Acting for the Camera II
THEATER X 410.5
Enhance your screen acting skills with the second course on acting for the camera. Dive deeper into the nuances of on-camera techniques by practicing performances from TV scripts and learning about blocking and continuity.
What you will learn.
- Focus on your flexibility as an actor in front of the camera
- Practice in all styles that you may audition such as features, sitcoms, commercials, and others
- Perform individual and ensemble scenes of increasing complexity
- Use your final performances as the basis for your reel
About this course:
Building on the skills learned in Acting for the Camera I, you prepare for work professionally by practicing in all styles that you may audition--features, sitcoms, TV drama, and commercials. Focusing on the flexibility of the actor in front of the camera, you develop camera techniques in scene study using scripts from TV series, sitcoms, and films. You also learn blocking and continuity with emphasis on master, two-shots, and close-ups. You perform individual and ensemble scenes increasing in complexity in terms of emotion and subtext, and the final project is a three-person scene. The material from the final project is edited and becomes the basis for developing your show reel.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Acting for the Camera II.
X 410.3 Acting for the Camera I or previous acting on camera experience.