“The camera is like a dangerous lover. You have to risk letting it capture the most secret parts of you.” – Michelle Danner
Learn what Casting Directors are looking for! Increase your booking rate. Take the class that will help you land the job! An eight week long course designed to help actors with their auditions. Open to students of all levels.
Actors practice in front of the camera with sides from movies and TV shows ranging from comedy, sitcom, romantic comedy, slapstick, black comedy, and all genres of dramatic writing. Playback is watched on the big screen and students learn to stamp their signatures on a character with unique choices. This class aims to exercise an ease working in front of the camera and the confidence to perform and to shine in every audition.
• WEEKS 1 AND 2 | Examine the text and learn what to look for when reading your sides. Understand subtext, beats, and transitions.
• WEEKS 3 AND 4 | Learn how to identify your physical and vocal triggers. Learn deeper techniques to work moment to moment and discover how conflict drives the character and the story.
• WEEKS 5 AND 6 | Understand a character’s thru line by knowing the wants and objectives that propel them through the story. Move beyond the basic on-camera techniques and gain greater confidence on set.
• WEEKS 7 AND 8 | Scenes, scenes, and more scenes. Learn to put it all together fast. Continue to hone your ability to adjust quickly. Sustain the performance and keep your momentum.
*Our acting studio is located in the heart of Los Angeles’ entertainment industry.