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december 7, 2018

ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON AND THE SIMON STUDIO PRESENTS A SPECIAL AGENT LAB EVENT WITH BARRY KOLKER - CARSON KOLKER AGENCY

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15: 3:30 - 6:30 PM

AUDITION MONOLOGUES, SCENES AND COLD READING PRESENTATIONS

The Drama Book Shop Arthur Seelen Theatre, 250 W. 40 St.

$10. for Observing Auditors by reservation.

Those participating with monologues are required to take at least one preparation lab class with Mr. Simon: 

Sat., Dec. 8: 3:30 - 6:30 pm and/or Tues., Dec. 11: 6 - 9:30 pm.

Call or email for information, cost and limited reservations: 


Roger Hendricks Simon

rhsstudio@gmail.com
917-776-9209 

December 1, 2018

To end our SIMON STUDIO’s 40th year Anniversary -

You are invited to audit ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON’s On-Camera Professional Lab at the Arthur Seelen Theatre, located in the lower level of the Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th St, NYC.

This is for the first two weeks in December, ending with a special end of year industry/public performance and possible AGENT/MANAGER night event Dec. 15 and 18.  We then break for the holidays before it's on to January and more in 2019!  

We’ll do Shakespeare and contemporary work, new plays in development from resident actors, writers and directors before we add works by Chekhov and Tennessee Williams (who have birthdays in Jan. and Mar.).

Limited space to make a special $20 Participating audit appointment now by calling 917-776-9209 or rhsstudio@gmail.com.

Bring a monologue in progress to work on camera with Mr. Simon on one of the following dates:

Tues., Dec. 4: 6 - 9:30 pm or

Sat., Dec. 8: 3:30 - 6:30 pm or

Tues., Dec. 11: 6 - 9:30 pm or

Sat., Dec. 15: 3:30 - 6:30 pm or 

Tues., Dec. 18: 6 - 9:30 pm

Final end of year presentation of work - contemporary and Shakespeare scenes for invited audience on Sat. Dec. 15: 3:30  - 6:30 pm and Tues., Dec. 18: 6 - 9:30 pm.

AGENT/MANAGER NIGHT - TBA soon.

We look forward to working with you!

NOVEMBER 17, 2018

ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON invites actors, writers and directors to make a December audit appointment for his SIMON STUDIO On Camera Professional Lab class.

Those invited to attend will be considered for January and 2019 Lab classes with industry and public performance events in January and 2019.

Limited space to reserve for one of the following dates:

(earlier dates preferred)

Tuesday, Dec. 4: 6 - 9:30 pm

Saturday, Dec. 8: 3:30 - 6:30 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 12: 6 - 9:30 pm

Saturday, Dec. 15: 3:30 - 6:30 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 18: 6 - 9:30 pm

Reserve your date ASAP: Limited availability

rhsstudio@gmail.com or 917-776-9209

Special $20. to participate w/copies of on camera work provided—$10 to just observe

THE SIMON STUDIO - Celebrating its 40th. award winning year as a training and production center for actors, writers and directors at the Drama Book Shop's Arthur Seelen Theatre, 250 W. 40 St. in NYC


November 10, 2018

From Roger: I've been asked to do a talk about our studio's work at this very exciting Art Gallery and Exhibit in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this Sunday, Nov. 11 from 3-5 pm.

Please see invitation and info below and let me know if you can make it asap.

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Actors, Writers and Directors in Lab class with Artistic Director Roger H. Simon. Classes are held at The Simon Studio every Wednesday at 6 PM and Saturday at 3:30 PM. To audit/see if you qualify please call 917.776.9209 or email RHSStudio@gmail.com

About Roger H. Simon

A graduate and founding member of Robert Brustein's Yale Repertory Company, Roger went on to direct and act for Joe Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, and also London's Royal Court Theatre, Dublin's Abbey Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, La Mama, Roundabout, Juilliard Opera, Los Angeles Theatre Center, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, O'Neill Playwrights Conference, Folger Shakespeare Group, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, PBS, Metromedia and BBC-TV, and National Public Radio. Elected to Notable Names in American Theatre, Roger has directed in London, New York and international festival premieres by Tennessee Williams, Sam Shepard, David Hare, Michael Weller, John Guare, Terrence McNally, Lanford Wilson, Israel Horowitz, Jean-Claude van Itallie, Megan Terry and William Saroyan. He has directed John Lithgow, John Travolta, James Earl Jones, James Woods, Tovah Feldshuh, Samuel L. Jackson, Dick Shawn and Judith Ivey to name but a few. Roger has directed plays and taught all aspects of communications in India, Pakistan, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa and throughout Europe for the U.S.I.A. and U.S. State Department. In the United States he has taught at UCLA, Columbia University, Yale University, N.Y.U., Juilliard, Brooklyn College. Roger is the founding artistic director for both The Simon Studio (since 1978) in New York City and the Los Angeles Theatre Center Classical Theatre Lab (since 1990). Roger was awarded an NEA grant as producing director of National Public Radio’s Simon Studio Presents (also on XM Sirius cable radio and Time Warner Public Access TV). As an actor he recently played a role based on Hank Greenberg of AIG in Oliver Stone's WALL STREET2 opposite Michael Douglas and played the lead roles in the critically acclaimed indie feature THE SUBLET, in the film short JIMMY'S CAFE (Newport Beach Film Festival) and currently co-produces, directs and acts in THE SIMON STUDIO and Sarah Levine Simon's musical webseries BREAD TODAY!


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ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON Celebrates the 40th. Anniversary of his SIMON STUDIO. YOUR ARE INVITED to our OPEN HOUSEthis SATURDAY, FEB. 17, 3:30 - 6:30 pm
Featuring new lab work and Mr. Simon interviewing Broadway Producer Doug Denoff (LATINO HISTORY FOR MORONS and the upcoming PRETTY WOMAN) The Drama Book Shop Theatre's Arthur Seelen Theatre, 250 W. 40 St.
PLEASE RSVP For reservations and further info: rhsstudio@gmail.com or 917.776.9209 SimonAndThompsonEntertainment.com

ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON Celebrates the 40th. Anniversary of his SIMON STUDIO. SEE OUR NEW POSTER in link below and YOUR ARE INVITED to our this SATURDAY, FEB. 17, 2018 from 3:30 - 6:30 pm
Featuring new lab work and Mr. Simon interviewing Broadw
YOUR ARE INVITED to our this SATURDAY, FEB. 17, 2018 from 3:30 - 6:30 pm
Featuring new lab work and Mr. Simon interviewing Broadway Producer Doug Denoff (LATINO HISTORY FOR MORONS and the upcoming PRETTY WOMAN). PLEASE RSVP For reservations and further info: rhsstudio@gmail.com or 917.776.9209 SimonAndThompsonEntertainment.com

 

 Theatre Festival of the Spoken Word

Theatre Festival of the Spoken Word

February 2018

James Leaf

The studio lost a valued member this year and we'd like to memorialize some of his work here. R.I.P.