SCENE STUDY SIDES
Sides for Meisner Class with Jin Maley on Monday May 1st
New in–person acting classes:
Film and TV On Camera – Acting Technique Auditioning Bootcamp
Learn the best acting techniques for film acting & auditioning.
You will be emailed each week material from a movie or TV show from comedy to drama.
Gain confidence in front of the camera and build all the skills you need to launch your acting career.
TUES 7pm-10pm -1 spot open OR Wednesday 6:30pm-9:30pm-1spot open
THURSDAY 2PM-5PM-1 spot open OR Friday 12-3PM–3 spots open
OR SAT 11;30am-2;30pm-2 spots open
THE GOLDEN BOX 2 Day workshop acting technique analysis
We will help you to develop your own “Golden Box” of techniques and tools that you can use when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater.
Discover the answers to the following questions:
Why are some choices more powerful than others?
How does one deliver a raw unforgettable performance?
What specific tools can be applied to film, television, and stage work?
How does one develop a personal story from scratch?
The Michelle Danner Acting Studio’s philosophy is that artists can draw upon all different acting techniques and form an individual toolbox, their own Golden Box. The Acting School’s acting techniques are based on Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen, Chekhov & the Stanislavsky Technique.
Saturday May 6th 2:30pm-7:30pm and Sunday May 7th- 30th 2:30pm-7:30pm Tuition $250 dollars.
Scene study acting class with Josef and Teferi
Will focus on script analysis, the world of the play wright, finding your authentic self in the works, connecting to your partner, and living moment to moment. This class gives the actor a safe place to take risks, face challenges, stretch outside their comfort zones, unleash their imaginations, and keep their bodies/voices/minds alive and finely tuned thru relaxation, breath exercises.
The Stanislavski Technique – Level 1BEGINNER ACTING TECHNIQUE
The Stanislavski method is a set of techniques used by actors to portray emotions on stage by putting themselves in the place of the character. He believed in naturalistic performances that were as realistic as possible, and invented techniques that you can use to be a well-trained actor.
Friday 3;30pm- 6:30pm starting May 12th
Stella Adler Technique – Level 1
You will learn the Stella Adler technique and explore the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification. You will develop a foundation from which to build yourself as an actor. Stella Adler believed that an actor’s talent lies within his imagination. She trained with Stanislavsky and studied the method but didn’t believe that an actor needs to relive past experiences to connect with the character.
Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm starting May13th
The goal is for actors to finish the bootcamp Monologue class with a repertoire of monologues for any audition.
*The goal for each actor is to leave 2 contemporary (1comedic 1 dramatic) and one classical audition ready monologues. A contemporary comedic and dramatic
classical comedic and dramatic, one “out of the box.” Students will select and bring in their own material to work on.
Monday 10:30am-1:30pm starting May 8th
Voice & Speech – bring a yoga mat to class
This class focuses on voice and text work with storytelling and solo work techniques. Our unique approach produces a full-bodied experience with Classical text and original material developed by a working actor. Access your inner strength and empower your acting skills to increase your bookings.
Tuesday from 11am – 2pm – Level 1 starting May 9th
Movement for Actors
An actor’s movement, subtle or bold, is essential to a memorable performance.
You will learn how to develop and convey character through the exploration of movement.
You will also connect movement to sound to find your character’s voice.
Learn how to:
– Develop character through the exploration of movement
– Convey character through movement
– Get in touch with your body as a tool to access emotions
– Relax your body
– Connect movement to sound to find your and your character’s voice.
– Access your truth as the foundation of your character’s truth beyond the confines of your mind.
Saturday 3pm-6pm starting May 12th
STUNT CLASS FOR ACTORS:
ACTORS GET PREPARED FOR ANY ACTION SCENE WHETHER IT BE FOR FILM, TV, OR MOTION CAPTURE
Learn safe and effective unarmed fight choreography for all formats of storytelling.
Each week you will progressively learn more and more difficult moves. We will start with the basic and most common moves and then graduate to more technical moves.
Thanks to the success of action movies in the modern age stage combat and stunt work is more practical than ever before! And it doesn’t just apply to your one-off kung-fu or James Bond movie anymore.
Learn to think on your feet, have fun, and get out of your head through fun improvisational games and exercises. Join our improv community:
- Learn to stay in the moment, roll with any sudden changes and think quickly on your feet, makes any person both a better performer and more adept in social interactions.
- Learn the skills that will make you more confident, creative, and make you better at public speaking and social situations.
Discover characters you never knew you could play by being thrown into situations where you don’t have time to think.
THURSDAY 6pm – 9pm
***ACTINGDEMO REELS | CREATE YOUR REEL
A great demo reel, like a great headshot, can help you get an audition. Schedule your film shoot!
You will receive 2 fully produced, edited, color-graded 30-second scenes. We will help you choose and prepare the right material that will showcase your acting strengths and uniqueness.
Demo Reels include:
*Consultation with director and writer. Location/Lighting/Color grading/Music: If needed/Editing/Direction & rehearsal/Production design.
Allow yourself time to rehearse and be comfortable with the scene/monologue you are planning to film.
Private coaching is available for an additional cost. Our editor can add your new footage to your existing reel for an additional charge.
*MAKE A MOVIE CLASS-LEARN THE ART OF FILMMAKING*
Produce one or two short films which can also be used for your demo reel as well as submission to film festivals.
The class is structured into 5 parts: Cinema History, Writing, Pre-production, Production, and Post-production. Film equipment will be provided by the instructor and the school. You may need to do 2 hours outside of class time to rehearse with a partner each or every other week.
SATURDAY 4:30PM – 7:30PM and SUNDAY 4:30PM – 7:30PM -12 WEEK CLASS starting May 13th and 14th