Youth On Camera Acting Programs
12 Week On Camera Acting Certificate Program
For Kids & Teens
The Youth On Camera Acting 12 week Certificate is offered biannually and is designed to accommodate young actors between the ages of 10-18. Classes are broken into two age groups (10-14 & 15-18) to allow students to work with script content reflective of their age and life experience thus far. Classes have 8 students maximum and those taking part are typically beginner actors with no previous experience that are interested in breaking into the world of Film & TV acting or young professionals who are already auditioning and working and looking to build upon their present skills. This program is broken into 3 key modules:
Module 1: Audition Etiquette
Students learn the do’s and don’ts of the audition room, starting off with cold reading techniques in the first week. After which, students will be sent material prior to class to bring in for a “casting room simulation”.
Module 2: Scene Study
Students are 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.
Module 3: Demo Reel
Students find themselves 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.
Youth Matinee Performance. An opportunity for parents to come in and see their child’s development is provided in the eighth week of the program. Students perform a scene they’ve been working on in an open audition format. An open invitation is extended to local talent agencies to attend as well.
Certificates are awarded at the end of the 12th week.
Class Feedback: Starting January 2020, weekly reports will be provided involving key areas of development noting which areas students are excelling and those still in need of development.
Course Fee: $675.00 + tax (CDN)
Ages 10-14 Next Start Date: Saturdays, TBD: Sept. – Dec, 2020
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Ages 15-18 Next Start Date: Saturdays, TBD: Sept. – Dec, 2020
Time: 1:00am – 3:00pm
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 10-18 years old
- No application fee required
- 30% deposit is required to secure your child’s seat
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