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Tom Kibbe giving a workshop

2-Day Workshop: Crafting Castable Characters

Make yourself more castable by using your unique qualities as an actor to build richly detailed characters.

What: 2-day workshop
When: 9.30am – 2.30pm Sat 20th & 10am – 3pm Sun 21st April
Where: Long Yard Studios, Cork, Ireland
Investment: €245

Places are limited because there’s a maximum class size of 8 actors to ensure everyone gets time to work.

Register your interest before 6pm Wednesday the 27th March.

Imagine bringing characters to life in a unique way, with unmatched depth and authenticity. It would set you apart in every role and every audition. Where could that take your career?

No doubt you’re already trying to achieve this depth in your performances. But even experienced actors struggle with this. Why?

Many actors lack the internal technique needed to support the external. If the internal foundations aren’t in place it causes performances to come across as forced, or even phoney.

Get the internal technique mastered and you find yourself ‘in the zone’ – your performance flows effortlessly. You’re no longer working the scene, the scene “just happens to happen”, as Tom says.

This is why actors love working with Tom Kibbe. He simplifies the process of developing that internal technique.

Tom spent years training with the three all-time great acting teachers – Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg, and Sanford Meisner (yes, really – you can listen to the full story here). And he has spent years building on the foundations of their teachings to develop his own techniques.

As a result, this work is unique to Tom Kibbe, and you will not experience anything like this elsewhere.

Opportunities to work in-person with Tom don’t come around that often. There hasn’t been a weekend workshop since the end of Summer last year, but there’s one coming up in April.

It’s perfect for you if you haven’t yet worked with Tom, or if you haven’t completed his full programme ‘Techniques Of Modern Realist Acting’.

About Tom Kibbe

Tom Kibbe trained directly with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse and in his private professional classes. He also studied with Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler in their advanced classes before going on to have a long and distinguished career in all aspects of the industry in LA, NYC, London and Dublin.

He’s worked as an Actor, Director, Producer, Casting Director (casting for the likes of Michael Douglas, Curtis Hanson, and George A. Romero) and was Artistic Director of the Court Theatre in L.A for over 20 years.

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See below for what actors are saying about working with Tom Kibbe…

What Actors Are Saying About Tom Kibbe

"He connects you with your creative impulse which allows the emotion to be organic"

""I travelled from Pitsburgh, US to Cork, Ireland - it was so good I'm going to do it again.""

"I got to final round auditions for four schools, I was accepted into two and I've accepted my place at Guildford school of acting"

"I finally can deliver the type of performances that I have been previously really struggling to get to."

Tom Kibbe is an inspired teacher, generous, perceptive, dedicated and knowledgeable.

Rosie O'Regan

Tom is a genius. He knows exactly where to take you physically and mentally in order to find your very own unique truth in a performance.
Judy Donovan

He has an uncanny ability to bring out the very best in each actor he encounters.
Eadaoin O'Donoghue

"Working with Tom Kibbe has been the greatest creative influence on my life to date."

"I found out yesterday I got into RADA, it was beyond my wildest dreams - I can't thank Tom Kibbe enough."

Tom allows you to identify your own process and own it not through some didactic form of teaching but through a series of precise prompts that begin to cue the performance out of you and realise your potential.
Mark D'Aughton

His techniques and exercises release something in the actor, so that what comes out is truthful and spontaneous, moments that no amount of script analysis could find.
Claire J. Loy

Tom's classes have given me a completely new way of preparing for roles; a way that allows me to reach greater emotional depth and to be more truthful.
Frank Prendergast

"He will free up your creativity, your spontaneity, he'll get you to access your subconscious in a creative way."
"I found Tom's classes to be so beneficial - I can't recommend working with Tom enough."
He gets under all the layers you thought you had to find something even deeper and then some. He takes great care and has huge respect for actors and the craft.
George Hanover

Brilliant! Genius acting coach. Highly, highly recommended!

Jon Whitty

Tom Kibbe is quite simply the best Acting teacher/coach I have ever had. The work I have done with him has been career changing.
Pauline O'Driscoll

"Working over Zoom with Tom, there was honestly no difference to being there in person."

"One exercise changed my life, my perception of the world, my perception of myself, and my perception of what acting is."