THE ACTING INTENSIVE SUMMER SEMINAR
HOLLYWOOD ACTING INTENSIVE Seminar Teachers
Paul Haggis quote: "As artists, we have to be brave. If we aren't brave, we aren't artists."
MICHAEL MARGOTTA: Michael Margotta, director, teacher, actor and writer, is life member at the Actor's Studio in New York and Los Angeles and founder and Artistic Director of the Actor's Center in Rome. He was a teacher at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York, at the New York Film Academy and at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. He elaborated a personal method that he describes as a fusion between Stanislavskij, Strasberg and personal researches in psycology. Actor nominated for the Emmy Award, he is today a worldwide recognized teacher..
PAUL HAGGIS: Paul Haggis is the award-winning filmmaker who, in 2006, became the first screenwriter to write two Best Film Oscar winners back-to-back - Million Dollar Baby (2004) directed by Clint Eastwood, and Crash (2004) which he himself directed. .
Federica’s great talent in organising large-scale events with national and international guests, and having the skill to making everyone involved happy, lead her to the idea to found “HollywoodInRome” and its brand HollywoodinEurope with Co-founder Mark Olan Dreesen. She brings a deep passion for communication and a strong belief in the power of education. She's works as an actress in theatre and tv.
MARK OLAN DREESEN
Mark is an actor and lives between Berlin in Rome. He is currently working on his first screenplay. When not working, he likes to travel, experiment in the kitchen, reading and collecting all sorts of books, and whenever he can, he stops at the Artists Center in Milan to spend time with his like-minded colleagues and friends. For more information contact his agency.
With over 5 years of experience in the diverse creative field, Sebastian has a strong track record of creating successful graphic design solutions and event graphics. For the past two years he has been supporting HollywoodInRome SRLS and giving creative solutions for our educational programs. He loves being creative, binge-watching awesome tv shows, playing video games and reading his favorite books.
Events & Communications
Dan Burman is an actor and producer in London. He has produced several film projects and organised workshops for actors and creatives all over the world. He also owns a staffing company and specialises in logistics and management.
Julia Bähre is an actress on stage and for tv (three times comedy-award nominated for best ensemble "ich bin boes"). She has strong organizational skills and therefore successfully organizes acting and filmmaking courses and seminars. She is a baking fan and loves to spend time in northern part of Germany at the mud flat.
Joana is the founder and owner of the event company Fräulein Feiertag. She lives her passion for the arts and events by organizing and supporting projects for national and international clients. Her strong ability to stay focused in stressful situations and not loosing her humor at any point, are well respected.