Fall, WInter, and Spring sessions, Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, Summer classes vary in structure and times. Winter session starts in January Payment for all classes required in full before each sign-up
Every week students will practice these skills using current material from TV/film and commercials. Each student will advance at their own level.
After the last class there will be a showcase so family and friends can come see what we've learned. This is a great way for the students to practice in front of an audience, which is key for any aspiring actor, and valuable for non-actors to become more comfortable in front of a group.
*Winter session starts in January
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Summer is a time for extra fun. Each Summer the class is different.
In the past, we've had: FILM CAMPS (made short films where each kid got to be in front of the camera with a starring role, and work behind the camera; each child got finished DVDs of the films to take home); FILMS ARE SUBMITTED TO FESTIVALS! COMMERCIAL CAMP (dorritios commercial submitted to the super bowl contest); FILM MAKING CLASS (learning how to make a film), ON-CAMERA INTENSIVES (series of 3)
THIS SUMMER: 3 day intensive
3 day intensive, Tues. June 18, Wed. June 19. Thurs June 20; 12:30-3:00 Tues: commercial acting, Wed: acting for TV/film, Thurs: Improv, all on camera and all in a fun VRS way, with games and activities each day
TUESDAY JUNE 18, WEDNESDAY JUNE 19, THURSDAY JUNE 20:June 19; 12:30-3:00 Tues: commercial acting, Wed: acting for TV/film, Thurs: Improv, all on camera and all in a fun VRS way, with games and activities each day
4 exciting days of real film making! From the first day, kids will experience the entire process of what goes into making a film. From learning all the key tips for acting on-camera, writing a script, the table read, casting, being behind the camera and learning all the on-set jobs, and starring in their own film! Each kid will have speaking roles in the film. After the class is over, the film will be edited and a screening party will be scheduled where they will receive a DVD copy of their film
CHECK OUT OUR PRODUCTION PHOTOS ON "ABOUT US" PAGE SLIDESHOW! OUR FILM IS NOW CIRCULATING IN FILM FESTIVALS
*Enrollment deadline before each session is the last day to make payment. CANCELLATIONS: must be made 48 hours prior to class start date. No refunds will be given after session has started
introduction to performance for little kids
Younger children learn basic professional skills while having fun pretending and play acting; 8 Wednesdays 2:30-3:15
There will be a short performance on the last day
Prerequisite for this class is completion of an organized class setting (like preschool/kindergarten)
1 on 1 lesson with Monica to prepare for auditions or to concentrate on specific areas
Students currently enrolled and paid up in 8 week session get 20% off!
Students currently enrolled and paid up in 8 week session get 20 % off!
Private coaching is recommended before auditions
For students interested in pursuing a professional acting career.
Enrollment in the 8 week session described above, and an initial 90 minute career guidance meeting with Monica. Goals and plans will be discussed based on your desired outcome. Instructions will be given for navigating the necessary tools all actors need.
During this 2 hour initial or follow-up meeting, Monica will make specific plans for you to help you achieve your goals. Monica has a proven track record helping people achieve success when following the plans.* You may choose to schedule these meetings whenever you need guidance.
For students who have already taken the first steps in their acting career, have a resume, and are registered on all actor sites
A "package" of four 45 minute bi-weekly or as needed to follow up with plan and/or to plan next steps and update actor sites
*Advice for achieving success does not guarantee success. There are no guarantees in Hollywood:)
Industry recommended ACTOR headshots
If you have an agent, all shots requested will be taken. A detailed list will be given to you with specific clothing items/colors that will look best on all actor profiles. If you do not have an agent, Monica will provide you the list that most agencies require.
Monica will note her favorites in each category and any necessary re-touching will be done to those
You'll receive a disk or flash drive of the entire shoot
If any look is not achieved, you'll receive a free re-shoot of that look*
If you've already had a complete headshot shoot with Monica, but need additional looks, we can get those 1 or 2 key looks you need!
*Must be scheduled within 30 days of original shoot