ONE-DAY ACTING WORKSHOP
for all levels of performers
with Don Bovingloh
Our 12 students LOVED our recent class!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request notice of our next class date.
“It was a great day. Don was wonderful and sharing, learning, and the freedom to be “actors” was fabulous.”
“Ditto! Great group and Don is amazing! Thank you for organizing.”
“Thank you for a wonderful experience!”
“It was great! Let’s do it again.”
“It was almost as if you cast the class! Great mix of people. All enthusiastic and supportive making it a safe place for everyone to feel comfortable trying out completely unfamiliar material. Definitely do it again.”
“What a great day! Thank you so much for putting everything together – and definitely keep me in loop for future workshops!”
“A great day. It was a day that …keeps on giving….and I appreciate all your efforts on our behalf. THANK YOU!”
Don’s impressive resume:
DON BOVINGLOH Writer, Theatre Director, TV Producer, Performer Don has appeared in over 300 roles in film, television, and theatre in Los Angeles and New York. Guest-starring TV roles include: Columbo, Newhart, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, Murder She Wrote, Love Boat, Murphy Brown, The Hogan Family, The Jeffersons, Just Shoot Me, Law and Order, and films and TV movies of the week. His career has afforded him opportunities to work with actors Peter Falk, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucile Ball, Sandy Duncan, George Segal, Rosie O’Donnell, Angela Lansbury, Ann Miller, Olympia Dukakis, Warren Beatty, Betty White, Carol Channing, Candice Bergen, and many others. He has acted in Equity Union theatres from coast to coast and is also a member of the Screen Actors’ Guild, and the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists. He hosted his own CBS-TV show in St. Louis where he also produced a weekend magazine talk show starring Regis Philbin. Don has directed multiple plays and musicals including: Cabaret, Hello, Dolly!, How To Succeed…,, The Gin Game, Inherit The Wind, A Funny Thing Happened…, Sylvia, Mornings at Seven, Mame, The Odd Couple, Funny Girl, Jacques Brel, Baby at the Pasadena Playhouse, Berlin to Broadway, Sondheim’s Into The Woods, and La Cage aux Folles, a record-breaking production in Mendocino, CA. where he was Artistic Director. Recent productions include: Drowsy Chaperone at the Wilton Playshop and Damn Yankees and Other Peoples’ Money at the Brookfield Theatre. For 12 years, Bovingloh was one of the performing members and a teacher at the prestigious GROUNDLING IMPROV THEATRE in Hollywood where he worked with fellow company members Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Julia Sweeney, Laraine Newman, Kathy Griffin, and Steve Guttenberg. Alumni of this theatre include Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Lisa Kudrow, Kristin Wiig, Kevin Costner, Maya Rudolph, Michael McDonald, and many past and present cast members of NBC’s Saturday Night Live and MAD-TV. Don also conducts comedy improv lectures for Celebrity Cruises. Don continues to meld his years of professional experience with a passion for the arts and education through “EMPOWER-PLAY”, (Empowerplay.org) his professionally-oriented workshops for actors and businesses. Corporate clients include: KRAFT FOODS, GENERAL TELEPHONE, HOLIDAY INNS INC., SONY CORP., IBM, PFIZER LABS, NABISCO, CAMPBELLS, INC., MAXIM MEDICAL, COLDWELL-BANKER, ABBOTT LABS, PANASONIC, HUGHES ELECTRONICS, and CUNARD CRUISES among others. Seminar workshops include: “Public Speaking”, “Fear and Risk-Taking”, “Improv and Character Creation”, “Monologue Writing”, and “Singing the Song – A Musical Theatre Master Class”. These have been facilitated in New York, Hollywood, and theatres and businesses around the country. Through these workshops and by directing, Don helps people connect to their talents, instincts, and passions. This he does in a supportive and safe atmosphere with humor, compassion, and an exuberant spirit that inspires creative growth. Don has a Master’s Degree in Communications/Theatre Arts from St. Louis University, and BA degree in Philosophy and Theology from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. He taught and created a high school theatre program for 5 years in St. Louis.
Please contact us to let us know if you are interested in other classes in Acting, Lighting, Stage Managing, Faux Painting, Working Crew, etc.