Scene Study With Stephen McKinley Henderson: Episode 2

Stephen McKinley Henderson believes that "Really great work comes from a proper balance of passion and precision." A guest faculty member and alumnus of Juilliard's Drama Division (Group 1), Mr. Henderson encourages Group 45 actors not to overplay their emotions in a highly charged excerpt from August Wilson's King Hedley II. In this scene King, an ex-convict, confronts his partner Tonya, who explains why she doesn't want to have his child; King's mother Ruby counsels Tonya after King storms off.