Performing in TV Commercials: Practices and Opportunities in the Field
THEATER X 438
For those considering the lucrative field of TV commercials, or those simply seeking to improve communication skills, this course teaches auditioning, recording exercises, and other ways to improve form.
What you will learn.
- Study acting strategies such as relaxation to improve performance
- Tape your performances for instructor evaluation and discussion
- Analyze commercial production from and actor's point of view
- Understand professional practices such as audition techniques, agency representation, union membership, and more
About this course:
Considering the lucrative field of TV commercials or seeking to improve your confidence in personal or business communications? Take part in simulated auditions, recorded, for both "slice of life" dialogue and "spokesperson" narrative in this course. To help you attain relaxation, taped performances are sensitively directed and critiqued in class. This workshop also provides a comprehensive analysis of a commercial's production from the actor's point of view and gives such professional practices as successful audition techniques, proper photography portfolio, agency representation, and union membership.