Scene Study with Casey Groves

From: Mae C.
Sent on: Thursday, October 20, 2011 3:21 PM

Hello Everyone,

Starting a Scene Study class in Baton Rouge next week. Hope you can join us. I recently studied with Larry Moss in NYC who is Leonardo DiCaprio's acting coach for every role he works on. I'll be incorporating insights gained with him into the work on scenes. It's powerful, inspiring stuff. See info for class below.

All the best,
Casey Groves
[address removed]


Ongoing Scene Study Class with Casey Groves


We will use the Michael Chekhov Technique as a basis for our work.


“Inside of every actor is a deeply rooted, and often unconscious, desire for transformation.”


Michael Chekhov

The Michael Chekhov Technique engages the body and the imagination. It gets you out of your head and brings you right to where interaction between people is happening- in the body, in the eyes, in the gesture, in the images that we send across space to each other. These tools put you in charge of your own creativity and lead to spontaneously correct choices for auditions and roles. This will be an ongoing class focusing on scenes from theater and film. Actors will be matched with scene partners from the class and will approximate costumes and props for scene presentations.


At Ted Baldwin’s Cinema Rektor  

TVs with large screens for video playback of scene work. Taking the class is a great way to be considered for future roles w/ 3rd Coast Films. 8108 Picardy Avenue in Baton Rouge (see map link below). 7:30pm to 10pm- Ongoing Scene Study Class on Tuesday Nights. 7 to 7:30pm- free weekly technique introduction required for new students. First class begins on Tuesday, October 25th. $120 per month (equals out to $30 per class)  



“I have been working with Casey for almost a year now, and his guidance has been invaluable! He really gets you to look inside yourself, and he has helped me develop more subtle nuances with characterization. As a result, I have started getting callbacks and have booked roles on Memphis Beat and several films.”



-Kristin Samuelson-

NOLA Actor and Vocal Coach



Teacher Bio

Casey Groves’ television credits include ‘Law and Order’, ‘Damages’ with Glenn Close, ‘As the World Turns,’ and a recurring role on ‘One Life to Live.’ He has his BFA and his MFA in Acting, and he teaches acting and directs plays at St. Peter’s College in NJ and at Fordham University in NY. He began teaching audition technique at del Corral in the fall of 2010. He has studied acting and auditioning technique intensively with the Michael Chekhov Association, Tim Phillips and Larry Moss in New York. For more information on the actor, teacher and director, go to



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