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Trial Essentials Class 101

at Acting School for Film and Television - Midtown 150 West 46th St 7th Floor, Buzzer 6, New York, New York 10036

If you are simply interested in getting a small dose of what happens in film acting, and wish to try a single class before committing to a course of study, we offer a trial class of our Essentials of Film Acting Course. Almost every entering student should start with this class, even those with substantial theatrical backgrounds. The classes teach...

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Physical Acting

at The MoveShop - Clinton Hill 520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

We will explore the power dynamic between audience and performer; how performers can be powerful before an audience, take ownership of one’s impulses and learn to lead instead of follow. Through highly structured improvisations drawing from Michael Chekhov, Moment Work, Viewpoints, and Grotowski physical acting, attendees act from external and...

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4 sessions

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Adult Acting 101

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In Acting 101, we will explore the foundations and fundamentals of acting technique through fun, interactive, and creative exercises. Students will study theater texts as well as different performance genres and styles. The class will include partner work, group activities, games, individual projects, leadership skill-building, creative decision-making,...

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8 sessions

Teen Acting Intensive

at The Arts Effect - Greenwich Village 440 Lafayette St 440 Studios, New York, New York 10003

Students will focus on the advancement of their acting technique and skill set. Through the exploration of sensory work, improvisation, character/scene study, text analysis, and more, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and honest acting perfect for stage or film.

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5 sessions

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Professional Level Training that is fun for all  Notes:  Scheduling for private lessons is flexible and subject to the instructor's availability. If the instructor is unavailable during the date or time originally booked, CourseHorse and the class provider will help arrange for a reschedule that works for both parties. Once a date and...

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Theatrical Clowning Workshop

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Theatrical clown teaches us many things about ourselves as performers: how to begin from a place of simple yet energized presence, how to sustain the pleasure of playing in the moment, how to mine the power of doing one thing at a time, and above all, clown helps us accept our own unique ridiculousness, which in turn may transform our habits of restriction...

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Brooklyn Tween Explorations in Acting (Ages 10-13)

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Brooklyn Heights 254 Hicks St, New York, New York 11201

The Explorations Class is a great foundation for the craft and introduction to the Barrow Group approach. Students will lay the foundation of technique-based artistry through a progressive series of exercises, ensemble building games, script analysis, monologues, and scene study. Absence Policy: If your child is going to be absent for any reason,...

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10 sessions

Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab

at Irondale Ensemble Project - Fort Greene 85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Explore and learn from professional teaching artists working in the fields of Dance, Theater, Visual Art, and Film/Media. Be inspired, collaborate, and create with other young artists, and produce and perform in a culminating stage spectacle pushing the boundaries of art making. A unique summer arts experience for young creative minds in the heart...

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19 sessions

Directing from Page to Stage

at Primary Stages ESPA - Hell's Kitchen 307 W 38th St Ste 1510, New York, New York 10018

This 8-week class is for directors of all levels to dive into the process of getting a play into rehearsal and on its feet. This class might be for you if: You are a director at any level who wants to refine your process of bringing a script to life on stage, step-by-step. In this class you will: Focus on a single play as a class, breaking down...

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8 sessions

Bruises and Burns and Zombies

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Have you ever wanted to learn how to freak out your friends with make-up?  Gearing up for Halloween and need some last minute tips?  Want to know what you can use around your house so you don't have to wait in line at Spirit Halloween? Then please join award winning SFX/Gore Designer, Stephanie Cox-Williams as she...

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ACT Teens – Performance Workshop

at Wagner College Lifelong Learning - Grymes Hill 1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301

New for the 2016 – 2017 ACT Season we are giving our most advanced actors the opportunity to develop a performance of a full-length dramatic play during this full-year workshop. Performance will be scheduled June 2017. Prerequisite: Minimum two years of master class/professional class studies or equivalent training with an audition/i...

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25 sessions

Playing Opposites Acting Workshop

at Bad Theater Fest / Bad Film Fest - Chelsea 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

An exploration of Playing Opposites Bring independent sensibility to mainstream productions. Play Comedy absolutely straight with high commitment and attention to detail. Play Drama with loose playfulness and abandon with an eye for patterns, games, irony, opportunities for levity at any cost. Play the opposite of the obvious or surface emotion....

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The Dos & Donts of Performing & Producing

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Kambri Crews, producer and owner of of the school, leads a mix & mingle for producers and performers followed by a Q&A discussion on the DOs and DONTs of getting booked on a show or at a club and what to do after that happens.  Joining Kambri on the Panel: Dana Rossi is the creator and producer of the Soundtrack...

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Adult On Camera Commercial Audition Technique

at Actors Technique NY Kids & Teens - Hell's Kitchen 519 8th Ave 12th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Have you wanted to learn or brush up on your on-camera commercial acting skills? Now's the time. In this sample class, actors will learn the basics of cold read with single and partnered commercial copy.  You'll learn:  Commercials with Goods vs Services  How to use products in your frame  Improvisation in commercials ...

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The Songs of Woody Guthrie

at The Jalopy Theatre and School of Music - Carroll Gardens 315 Columbia St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Join us for this 8 week course where we'll learn to sing and strum the song's of America's great folksinger, Woody Guthrie. We'll focus on his guitar stylings that he adapted from Maybelle Carter, as well as his great lyrics and melodies. A fun and light-hearted approach which requires only a working knowledge of basic open guitar chords. Banjo pickers...

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4 sessions

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