Andrew Patterson’s THE VAST OF NIGHT can now be seen in DRIVE-INs and on
Critics are raving about Gail’s performance as MABEL BLANCHE.
… a long, immersive and heartbreaking monologue given by town resident Mabel Blanche (Gail Cronauer) that is simply one for the books.
Greg Srisavasdi, DeepestDream.com
Mabel (Gail Cronauer) shares her harrowing story with a raw honesty that will have even the most impatient viewer enraptured…
Kimberley Elizabeth, nofspodcast.com
Two of the strongest performances are given by Gail Cronauer and Bruce Davis, both playing characters who call into Everett’s show, and both capable of holding you rapt with their voices alone.
Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
[Sierra] McCormick …has about a 10-minute scene … that is astonishing. But That isn’t the most jaw-dropping performance on view. That honor belongs to Cronauer as Mabel, delivering a riveting monologue in one extended scene that you simply cannot turn away from. Her performance is exactly why they created the supporting acting category, small but unforgettable, and if this movie gets seen by the actors branch of the Academy — and by all means, I hope it does — she is deserving of a Best Supporting Actress nomination. I can’t think of another one thus far in 2020 who tops what she does in this film. Another shout-out, while we are at it to the inventive cinematography from M.I. Littin-Menz. Everyone involved in this sharp indie deserves applause.
Pete Hammond, deadline.com
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That was the Facebook challenge to actors: post photos and thoughts on 5 shows that shaped your career. Check out Gail's choices under PHOTOS.
CLASSES AND COACHING @ 1106 LUPO
ACTING ON CAMERA
You can view some videos of Gail's on-camera classes at Collin College on Gail Cronauer - youtube.
BASIC ACTING INTENSIVE
A synthesis of tools, techniques and experiences for beginning actors or those wanting a refresher. We wlll cover a LOT of ground in 4 weeks. Come ready to work and play hard!
#1. Warm-ups, vocabulary and tools, 3 Knocks Sequence
#2. Introduction to partner and scene work: 6-line scenes, The Subject Was Roses, The Encounter
MICHAEL CHEKHOV TECHNIQUE "sampler"
You can see a "sample" of Gail using one of the Chekhov tools, EXPANSION/contraction on Gail Cronauer - youtube. She does a "full out " exploration of a monologue and then adapt the tool, "veiling it," as you might on film. Check it out!
For on camera or on stage. Contact me to discuss this!
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MICHAEL CHEKHOV TECHNIQUE @Theatre 3 in Dallas
Theatre Three, in collaboration with the National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) has announced new performance training classes for adult actors, both professional and novice, who are seeking to learn more about the art and science of acting. In this endeavor Theatre Three seeks to fulfill one of the tenets of its mission statement—to provide a nurturing environment for artists to learn and grow. The theatre will offer classes on Theatre Three’s Norma Young Arena Stage. The class will explore the acting technique developed and taught by master acting teacher and actor Michael Chekhov, and will be taught by highly respected actor and NMCA certified teacher, Gail Cronauer.
“Michael Chekhov’s work and technique is a gift to the performing artist — or anyone interested in peak performance,” says Cronauer. “It gives the actor real tools, fosters a healthy aesthetic, unlocks the imagination, enlivens the body and voice and fosters ease, confidence and courage.”
Learn more about the Michael Chekhov Technique on Master Teacher Lisa Dalton's website: NMCA: National Michael Chekhov Association
Check them out and at: https://www.theatre3dallas.com/enrich/national-michael-chekhov-association-workshops/
AFTER 24 YEARS, Gail will be leaving COLLIN COLLEGE in Plano, Texas as a full-time instructor. Former students and colleagues gave her a fantastic ZOOM send off in May. Watch her DIRECTING RETROSPECTIVE AND TRIBUTE under DIRECTING. You can also check out the Gail Cronauer Quad C/Collin Theatre Center Alumni on FACEBOOK. for more wonderful memories.
Please take time to check out this outstanding theatre department and program http://www.collintheatrecenter.com OR on Facebook @collintheatrecenter. They have an outstanding faculty of theatre professionals and have helped launch the careers of many successful alumni (e.g., Broadway and TV stars BRIAN J. SMITH, JASON RALPH, MICHAEL URIE) and upcoming season and auditions.
Gail is privileged to serve on the BOARD of SAG-AFTRA, DFW and on the DFW ACTOR'S EQUITY ASSOCIATION Liason Committee. She is proud to be working with these amazing groups of people to promote our industry and its talent. SAG-AFTRA Dallas-Fort Worth
Also, consider joing WOMEN IN FILM DALLAS. This amazing organization supports filmmakers, offers workshops, gives out scholarships, holds networking events -- and so much more! Women In Film_Dallas