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 $745.00
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.

Winter 2023 Schedule

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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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389628
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Students are recorded on camera during several sessions; those wishing to keep a copy of their work must bring a flash drive to each session.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 10, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Jan 17, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Jan 24, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Jan 31, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Feb 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Feb 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Feb 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Feb 28, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Mar 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Mar 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Tue Mar 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202

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