Acting on camera classes for youth

by beth on September 13, 2013

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If your house is home to a young drama queen (or king), Southborough Recreation Department offers a way to help channel that drama productively.

The Rec Dept. is offering three courses teaching teens and children about acting for film and TV .

Programs will be run by Casting Director, Ashley Skomursku of Boston Casting, who “has run hundreds of auditions and knows what it takes to give a perfect audition.”

For ages 6 to 11 – 

Kid’s On Camera Auditioning for Film & TV:

  • Appropriate for all experience levels.
  • For students who are interested in receiving on-camera training, and want to improve their acting and auditioning skills. Learn about the details of audition etiquette, as well as, script breakdown, cold reading, improvised auditioning, character development and much more!
  • The last day of class will include a Q&A session about the business of acting and how the casting process works at Boston Casting. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 am, September 28, October 5, 19, 26 ( no class 10/12)
  • $85

For ages 12 to 17 –

On-Camera Auditioning for Film & TV

  • Appropriate for all experience levels
  • Saturdays, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, September 28, October 5, 19, 26 ( no class 10/12)
  • For students who are interested in receiving on-camera training, and want to improve their acting and auditioning skills. Students will learn about the details of audition etiquette as well as script breakdown, cold reading, improvised auditioning, character development, and much more!
  • The last day of class will include a Q&A session about the business of acting and how the casting process works at Boston Casting. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • $155

Advanced on Camera Acting

  • Prerequisite: Teens Acting for Film and TV or previous acting experience
  • A continuation of the first where the student will build and expand on the knowledge learned, with the focus on individual growth through the process of performance and critique among their peers. There is more individualized attention given to each student in the class, with material specifically selected for each student’s “type”. The goal of this class is to discover and encourage each actor’s “professional self” establishing the confidence and know how to handle the audition and, of course, the job with finesse.
  • Saturdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, September 28, October 5, 19, 26 ( no class 10/12)
  • $155

(Photo posted to Flickr by Mr. T in DC)

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