Part time Course in Acting in North America

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Acting

Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.

The academic study of acting often explores the principles of being a good actor and the common practices found on a stage or video set. This may include a look at how an actor meets the expectations of an audience, co-actors and director.

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Course - Acting Essentials

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus 4 months January 2018 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.... [-]


Course - Acting for Film & Television

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus 1 year January 2018 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 [+]

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.... [-]


Theater Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus 1 year September 2018 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.... [-]


The Platform Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus 1 year January 2018 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... [-]


Part-Time Courses & Intensives

VanArts
Campus Part time 2 - 4 weeks September 2018 Canada Vancouver

These courses offer an excellent way to introduce yourself to VanArts, learn new skills, help to decide on a career choice, or take as a first step towards our full-time programs. Courses for Art [+]

Part-Time Courses & IntensivesThese courses offer an excellent way to introduce yourself to VanArts, learn new skills, help to decide on a career choice, or take as a first step towards our full-time programs. Courses for Art & Animation, Digital Photography, and Acting typically meet once a week in evenings or weekends, and "intensives" are held in the summer months for 2-4 weeks. Click on course names below to view course descriptions, dates, times and tuition:

Acting 2 Week Actors' Intensive Acting for Film & TV (Various Levels) Intermediate & Advanced Scene Study Intro to Acting Short Workshop - Commercial Auditions Voice and Speech: Accent Reduction & American Dialect - with Robin Douglas Art & Animation Character Animation Summer Intensive Intro to 2D Animation Intro to Basic Drawing Intro to Comic Book Production Intro to Digital Concept Art Intro to Maya Intro to Stop-Motion Animation Broadcasting Broadcasting Summer Intensive Digital Photography Digital Photography 101 Session 1: Video Recording for DSLR Photographers Session 2: Sound Recording for DSLR Photographers Session 3: Video Editing for DSLR Photographers Video Production for DSLR Photographers (Full Series) [-]

Course - Acting for Film & Television

VanArts
Campus 1 year September 2018 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... [-]