Screen acting: beginners
Time: 18:15 - 21:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: DRB022
Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)
What is the course about?
We will explore the fundamental technical skills required for acting to the camera.
Watch student testimonials: here.
What will we cover?
Technical skills such as Hitting marks, Eye line and Continuity.
Basic script and scene analysis.
Please note that acting classes by their very nature can involve exercises and the exploration of material that some students may find challenging.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Perform confidently to camera applying the basic technical skills required for screen acting.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is for beginner's so no specific skills are required.
In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Listen and respond to instructions and feedback.
• Communicate clearly in discussion and drama practice.
• Read and respond to a variety of text.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.
• Take notes.
• Work within groups and pairs safely.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Individual, pair and group work.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
A notebook and pen.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Screen acting: improvers.
Stephen has been teaching acting and screen acting to students and professionals for over seven years and has taught at The Method Studio, The Actor’s Centre and Drama Centre London. Stephen trained at the Drama Centre London and as an actor has had a wide breadth of experience playing leading roles in feature films, television dramas and on stage. Best known for playing Lysander Hawkley in ITVs The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous, Greg Kelly in Coronation Street (for which he won a British Soap Award) and most recently Danny Lomax in Hollyoaks, he continues to work in independent movies and in theatre, enjoying classical roles as well as those in challenging new writing.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.