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SXSW Comedy: Henry Winkler Acting Workshop
The storied actor schools an audience on authenticity
"...TV.” He was referring to his current role as acting coach Gene Cousineau on HBO’s Barry, but he quickly..."

March 11, 2019 SXSW Post by Rosalind Faires

Steve Bilich's 7th on San Antonio Acting Workshops
Bilich's goal includes not just working actors but anyone who 'wants to break down to their core and grow from their core': businesspeople, clergy, you name it, Bilich is interested in busting your inner-child's chops
"...Highway" on 9/11) with the aim of bringing his acting skills to the masses...."

Aug. 5, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Acting Right, Not White
Grim Stats, Racial Taunts Won't Deter These Students
"...to come from a suspicion that high-acheiving minorities are acting against their race. Author Peggy Orenstein, in her 1994..."

Nov. 7, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

A Revolution in Acting
The SITI Company's J. Ed Araiza is transforming the way Austin actors view their art
"...This isn't like watching a normal acting class. This is like watching a school of fish...."

April 9, 2004 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Acting Tipsy
Local thespians reveal how they tackle the challenge of playing drunk onstage
"...flavor will take you to the next level of acting inebriated, or however the liquor is supposed to end..."

July 5, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Acting on Directors
The spring retirement announced by City Manager Toby Futrell raises the question of how the city will fill key openings
"...for the Convention Center Department (where Hymie Gonzales is acting director, with fired Robert Hodge under investigation) and director..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Acting Out and Causing Trouble
The works in "Difficult Daughters," the final installation in the Blanton Museum of Art's "Projections" series of contemporary films, show women acting out and causing trouble, but they also demonstrate how women of different generations approach feminism.
"...asserts female empowerment," says Baum. "The films show women acting out and causing trouble. But they also demonstrate how..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Arts Feature by Molly Beth Brenner

The Designated Acting (Almost) City Manager
Word is that the City Council will be appointing an "acting city manager designate" while Garza finishes his term.
"...guess, is that the City Council will name an "acting city manager designate" to begin preparing for April 30,..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cool City: Acting Locally, Cooling Globally
The Austin Climate Protection Plan takes form

May 11, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Acting on Impulse
Murphy's Law

Nov. 17, 1995 Screens Feature

Who Is Stella Burden, and Why Are They Saying Those Terrible Things About Her?
When the Rude Mechs do a show about acting, they find madness in the Method
"...Meaning other than Stella Adler, the acting teacher whose approach to the craft – and specifically..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Otaku* Overload!!!
After Monster Island Studios sank, Austin's acting community and Houston animé giant A.D. Vision unleashed talent bent on vengeance and redemption (*otaku = animé geek)
"...ask – has left a void in the Austin acting community that has yet to be filled...."

Dec. 2, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

My Week With Marilyn
Based on the memories of Colin Clark, this movie recounts his time getting to know Marilyn Monroe while she was in England shooting The Prince and the Showgirl with Laurence Olivier.
"...world, Marilyn Monroe, came to England to co-star with acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier in The Prince and the..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hard Act to Follow
Heather Kafka on a love/hate history with acting
"...eros, Lovers of Hate, has changed her outlook, her acting, and her life...."

June 11, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Tru Artistry
With Jay Presson Allen's Tru, performer Jaston Williams takes a vacation from the little town of Tuna, Texas, with which he is so closely identified, to portray celebrated writer Truman Capote, and in the process reminds us what an actor of range and skill he is.
"...because most folks take a pretty casual view of acting, to begin with -- apart from memorizing all those..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Frogs for Snakes
"...film would be a knockout indie smash, a character-driven acting spree or maybe a quiet reflection on the fine..."

May 28, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lemon
"...either irritate or confuse. What remains of his own acting career is going less than nowhere in Los Angeles..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Good Listening
Meryl Streep speaks on the key to acting and its importance to life
"...who heads the UT Department of Theatre & Dance's acting program and with whom Streep attended the Yale School..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Michael Clayton
This smart and thoroughly entertaining film asks the question of where a lawyer’s ethical responsibility to zealously represent a client ends and the societal interest in achieving justice begins.
"...with ridiculous plot twists and a dumbfounding ending. The acting is superb across the board, with Wilkinson fascinating to..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Stella Adler and the American Theater
UT's Harry Ransom Center, which acquired the complete archive of Stella Adler, celebrates her impact on American acting in the symposium Stella Adler and the American Theater
"...an actor but ended as an icon of American acting. You can see it not just in film, but..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

A Walk in the Clouds
"...have I heard a more fitting description of Reeves' acting. How this overrated and monotonal actor could have been..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

My Scientology Movie
Another doc on L. Ron Hubbard's cash cow
"...to casting a faux Tom Cruise and one young acting hopeful as David Miscavige, the acting head of Scientology..."

March 31, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Last Vegas
Did the Social Security set finally get their The Hangover?
"...It’s delightful to see these acting pros hamming it up in this movie. They look..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Death Sentence
Vigilantism is alive and flourishing in this revenge thriller from James Wan, the so-called Splat Pack director of the original Saw movie.
"...of the police force and justice system. Bacon's kinetic acting style serves the role well, even though his transition..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Georgia Rule
Despite the presence of three acting powerhouses – Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman, and Lindsay Lohan – this movie about three generations of "difficult" women never rings true.
"...Elwes and Garrett Hedlund. Despite the presence of three acting powerhouses – Fonda, Huffman, and Lohan – this movie..."

May 11, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Price of Glory
"...In the years since L.A. Law his face and acting style have coarsened. If nothing else, he certainly looks..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hurricane
"...eye have everything to do with Denzel Washington's phenomenal acting abilities and precious little to do with either Jewison's..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gods and Monsters
The final days of the man behind Hollywood's Frankenstein
"...McKellen, whose portrait of Whale is a study in acting excellence. The character displays a range that goes from..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tarzan and the Lost City
"...loincloth. March is lovely to look at, but her acting chops remain on a par with Van Dien's, and..."

May 1, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Comrades, Almost a Love Story
"...with Jackie Chan and the Heroic Trio, Cheung's formidable acting skills have consistently shone through. Comrades, Almost a Love..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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