Artists' Collective Theatre

Advanced Acting for Film and Television Intensive for Teens

Due to an overwhelming response from our last work shop we are providing a two week acting intensive.

Week One (Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm, 20 students in four classes of five students)

Each day will feature 4 regular classes plus one group class. The regular classes will cover scene work, improv, specificity and unique audition scenes, and stunts for film and television. The group class will focus on breath, body, and text.

Audition: At the end of the week students will audition from sides before at least one professional casting director. Several short films will be cast to be worked on in week two.

Guest instructors from the top of their particular disciplines will teach every second day.

Week Two Practicum (Monday to Tuesday, 9-4, Wed to Friday will be 12 hour set days)

Monday and Tuesday: Some of the classes from week one, plus rehearsal for the short films.

Wednesday – Friday: The real world set experience! 12 hour days, where students will be shooting a number of short films. Production quality will be high, with the intention of producing works which can be submitted to film festivals.

After the two weeks students will be mailed feedback on their performance over the course of the program focusing on both strengths and areas where students could benefit from further development.After post production, students will be given clips of their performances for their demo reels.

Price: $1000 for the two weeks, July 6 to 17th

Booking is first come first serve. Deposit is required. Payment plans available. To book a spot please email

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