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Part-Time Fundamentals

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Stories evolve. On set, direction can change on the spot. In the audition room, anything goes. Actors need to have the ability to listen, adapt, and think on their feet to perform successfully with whatever is thrown at them. They need to learn the art of Improvisation!

A strong foundation and training in Improvisation is essential for actors who are serious about auditioning and performing on set. This improv class focuses on the fundamentals of Improvisation: Listening, Accepting, Impulse, Trust, Offers, Group Mind, Narrative Basics, and Character Basics. Through the use of theatre games and exercises, this class will build confidence in both new and seasoned performers.

Costs: In-Studio: 1 time payment of $269.99 --- Online: 1 time payment of $199.99

    Next Start Date:
  • New Classes Begin Every 4 Weeks

Upcoming Classes & Registration

Our Part-Time classes will take actors of all abilities to new levels of skill and confidence through direct instruction from some of Vancouver’s top working actors. Classes occur once per week and are available on a variety of days to suit your schedule. Click the registration link for the class of your choice to book online, or contact us at 604-564-7242 to reserve your spot.

Please note that some advanced classes may require prior approval before registration.

Course Name

Upcoming Sessions

Thursday evenings from 6pm – 9pm with Beverley Elliott
October 8th – 29th (4 week course)
&
November 5th – 26th (4 week course)
One-time payment of $199.99

Course Summary

This class will focus on the Essentials (Fundamentals) of Auditioning and Scene Study. Giving you tools to approach text not only from a technical point of view but also accessing your emotional truth and how to put that in your work without losing the integrity of the scene. Useful for beginners as well as seasoned actors having trouble accessing their emotions in their work

Topics Covered

In this class you will learn and implement:

  • Text Analysis
  • Research – project, character, story
  • Emotional connectivity
  • Truthfulness and spontaneity in a technical environment
  • Dissecting the beats of a scene
  • Seeing the scene from multiple paradigms
  • Creating business and using props
  • Identifying and honouring the facts of a scene

“Beverley has an innate sense of understanding her students needs and subsequently is able to gently bring out the best in each and everyone regardless of where they are at. Thus creating a learning environment that feels safe for students to freely express.” – Claudia, student

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Testimonial

ELIZABETH REYNOLDS

 

Your teaching style is the bomb. Concise. Professional. Knowledgeable. Relatable. Down to earth.

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