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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: 2 equal installments of $269.99

    Next Start Date:
  • The Week of June 1st, 2020

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

Course description

This class is designed for the actor looking for the next steps in their acting journey. If you’re not sure you’re ready to jump into an audition class, but you’re not brand new, this is the spot for you.
Focus will be on scene study and auditioning techniques and will give you the confidence of not only be able to analyze text and build 3-Dimential characters but also gain insight on how to set yourself up to be a working actor by understanding the film and tv business itself.

Topics Covered

In this class you will learn and implement:

  • Text Analysis
  • Research – project, character, story
  • Emotional connectivity – internally and with scene partners
  • Truthfulness and spontaneity in a technical environment
  • Breaking down the beats of a scene
  • Creating business and using props
  • Identifying and honouring the facts of a scene
  • Understanding the ins and outs of the business side of the industry
  • Creating an action plan for yourself as an artist moving forward

Upcoming Sessions

*Please note  all classes are 2 month commitments. (8 sessions, 1 class per week, for 8 weeks)

SPRING 2020 SESSION
Tuesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with TBA
May 5th – June 23rd

2 EQUAL INSTALLMETNS OF $269.99

 

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Course Name

Course description

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

Upcoming Sessions

*Please note  all classes are 2 month commitments. (8 sessions, 1 class per week, for 8 weeks)

SPRING 2020 SESSION

Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with TBA
May 6th – April 1st

2 EQUAL INSTALLMENTS OF $269.99

 

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Course Name

Course Summary

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.

Topics Covered

In this class you will learn and implement:

  • Listening
  • Accepting
  • Impulse
  • Trust
  • Offers
  • Character basics
  • Narrative basics
  • Story structure
  • Helping to find the fun in acting again

Upcoming Sessions

*Please note  all classes are 2 month commitments. (8 sessions, 1 class per week, for 8 weeks)

SPRING 2020 SESSION

Thursday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Ed Witzke
May 7th – June 25th

2 EQUAL INSTALLMENTS OF $199.99

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Testimonial

ELIZABETH REYNOLDS

 

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

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