FIND YOUR UNIQUE VOICE — VOICE OVER WORKSHOP

The demand for voice over is growing in radio, television and the internet and all types of voices are needed. In this experiential 3 week workshop you will learn the business of being a voice over artist and get an introduction to basic technique. Topics include marketing yourself, getting an agent, how to set up a demo reel and how to make money with voice overs. Technique tips and tricks include basic script reading, 2 person reads and timing, cadence, and inflection. Find your own unique voice and learn exercised to enhance your voice quality.

PREREQUISITE: None

Adults 18+

When: Monday Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, 20177:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Wayne David Parker

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COLD READING--Nail The Audition 

This exciting 3 week workshop will take Cold Readings from terrifying to fun. From drama to comedy and everything in between students will learn to make bold choices that will consistently result in successful auditions.  Specific skills will include quickly defining beats, making explicit character choices, and understanding precise objectives on the fly. Get comfortable with Cold Reads and Nail the Audition!

PREREQUISITE: Acting 2 or Permission of Instructor -- Adults 18+

When: Wednesday Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, 2017 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Kate Peckham

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ACTING FUNDAMENTALS -- CREATING COMPELLING CHARACTERS

Whether it is drama, comedy or anything in between it is all about creating compelling, truthful characters. This 3-week class on character building will help any actor at any level create new and believable characters. Learn to make compelling choices and discover how to create believable characters that are different from you. This workshop is a great way to take your skills to the next level.

PREREQUISITE: None Adults 18+

When: Tuesday Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12, 2017 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Kate Peckham

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FILM AUDITION FUNDAMENTALS

Do you want to have presence and confidence on camera?  Do you want to get started auditioning for film, television and commercials but don't know where to start?  Learn the skills and secrets the pros use to audition with confidence and book the job. This workshop is great for beginning levels as well as stage actors that want to transition to film or anyone that wants greater presence on camera.
Topics to be covered include:

How to create presence and connection
The audition process
The Business of Acting - Head shots, Agents, How Casting Works.
Making the right choice
Breaking down a script quickly and effectively
Creating compelling characters
The REAL way movies are cast and much more

PREREQUISITE: None Adults 18+

When: Tuesdays Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12,   7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Rachel Bellack

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INACTIVE WORKSHOPS

FROM ZERO TO HERO --PERFORMING AND PRESENTING WITH CONFIDENCE

ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE?  

Get The Help You Need To Blast Through PUBLIC SPEAKING AND PERFORMING ANXIETY In A Safe And Nonjudgemental Environment!

DO YOU...

•    have an immediate surge of fear when you learn      you need to do public speaking or performing?
•    attempt to avoid giving presentations or performances because of performance anxiety?
•    suffer from a lot of anticipatory anxiety thinking about your presentation or performance ahead of time?
•    experience stage fright and feel very self-conscious being "in the spotlight"?
•    worry about embarrassing yourself in front of others, fearful that people will see how anxious you are and           that you will lose credibility and respect?
•    miss opportunities or perform poorly because of this fear?

This workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more confident speaking, presenting, performing, interviewing, giving speeches at events and even dating.  If you’ve tried other methods to overcome this fear and they haven’t worked for you then this is the workshop for you!!  Experience a safe and supportive environment that helps you move from Zero to Hero!

Adults 18+

PREREQUISITE: None

When:  TBA 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Rachel Bellack

 

STAGE COMBAT

This workshop is for actors of all experience levels. The class size allows for personal instruction and individual attention. The skills learned here will help you create compelling theatrical fights with weapons.  

Topics include: 
•    Hand -to-hand combat
•    Sword combat
•    Kicks, throws and falls
•    Combination of the two forms in a fight created by the students based on what they have mastered. 
Come prepared to move and get a good work out!! Remember to wear loose and comfortable clothes. 

PREREQUISITE: None--Adults 18+

When: Wednesdays Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14,   7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Wayne David Parker

WHO'S THE BOSS—DIRECTING FOR THE STAGE

Have you always wanted to be a Director? Or are you an Actor that wants to understand how things work on the other side of the audition table? Either way this informative 3- week workshop is for you. Through hands on practical exercises and discussion, award-winning Director Kate Peckham (Tipping Point, Performance Network, Planet Ant, The Theatre Co) will lead you through the steps from casting and first read all the way to opening night. 

Topics include:

•    The casting process—how do they choose the actors anyway?
•    Blocking and Lighting and why it matters
•    Music and sets—creating the mood
•    Script analysis
•    Working with tech, stage manager and wardrobe
•    Helping the actors find the character and give their best performance
•    Putting it all together—hey kids let’s put on a show

PREREQUISITE: None Adults 18+

When: TBD 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $175.00
Instructor: Kate Peckham

VOICE OVER CLASS III--Create a Demo Reel

The level 3 voice over class will result in a complete and professionally produced voice over reel. If you are trying to break into the voice over business , this is a must. During class time ,students will choose material for a demo, rehearse it and receive feedback and coaching culminating with a session in a professional recording studio and a finished product to submit to agents and auditions. Space is limited in this class.

Pre-requisite for class: level 2 or a review from instructor.

Starts: TBD
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: $595.00  A deposit of $150 will reserve your space