INTRODUCTION TO ACTING ONLINE

Wednesdays, April 29 through June 3, 2020

Instructor: Jeff Allen Young
Prior Experience: Not required.
Practice the basic skills required to be an actor. Begin your journey with an exploration of the actor’s vocal, physical and psychological instrument while building skills and creating characters with fun exercises online.

Jeff Allen Young, Teaching Artist
Last Seen on Stage: STC’s Hamlet
Last Seen on Screen: Sacco for The 48 Hour Film Project
Why I Teach: I believe many of my successes, both as an artist and a person, are directly connected to the people who took time to teach me what they knew. It fills me with joy and honor to do the same for my students.”
Favorite Exercise in Class: The Empathy Workshop
From the Syllabus:
Participants will…

  • Work on assigned exercises, including observations and reflections, improvisations, character work, voice and movement techniques, and scene work (pulled from a variety of sources and methods).
  • Learn how to actively observe the world we live in and honestly respond to stimuli.
  • Analyze a text using an understanding of action and objective.
  • Develop a physical instrument, becoming more aware of their bodies and voices.
  • Take bold and creative risks.
  • Participate in a rehearsal process culminating in a performance.


INTRODUCTION TO ACTING ONLINE

April 29 - June 3

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