ON-CAMERA ACTING I
AUDITION WITH CONFIDENCE
Whether you are new to acting or have some experience, this course will cover all aspects of On-Camera Acting, from the basics to best practices. Each week students will learn important practical knowledge and tools before getting up on camera to practice, apply, and watch their results. Over 8 weeks we cover: improvising on camera, breaking down a script, character work, scene work, cold reading, slating, and auditioning for Film & TV and commercials. You will learn about the industry and we will discuss building a profile and getting an agent.
- Getting comfortable on camera
- Breaking down a script
- Practice important skills for Auditions
- Find the character & play the emotions of the scene
- Cold reading & Improv on Camera
- Commercial Scenes and Auditioning for Commercials
- Explore Film & TV Scenes and Auditioning for Film & TV
- Headshots, resumes, getting an agent, and self-taping
UNDERSTAND THE SCRIPT
It’s time to get on your feet! In this course, you will learn how to turn study into performance. Starting with the concept, students learn to tap into the character, mapping their emotional and motivational path through the scene. Through working in depth with a script, doing the research, and breaking down hard and soft traits, you will learn to navigate the rendition and complexion of the character. Practicing these skills and insights, you will be guided in bringing the material to life while harnessing your own personality and life experience.
- Character Analysis
- Working with Props
- Introducing Movement
- Using Emotion
- Acting for genre (Drama, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi)
Jackie Blackmore is a professional film, TV, and voice actor, director, acting coach, sketch comedian, and improviser with over 30+ years of experience. She has a BFA in Media Arts from Emily Carr University. As an instructor, Jackie has taught at InFocus Film School, VFS, Instant Theatre, Carousel Theatre, and Arts Umbrella. Jackie’s film and TV highlights include: Noelle, The Magicians, Loudermilk, Hit The Road, Family Pictures, Man in the High Castle, and Death Note. Jackie is passionate about acting and loves inspiring actors to develop and grow their careers.