Acting for the Camera I

THEATER X 410.3

Learn the technical and emotional adjustments required for working in front of the camera in a relaxed and truthful way and developing intimacy with the camera.

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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Perform exercises and critiques through playback of performances in front of the camera
  • Learn the adjustments needed to stay relaxed and truthful while on camera
  • Understand how to act in position to basic camera moves
  • Hone in on acting techniques in moment-to-moment exercises

About this course:

Learn to get comfortable in front of the lens. Exercises begin with on-camera interviews so students can view their screen images in playback. Instruction focuses on understanding technical and emotional adjustments required for working in front of the camera in a relaxed and truthful way and developing intimacy with the camera. Topics include the difference between frame sizes and learning to hit marks. Hone your acting techniques through scene-study guidelines and sensory and moment-to-moment exercises, as well as monologue work. Some exercises are performed on camera with emphasis on close-ups, simple scenes, and basic camera moves. The instructor critiques individual students' work during playback.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Celeste Pechous
382665
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Online
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Wed Sep 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Sep 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Dec 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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