CREATING A CHARACTER!
Actors tell a story using their voices, posture, movement, and more! Join us with celebrated area performer and teacher Anne Buckwheat as she shares strategies and techniques for becoming adept at creating a character on stage! We will also design masks to reflect the qualities of the character.
Anne Buckwheat has portrayed a wide range of characters on stage and in independent films. Her favorite roles include Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables, Widow Corny in Oliver, Golde in Fiddler on the Roof, Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie and Violet Weston in August: O’Sage County for which she won the 2015 NJACT Perry Award for Best Actress.
Her favorite film roles include: Secretary to the City Planner in Jason’s Letter, Peggy Moretti in Spending Thanksgiving with the Moretti’s and Mrs. Williams in the recently release Indi-horror film, Human Hibachi. Anne is an adjunct professor at Rowan College of South Jersey in the Theatre Department, teaching Stage Make-Up, Acting for Television and Children’s Theater. She is also a teaching artist at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman, MainStage Center for the Arts and Appel Farm.