Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Acting for Stage and Screen: A transition Class @ Act 1 Academy


From: Act 1 Academy [mailto:act1academy@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 1:37 PM
Subject: Acting for Stage and Screen: A transition Class


Acting for Stage and Screen: A transition class

Do you have stage experience? Do you want to learn how to use that experience for film and television acting? This class is designed to help you transition between the two mediums and give you practical on camera tools. 

Open to those with prior acting experience age 15 and older

8 weeks. Jan 14-Mar 4,   6:30-8:30 PM

Cost: Special Introductory price for new students...$225  (taking only 12 new students)

Where: Act 1 Academy, 7878 E Wrightstown, Rd(Corner of Pantano and Wrightstown)


To Register: Email    act1academy@gmail.com  or call 520-477-8377

Students will learn a specific and effective approach to transition  acting and auditioning in television and film.

·  How does the work in theatre, sitcoms, commercials, soaps, & film differ for actors?

·  Strengthen imagination, concentration, and focus.

·  On-Camera Acting Techniques: Advanced techniques, how to stand, move, eye line, working in different size shots.

·  Audition Technique - Tips for Getting the Call Back: What works, What doesn't & Why, Mock Auditions

·  Active Listening — The Key to being spontaneous and connected.

·  Text Analysis: Breaking down a script, clues to look for, what makes it a comedy or drama, timing.


Matthew Chandler: Matthew is a member of SAG-AFTRA and has appeared in the TV series "Life After 50", "Hostage Do or Die" and several short films. Most recently, he was cast in two feature-length films that are set to shoot this year. Matthew has also co-written and co-produced several projects, including the TV Pilot "Don't Take This The Wrong Way", which appeared in 9 film festivals around the world and garnered 10 awards last year. He continues to work on projects like this as an actor, writer, and producer but also loves sharing his passion as an educator too! Mr Chandler is currently an actor at the Gaslight Theater.


Cheryl-Ann Rossi: A professional mentor and coach to performers across the nation, she has produced award winning, agency signed talent performing on Broadway, TV and the music industry. This fall, Ms Rossi performed in Concert at 54 Below in NYC and filmed a TV pilot in LA. She performed principle roles on Broadway as Maria Gonzalez in the Marvin Hamlisch / Howard Ashman musical, Smile, toured as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, was well known as the voice of many radio jingles, producer and director of industrial videos, commercials and countless professional stage companies



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