Allen Edge is a Milwaukee treasurer. He's a nationally touring comedian, a character actor appearing in such feature films as "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" and "Meet the Browns," and he calls Milwaukee home.
We've seen him participate in Milwaukee open mics and Erik Koconis's Comedy Conclave, which tells you:
- Allen Edge is a professional who keeps working at his craft.
- Allen Edge gives back to the community by involving himself in the development of other performers.
On Sunday, May 4, Allen Edge is running an acting workshop on developing character. From Facebook:
"Get Character in this comprehensive workshop on Character Development for the actor. You'll explore the foundations of your instrument (you) as well as the techniques of Stanislavski and Meisner. Character development is the foundation of the craft of acting. This workshop is for the seasoned actor as well as the beginner."
The workshop runs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., lower level.
It costs $60, and space is limited. Please click here to sign up and more information.
And don't miss Allen in a live show "The Edge of Sanity with Allen D. Edge," at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 10, also at the Arcade Theatre, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., lower level. Click here for $15 tickets.