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ACTING AND IRISH THEATER

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus 4 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Acting 2017. Overview Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre This course is aimed at theatre and acting students around the world who wish to explore and experience Irish Theatre while immersed in its native context. This course is worth 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits towards any third level drama qualification. Participants on the course will engage with some of Ireland’s greatest writers, both classic and contemporary, including Sean O’Casey, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Conor McPherson and Marina Carr; studying the literary and performance context of each play. Acting, Voice and Movement classes are taught by leading Irish directors and dramaturgues and will focus on the unique demands of performing Irish plays. Voice classes will focus on the particular requirements of Irish texts including a wide range of Irish contemporary and historic dialects. The actor will explore how movement in different Irish plays changes relative to culture, dress, dance, beliefs and environment. Students will engage with the physical embodiment of work as well as concepts of past-time and the muscularity of text. Please Note: older applicants are advised that the course is physically demanding. ACCOMMODATION AT GOLDSMITH HALL, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN. THE PRICE GIVEN IS FOR 27 NIGHTS, ALTHOUGH THIS CAN BE ALTERED TO SUIT INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. THE PRICE QUOTED DOES NOT INCLUDE BREAKFAST Bursaries are available for this course. They are means tested and can only be applied for once a place has been offered. Course Content Please see below the contents for the 2016 course. It is recommended that the plays are read in advance Week one: The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh The Weir by Conor McPherson Whistle In The Dark by Tom Murphy Conversations On A Homecoming by Tom Murphy The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh Week two: Howie the Rookie by Mark O’Rowe Our Few and Evil Days by Mark O’Rowe The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh I Heart Alice Heart I by Amy Conroy Translations by Brian Friel Dancing At Lughnasa by Brian Friel Week three: The Shadow of a Gunman by Seán O’Casey The Plough & The Stars by Seán O’Casey All That Fall, Waiting for Godot, Not I, Eh Joe, Happy Days and Endgame by Samuel Beckett The Cat and The Moon by W.B. Yeats Purgatory by W.B. Yeats Week four: By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr The Playboy of the Western World by JM Synge Included in the course are visits to various theatres in Dublin, tickets to shows that are running at that time and where possible, discussions with directors who are working in the city at this time. Application Details Once you have completed the online application, you will receive notification within two weeks. If a place has been allocated then you are required to continue the application process online and will be forwarded a link to do this. Please do not send money for this course at this stage. Payment will be required only when a place has been allocated. Although there is no application deadline, places are limited and early booking is recommended. All applications are considered in order of receipt. If an application is received after the course is full, the applicant will be put on a waiting list. Applicants will be informed by email whether or not they have been accepted. Acceptance onto the course is at the discretion of The Lir Academy. If The Lir feels for whatever reason that they are not suitable for the course, he/she will not be accepted. All decisions are final and not subject to appeal. Due to the high demand for Lir courses applicants may be held on a waiting list. Please note: A minimum number of participants are required for all workshops to proceed. Insurance It is strongly recommended that all participants insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, for which The Lir cannot accept any liability. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. [-]

Acting and Film Directing Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 6 months Open Enrollment Italy Florence

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. [+]

Acting Course Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Acting course features: Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, meisner method. At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome. English available 1 lesson = 50 minutes Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week , 150 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 4 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 100 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 6 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week 100 € 4 lessons, 2 days a week 120 € (private) Film Directing Course Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. Film-directing course features : Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting...). Film discussion. Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week,180 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 200 € 4 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 130 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 160 € 6 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 120 € Course fee includes: Lessons of Italian Course material (book, Eurocentres writing pad and pen) Assessment of your language level on entry (written and oral test, including a personal interview) Personal feedback on your entry assessment test Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback. Weekly testes and revision lessons Two lessons a week spent in the Study Club, with the assistance of a teacher Final certificate, stating the precise level for your language skills Free access to the Internet (WiFi connection) Free use of Learning Centre and library Eurocentres writing pad and pen Help-desk /staffed school reception 24-hour emergency number Course fee does not include: Travel costs Enrolment fees Examination fees Participation in voluntary leisure activities and excursions (if not otherwise indicated) Pocket money Personal insurance coverage for illness, accident, theft. [-]

Acting for film - Year program

Prague Film School
Campus 1 year September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Prague Film School offers an accredited conservatory Acting for Film program. Students rigorously train in on-camera acting, voice, movement, acting theory and the business of acting. While some 90% of actors experience theater training, 90% of work for actors is in filmed media. To be successful in this highly competitive field, knowledge of techniques specific to film is essential for today’s actor. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Acting 2017. Acting Technique This practical course explores acting techniques applicable to both theater and film. Students will start with basic ensemble acting exercises and projects, progressively integrating more complex principles. Students will practice approaches to developing a character and analyzing text. Because film is primarily a naturalistic medium, the main emphasis will be grounded in the teachings of Konstantin Stanislavksi and his disciples. Actors will train in the basics of naturalist acting technique such as pursuing an objective, breaking scenes into beats, playing actions, and overcoming obstacles. The course will include a substantial unit on Meisner Technique, which builds the foundation for listening and responding truthfully in character. Screen Acting Craft Acting is both an art and a craft. This course will focus on craft, emphasizing the technical demands of screen acting. Students will learn to calibrate their performances specifically for the camera frame, adjusting for close ups and a wide shots. Since the camera photographs thought, students will develop an active and varying inner monologue, and understand the nuances of acting, thinking and listening with the eyes. A professional script supervisor will guide students through the craft of consistently using props and gestures, essential to on-set acting. A scene study unit will underscore how to break down a scene and play it effectively for camera. The course will culminate in the final project for the program, in which each student will develop a scene that best showcases him/her for a demo reel. Scenes will be professionally shot. Film Production It is an imperative part of the training process for actors to work on an actual film set. Therefore each student will be expected to participate in minimally sixteen short films, produced by Prague Film School directors. Other legitimate film work that an actor may obtain while in Prague might also be included towards course credit. Students will be encouraged to combine this material with scene work to produce a marketable show reel. For the final grade, students will be evaluated based on documentation in process oriented journals, as well as the quality of the final performance. Movement for Stage and Screen The actor must be physically fit and flexible. Each class day will begin with a strengthening warm-up regime, preparing students for the physical and vocal aspects of the craft. Units in this class will include yoga, and dance as well as combat and stunt work, led by a professional stuntman. Voice The vocal chords are a muscle and must be exercised and strengthened. Students will work with a voice coach to expand vocal range, develop vocal control and work with developing select accents. Audition Technique Acting skills are of very little use if they can't be put to practice on a professional set. This course will teach actors how to market and promote themselves in a competitive industry. Actors will learn strategies to tackle cold reading and on-screen castings. Each student will partake in a series of mock castings with a professional casting director who will critique their work. The Business of Acting Students will learn specific marketing strategies, and confer about how to navigate their career and attract professional representation. Specifically actors will learn how to organize a professional CV, choose a winning headshot, organize a successful website, and best take advantage of the Internet for actor marketing. They will also continue to practice and improve audition techniques learned in the first semester. Acting for film students will also be expected to enroll in two electives offered in the general Prague Film School program. These include: directing actors, lighting for film, central and eastern European cinema, Czech film, dramaturgy, animation, surrealism, among others. APPLICATION DEADLINE - Early-Action Application Deadline: December 8, 2014 - Final Application Deadline: February 23, 2015 FEES - Tuition Fee: 14.900 Euro - Equipment Fee: 900 Euro [does not apply for acting for film program] [-]

One Year in Acting

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema
Campus 1 year October 2017 Italy Rome

The educational program refers to the most important methods of the theater of the '900 and contemporary. [+]

PRESENTATION The educational program refers to the most important methods of the theater of the '900 and contemporary. In addition to the core subjects are planned: internships and extracurricular workshops with internationally renowned Masters. If you are applying for this course, you may also be interested in our Introduction to Drama School and Audition Technique short courses. 1st HALF YEAR AIMS: know the basic principles of the method of the Russian school and its methodological developments in Europe. learn the theater methodologies in order to be able to traslate the literary text into scenic text. learn the techniques of exploration and discover your own emotional and expressive theatrical potential in the action, particularly in non-verbal level. know the main figures of the Commedia dell'Arte. develop the narrative canvas by the technique of improvisation. learn the rudiments of historical fencing, of stage combat (with and without weapons) and in the service of the acrobatics of comic contrast. learn the basic principles of professional ethics of group and individual. learn the basics of vocal and articulatory. develop intonation, rhythmic sense and listening. RESULTS: know and apply the basic principles of acting, or the basic principles of creating scenic text from literary texts and also use their voice and body techniques in an appropriate manner; have personal and creative autonomy ; develop listening skills, observation, and respect for the works of their collegues, in the unique project of work indicated by the teacher; to acquire, with the willingness to understand and contribute to the project by the group's global work ensemble, a solid discipline stage. 2nd HALF YEAR AIMS: express their own scenic individuality and to have their own autonomy and personal creativity within the given, scenic project in line with the study realized in ensamble and indicated by the director. apply the acting tecniques learned, in order to realize the artistic project given. know and organise the relationship with the director and all the other actors , as well as being able to relate professionally with all the profession who work to realise the performance. sign language of character masked and his voice characterization: the neutral mask the half-mask expression, exercises of acquisition, use and extension of the scenic significance. analyze the importance of time in the comedy. know how varied the pace and expression by working in groups and alone. prepare an audition for a role; work on the basics of dancing and singing with choreographed movements of ensemble in a show and only in that group; demonstrate a thorough understanding of the application of different methodologies, tools and techniques in preparing a role in Musical Theatre. RESULTS: use satisfactorily skills and technical knowledge, practical, theoretical and behavioral relating to the role of the actor of dramatic theater at the service of a personal artistic creative contribution to the construction of the performing arts. manage their workload while respecting the deadlines for examination and performance. managing with professionalism and in firsthand the working relationships with fellow actors, with the director and all the workers who work in the theater (technicians, set designers, costume designers, etc.), with use of appropriate languages, large and professional. Professional Preparation At the end of the course, students will get a basic preparation for a career as an actor in the dramatic theater and in film, in dubbing, and in different areas of entertainment: television, radio, on both the domestic market and abroad. QUALIFICATION RELEASED: attendance CERTIFICATE of Eutheca Professional Courses: to complete the program for annual courses of specialization, participants will receive a certificate of specialization, useful for the acquisition of specific technical skills, to be joint to theirs art curriculum. ADMISSIONS The minimum entry age is 18. There is no upper age limit. There are no academic prerequisites for this course. Applicants must be fluent English speakers. Admission is by exam. APPLICATIONS Applications close on 31 May 2016. We cannot accept any application submitted after this deadline. ONLINE APPLICATION Online application fee: €.100,00 FEES AND DATES FEES FOR 2016/2017 For UK / EU students: €.16.000,00 For Non-EU students: €.25.000,00 NOTE: Fees for each term must be paid in advance and no later than the date specified in the student’s offer letter. Any student who is in arrears with regard to his/her fees will not be able to progress with their training until all outstanding monies owed to EUTHECA are paid. Students who have not paid fees in full prior to completing their programme of study will have their degree withheld until such payments are made. Students, in exceptional circumstances, intending to leave EUTHECA must give at least one full term's notice in writing of such intention to the Academic Office. Students will be liable for fees throughout the notice period (es. if a student leaves halfway through the autumn term, they are liable for the remainder of the fees for that term and the full fees for the following spring term). In the unlikely event that EUTHECA is compelled to close due to a force majeure, no fees can be returned nor compensation made for any period of tuition that may have been lost through the Academy’s inability to carry on its work as a result of circumstances beyond its control. TERM DATES FOR 2016/2017 Autumn Term: 05 September to 09 December 2016 Spring Term: 09 January to 24 March 2017 Summer Term: 17 April to 30 June 2017 [-]

Diploma In Classical Acting

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema
Campus October 2017 Italy Rome

The aim is to give the student a more complete comprehension of the playwright’s work, considered not only in the scenario of a European theatre context, but how it is applied in the contemporary scenario and generally related to the work of the actor. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Acting 2017. DESCRIPTION of “COMMEDIA DELL’ARTE, ARTE DELLA COMMEDIA” Commedia dell’Arte means theatre and not only this, dramaturgy of social life, and Art means profession, actor discipline. It is a kind of living theatre which keeps evolving, acting in human field of its time. In the theatre the word is connected to the action and the actor is the one who acts. Nowadays, the Commedia dell’Arte keeps operating as an independent category but in particular it is essential in the education and comprehension of theatrical action in author’s text for those who care about theatre. Six months abroad at EUTHECA is for everyone who wants to deepen in theory and practice, the exploration of a close connection between Commedia dell’ Arte and European Dramaturgy. AIMS: The aim is to give the student a more complete comprehension of the playwright’s work, considered not only in the scenario of a European theatre context, but how it is applied in the contemporary scenario and generally related to the work of the actor. Acquire comic interpretations and the mask techniques with or without the mask (Pantalone, Capitano, Dottore, Zanni, Arlecchino, Pulcinella, Colombina ecc.) through a postural, gestural and advanced vocal training Acquire breathing techniques and vocal emission Acquire the rudiments of fencing and stage combat. Acquire tools and techniques to be used in the creation of a characterization. Understand the works of key playwrights such as William Shakespeare, Molière, Carlo Goldoni. Study and develop abilities connected with acting profession in particular referred Musical Theatre and to drama texts that are studied: acrobatics, juggling, fencing, singing and historical dance. RESULTS: Being aware of your own capacities of expression and interpretation through singing and dancing, development of communication capacities within the team work, singing skill and performing at the same time scenes and dance steps together. Being able to unify different disciplines (ex. Fencing, acrobatics) in order to create the character and showing the ability of applying these disciplines by interpreting the fight with bayonets, with weapons and duels. Being able to act with higher capacity of improvisation and to keep a comic style; Being aware of your own presence on stage and showing a ductility of expressivity by experimenting with physical interpretation and psycology of character; Knowing and applying rules in order to make things happen according to the text. Recognizing in the text those conditions which move the action on the scene, assume theme on yourself, and act on the scene by improvising at first hand with the aim of , paradoxally, improvising the author’s written text. After managed correctly the action impulses, and built the rich and complex parts for the role, the student is supposed to return and give the text in return as well as it was written by the author, paying attention even to the atmosphere, characterization, style of the selected play. Professional Preparation The six months course is preparatory. It is an authentic course which have his core of Commedia dell’Arte, theatrical genre developed in Italy, which allow the growness of the actor techniques knowledges. The course attendance gives the opportunity to have straight access to the three years academy course in acting without admission exam. QUALIFICATION RELEASED: Participation certificate of Eutheca: to completion of training courses, workshops or summer workshops participants will receive a certificate of attendance, useful for the acquisition of specific technical skills. ADMISSIONS The minimum entry age is 18. There is no upper age limit. There are no academic prerequisites for this course. Applicants must be fluent English speakers. APPLICATIONS Applications close on 31 January 2016 for spring semester and on 31 july 2016 for fall semester. We cannot accept any application submitted after this deadline. ONLINE APPLICATION Online application fee: €.100,00 by credit or debit card FEES FOR 2016/2017 For EU students: €.5.000,00 For Non-EU students: €.6.500,00 NOTE: Fees for each term must be paid in advance and no later than the date specified in the student’s offer letter. Any student who is in arrears with regard to his/her fees will not be able to progress with their training until all outstanding monies owed to EUTHECA are paid. Students who have not paid fees in full prior to completing their programme of study will have their degree withheld until such payments are made. Students, in exceptional circumstances, intending to leave EUTHECA must give at least one full term's notice in writing of such intention to the Academic Office. Students will be liable for fees throughout the notice period (es. if a student leaves halfway through the autumn term, they are liable for the remainder of the fees for that term and the full fees for the following spring term). In the unlikely event that EUTHECA is compelled to close due to a force majeure, no fees can be returned nor compensation made for any period of tuition that may have been lost through the Academy’s inability to carry on its work as a result of circumstances beyond its control. TERM DATES FOR 2015/2016 Spring Term: 04 January to 25 March 2016 Summer Term: 04 April to 03 June 2016 Autumn Term: 05 September to 09 December 2016 [-]

Acting for Film - Level 2

Met Film School
Campus 4 - 12 weeks May 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>Acting for Film – Level 2</strong> has been developed for actors who want to build on the skills they have learned through their experience of film acting, or those who have taken the Level 1 course. [+]

Acting for Film (Level 2) is an intensive full-time, four-week course (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm). o Acting for Film – Level 2 has been developed for actors who want to build on the skills they have learned through their experience of film acting, or those who have taken the Level 1 course. One-to-one and group sessions will be supplemented with masterclasses with professional directors, casting directors and producers. Whether students aim to get a place at drama school, find an agent, or enter the industry, they will receive guidance from a professional acting coach and director to help them achieve their goal. The course will culminate in the screening of scenes that will have been created during the 4-week course. Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. LEARNING GOALS Have absolute confidence in acting for the screen Have an understanding of how to use voice and movement effectively Gain a clear understanding of key methodologies such as Stanislavski and Meisner Have experience of acting for the camera through roles in numerous exercises and short films Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the film industry Have clear career goals Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. [-]

3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive

TheFilmSchool
Campus 3 weeks July 2017 USA Seattle

The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive teaches the principles and mechanisms of structure and character, as well as the courage of personal storytelling, through five distinct approaches. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Acting 2017. The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive is a journey of self-discovery–taught by current industry leaders. This program is designed to help you unleash your unique storytelling voice and give you the tools to take your script from page to screen. A tour de force in screenwriting and directing. Course Description To be a successful in the digital age, writers and filmmakers must not only write exceptional stories, but also understand how to get their story from script to screen.You will experience a deeper connection to the creative part of you as this fast paced diversified program immerses you in character development, story structure, “on your feet” directing and acting, comedy improvisational writing, and the business of the business. At the end of 3 intense weeks you will emerge with a practical understanding of screenwriting, filmmaking, what is necessary to get your story from script to screen and a network of professionals at your fingertips. COURSE DETAILS Many sessions are taught by award winning faculty that are active in the film and television industry. The cost of each session is $2,995. There is a $50 fee to apply. 3-Weeks, 6-days/week. Partial Tuition Assistance is available for those who demonstrate a need. After you are accepted, a $500 deposit will be required to hold your seat. To be a successful in the digital age, writers and filmmakers must not only write exceptional stories, but also understand how to get their story from script to screen. TheFilmSchool’s 3-Week Intensive will give you the tools to take your story to the next level. You will experience a deeper connection to the creative part of you as this fast paced diversified program immerses you in character development, story structure, “on your feet” directing and acting, comedy improvisational writing, gaming story and the business of the business. At the end of 3 intense weeks you will emerge with a practical understanding of screenwriting, filmmaking, what is necessary to get your story from script to screen and a network of professionals at your fingertips. Curriculum Screenwriting & Visual Storytelling Brian McDonald | Award-winning director/writer and lecturer who has worked as a story consultant for both Pixar and Disney Feature Animation. Acting & Directing Tom Skerritt | Award winning actor with over 35 feature films including MASH, Alien, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It, Steel Magnolias, Harold and Maude, and Contact. Producing Stacey Adams | Stacey recently held the position of Vice President of Current Programming at CBS Entertainment. Stacey managed the creative direction of drama and comedy series and oversaw CSI, CSI: Miami, The Big Bang Theory, and Flashpoint. Diana Dotter | Executive Director of TheFilmSchool, Diana has two decades of experience in entertainment media, marketing, and business strategy. Diana co-produced the feature film “Zaytoun”, a special presentation at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, AFI and London Film Festivals. Diana Executive Produced the documentary film “Against All Odds”, comedy pilot “Throw Me A Bone” and co-wrote the web and television series “Staffers”, “Operation Dust” and recently produced two TFS Digital Media Innovation Lab projects “Signs Everywhere” and El Camino Solo” Character Warren Etheredge | Co-founder of TheFilmSchool and Emmy nominee for his show “TheHighBar”, published author, staged playwright, producer and veteran festival curator. Comedy Writing Through Improvisation Stan Wells | Former director of The Groundlings, has coached Conan O’Brian, Lisa Kudrow, Felicia Day, and more. Wells launched The Empty Stage in West LA in ’91 where he directed over six hundred shows a year for more than a decade. Guerrilla Filmmaking Joseph Assi | Joseph was born in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. He was able to get an education outside the camp due to the full scholarship he was given, until he finished his masters in Cinematography and Science.He taught Editing & Script development at the Academy of Arts & Sciences, Beirut. In 2010 he was chosen to be a main character in a documentary called On the Road in America.After participating in the documentary, he started making documentaries and films in the USA. Learn Story Visualization, Composition & Time-Space Learn Sound & Camera Learn Editing, presentation & Broadcast Platforms Chapters The course will consist of three chapters that are prerequisites for each other. Chapter I – Concept Creation: Understanding the power of “Time-Space continuum”. Understanding the power of “Framing & Composition”. The translation of words to images. Mise en scène. Chapter II – Visual Creation: Thinking like a camera. Sound & Music for film. Available Light & Exposure Chapter III – Finalizing The Creation: Video & Audio Editing. Export, Encode & Upload. Platforms. Introduction to “Websites and Apps” interactive builders [-]

Course - Acting Essentials

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus 4 months January 2017 Canada Vancouver

Created specifically for beginners with a strong desire to take their first steps in front of an audience. Acting Essentials is a four month course that introduces the discipline [+]

Created specifically for beginners with a strong desire to take their first steps in front of an audience. Acting Essentials is a four month course that introduces the discipline and is tailored to prepare students to enter our full-time Acting program. What You Will Learn Acting is an art of self-discovery. Your craft is based on a close study of relationships, emotions, and actions, and your talent is seen in every gesture you make and every word you speak in front of the camera. Here are some of the highlights from your four months as an acting student at VFS: Process You will gain an understanding of the benefits of a physical warm-up that includes exercises, voice and body work, and improvisation games. Acting Your first lessons allow you to build your confidence as you study the core techniques of good performance. Camera & Audition At VFS, the focus is on preparing actors for the camera, from your very first audition to the last take of the day on a major film shoot. Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 - March 2, 2015 - May 4, 2015 You Graduate With: - A Certificate in Acting Essentials. - The opportunity to apply to the VFS Full Time Acting program. - Access to the VFS Alumni Directory and Job Board. Program Requirements No program-specific entrance requirements. All you need is a passion for acting and the arts, a strong desire to express yourself and tell stories through performance, and a willingness to collaborate with peers and instructors. Acting Essentials is ideal for those who feel a need to expand their foundation as an Actor and for those without a portfolio sufficient to gain entrance into VFS' one-year Professional Acting program. [-]

Course - Acting for Film & Television

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus 1 year January 2017 Canada Vancouver

Acting for the camera requires a unique set of skills. What you will learn in VFS acting classes emphasizes the fundamentals of cinematic naturalism, the style you'll be expected to achieve [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Acting 2017. Acting for the camera requires a unique set of skills. What you will learn in VFS acting classes emphasizes the fundamentals of cinematic naturalism, the style you'll be expected to achieve most often when you're on set. From your very first week in school until the last, you'll be on camera. What You Will Learn Acting is an art of self-discovery. Your craft is based on a close study of relationships, emotions, and actions, and your talent is seen in every gesture you make and every word you speak in front of the camera. Here are some of the highlights from your year of acting classes at VFS: Your Physical Instrument Every day in Acting starts with a routine physical warm-up that includes exercises, stretches, voice and body work, and improvisation games. Your Relationship with Yourself Your first lessons allow you to shed inhibitions and build your courage to tackle everything from visual effects action stunts to intimate scenes. Your Relationship with Other People Expect your biggest creative breakthroughs to come during this intense and challenging few months full of Film and TV workshops. You, Your Craft & The Business You've got the talent and the know-how - so where's the audition? Your year is completed by the preparation of a professional portfolio as well as a Final Project "Location Shoot". Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 Wait-list - March 2, 2015 Limited Seats Available - May 4, 2015 Program Requirements Successful completion of VFS Acting Essentials program and an invitation from the Acting Faculty - OR - Demonstrated post-secondary acting experience and a videotaped audition that meets Department standards. Department Standards Auditions may be submitted by either: - VHS (NTSC) - YouTube or similar link - Video posted on personal website Please note that the audition must be specifically created for VFS according to the Content Requirements provided below and must be clearly identified as such. DVDs or VHS videotapes submitted will not be returned. Content Requirements The tape must be a maximum six minutes in length and must be in the following format: - State your name on camera - Demonstrate a contemporary monologue in less than one minute - Demonstrate a short contemporary scene (applicant should be on camera and the reader off camera) in less than one minute - If desired, provide a maximum one-minute demo of a special skill (e.g. singing, dance, physical action, etc.) - Provide answers to the following questions in a maximum of two minutes: Why did you choose your audition pieces? How long have you wanted to act? Who inspired you to want to pursue an acting career? What are your strengths & weaknesses as an actor? If you can't be an actor, what would you choose to be? [-]

ACTING IN ENGLISH

Cours Florent
Campus 1 - 3 years October 2017 France Paris

The Cours Florent <strong>‘Acting in English’</strong> curriculum gives international students the chance to enroll in drama classes at this world-renowned French theater and film school. [+]

As the birthplace of cinema, France is the perfect choice when deciding where to study acting. The Cours Florent ‘Acting in English’ curriculum gives international students the chance to enroll in drama classes at this world-renowned French theater and film school. They will not only have the chance to refine their dramatic acting skills but also to experience full immersion in the cultural and artistic life of France. Courses focus on the development of acting tools by applying the methods of international writers. The entire acting program is taught in English and includes Intensive French (4 hours a week of French classes) with the Alliance Française. CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE Drama Courses - 15 hours per week - Students take specific courses geared towards theatrical expression and camera performance techniques - Developing Acting Tools: voice, body, language - An emphasis on acting/reacting, using Meisner and Stanislavski methods - Development of the acting voice through exercises and acting breathing - Development of the acting body - Preparation for international auditions - Artistic work is matched with technical work on physicality, endurance and vocal capacities - Students meet numerous figures from the performing arts and film industries as well as go on organized cultural outings. Discovering French Artistic Life - 6 hours per week - In order to experience cultural life in Paris and the French art de vivre, students are able to participate in tours, conferences and workshops. - They also take a French language course to acquire basic French conversation skills. Social activities (included in the price) : - 1 theater/month - 1 museum/month - Discover the famous Cannes Film Festival. Intensive French at Alliance Française - 4 hours per week ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - High school diploma completed - Some experience in acting - Excellent level of English (approx. IELTS 5.5) ADMISSION PROCESS STEP 1. How to apply : - Download the application form - Type in the blanks in the application form with your information (hand written applications will not be accepted) STEP 2. Admission requirements : Prepare a file with the following documents - Application form - Copy of passport - 1 original identity photo - Short resume in English & Motivation letter - 2 letters of recommendation with contact reference phone & email - Copy of highest degree completed with official transcripts of the past two years - Copy of high school diploma or equivalent - English proficiency for non-native English speakers (TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS are accepted) - Proof of 90 euro application fee payment - International health insurance certificate compulsory upon arrival STEP 3. Sending the file: Scan all the documents and send them via mail. STEP 4. Confirmation: - Candidates are required to pass a Skype audition. Interviews are conducted in English by telephone or Skype. - Candidates will receive the Admission board’s decision by post and by email. Upon admission, each candidate receives an acceptance letter. [-]

Theater Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus 1 year September 2017 USA New York

Do you have a love for the stage as well as the camera? You can broaden your career opportunities to include the theater—and become a “triple... [+]

Theater

 

Do you have a love for the stage as well as the camera? You can broaden your career opportunities to include the theater—and become a “triple threat” actor who does it all—with the training of our theater year. In expanding your repertoire of skills to the stage, you’ll learn the unique vocal and physical skills needed to perform and project to the audience. You’ll also study theater history and theatrical styles in exciting, non-traditional classes. Throughout the year, you’ll bring all your skills together in a variety of performance opportunities, including two productions mounted in professional New York theater spaces. It takes solid training to move seamlessly from a theater production to a film audition to a commercial voice-over booth to a three-camera soap shoot. The goal of the theater year is to give you the ability to change gears without thinking. When the curtain goes up or the director calls “Action!” you’ll be ready.... [-]


Film and Television Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus 1 year August 2017 USA New York

Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed. [+]

Film and Television

 

Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed by the Academic Committee.The Film and Television year brings the young actor to the world of the camera. Learning to integrate technique with understanding and accommodating the requirements of the camera are the objectives of this year. It is grounded in Scene Study for the Camera, and Acting Process for the Camera. Actors expand their on-camera craft with Auditioning for Film and Television, Commercials and Daytime Drama. Actor’s Comedy Workshop, Monologues and the Voice-over workshop continue to support actors in their growth.Actors in the final semester begin to be introduced to the industry. To prepare them, students take a Business of the Business workshop. They are invited to do monologues for a jury of professional casting directors and agents. A six-week workshop run by casting directors gives actors the opportunity to meet and work with these professionals. The film and television year work culminates with a unit devoted to shooting a final project.In your final semester:... [-]


The Platform Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus 1 year January 2017 USA New York

Training the acting instrument is the first goal in year one. The Meisner technique, voice and text, movement and improvisation introduce you to the road of... [+]

The Platform Year

 

Training the acting instrument is the first goal in year one. The Meisner technique, voice and text, movement and improvisation introduce you to the road of discovery of one’s self as an artist. Next, you begin to explore the technical aspects of working in front of a camera and have the opportunity to learn the information necessary for an actor to function with professionalism on a set.You also begin to work on your craft. You start to explore the given circumstances of a scene and how to own them in an authentic way, taking what the writer has given you and learning how to make those circumstances your truth.While there are many facets to a successful acting career, it all starts with the pure artistry of acting. So your first year at NYCDA is dedicated to developing your acting instrument. It’s an exciting year where you’ll find yourself as an actor and grow, building essential skills and techniques to craft authentic, believable performances. Our program is grounded in the Meisner technique, pioneered by American master Sanford Meisner. You will also study the Stanislavski System of acting, from which all modern acting techniques derive. Of course, you will also receive extensive training in voice, movement, improvisation and more.As the year progresses you’ll really develop your craft, exploring each scene’s unique circumstances so the truths the writer has given you fuel every  movement, every impulse, every expression and inflection. At the end of this year comes the fork in the road where you declare whether you’ll be continuing in our Film and Television Performance Program or the Theater, Film and Television Performance Program with its added emphasis on theater. Advancement to the Film and Television Year or the Theater Year at NYCDA is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances  reviewed by the Academic Leadership Team.... [-]


Course - Acting for Film & Television

VanArts
Campus 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Enrolling in the diploma program at the William Davis Centre for Actors’ Study at VanArts means you’ll be mentored by some of the best actors you’ve watched on screen, and come to respect [+]

Course - Acting for Film & Television

Practical, professional and intense; be challenged to go beyond what you thought possible.Enrolling in the diploma program at the William Davis Centre for Actors’ Study at VanArts means you’ll be mentored by some of the best actors you’ve watched on screen, and come to respect. Talent and confidence are both necessary to secure an agent and start working in the industry. You’ll nurture both of these with small acting class sizes in Vancouver, the heart of Hollywood North.At VanArts, you’ll develop a demo reel, head shot and a resume with impact, by using a highly collaborative approach to hone your craft while working with VanArts animation, photography and visual effects departments. Show your range while showing you’re ready to work. Additional acting classes teach voice-over, movement and scene study with real professional actors.You bring self-discipline and determination; we’ll provide the acting school instruction and experience to help you land that role.Next Start Dates... [-]


8 weeks Acting for Film workshop

Kilroy Norway
Campus 8 weeks January 2017 Italy Florence India Delhi Australia USA Los Angeles New York United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi + 7 more

No matter how beautiful the cinematography or impressive the special effects in a film, audiences are drawn in by the struggles of the characters on screen. On set, dozens of crew members whirl [+]

8 weeks Acting for Film workshop

Awarding Body:

New York Film Academy

No matter how beautiful the cinematography or impressive the special effects in a film, audiences are drawn in by the struggles of the characters on screen. On set, dozens of crew members whirl about, twelve kilowatt lights bore into the eyes, focus tape is pulled to the actor's cheek, and the actor is still expected to give a believable and moving performance. In acknowledgment of the importance of the film actor's job, and in support of the skills required to do the job brilliantly, the New York Film Academy is proud to offer its Eight-Week Acting for Film Workshop. The Eight-Week Acting for Film Workshop allows students interested in a short-term course to go beyond the basics.... [-]