Essential Techniques (Adult program 15 +)
Instructor: David Simmonds
June 24th – August 12th, 2014 (8 sessions)
Tuesdays: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A really enjoyable and challenging program for absolute beginners, intermediate level or stage actors who wish to make the transition to the screen. Essential Techniques is a program for those interested in recognizing and acquiring the particular skills required not only to work on camera but also create truthful ‘in-the-moment’ characters.
Subject Matter includes: Script investigation/ Mining the text/ The Objective Action and Verbing/ Given Circumstances/ Moment before and after/ Activities and/or Business/ Actioning the text/ Improvisation /Subtext (Layering the character) /Agents and casting directors /Portfolios and Résumés/ The Meisner Approach/ Improvisation/ Cold Reading /Auditioning Techniques / Scenes and monologues /Getting off the page and into the moment /Active Listening/ Telling the story.
Cost: $ 400 + 5%gst = 420.
Payment plan available