Thursday, May 22, 2014

MFS Presents a 2-Day Acting Workshop With Jeremy London

The Memphis Film Society presents a two day acting class with famed actor Jeremy London.  The class takes place June 28/29 and includes a seminar, as well as a practical workshop where students will participate in scenes with London.  All students are guaranteed to perform scenes with Jeremy--as well as to receive feedback/critique of their performance.

Here is London's bio from IMDb:

Jeremy London and his twin brother Jason London were born in San Diego, California, but were raised in small towns in both Texas and Oklahoma. Jeremy began acting on stage at the age of seventeen, where he impressively portrayed the leading role in The Music Man and fell in love with performing. Jeremy was the first of the two to start auditioning and forced Jason to attend an audition with him and it was Jason who ended up nabbing a role. A leading role The Man in the Moon (1991) starring Reese Witherspoon in her feature film debut. Jeremy went on to success of his own soon after starring along Sam Waterston in the dramatic series I'll Fly Away (1991), which was a critically acclaimed series garnering an Emmy award for Best Drama. Jeremy went to fame as not only a serious actor with an undeniably bright future starring in other projects such as the cult comedy Mallrats (1995) directed by Kevin Smith and even had a role in the popular nineties series Party of Five (1994) as the handsome Griffin Holbrook alongside Neve Campbell. Jeremy has proved a serious actor with the ability to take risks in such films as Gods and Generals (2003) effortlessly stepping into the role of Civil War Captain Sandy Pendleton, where he held his own alongside heavyweights such as Robert Duvall. Jeremy hard hasn't gone unnoticed he has received three People's Choice Awards, and three Telly awards for his directing debut of the Documentary Secrets Through the Smoke (2001) Jeremy's genuine personality has earned him a long career in Hollywood. Starting as teen heartthrob, Jeremy has made the impressive transition into a respected career not only as an actor with a slew of roles under his belt and many more ahead but has also successfully segued into directing, writing, and producing his own films. His feature film directorial debut of the brilliant thriller The Devil's Dozen (2013) proved he is a skilled director and will be directing many more films in the future. Jeremy is also a proud father of his son Lyrik and engaged to Actress Juliet Reeves, with whom is expecting a child with in June 2014.

Because of the individual attention each attendee will receive, seating for the workshop is capped at 30 attendees.  Price for the workshop is $180.00, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the local production of the film, "Blackburn."  Your seat at this event can be reserved here.