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Screen Acting Intensive Courses - 4 weeks

Screen Acting Intensive Courses - 4 weeks

This immersive and practical four week Screen Acting Intensive courses will equip you with the specialised techniques and industry know-how to kick start your career in acting for film and TV.

Taking place Monday to Friday over four consecutive weeks, you will be taught by City Academy Screen Acting tutors who are both professional actors and facilitators, as well as industry experts such as agents and casting directors. Expect to work both individually and collaboratively on weekly projects while receiving comprehensive training in areas such as character development, script analysis , responding to direction and audition preparation, all based in a central London production studio.

Like many of our screen acting classes, extracurricular practice is recommended to support your work in class, this includes researching topics and learning lines in your own time. You will feature in a short film directed, filmed and edited by a dedicated Director and Director of Photography which can be used to approach agents and garner auditions.

For more information on course content and structure, you can contact City Academy’s student services team can be reached during office hours on 0207 042 8833 or by emailing info@city-academy.com.

A few words from our students

Eduardo Coutinho

It was an amazing experience and opportunity to learn, to try, to feel, to be present and to find and believe in new possibilities, new ways.


Screen Acting Intensive Courses Content

 On this course you will take part in the following: 

  • Fundamental vocal and movement techniques used for screen acting to create truthful performances in different contexts
  • Creative character development and text analysis using disciplines such as Meisner Technique, Stanislavski System, Uta Hagen Objectives and Lee Strasberg Method 
  • Session with a professional portrait photographer to produce an industry standard headshot
  • Developing subtexts to create believable characters
  • Practical introduction to the audition process across multiple genres including film, tv and commercials
  • Perfect the solo self-tape while working your strengths on screen 
  • Q and A with an industry agent 
  • Casting a role masterclass with an industry casting director
  • On-set etiquette, gaining an understanding of industry related roles, equipment and terminology
  • Collaborative short film project 



Training

4 weeks, full time (Mon - Fri). Outside of class time preparation required. This course is taught in English.

Level

Beginners or those with some experience.

Styles

100% practical, led by industry professionals. Individual and group work required. Small class size (capacity 12).

Equipment

Industry standard kit to produce self-tapes, analyse playback and film scenes.

What will you learn?

Training will happen across an engaging curriculum, taught by leading industry professionals. You will learn:

  • A technical glossary of the industry
  • Key techniques used in screen acting
  • The differences between acting for stage and screen
  • How to rehearse and develop a character
  • The importance of textual analysis
  • How to strengthen and personalise your voice
  • Movement for screen
  • How to collaborate with others in film
  • To work with your strengths on screen to create a truthful performance

You will benefit from workshops in:

    • Practical camera technique
    • Auditioning for commercials - tips and tricks
    • Casting a role with feedback from an industry Casting Director
    • Storytelling
    • Q and A with industry agent
    • Meisner Technique
    • Stanislavski System
    • Uta Hagen Objectives
    • Lee Strasberg Method

A specialist in each discipline will guide and support you as you learn the tools used in the profession. Our screen acting coaches are all working professionals.

Outcomes

  • Featured role in a short film
  • Professional headshot
  • Confidence in preparation and performance
  • Understanding of, and confidence in the audition process
  • A practical insight into the life of a professional actor
  • Introduction to industry agent and casting director
  • Individual feedback and advice for next steps

Outcomes

How to book

Bookings can be made online or over the phone on 0207 042 8833 

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

With our Screen Acting - Intensive course you have two payment options:

1. Full payment of £1995.00
2. Pay in instalments with an individual City Academy Payment plan, call 0207 042 8833 to discuss a ll options.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

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.

DATEDAYTIME (BST)DURATIONTUTORVENUEPRICEBOOKING
2 Aug - 27 AugMon10:30-17:004 weeks (Monday - Friday)Acting Foundation TutorsBleeding Heart Studios, EC1
Select payment type:
Book Now
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8 Nov - 3 DecMon10:30-17:004 weeks (Monday - Friday)Acting Foundation TutorsBleeding Heart Studios, EC1
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Book Now
Book Now

PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

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.

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