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Sunday, November 8 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Acting and Prayer

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When an actor performs Shakespeare, he has to take ancient unfamiliar words and speak them with passion and meaning.  He has to find focus, purpose, and urgency in words and thoughts written by someone else. And if his show is a hit, he has to repeat them daily for months and keep them fresh and alive.  Doesn’t this sound a lot like the challenges of Jewish prayer?  Award-winning theatre director and UCSD instructor Todd Salovey, who has taught acting and directing for more than thirty years leads an interactive workshop in which acting techniques are the basis for more soulful, meaningful, and purposeful prayer.

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Todd Salovey

Todd Salovey is in his 29th season as Associate Artistic Director of San Diego REP, and 28th year on the faculty of UCSD. He is a director, producer, playwright, and teacher. He is founding artistic director of the REP’s Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival and last year... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2020 10:00am - 10:50am PST