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...This annual SIMON STUDIO celebration event is an environmental performance collage - scenes, songs, music and dance by William Shakespeare, featuring current studio members, alumni and special guests from The Players Club, film, Broadway and London stage worlds.
Off-Off Broadway Review: "... an impressive group of scenes, using every inch of the expansive room, as well as audience members, as part of the ambiance... a ‘60’s style street theatre environment, (where) audience members wandered in and out and photographers documented the performance. Strict homage was paid to the Bard’s language, with vivid, highly physicalized portrayals by all. Actors of all shapes, sizes and ages were encouraged to share their talents, eschewing the youth-oriented look of many recent Shakespearean productions. Director Roger Hendricks Simon is to be congratulated for his dedication to the inclusion of all types of talented actors, and the large, enthusiastic crowd obviously agreed."
10. suggested donations accepted for our John Palmore/Frankie Dee Scholarship Fund.

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...This annual SIMON STUDIO celebration event is an environmental performance collage - scenes, songs, music and dance by William Shakespeare, featuring current studio members, alumni and special guests from The Players Club, film, Broadway and London stage worlds.
Off-Off Broadway Review: "... an impressive group of scenes, using every inch of the expansive room, as well as audience members, as part of the ambiance... a ‘60’s style street theatre environment, (where) audience members wandered in and out and photographers documented the performance. Strict homage was paid to the Bard’s language, with vivid, highly physicalized portrayals by all. Actors of all shapes, sizes and ages were encouraged to share their talents, eschewing the youth-oriented look of many recent Shakespearean productions. Director Roger Hendricks Simon is to be congratulated for his dedication to the inclusion of all types of talented actors, and the large, enthusiastic crowd obviously agreed."
 $10. suggested donations accepted for our John Palmore/Frankie Dee Scholarship Fund.
(with Roger Hendricks Simon) Tuesday, June 23at 7:30pm
The Player's Club 16 Gramercy Park South New York, New York
(You are cordially invited to Bard @ the Bar in honor of William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and THE SIMON STUDIO'S 37th. anniversary (Directed by Roger Hendricks Simon (NY Shakespeare Festival, London's Royal Court Theatre, Yale Rep))
t:212.841.0204 roger@simonstudio.com
Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/915777321807446/

(Bard At The Bar 2015) Here is an example of a work in progress for Bard At The Bar 2013
...and an excerpt from a show from last year. please excuse the air conditioning which you will appreciate when live... trust me.

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The Simon Studio, announces its new Professional Lab for Writers. This is a process-oriented "gymnasium" and production company. Selected writers participate with professional actors, directors, conceptual artists and producers under the studio Director, Roger Hendricks Simon. At the Simon Studio, professional actors and directors actively participate with resident writers to develop new works in progress. In this working community, works are explored and developed through staged readings, rehearsals, in-depth critiques and then considered for our professional production unit.Long-distance consultation services are also available. Selected early career and established writers participate in the SIMON STUDIO Professional Lab – interacting with actors, directors and producers as they write and rewrite new plays, musicals and screenplays. Both in house residencies and personal long distance consultation services are available mentored by Roger Hendricks Simon and industry guests. Cold and prepared staged readings often develop into fuller public and industry presentations and productions. In addition writers can participate as actors and directors in the Lab. THE SIMON STUDIO DIRECTORS TRAINING PROGRAM featured in BACKSTAGE (11/3/00) as one of NYC’s leading centers for Director training. Selected early career and established directors participate in the SIMON STUDIO Professional Lab – interacting with actors and writers as they develop, direct and assistant direct both classical and new works of plays, musicals, film, TV and Radio projects. From cold and prepared readings to staged scenes and excerpts to full presentation and production, directors are mentored by Roger Hendricks Simon and guest industry participants. In addition directors can also participate in the acting and writing programs of the Lab. Recent and former director participants are currently associated with productions for NYC and Glimmerglass Opera Companies, Chicago City Limits, NY International Fringe Theatre Festival, LaMama, National Public Radio and independent film projects (including those from Columbia U. and N.Y. Institute of Technology).

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Roger Hendricks Simon directs The Simon Studio On Camera Professional Lab, Wed., April 29th, 2015

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The Simon Studio Philosophy for Actors, Writers, Directors, Artists and Thinkers for Training and Production (Since 1978) (Theatre and On Camera) WHERE THE CLASSICAL MEETS THE CONTEMPORARY!, (AUDIT)Call 212 841 0204 ($20_Special w/ FACEBOOK RSVP Regular Price $75), 250 w. 40 st.. Biography: (Coached/Trained/Director of:James Earl Jones, James Woods, John Lithgow, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson), Yale Rep, NY Shakespeare Fest, Royal Court, Simon Studio Presents: the Tennessee Williams, Festival, and Shakespeare's Bard @ The Bar Putting contemporary writers side be side with the classics, as well as actors with directors. The best training to help the artist grow is one night you're doing Pinter, or Williams, the next Shakespeare. New works loosens the language of the classics. The continual work on the classics also gives you a discipline and through that respect, it reinforces your respect in contemporary works.

Roger was a founding member at Yale Repertory Theatre in the 60's and instead of going "west" to Hollywood, which would have been commercially profitable, he went to England! At Yale, he had the extraordinary opportunity to listen to amazingly vibrant directors Stella Adler, Bobby Lewis, Jonathan Miller, to experience theatre companies like the Living Theatre, the Open Theatre, actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company, who came to perform. When he was invited to teach in London for a summer, He leapt at it and directed a play by Megan Terry called Keep Tightly Closed in a Cool Dry Place. When flags were used as bed spreads we were promptly arrested. England still had a censor in 1967. But all of a sudden Roger was invited to direct throughout Europe, principally the Royal Court Theatre (London), State Theatres in Denmark, Nancy Festival, Du Monde, at the Abbey Theatre and Edinburgh Festival. The world became much smaller. The Simon Studio is a direct result of his years directing. Actors don't have to create in a room all by themselves, directors, and writers should be there too. The Arts should be a common language, an inter-action.
ALL YOU GET AT THE SIMON STUDIO IS... ROGER HENDRICKS SIMON - THAT'S ALL! WHY SETTLE FOR A SECOND OR THIRD GENERATION DISCIPLE OF MEISNER, STRASBERG OR ADLER? FIND OUT WHY FOR 35 YEARS THE AWARD WINNING MR. SIMON AND HIS STUDIO HAVE BEEN THE MOST UNIQUE THEATRE ON CAMERA FILM TRAINING AND PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE IN NYC AND INTERNATIONALLY - PRIVATE COACHING AND ON GOING PROFESSIONAL GROUP LAB IS AVAILABLE FOR FOR ACTORS,WRITERS + DIRECTORS IN NYC AND INTERNATIONALLY.
SPECIAL $20.00 Audit!
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The Simon Studio Philosophy for Actors, Writers, Directors, Artists and Thinkers for Training and Production (Since 1978) (Theatre and On Camera) WHY SETTLE FOR a 2nd or 3rd GENERATION DISCIPLE OF MEISNER, STRASSBERG OR ADLER? 212 841 0204 The ($20_Special w/FACEBOOK RSVP Regular Price $75), WHERE THE CLASSICAL MEETS THE CONTEMPORARY!, The 30 years of experience, Actorfest, ADLER, Arthur Miller, AUDIT, The AUDITION, Backstage, The Bard at the Bar, The Biography, The Bread, The Chekhov, The Cinema, The Cooking, The Einstein, The Event, The FALL RISING, The food, James Earl Jones, James Woods, John Lithgow, John Travolta, The LAB CLASSES,The MEISNER, The Mozart, The Music, The NY Shakespeare Fest, The Open House, The Opera,The Pasta, The Portrait, The Poughkeepsie, The Radio Drama, The Resume, The Role Play, The Royal Court, Samuel L. Jackson, Shakespeare, Simon Studio Presents, The STRASBERG, The Struddel, The TENNESSEE WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WORKSHOP and PERFORMANCE... , ... Where ... Contemporary Meets ... Classical, ... WinterFest, ... The Yale Rep (PLUS)

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