This course offer actors the chance to train part-time over three months, three evenings a week, 2.5 hours a class. It will give actors everything they need to start looking for screen-work, auditioning successfully and feeling comfortable and confident on-set. As well as learning all the screen-acting skills they need to succeed, actors will take part in industry masterclasses, film a starter-showreel and be given a plan to continue their journey into the profession.
The course is mainly aimed at actors who want to enter the profession but don’t have time to do a full year’s training.
1) Develop comfort and confidence as a professional screen-actor
2) Experience on-set conditions and learn to adapt your screen-acting skills to a variety of shots
3) Learn how to nail screen auditions and self-tapes
4) Work with City Academy's expert tutors as well as industry-insiders
5) Create a professional showreel to get your career off on the right foot
6) Receive a clear plan on how to find work as a professional screen-actor
1) Screen-acting technique
Actors learn how to find “relaxed stillness” on camera, create variety in their performances, and adapt their work for the challenges of different genres.
2) Acting skills
Fundamental acting-skills to complement their camera-technique.
3) Voice for screen acting
Giving the actors: a voice-practise they can develop over the course and use beyond it; breathing techniques to root the voice and emotions; control over their voice for close-ups and wide-shots.
4) Movement for screen actors
The aim here is to help the actors to be physically expressive whilst also being able to relax into stillness where necessary for closer shots.
5) Working with the camera
Taking the actors through various shot-types they will come across on-set, from moving cameras to close-ups.
6) Self-taping and auditioning
A complete guide to self-taping and what to expect at an in-person audition.
A chance to work and learn with experts including stunt co-ordinators, leading actors and casting directors.
8) Create a professional showreel
Actors will leave the course with a professionally shot-and-edited starter showreel; perfect for making the most of casting sites, approaching agents and getting the attention of casting directors.
09) Industry coaching
Expert advice shared from dozens of interviews with industry-insiders: everything the actors need to put their newly developed skills to work as professional actors.
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We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
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If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.
All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.