Intro to Acting: PACE 2

Take the foundation that you built in PACE 1 and learn how you can apply to start a career as a professional actor.

Transition From Theatre to On-Camera Acting

Intro to Acting: PACE 2 Certificate takes the acting foundation and technical understanding of how to work on camera, text analysis, scene study and auditioning techniques learned in PACE 1 and builds upon them.

We begin by explaining how to get a talent agent, covering everything that goes into a professional package when seeking representation (e.g resume, cover letter, the do’s and don’ts for actor headshots, demo clips, etc). Students then study rehearsal technique and take an in-depth look at text analysis to better understand how to spot key information needed in making concrete choices for their character(s). Scene study exercises and breaking down scenes allows the students to reflect upon, discuss and justify choices made, and in doing so helps them develop necessary analytical skills and solidify their individual acting process. This will allow them to slip seamlessly into the next stage of their development; Ongoing Scene Study.

Students will also work at sharpening their audition skills, then toward the end of the program will create a demo clip of their acting to include in their professional package. After the completion of this course, students will be prepared to submit to talent agents for film and television for representation and put what they’ve learned into action.

Next Start Date: Aug 22ndIntro to Acting: PACE 2 - (Graduating October 10th, 2019): Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (Vancouver)

Course Duration: 8 weeks
Course Fee: $520.00 + tax (CDN)

August Thursday Start Date: August 22nd, 2019 (Graduating October 10th, 2019)

Time: Thursday Evenings 6pm-9pm

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I am just completing the Part Time Intro to Acting course. It is awesome. Absolutely awesome!! It is so awesome in fact, I have already signed up for the On going Scene Study Class. The teachers here are all working actors and really have their fingers on the pulse. Simon has a fantastic rapport with the students. Intuitive, professional, yet down to earth, he makes the whole learning experience fun, whilst imparting a wealth of his knowledge of the craft of acting. VADA also gives all the info required to actually market yourself as an actor. How to audition, headshot contacts and how to get an agent etc. The passion for acting and for the student's success can be felt as soon as you step into the building and chat to anyone. I had tried another school prior to VADA, but for me, it just didn't hit the mark. Vada Studios ticked all the boxes. If you truly want to pursue a career in acting and don't know where to start, give VADA a call, or just pop in. You will not be disappointed. Top Notch!!
Paul Martin - Intro to Acting Graduate
Registration Information
  • No Application Fee is required
  • No Audition required
  • Applicants must be 17 years or older
  • Applicants must have completed our Intro to Acting: PACE 1 course
Admissions Interview Full Tuition Payment (or 30% deposit to hold your seat, with full payment due upon first day of class)

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

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