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.

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Winter
Summer
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can 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? In this course, participants take part in simulated, recorded auditions for both "slice of life" dialogue and "spokesperson" narrative. 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.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Gabrielle Schary
374602
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 29, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jul 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jul 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jul 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jul 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jul 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Aug 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Aug 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Aug 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Sep 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

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