Don’t worry, she will be back!

This year, Marjo-Riikka has accepted several film coaching & teaching gigs on the East Coast, and Europe.  In the end of the year, and until February 2018, Marjo-Riikka will be directing a main stage production of Anton Chekhov’s timeless classic, the Seagull. She won’t be available for coaching at that time. Classes, and productions in LA, will start again in March […]

The Spirit of Creation

THE SPIRIT OF CREATION: DISCIPLINE AND ATTITUDE IN THE WORK copyright © 2006 By: Marjo-Riikka Makela This project report consists of a discussion about the benefits that an actor derives from the spiritual and disciplined approaches to their craft. The close integration of conscience in lifestyle and stage practices supports creativity and frees us from […]