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2021 Summer Regular Session:

June 10th - August 17th

In-person classes for the summer regular session will be held at Pure Life Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough St in The Royal.

Mondays: 6 pm - 9 pm (In-person)

Tuesdays: 6 pm - 9 pm (In-person)

We have add another Acting 1 class on Tuesdays from 6 - 7:30 pm. June 29th - August 17th

STANDARD CLASSES

2021 Summer Session Schedule

*No classes July 5th

Title
Class
Days
Times
Dates
Cost
In-person Class
Acting 1: Building the Basics
Mondays
6 pm - 7:30 pm
06/21 - 08/16 (No class July 5th)
$195 (Class Filled)
In-person Class
Audition Technique
Mondays
7:30 pm - 9 pm
06/21 - 08/16 (No class July 5th)
$195
In-person Class
Scene Study for Teens
Tuesdays
6 pm - 7:30 pm
06/22 - 08/10
$195
In-person Class
Acting 2: Relationship and Status
Tuesdays
7:30 pm - 9 pm
06/22 - 08/10
$175

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.

Styles of

Performance

Step up your acting game with this new class with Sam Corey. Students will work on short monologues while exploring four different styles of performance: Clowning, Realism, Farce, and Elizabethan.

 

Open to students who have completed Acting 2 or higher. Expand your knowledge and ready to tackle different styles of performance. A must for any actor who wants to take the performance skills to the next level.

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, script analysis, 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.

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.  

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.

 

Scene Study for Teens is the same only using scenes appropriate for them. They only need to complete Acting 1 for Teens or have comparable experience.
 

Acting 1 Bundle

The Acting 1 bundle includes three classes at a reduced price when registering for all three at once. The 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 includes three classes at a reduced price when registering for all three at once. This bundle includes 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.

Voice-Over with

Wendy Zier

This class will give you the tips and tools you need to get started in the exciting world of voice-over.

 

Wendy Zier has over 25 years experience in the business (Disney, Hasbro, Blue Cross) and share her knowledge while making the class extremely fun.

Along the way special guests drop in to share their expertise including casting directors, Video game and Anime V.O. artists, legends in the field.

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