Creative Combustion Acting Studio

Top Acting Coach, Director and Broadway and Hollywood Actor Joshua Finkel, MFA offers Coast to Coast Coaching for Actors and Public Speakers of All Ages and Levels including private in person coaching, online coaching via Skype or via telephone. Joshua can help you build and polish audition or callback material, build an upcoming role, create a one person show, build your entire college audition package, film and submit audition videos, create your cabaret act. Joshua coaches Theater, Film, Television, Classical Theater, Musical Theater, Cabaret, Voice Over, Dialects, College Auditions, Public Speaking, Cold Reading Technique for clients in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Boston, Miami, Toronto, Vancouver and more!

Joshua also offers Acting Classes and several Master Classes which he can bring to your group!

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CURRENT PROJECTS:

 

JOSHUA IS DIRECTING A READING OF THE WONDERFUL PLAY

"HOLLYWOOD ARMS"

FOR THE MONDAY OFF THE PAGE READING SERIES AT THE

 

SIERRA MADRE PLAYHOUSE

SIERRA MADRE PLAYHOUSE

MONDAY OCTOBER 23, 2017

8PM

ADMISSION IS FREE

NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED!

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IN SPRING, JOSHUA IS DIRECTING A FEATURE FILM

 

"LOVE'S FAIRE GAME"  FOR MJR FILMS!!

MJR FILMS

FILMING IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA IN APRIL AND MAY 2018

STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO!

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THE WEDDING NIGHT IS BEING DEVELOPED INTO A FULL LENGTH SHOW

CALLED "THREE WISHES" INCORPORATING 2 MORE FAMOUS STORIES BY

KYTICE INTO A WONDERFUL AND THRILLING MUSICAL EVENING

AWARDED 'PICK OF THE FRINGE 2017'

JOSHUA DIRECTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF

THIS NEW DARK, ROMANTIC THRILLER MUSICAL

THE WEDDING NIGHT

MUSIC BY STEPHEN COLEMAN (GAME OF THRONES AND KING KONG)

LYRICS BY KEITH DALE GORDON (SAINT HEAVEN, NYMF WINNER)

BOOK BY JANA HEJDUKOVA

 

 

 

 

MAKING IT ON BROADWAY SAN DIEGO INTENSIVE

Joshua taught Acting and Cold Reading for auditions with fellow Broadway Pals

JOSHUA RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO FOR A MUSICAL THEATER SONG WORKSHOP: BEING THE SONG AND OTHER CLASSES

STAY TUNED HERE FOR LOCATION AND ENROLLMENT INFO

 

JODIE LANGEL, SUSAN EGAN, HEIDI BLICKENSTAFF and BECKY BAIRD

 

                                                                Joshua teaming with Broadway client Jodie Langel   Joshua and Jodie Langel coaching these incredibly talented students

                                                                        and fellow Broadway chum Susan Egan

                                                         Joshua working on Audition Monologue technique  Joshua teaching a student to release tension and find a released moving breath while performing


 

CHECK OUT GREAT INFO AND ADVICE FOR ACTORS FROM JOSHUA

ON THE PODCAST OF

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"FROM THE WINGS"

CLICK ON THE PLAYER BELOW TO HEAR THE PODCAST!

 

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES:

 

Thursday November 14, 2017 1:00pm

PRIVATE EVENT, Marriott Hotel, Long Beach, CA

Saturday December 2, 2017 7:30pm

PRIVATE EVENT, Peninsula Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA

Tuesday February 13, 2018 7:00pm

MOUNT ST. ANTONIO GARDENS, 900 Harrison Ave. Claremont CA 91711

FREE ADMISSION! Come say hi and see the show!

Thursday February 22, 2018 6:30pm

Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs CA

Modernism Week Event Performance

Tickets go on sale 11/1/17  www.modernismweek.com

Monday March 19, 2018  7:30pm (TBA)

Fundraiser Gala for MUSICAL THEATRE GUILD

Exact location and Ticket Info to follow at www.musicaltheatreguild.com

Saturday May 5, 2018 7:30pm

BENEFIT FOR ATTERDAG VILLAGE

SOLVANG, CA

Exact Location and Ticket Info coming soon!

PROMO VIDEO FOR HOLLYWOOD REVISITED

 

 

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REVIEW OF HOLLYWOOD REVISITED IN BROADWAY WORLD

 


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FALL CLASSES:

DIRECTOR AUDITION PANELS

ACTOR MASTER CLASS INTENSIVES at New Musicals Inc.


FALL 2017 PANELS ARE:

 

NATALIE KOLLAR, AGENT

SMITH AND HERVEY GRIMES AGENCY

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with NATALIE

 

MICHAEL BETTS, DIRECTOR

REINER READING SERIES AT MUSICAL THEATRE WEST

Wednesday October 4, 2017 PREP

Wednesday October 11, 2017 PANEL with MICHAEL

 

CHRIS GILBERT, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR / CASTING

PALOS VERDES PERFORMING ARTS AND NORRIS THEATRE

Wednesday October 18, 2017 PREP

Wednesday October 25, 2017 PANEL with CHRIS

 

T.J. DAWSON, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND DIRECTOR

3D THEATRICALS

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with T.J.

 

KELLEY DORNEY, JULIA FLORES CASTING

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7-10 pm PREP

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7-10 pm PANEL with KELLEY

 

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Price Options

 

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CHECK OUT EVEN MORE ACTOR FEEDBACK FROM THESE CLASSES!

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FALL CLASSES

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BUILD YOUR AUDITION BOOK CLASS

BUILD 4-5 NEW AUDITION SONGS

PERFECT FOR YOU RIGHT NOW!

 

6 MONDAY EVENINGS FROM 7:00-10:30 PM

SEPTEMBER 18, 25; OCTOBER 2, 9, 16, 30

CLASS HELD AT NEW MUSICALS INC. IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD.

 

ENROLL: CLICK HERE

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PROMO REELS FOR ACTOR MASTERCLASSES

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TO BE RESCHEDULED SO STAY TUNED!

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JOSHUA'S LATEST WORKSHOP

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FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS

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BA 2 BROADWAY


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CLICK HERE FOR RECENT PROJECTS and PERFORMANCES:

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Joshua finished a sold out run as LEO FRANK IN PARADE

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BWW Interviews with Joshua Finkel on Parade

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JOSHUA IS DIRECTING/CHOREOGRAPHING AND CO-CREATING

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A WONDERFUL NEW CABARET SHOW CALLED

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"TOGETHER AT LAST"

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STARRING BROADWAY TEEN PERFORMERS

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EMMA HOWARD (MATILDA AND VIOLET)

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AND

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JAIDYN YOUNG (ANNIE, 2012)

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AFTER SMASH APPEARANCES IN LOS ANGELES AND IN NYC:

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UPCOMING DATES AT FEINSTEIN'S in SAN FRANCISCO and ON CRUISE SHIPS.

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INFO COMING SOON! STAY TUNED!

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Joshua directed the award winning show VIOLET at the Monroe Forum Theater

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inside the El Portal Theater in North Hollywood.

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REVIEWS:

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BROADWAYWORLD.COM CRITIC'S PICK AND 5 OUT OF 5 STARS

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STAGESCENELA: STEVEN STANLEY

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TOLUCAN TIMES: M. JARRETT CHRISTENSEN

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THE GEEK AUTHORITY, LORENZO MARCHESSI

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SHARI BARRETT, CULVER CITY NEWS

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DON SHIRLEY, LA OBSERVED

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THEATER BLOG

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PATRONS FROM GOLDSTAR EVENTS

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Joshua starred as the legendary lyricist of A Chorus Line, Edward Kleban

A CLASS ACT

by Lonny Price and Linda Kline

Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera and Choreographed by Kay Cole

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REVIEWS BELOW!

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REVIEW 1
REVIEW 2

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CHECK OUT THE FUN RESULTS FROM

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MY ONE DAY MASTER CLASS WORKSHOP

WITH PRINCE ERIC!

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Learn how to be a chameleon

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and work with

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Joshua Finkel, "Prince Eric"

 

from Disney's The Little Mermaid!

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Learn how to build

 

multiple, varied and distinct characters

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for every character you ever play!

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This group is rehearsing a production of

 

The Little Mermaid

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                     Joshua introducing how to change into different characters                        Transforming into                Finding the emotional and physical center for

                                                 and how the Little Mermaid was made                                  Scuttle The Seagull                               heartbreak and loss

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                                        Joshua teaching to transform                      A student really getting it!           Joshua meeting the productions Prince Eric and Chef Louie

                                                     into the lovestruck ingenue                                                                Joshua let him try on his ACTUAL Prince Eric shirt he wore

                                                                                                                                                                            while making Disney's The Little Mermaid

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The amazing group at the end holding Joshua's syllabus for the class which he provides for each of his Master Classes

INVITE JOSHUA TO YOUR THEATER GROUP OR CAST!

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Physical warm ups for class to open and ready the body and breath for maximum emotional access and flexibility.

Joshua with Marcia Cross on Desperate Housewives.

Joshua coaches internal power and simplicity for Camera technique.

Joshua coaches all ages and all levels. Here he coaches a teen for an upcoming final callback.

Joshua hosts one of his Industry Studio Showcases at the Hollywood's Prestigious M Bar.
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