No Audition Required | Ages: 10-20’s (scenes divided by age, email us for an age exception) | Thursdays, September 23 – October 28 from 5-7 PM Eastern | Cost 650.00
Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email us to set up a payment plan today!
Instructor: TV/Film & Broadway Actor, John Patrick Hayden (DAREDEVIL, YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER: SVU)
Become a more versatile actor by working on both comedic and dramatic TV and Film sides.
Students will learn about and utilize different acting techniques and methods developed by renowned teachers such as Meisner, Stanislavski, Adler, and Hagen. Renowned actors employ these techniques to achieve a more realistic, emotional, and grounded performance.
Focus of Class:
• Begin to utilize specific acting techniques and methods to help you become a more grounded and authentic performer
• Learn how to identify operative words, objectives, conflict, tactics and acting beats within the text
• Work on character development and physicality
• Comedic Acting: Learn the formulaic structure of sitcoms, and how to bring out the comedy in the script
• Dramatic Acting: Learn how to give a more nuanced, subtle performance
• Learn how to be a present and generous scene partner
Week by Week Breakdown:
Week One: Each student presents a monologue so we can get to know each other. This will ensure that we are able to assign every actor a scene partner and material that will provide an appropriate challenge based on their skill level. Need a Monologue? Email us after registration and we will send one over.
Weeks Two & Three: Comedic Sitcom Scenes
Weeks Four & Five: Drama TV/Film Scenes
Week Six: Showcase for Loved Ones & 5 Scouting Talent Reps
Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front-facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!