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Screen Acting Summer School

Screen Acting Summer School

Get an insight into the world of screen acting with our Screen Acting Summer School.

One of our more in-depth screen acting classes that are also part of our summer schools programme, our course explores the techniques used for TV, film and commercial castings. Each section of the course will focus on a skill needed for acting on screen.

You will be learning about camera technique, casting types, character building, audition technique, monologue and duologue work, and much more. You will also learn about the industry and how to get work.

Screen Acting Summer School content

During our screen acting summer courses you will:

  • Work with different acting coaches and onscreen specialists
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of working with a camera
  • Gain knowledge of the processes of working in film and television
  • Meet and have a mock audition with a London based casting director or agent

Type

On screen camera technique and casting technique

When

5 consecutive days

Training

How to work effectively with the camera and a director, technical language for film and TV and getting the best out of auditions

Level

Acting experience is not necessary, but beneficial

SCREEN ACTING summer SCHOOL COURSE SCHEDULE:

Each day will be split into three sessions, focusing on different skills and techniques to help you develop your acting craft:

THE MEDIUM OF TV AND FILM

Day one you receive a technical overview of the industry and the various crew roles on TV and Film sets, highlighting the difference between acting for the screen and for the stage. You will also be exploring the fundamentals of screen acting technique. Leran about marks, the crew, lighting, sound, location vs studio work, continuity and how to bring these elements together with your character choices.

FINDING INNER LIFE

How to make choices for your character and the medium. Focusing on in depth character and instinctive performance choices. You will apply what you learn in front of the camera before watching play back on a large monitor and receiving friendly feedback.

PREPARING FOR A ROLE

You will work through specific techniques to help you analyse text and build character. Apply this knowledge to breathe physical life into your character in front of the camera.

THE AUDITION ROOM

Taking you into the setting of the audition room, the penultimate day will teach you what to expect and how to prepare effectively. You will learn how to work with casting directors and practice doing a commercial casting. Looking at a variety of audition circumstances, using specific camera techniques, this day will see you develop confidence in the audition room.

BRINGING IT TOGETHER

You will prepare and film several scenes. The week will finish with a discussion about the industry, how to dive into the world of film and what your next steps will be.

Please note

All filming will be watched in class and you will receive notes from your tutor in class as this is more beneficial to your development. It ensures that everyone feels free to explore and engage without the concern of scenes being publicly viewed. You will be sent this footage after the course for viewing only. If you are interested in filming scenes to take with you, please take a look at our Professional Showreel Package where you'll film scenes to take away with you.

CLASSES STARTING SOON

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
15 Jul - 19 Jul Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
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7 Oct - 11 Oct Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
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DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
15 Jul - 19 Jul Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
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7 Oct - 11 Oct Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

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, 10 Herbal Hill, London EC1R 5EG.

Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

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.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course 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)

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
15 Jul - 19 Jul Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
Sold Out Add to waiting list
7 Oct - 11 Oct Mon 10:00-17:00 5 days (Monday - Friday) Screen Acting Tutors City Academy at 10 Herbal Hill £695.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

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, 10 Herbal Hill, London EC1R 5EG.

Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

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.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course 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)

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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