Coaching Actors: Roles, Techniques, and Challenges 

ABSTRACT by Mel Churcher

Mel Churcher explores the role of an acting coach, the coaching process, and the unique challenges of preparing actors for their roles. She will share her experiences with a wide range of clients – from beginners to experienced actors – and highlight the differences between theatre and screen acting, including the complexities of preparing actors for roles in unfamiliar worlds. Anecdotes from the Mel’s career, including coaching for ‘The Fifth Element’, ‘Unleashed’, and ‘The Lady’, will illustrate these points. The session concludes with a Q&A segment for discussion.

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