Youth On Camera Acting Program

Young Actor
Youth will have fun while learning the the ropes of acting for Film & TV

6 Week Youth Acting Program

The Youth On Camera Acting program is designed to accommodate young actors between the ages of 12-17 both interested in breaking into the world of Film & TV acting and young professionals who are already auditioning and working. Over the 6 week course the curriculum covers everything a young artist needs to be successful, including:

  • Basic on camera techniques (slating, eye lines, confidence on camera)
  • Audition etiquette (conducting yourself in the room, audition lingo)
  • Audition techniques (breaking down sides and making choices about objectives, relationships, tactics etc., as well as taking direction in the room)
  • Character development (create strong, bookable characters and performances consistent with the tone of the show or film)

This class will cover all aspects of auditioning for the market. It will address Film/TV auditions, cold reads, one liners and commercial auditions. The basic format will be as follows:

Students receive sides to prepare before class. During class we will tape it, critique it/work it by exploring the layers of the scene, character and relationships, and then tape it again. 

Instructor: Lee Shorten

Date: March 10th – April 21st, 2018 (No Class march 31st)
Time: Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm
Course Fee: $300.00 + Tax (CDN)

Applicants may apply online or in person (please contact the school to book an appointment if applying in person).


  • Students must be between the ages of 12-17 years old
  • No application fee required

Full Tuition Payment (or 30% deposit to hold your seat, with full payment due upon first day of class)

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