OUR VISION


Sightlines Actors’ Space aims to bridge the arts through observation, engagement, expression, and collaboration.

OUR MISSION


TRAINING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Elevating arts education through personalized, continuous training.
  • Equipping the artist with self-agency by sparking the curiosity and drive that fuels the artist’s pursuit for learning.
  • Ensuring safe spaces for actors to bravely explore and express their truthful instincts as they hone their acting technique.

COLLABORATIVE CREATION

  • Empowering actors to create independently.
  • Encouraging collaboration by connecting artists that share creative goals and interests.
  • Providing play spaces for artists to experiment, develop, and present original work.

AWARDS



OUR TEAM


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FOUNDER & ACTING COACH


Alecx Lorica is the founder of Sightlines Actors’ Space. She is an actress and singer based in the Philippines who recently completed her Designated Meisner Teacher training under Scott Trost, Executive Director of the Meisner Institute., L.A., USA. She launched SAS in hopes of building a community for actors to create and collaborate. The Meisner Institute is supported and endorsed by James Carville, executor of the Sanford Meisner estate.

Over the course of June 2022 to today, she has taught more than 120 students overall, with 42 students proceeding with the Meisner Program.

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COMMUNITY MANAGER


Marcel David joined Sightlines Actors’ Space as its Community Manager in hopes of helping in building avenues for actors to learn more about the craft in a safe and supportive environment.

He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Management. Upon graduating, Marcel then went on to work as a Marketing Associate for The Sandbox Collective for their production of LUNGS (2019). He would go on to become a Stage Manager for the Gawad Buhay Award Winner Every Brilliant Thing (2019) and Dani Girl (2019) with the same company. He was also the Stage Manager for Positive Space’s Stop Kiss (2019). During 2020, Marcel was the Production Manager for The Sandbox Festival where the company staged both LUNGS and Every Brilliant Thing together right before the lockdown began.

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EXTERNALS MANAGER


Tara Oppen is a freelance director, actor, and the Externals Manager at Sightlines Actors’ Space. She is presently working on various online productions and on developing various organizations aimed at theatre for community development.

Tara Oppen graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts. She was also awarded the Program Award as the best in the theatre arts program for that year.

Tara’s craft is dedicated to making a way for the voiceless to be heard. Through storytelling, she seeks to provide an avenue for those whose ideas are often overlooked and allow people to gain insight from perspectives they may have never previously encountered.


OUR CLASSES

WITH ALECX LORICA

WITH REGINA DE VERA

WITH HANSEL TAN