Youth On Camera Acting 12 Week Certificate
12 Week Acting Class For Kids & Teens in Vancouver
The Youth On Camera Acting 12 week certificate is offered biannualy and is designed to accommodate young actors between the ages of 10-18 (classes are broken into two age groups, 10-14 & 15-18) both interested in breaking into the world of Film & TV acting and young professionals who are already auditioning and working. This 12 week intensive is broken up into 3 key modules:
Module 1: Audition Etiquette
In the first 4 weeks, students will learn the do’s and don’ts of the audition room, starting off with cold reading techniques in the first week. After that students will be sent material prior to class to bring in for a “casting room simulation”.
Module 2: Scene Study
For the second module, students will be paired up and given a scene to work on in class. Students will be expected to have their lines memorized in order to get the most out of this exercise. They will touch on script & character analysis and rehearsal techniques while preparing for our “Youth Matinee Performance” in the final week of this module. Talent agents will be in attendance for this performance, along with friends and family to see the growth in our young actors.
Next Youth Matinee Performance: Saturday, November 10th
Module 3: Demo Reel
Our third and final module will find students back in front of the camera to create a key part of the actor’s portfolio. Their demo reel will consist of two contrasting audition scenes edited together to give industry professionals, or you the parent, a sample of their hard work. This module will be go as follows:
Week 1: Prep Scene 1
Week 2: Record Scene 1
Week 3: Prep Scene 2
Week 4: Record Scene 2
There will also be an optional Q&A with a local talent agent after the final class to answer any question you or your child may have about furthering their career in our thriving industry.
Certificates will be awarded at the end of the 12 weeks.
Students will also receive written feedback at the end of the course to see which areas they are excelling in and which areas still need development.
Next Start Date: January 19th – May 4th, 2019 (No Class February 9th, March 23rd, March 30th or April 20th)
Time: Every Saturday
1) 10-14yr 10:30am-12:30pm
2) 15-18yr 1:00pm-3:00pm
Course Fee: $675.00 + Tax (CDN)
Applicants may apply online or in person (please contact the school to book an appointment if applying in person).
Spots are limited to 8 students maximum.
- Students must be between the ages of 12-17 years old
- No application fee required
- 30% deposit is required to secure your child’s seat
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