“SECRETS” RETOLD AT THE ACTORS WORKOUT STUDIO

North Hollywood – The Actors Workout Studio is proud to announce the revival of the critically acclaimed “Tell Me My Secrets”. Friday Evenings at 8PM and Saturday eveFlyer-Spring-2013-Final-webnings at 8PM and 10:00PM, from June 7 - 29, 2013. This highly entertaining and completely original long-form dramatic improv show puts the audience in the writer’s seat and allows them to dictate the drama. “Tell Me My Secrets” is a complex and engaging production that places characters on the stage who introduce themselves to the audience that will either grant their wildest dreams or drag them through hell, all in 90 minutes. Developed through the teachings and exercises of Sanford Meisner, it has been called “a dynamic concept, in which actors and audience collaborate to create a play…offering genuine suspense, humor, surprise, and highly volatile situations.”

Created at the Actors Workout Studio by Artistic Director Fran Montano and Writer/Actor John Loprieno, this 2005 Los Angeles Valley Theatre League Award winning presentation combines over twenty years of experience teaching and training actors in professional and academic environments. Fran Montano is an Emmy award-winning acting coach and master teacher. He has been teaching acting in Los Angeles for 25 years, based on the Meisner Technique as taught by the late Edward Kaye-Martin. John Loprieno, an Emmy nominee, has over 25 years of experience acting and writing on the daytime dramas One Life To Live, Search for Tomorrow and As The World Turns. Loprieno is the current Theatre Arts Department Chairman at Moorpark College in Moorpark, California.

“Tell Me My Secrets” will be hosted by Peggy O Neal, an original cast member, and will feature the talents of Andrew Kirkley, Nathan Stayton, Nic Dostal, Graydon Stroud, Drew Hellenthal, Ben Solenberger, Catherine Warner, Murielle Zuker, Leah Fredkin, Hilary Pingle, Ali Kendall and Carolyn Gilroy. The Actors Workout Studio is located at 4735 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. Tickets are $17.00 and seating is limited. Reservations are STRONGLY suggested. Group rates are available. For tickets or more information, go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/396549 or call the box office at (818) 506-3903. The Actors Workout Studio is located at 4735 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, California.

Press Responses:

“A dynamic concept, in which actors and audience collaborate to create a play…offering genuine suspense, humor, surprise, and highly volatile situations.” LA WEEKLY

“ I never realized that a soap opera could be so friggin entertaining” Recommended Theater – NOHO NEWS

“Montano and Loprieno have created an unusual entertaining show which succeeds on it’s actors’ abilities to present well developed, complicated characters on the spot.” The Tolucan Times

Winner of The Valley Theater League ADA Award for Director of a Play 2004 – John Loprieno and Fran Montano Los Angeles Valley Theater League