Los Angeles Acting Classes – Audition for Film & TV – description
“The camera is like a dangerous lover. You have to risk letting it capture the most secret parts of you.” – Michelle Danner
Discover what Casting Directors are looking for! Increase your booking rate. Take the class that will help you land the job! Audition for Film and TV is an eight week long course designed to help actors strengthen their audition technique. Open to students of all levels.
Actors will practice in front of the camera with sides from movies and TV shows ranging from all genres of comedy and drama. Their performances are then played back and watched on the big screen so students may learn how to effectively stamp their signatures on a character with unique choices. This class aims to develop an ease working in front of the camera and increase the confidence to perform and to shine in every audition.
Acting for film cold reading syllabus
• 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. Study 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 exploring 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.