CHARLOTTE ACTING: CLASSES

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Master Class Acting & Scene Study (adult) — Meets weekly for 6 sessions. Learn “Method” technique with sense memory and relaxation exercises, voice, improvisation, scene study using, intent, magic "if," personalization using substitution, and creative hiding, “On Camera” cold reading and the audition process. Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Adler and Katselas principles explored.

 

Workshop Advanced Ongoing (adult) — Meets weekly on Friday nights. This class is for the professional actor who has studied Stanislavski's System, Meisner, or Strasberg technique. Explore the craft of acting. This workshop is also open to writers and directors. Actors considered with audition. Directors/writers considered with reel or writing sample.

Private Coaching — Fifty-five minute sessions for actors preparing for work, or an audition. Skype session available. Call 704-849-2025 for an appointment

 

Youth: Ages 9-15, Master Class Acting and Scene Study

(Please call for dates and times 704-849-2025)

Acting Instructor, Quinn Riback, SAG-AFTRA E, ITS member, teaches this highly participatory acting class using sense memory, relaxation exercises, voice and improvisation and includes in-depth scene study. Highly regarded Acting Instructor, Linda Ann Watt, teaches the 6th session with "on-camera" cold reading, the audition process and ‘the business of acting." Parents may attend the 6th session with their child for industry information, and are also invited to the 8th session for a class showcase.

Tuition $189 for 8, 2-hour sessions. Space limited, please call

704 849-2025 to register.

 

Acting for the Camera

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Instructor, Cory Riback (SAG-AFTRA member, Signatory SAG-AFTRA Producer) Meets Weekly.

Learn techniques to audition successfully and work on-camera including the difference between feature film vs. sitcom cinematography, cold reading for spokesperson and character acting, emotional consistency for camera, working with a small depth of field, eye lines, working with a moving camera and a teleprompter. Additionally, actors learn how to home audition and upload including what to include in an actor's reel. Highly participatory "on camera" class using professional video, sound and lighting equipment.

Tuition $300 for 5, 2.5 hour sessions. Space limited, please call 704 849-2025 to register.

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

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Summer Camp (ages 9-15) — Morning sessions, 10am-1pm. First half of each session includes relaxation, sense memory, theater games, voice projection, movement and improvisation. There is a short break. Second half of each session includes scene study and “on camera” cold reading. Campers perform in a showcase for parents.