MASTER CLASSES


THE ART OF STORYTELLING

THU 6/18 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | NEW WORLD CENTER SUN TRUST PAVILION | $100 | BUY TICKETS

Instructor: Mara Brock Akil

This masterclass will feature prominent television creator and showrunner Mara Brock Akil, who has produced dynamic and culture-changing projects such as Girlfriends, The Game, Being Mary Jane and Love Is. Brock Akil will provide insight on developing story, crafting memorable characters, as well as share behind-the-scenes knowledge about some of our most beloved TV shows.

MASTER CLASS IN ACTING

FRI 6/19 & SAT 6/20 | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM | NEW WORLD CENTER SUN TRUST PAVILION | $175 | BUY TICKETS

Instructor: Richard Lawson

This two-day master class will feature notable actor Richard Lawson (Wag The Dog, Guess Who, For Colored Girls, All My Children, Grey’s Anatomy, No Place To Be Somebody), who has five decades of expertise in acting for film and primetime television. This course will focus on helping the aspiring artist to create a concept for their career by clarifying their dream, identifying their goals and purposes, and determining the actions it will take to manifest them.

NOTE – Attendees must attend both days of instruction and complete the assigned coursework.