Guest Artist, Visionbox Studio
Jennifer McCray Rincón (Co-Artistic Director & Master Acting Teacher) received her BA in Theatre Studies from Yale University and an MFA in Directing from the Yale School of Drama. She was recipient of an NEA Directing Fellowship at Playwright’s Horizons in NYC and a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in Bogota, Colombia. After many years in New York, Ms. Rincón came to Denver as the Head of Acting at the National Theatre Conservatory, where she remained from 1991 through 2008. At the DCPA Ms. Rincón taught acting in the 3-year MFA Acting program and directed over 100 productions including Equus, Othello, The Laramie Project, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, The 365 Project, Monte Carlo, and Expedition 6 by Bill Pullman. Locally, Ms. Rincon has directed for El Centro Su Teatro, Shadow Theatre, The Historic Old Elitches Theatre, and was Founding Artistic Director of the Lizard Head Theatre Company in Telluride. Since founding Visionbox Studio in 2010 Jennifer McCray Rincon has taught acting to Denver student and professional actors in five week sequences culminating in performances. She has also developed and directed a number of workshops and productions for Visionbox including: The Wild Hunt by Bill Pullman, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea by John Patrick Shanley, Lydie Breeze by John Guare, After the Fall by Arthur Miller, 2xTENN by Tennessee Williams, A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas with William Youmans, The Othello Project, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello and My Two Sisters, an adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters.
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Students should prepare two monologues, one contemporary and one Shakespeare verse, to work on with Jennifer Rincon. The workshop will focus on selection of material and how to make an audition authentic acting. Text analysis and the Five Questions will be the foundation for this workshop. Students may also speak with Ms. Rincon about applying for colleges, conservatories and professional companies nationwide. Ms. Rincon is a graduate of Yale University and the Yale School of Drama Directing Program and was the Head of Acting at the National Theatre Conservatory from 1991 - 2008. She is currently the Co-Artistic Director with theatre and film actor Bill Pullman at Visionbox Studio in Denver.