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IMPROV FOR YOUNG ACTORS (AGES 11 – 15)
Imrpov for Young Actors is designed to free students to develop their creative impulses and strengthen their ability to create a story in the moment. Students will learn the basics of good story telling and repeatable skills that they can apply to both a long or short improvisational show. The class will culminate in a studio workshop performance that includes a demonstration of improv exercises and a long form scene improvised.
Saturdays 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
April 5 – June 14 (no class April 19 and May 31)
4 WEEK SUMMER TEEN ENSEMBLE (AGES 15 – 18)
The Atlantic Acting School is pleased to offer a summer day program for teen actors who are interested in learning the Atlantic Technique. This program will integrate acting classes with rigorous physical training in Voice, Speech and Movement and culminate in a final performance in one of Atlantic’s Studios. Includes Shakespeare, Monologue and On-Camera Workshops, and a Guest Class. Recommended for the teen performer ready to delve into the art of acting this program promises to be intense, exciting and fun! For more information, please call 646-216-1171.
Mondays – Thursdays 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Fridays 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
July 14 – August 8
APPLY FOR THE SUMMER TEEN ENSEMBLE BY APRIL 16, 2014. Audition required.
SUMMER YOUNG ACTORS WORKSHOP (AGES 11 – 14)
Monologue & Scene Work, Develop A Short Film, Work as an Ensemble with your Director and More!
This intensive will introduce young actors to a physical and vocal warm-up, improv, technique and scene study while engaging their creative abilities through costume/set workshops and creating a short film project. Each session ends with a “work in progress” for an audience of family and friends.
Mondays – Fridays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Session 1: June 23 – June 27 (On Camera Studio – 1 week)
Session 2: July 14 – July 25 (The Actors Craft Workshop – 2 weeks)
Session 3: July 28 – August 15 (Summer Stock Theater – 3 weeks)
On Camera Studio
June 23 – June 27 (1 week)
Young Actors will spend their days in front of the camera with three specific areas of focus: On Camera Technique, Auditioning and Monologues. Students will be introduced to the Atlantic acting technique of script analysis and repetition and apply these new techniques to Film and TV copy. Perfect for the student who is looking to gain experience in front of the camera as well as be introduced to helpful auditioning skills. Includes a guest class with an industry professional.
The Actors Craft Workshop
July 14 – July 25 (2 weeks)
Monologue & Scene Work, Develop A Short Film, Work as an Ensemble with your Director and More. This intensive will introduce young actors to the creative exploration of acting as a craft. Through physical and vocal warm-up, improv, technique and scene study and engage their creative abilities through costume/set workshops and developing an original short film project. Each session ends with a “work in progress” for an audience of family and friends.
Summer Stock Theater
DATES STILL TBD tentatively July 28 – August 15 (3 weeks)
In the tradition of presenting a stage production in the summer, our Young Actors will form a resident company, and rehearse and perform an adapted published play under the guidance of their director. The first 2 weeks will focus on the rehearsal process and making specific choices to develop a character along with company work on the through-line of the play. The 3rd week students will move into their theater space for tech and dress rehearsal. Culminates in 2 performances for friends and family on Friday, August 15. Audition required for Summer Stock.
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After Hours available for Youth, Creators and Young Actors Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 5:30 PM ($30 per day, $120 per week).
YOUNG ACTORS (AGES 11-14)
Monologues Along with improvised games and structured movement exercises, students will begin work on monologues using the Practical Aesthetics technique, created by David Mamet and William H. Macy. This class is perfect for the young actor who wants to dive into monologue work or prepare for an upcoming school audition. Students will work on developing their performance with guidance and direction from their teacher. The class will require memorization.
Wednesdays 4:15-5:45 PM
Scene Study & Technique This class is a wonderful introduction to acting for youngsters who really want to “give it a try!” The course will cover the basics of the Practical Aesthetics Acting Technique, created by David Mamet and William H. Macy, along with improvised games and structured movement exercises. The students will begin exploring the world of acting through storytelling and short scenes using the Practical Aesthetics technique. The class will require memorization.
Wednesdays 4:15-5:45 PM
Thursdays 4:15-5:45 PM
On-Camera Workshop Perfect for the student who is looking to gain experience in front of the camera, this class is a wonderful introduction to on-camera work. The students will begin exploring the nuances of performance as they work on commercial copy and a full page scene from a movie. The class will require memorization.
Fridays 4:15-5:45 PM
TEEN SCENE STUDY & TECHNIQUE – GRADES 9-12
This class offers an introduction to Practical Aesthetics, the acting technique created by David Mamet and William H. Macy and taught at the Atlantic Acting School. The students will begin their first scene study class using the Atlantic Script Analysis process. In addition students will explore different characters through improvisation and theater games. Students will be assigned plays to read and research. This class will require memorization and rehearsal.
Saturdays 2:00-5:00 PM