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Summer Workshops “Acting for stage & Screen”

Three week acting workshop

  • Type of program: Summer Workshops
  • Programs offered: Program in English
  • Length of program: 3 weeks

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These intensive one week and three week acting workshops are designed to give students a dynamic introduction to the craft of acting in cinema and in in the case of the three week option, in live performance as well, providing both a rare, real short film experience for a possible show reel and professor feedback throughout the process.

Exercises, small lectures and a short production period form the pedagogy of the workshops wherein every student is initiated to training techniques firstly, and then given the real time experience of acting in a film production. The experience is developed further in the three week option with the addition of theatrical training and several more opportunities to work on multiple roles in the short film production period in conjunction with the concurrent film workshops.

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  • Learning the fundamentals of acting: reading a text, techniques to play in front of a camera, how to learn and analyze a text, rehearsal techniques and participating in a casting (how to prepare for one), the craft of screen acting.
  • The workshop combines theoretical presentations with hands on practical exercises
  • Participation in short films (by acting in several film projects) which allow the student to leave with their short performances on a USB key for portfolio use.
  • Learning theatrical acting technique through scene work. The Art of playing in front of an audience
  • The workshop mimics real conditions of the filming process and presenting a scene on stage.