation with tax deductible status, is a network of professional actors who rehearse, perform, and produce presentations primarily of underserved playwrights . Our goal is to increase the ability of these playwrights to be seen by wider audiences. We develop a creative relationship with these playwrights via workshops to help enhance accurate and understandable portrayals of their characterizations, the storyline, and the message.
The company also has a mentoring program for young talent stressing the "Iron Sharpens Iron" discipline.
Essence of Acting Company
This is the actual performing ensemble of actors started in 2015. The company consists of 15 members ranging from Broadway, film, and television performers to actors newly entering the business. Entrance to the company is granted by audition only. Many presentations are enhanced by talented guest artists to complete the roster of roles. The EOA Performance Ensemble has produced productions, and numerous readings in person and in the Zoom format.
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UNENTITLED by Charles White was produced in New York City at the Hudson Guild Theatre by GodLee Entertainment, Inc. and Essence of Acting. Essence of Acting is under the umbrella of the non-profit Essence of Acting Inc.
Articles on this play can be found @www.essenceofacting.com or
This Equity Reading at Russell Sage College of GREENWOOD: AN AMERICAN DREAM DESTROYED by Celeste Bedford Walker was presented by GodLee Entertainment Inc. and Essence of Acting. Essence of Acting is under the umbrella of the non-profit Essence of Acting Inc.
Articles referring to the reading of this play can be found @www.essenceofacting.com or @www.lynniegodfrey.com
The Essence of Acting Performing Ensemble.
Rehearsals for Readings and Productions
Conducting Master Classes at Russell Sage College.
Master Class Photos by Tamara Hanson
Video Intros: The DePriest Incident by Charles White and Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed by Celeste Bedford Walker
ESSENCE OF ACTING INC. TEAM
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
PHOTO BY D'AMBROSE BOYD
FRANZ E. JONES
JULIA LEMA, VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY VALESKA CAMBRON, VICE PRESIDENT & ASST. TREASURER
ANTHONY STEWART, WARDROBE ADVISOR
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