2020 Virtual Summer Acting Program for Teens
starts July 11th/12th: Saturdays or Sundays
course options include:
New Works Lab- 12:30 PM-2PM
Create your own stories for the stage and screen. Join the growing list of award-winning students who’ve written scripts based on the crazy, beautiful, fascinating world they experience. No writing experience necessary, all you need is a love for storytelling and bold, memorable characters. Show up, hear the stories of others, and gain the confidence and inspiration to share your own. The Young Actor’s Studio has developed many award winning young writers, and amazing collaborations between actors and writers resulting in world premiere plays at major theaters and film festivals!
Acting Technique- 2:30PM-4PM
Get ready to make a long loud sound with everything you’re feeling! On line Improvisation. The same exciting improvisation come vibrantly to life on the camera using the same techniques we do in class. Students learn about objectives, character prep and conflict. Huge improvs explode on line with the camera of the computer. New ONLINE COMPUTER IMPROVISATIONS around today’s situation will also be explored. Jeff will lead our actors to create something new with the situation and something lasting and strong!
Script Work for New Media- 4:30PM-6PM
Develop memorable characters through a series of exercises, prompts, and challenges which will push your imagination and creativity to the fullest! Using award-winning scripts developed through the studio over the years, actors will develop vibrant new characters to be presented on digital platforms..
The Summer production will spotlight the unique vibrant perspectives of youth! Through, storytelling, monologues, virtual improvisation, musical performances and songs, our students will present a world premiere piece about our current situation it’s impact on them. We are hoping to reach a large group of people through a live performance! Through the passion, hopes and dreams for the future, this new work will make the world a little less lonely.!
Tuesdays and Thursdays 3PM-5PM
Begins: July 16th, 2020
Performs: July 31st and August 1st
Limited enrollment, 10 actors only. New students by virtual audition only.