Alan discusses how acting analysis tools like Given Circumstances, Objectives, Tactics and Obstacles can help us better understand and explore our selves, the principles we live by, and the actions we take…
Who should play you in the movie of your life, and why?
What is your life’s mission? How do you pursue that?
What gets in the way?
What is Main Character Energy, and do you have it?
As always, Alan thinks the study of theatre gives us all the best questions and the tools to answer them.
Alan Kopischke is a university professor, arts consultant, and professional actor. He has acted with the Peninsula Players, Third Avenue PlayWorks, Steppenwolf, Milwaukee Rep and regional theatres across the country and has appeared in feature films and on primetime network television. A UU since 2002, Alan and his family moved to Door County and joined UUFDC in 2007. Alan lives in Fish Creek with the fabulously talented costume designer Kärin Simonson Kopischke. They have two adult children: Art, a theatre and performance professional in NYC, and Simon, a mathematics/computer science student at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.