fbpx
Request Info
Apply Now

ARE YOU READY TO JUMP IN?

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: 3 equal installments of $269.99

    Next Start Date:
  • January 13th, 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 (or non-actor) looking to create a solid foundation for understanding story, character and your own instrument. You will gain an understanding of how to break down scenes, characters and stories and fully connect to the material. Focus will be on the fundamentals of acting through scene study and auditioning 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. Great for beginners or anyone wanting to gain confidence through character and text exploration.

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 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

FALL 2019 SESSION
Tuesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Laura Adkin
January 14th – March 31st

3 EQUAL INSTALLMETNS OF $269.99

 

REGISTER NOW

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 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

WINTER 2020 SESSION

Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Marc-Anthony Massiah
January 15th – April 1st

3 EQUAL INSTALLMENTS OF $269.99

 

REGISTER NOW

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 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

WINTER 2020 SESSION

Thursday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Ed Witzke
January 16th – April 2nd

3 EQUAL INSTALLMENTS OF $199.99

REGISTER NOW

Course description

This course will focus on basic acting techniques and preparation for film and tv auditions that will help you land the part.
Whether you have never acted before or just want to get up on your feet again, this class will help you create a foundation that will sharpen your auditioning skills and get you ready to work. We will find your “who, what, when, where and why” of the scene,  so you can confidently bring ‘yourself’ to the audition room.   We will be working with  film and tv scripts on camera every week

Topics Covered

In this class you will learn and implement:

  • Creativity
  • Emotional truth
  • Relationships
  • Objective
  • Obstacle
  • Actions
  • Circumstances
  • Text analysis
  • Working with the camera
  • Exercises to access imagination and freedom

Upcoming Sessions

*Please note  all classes are 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

FALL 2019 SESSION
Thursday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Beverley Elliott
January 16th – April 2nd

3 EQUAL INSTALLMETNS OF $269.99

 

REGISTER NOW

Testimonial

ELIZABETH REYNOLDS

 

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

ARE YOU READY TO JUMP IN?