Date & Time
10/10/2020 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1st Team Actors Studio 156 Main St Westlake, OH 44145
About this Event
Janet will assign scenes ahead of time to each actor and work the scene in class. Through careful critique and observation, Janet will help the actors create genuine moments and develop strong characters and perspectives while staying true to the scene and material. If you are ready to bring a level of depth to your work done with authenticity under the careful eye of one of Chicago’s best teachers. This class is for you.
Janet Ulrich Brooks is a Chicago based actor and teaching artist. On Chicago stages, Janet has worked with The Goodman, Steppenwolf, TimeLine Theatre (Company Member), Lookingglass, Victory Gardens, Northlight Theatre, Drury Lane, Theatre at the Center, and others, garnering 10 Joseph Jefferson nominations, and was awarded the Jeff for her principal role as Maria Callas in TimeLine’s production of Master Class. From Theatre Washington in DC, she received a Helen Hayes nomination for her with Woolly Mammoth Theatre. Janet’s television and film appearances include, T.V.: Fargo (FX), Sense8 (Netflix), Proven Innocent (FoxTV), Boss (STARZ) and NBC’s Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago Justice and Playboy Club. Film credits include features Divergent, Conviction; indie films One Small Hitch, Fools, Polish Bar, The Middle Distance, Market Value, Eyes Upon Waking, M.O.M., The Grasshopper, A Light Beneath Her Feet; and short films For a Good Time, Bath Salt, Educating Cooper and others. Janet’s commercial roles include the Mother in the 2013 “Finding Jeremy” ad campaign for T-Mobile. As a Teaching Artist, Janet has worked with TimeLine Theatre, Hubbard Street Dance, Victory Gardens, Child’s Play Touring Theatre, Writers’ Theatre and Vagabond School of the Arts. Before moving to Chicago, her early years were spent entertaining in Branson, MO and acting in the Kansas City, MO area. Janet was the first recipient of the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award from the University of Central Missouri and holds an MFA from Western Illinois University. She is a proud union member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA and is represented by Gray Talent Group.