Saturday, February 12, 2011 (7)

Feb 12, 2011
January 10, 2011
  • Acting in French classes: spotlight on Joel Pommerat

  • Jan 10, 2011 at 1:00pm to Feb 16, 2011 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Chelsea
  • Description:
    Registration is now open for January French classes with Act French (  in Manhattan.

    -French language classes

    -Acting in French

    -Act American: for internationals

    Semester Spotlight : Joël Pommerat et la France Métropolitaine

    We offer:
    *French language classes for performing arts professionals and theatre lovers with a focus on contemporary French theatre from around the world (no acting or French experience necessary)

    *Acting in French for native speakers and fluent theatre lovers


    *Act American: an acting in English class for international students and Americans who want to connect to the international community or learn to translate for the American theatre.

    *Theatrical excursions



    Pearl Studios: 500 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

    Actors, opera singers, filmmakers, editors, lawyers, journalists and all theatre enthusiasts equally welcome.

    4 classes

    Français I (for beginners) - Monday at 6:15pm
    Français II (for intermediates) - Mondays at 8:15pm

  • Created by: Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher
January 15, 2011
  • Act American: An acting class for internationals

  • Jan 15, 2011 at 6:00am to Feb 12, 2011 at 9:00am
  • Location: Pearl Studios
  • Description:

    In this introduction to acting workshop, international students will have the opportunity to learn basic acting technique while improving their English skills. We will incorporate voice work, physical improvisation and scene study to prepare students to perform in American English. The 5 session class will culminate in a presentation of  monologues and scenes. In keeping with our mission to promote international theatre by living artists, we will draw on texts by contemporary international playwrights from around the world. Students will have the choice to work on contemporary American texts or translate their scene or monologue into English from their native tongue, if they so desire.  The class will include regular visits to international theatre events followed by discussion.


    This class is also appropriate for American students who want to connect to the international community and improve their skills in translating international plays for the American theatre.


    When: Saturdays 11-2

  • Created by: Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher
  • This Fall: Focus on French Design

  • Jan 15, 2011 at 7:00pm to Feb 18, 2011 at 6:00pm
  • Location: Museum of Art & Design / Parson School of Design / Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
    May 14, 2010 - January 9, 2011
    A conversation with François Azambourg, Eben Bayer and other triennial participants about innovative materials designers are using in their work.
    Moderated by Andrew H. Dent, Vice President, Material Connexion
    Free for students
    NOVEMBER 16th at 6:30PM
    2 East 91st Street, NY 10128

    Panel discussion between two significant product design studios based in Paris (Normal Studio, François Azambourg) with New York City counterparts (Antenna Design, Jeff Miller). Moderated by Parsons Associate Professor Rama Chorpash.

    NOVEMBER 18th AT 6PM
    65 West 11th Street, NY 10011
    wollman Hall, Lang Building - Room B500 (enter at 66 West 12th Street) - Free event
  • Created by: Marion Brun
February 8, 2011
February 11, 2011
  • French Immersion Weekend

  • Feb 11, 2011 at 1:00pm to Feb 13, 2011 at 8:00am
  • Location: FIAF - 22 East 60th Street
  • Description: FIAF's new Immersion Weekend offers participants the opportunity to dive head-first into French without ever leaving New York--perfect for the busy professional, parent, or lifestylist. Centered around FIAF's elegant Upper East Side building, this weekend intensive session allows students to brush up on their French skills with unique cultural activities and engaging classes. With a strong focus on French grammar and conversational skills, participants will also enjoy fine French cuisine and practice the art of conversation in dining and specialty workshops.
  • Created by: FIAF

  • Feb 11, 2011 at 3:00pm to Feb 27, 2011 at 6:00pm
  • Location: New York City
  • Description: Le Group GINKGOA jazzy bossanovienne arrive en New York de Paris pour seulement 2 semaines! Ne ratez pas leur concert!!
  • Created by: Nicolle Rochelle
February 12, 2011
  • GINKGOA - French Concerts in NYC

  • Feb 12, 2011 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Ella Lounge
  • Description:
    The music of GINKGOA , a type of new "Chanson Francaise," or French Song, fresh and inventive, mixed with jazzy influences and rhythms, Bossa Nova, and strong melodies. Their repertoire  includes mostlyoriginal compositions but also jazz classics from greats such as Edith Piaf and Josephine Baker, to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, with reworked arrangements geared towards a modern crowd.

  • Created by: Carolyn Anthony