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Old 07-04-04, 12:54 PM   #1
Drew Richardson
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Default FWD: Motionfest registration now open

Drum Roll Please!!!

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With great pride we announce MotionFest Finale.__Why Finale? the_explanation can be read_by link_from the_MF home page at www.MotionFest.com

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MotionFest is a professional development conference for high level variety entertainers._ There have been 6 successful conferences since the first in Nov 2000 both on the east and west coasts.

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Not sure if MotionFest is for you?_ Check out the list of previous attendees on our website_and then ask any one of them for their opinion._

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Registration is open now!____ so_I will use the rest of the space here to give some highlights of this upcoming MotionFest Finale:

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Dates_---Workshops begin November 11-14, 2004 with Video Shoot show and social starting 7pm on Wed. Nov 10

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Because we have doubled the number of intensive teachers, we are offering special pre MotionFest workshops during the day on Wed. Nov 10._ Nothing else will be scheduled during the day for Wed...just the chance to take two additional teachers for 3 hour workshops._MF will officially begin as usual with the Video Shoot show Wed evening.

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The mix of previous teachers and new teachers recruited for MF Finale include:

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Karl Baumann_ - Star Cirque du Soleil character acrobat

Tom Casciero - Movement Artist

Alan Clay - Author, Performer, Director, Physical Comedy and Actor Instructor from New Zealand

Bob Fitch - Broadway Actor/Magician. Consultant to numerous stars

Jay Gilligan - International artistic and innovative juggler/object manipulator

Nikolaus Holz -International Ambassador of European Clowning

Geoff Hoyle - Broadway, Cirque du Soleil, Pickle Family Circus, he's done everything! including teaching at Dell 'Arte School of Physical Theatre

Dominique Jando - Director of S.F. School of the Circus Arts, Founded numerous Circus Schools and competitions in France.

The Jokesters - Performers and professors of makeup application

Dick Monday - Former Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown College Director, Founder of NYGoofs, hilarious!

Karen Hurll Montanaro - Mime and movement/dance specialist

Robert Nelson -aka The Butterfly Man, street performer emeritus

Michael Rock - Second City Theatre staff improv instructor

Steve Smith - 10 yr director of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown College


Joanie Spina - Performer/Dancer and Choreographer for Magicians including David Copperfield

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Most of _their workshop descriptions have been posted._For those that have not, read their bios._ Workshop descriptions will be posted as soon as possible._ You can pick teachers now and change them later if necessary.

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Also expected for lectures and general hanging out:_ Daniel Holzman, Scotty Meltzer, Tim Furst, Robert Strong, and_Zeke Peterhoff

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While this is the list we are currently expecting, teachers are subject to_change due to circumstances beyond our control.

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Why else you need to attend: (besides the comradery, networking, fun and general kick in the butt your_career and performances could use)

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Critique sessions with teachers and_ expert performer/attendees,

theatre tech professionals,

makeup professors,__

copyright and trademark attorneys,

accountants,

insurance professionals

agents,

street performing at Harborplace by request,

video sessions,

marketing experts,

costuming issues including 'improving your costume after you thought it was complete.'

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Additional things are being added all the time so read our occasional messages and check the website every so often.

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO MAKING THIS LAST_MOTIONFEST THE VERY BEST ONE!

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See you in Baltimore (one of the cheapest cities to_fly too)

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Best_Regards,

MotionFest committee_

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(Please forward this to all of the variety performers you know._ Many have signed up over the years to be on our email list with email addresses that no long work)

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(contact us for removal if you do not wish to get an occasional message about MotionFest)



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