STANDARD CLASSES

2021 Winter Session: January 17th - March 13th

Classes held online using ZOOM

Zoom link sent one week prior to class

Acting 1:
Building the Basics

Students will learn to apply the fundamental principles of Intention, Obstacle, and Tactic to a monologue. They will also learn stage directions and terminology. 

Acting 2:
Relationship and Status

We continue to work on the monologues from Acting 1 and incorporate additional acting principles including: Subtext, Emotional Tones, Relationship and Status.

This is included in the Acting 2 bundle

Acting 3:

Justification and Action

We continue the process of developing monologues with justification and action. We dig deeper into putting meaning behind the movements we make or don't make when acting, the reasons behind them, and how to use the voice to convey what the character is feeling.

Audition Technique

From first contact to the final call back, learn the proper and professional way to audition and make a great first and lasting impression. A must for any actor. This is included in the Acting 1 bundle.

Character Development

Using techniques such as animal work, observation, movement and voice, students will explore creating a character using fictional or non-fictional people and bringing them to life.

 

This is included in the Acting 2 bundle.

Sense Memory

Hone in on your acting skills with this class focusing on exercises using your senses to create physical and emotional responses. You must have completed Acting 1 and 2 to register for this class.

Voice for the Actor

Acquire the skills to produce sound properly for stage and screen. Learn how to use the full range of your voice with exercises and text. Breath, sound, placement, and pitch will be explored in this class. This is included in the Acting 1 bundle.

Speech and Dialects

Students will learn the foundation of the International Phonetic Alphabet (I.P.A.) and apply it to understand the basics of producing the sounds needed for the various dialects including British, Cockney, and Irish.

 

This is included in the Acting 2 bundle.

Scene Study

For the actor who wants to develop their acting skills working with other actors, this class focuses on two-person scene work. You must have completed Acting 1 and 2 or have comparable experience to register for this class.

Acting 1 Bundle

The Acting 1 bundle includes Acting 1, Audition Technique, and Voice for the Actor at a reduced cost when registering for all three class at the same time.

Acting classes in the bundle must be taken on the day the bundle is offered. Classes cannot be switched out for the individual class offered on a different day.

Acting 2 Bundle

The Acting 2 bundle includes Acting 2, Speech and Dialects,  and Character Development at a reduced cost when registering for all three class at the same time.

Acting classes in the bundle must be taken on the day the bundle is offered. Classes cannot be switched out for the individual class offered on a different day.

Acting Intensives

During the 9 weeks, students will be exposed to classes with a conservatory-like schedule during the week and rehearse a production or Scene Study on the weekends.

The winter intensive focuses on Scene Study.

The summer intensive focuses on a full-length production.  

Actors Training Ground

Two locations: Raleigh ACT - 7319 Six Forks Rd. and Pure Life Theatre - 3801 Hillsborough St

Raleigh, NC

Phone: (917) 805-8169