Get Further Out of Your Head!
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Get Further Out of Your Head!


Advanced Classes for Working Professionals

Personalized Movement, Monologue and Scene Study: Voice, Body and Mind with Clayton Landey and Eliana Marianes.
Building on the external movement approach and the internal techniques explored in Level 1, Level 2 will be a deeper and more personal exploration of your acting process. We’ll help you break free of your physical and vocal habits, overcome your fear-based road blocks, and continue to develop your process, making it both more consistent and successful.  You’ll receive individual challenges from both instructors that will break barriers, help you adapt to last minute changes on set, and lead you further into BEING the human rather than PLAYING a character.

Instructors: Clayton Landey & Eliana Marianes

Tuition:$250 (10% discount for all Union Members)
Duration: six sessions, 3 hours

Please email headshot and resume to Clayton at to schedule an interview.


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Clayton says it’s a joy to be back at the Alliance. More than 40 plays, 50 films, 180 TV episodes, 85 commercials. Recent: Storefront Church (Theatrical Outfit), Warrior Class (Alliance Theatre), Little Foxes (Theater in the Square). Drama-Logue Award, LA Weekly Award, Maddy, Garland Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nomination: Names. Norma Rae, Clayton’s first film, is in the Library of Congress National Film Registry. Venice: The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Cannes: She’s So Lovely. Sundance: The Shadow Hours. Upcoming: Sully, A Sunday Horse, Camera Store. Starred in “1st &d Ten,” HBO’s first original comedy series. Recurring roles on 10 other TV series. Currently: “If Loving You Is Wrong,” three seasons of “Knots Landing" and one year on “Days of Our Lives.”

Eliana Marianes has a BA in Theater Studies and English from Emory University. In college, she trained with Out of Hand Theater in using Viewpoints to devise new work and strengthen ensemble. She has trained with the SITI Company in NYC, where she recently took a master class from the founder of the Viewpoints technique, Anne Bogart. She has served as the movement coach for Theatrical Outfit (Book of Will), Gainesville Theatre Alliance (Men on Boats), and Théâtre du Rêve (Il Etait Une Fois). She also has over 30 productions in Atlanta as an actor, including: Reykjavik (Actor’s Express), Book of Will (Theatrical Outfit), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Georgia Shakespeare Festival and New American Shakespeare Tavern), Wicket (Dad’s Garage), multiple shows at the Center for Puppetry Arts, and several regional acting credits. She is represented by Stewart Talent, and teaches Viewpoints all around Atlanta. 

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The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.
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