***DECEMBER 2021 LIVE & ONLINE CLASS SCHEDULE***

We have added live classes and due to popular demand we will be continuing with our online Zoom classes as well as adding a live class. These classes are globally available and fill up quickly!!!

DEB’S DECEMBER LIVE & ONLINE class schedule:

(ONLINE) ADVANCING THE AUDITION (Thursday evenings)
START DATE: Thursday, November 25th at 6 pm / $245
  • Beyond the basic techniques of the ‘audition’ and working your audition piece from a current tv show or film for the entire month
  • Refreshing your techniques; breaking down audition scenes, history, circumstances & intent 
  • Expanding on the current climate with online auditions, Skype/Zoom call backs and Skype/Zoom chemistry reads, which has become more prevalent even before the pandemic
  • How to get the most out of our online auditions & how to use your space in the audition
  • Affecting through the lens not at the lens
  • Use tools to stay private in the room; making interesting choices
  • Understanding that the audition is simply another place to act and enjoy
 
(LIVE) GETTING SPECIFIC WITH SCENE STUDY (Tuesday’s) 
START DATE: Tuesday, November 23rd at 2:30 pm & 6:30 pm  (2 waves times) You must be flexible for either times.  $285
Live class at DPAS / 158 Powell Street (Get on the waitlist)
 
 
(ONLINE) CHALLENGING THE ACTOR INTENSIVE SERIES 1 (3 series in total) 
START DATE:  Saturday, November 27th, 10 am $285 per series
  • We will delve into the actor’s techniques & human techniques while understanding how to use yourself as an instrument
  • Each week we dive into exercises that will avoid us from getting trapped in externals, physical self-consciousness, mechanical reactions, anticipation of a particular response, pushing for emotion and more by exploring human behaviour under a variety of circumstances
  • Each week exercises will be given out and discussed with a performance given each week
  • You do not have to commit to all 3 series, however, each series builds off the prior one
  • There are no scripts to memorize!
(ONLINE) FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING FOR BEGINNERS (Saturday mornings)
START DATE: April 2020 (Get on the waitlist) $285
  • Back to basics and breaking down the fundamental aspects of a scene/script
  • Understanding circumstances and breaking down beats
  • Making strong choices, using intent and getting specific
  • Working on a scene throughout the month and performing it the final two weeks
 
Please note: debpodowski@gmail.com is the email address for all things acting, including: inquiries, payments, coaching, tapings.
 
No refunds, no deferrals, class fees includes GST.
Full payment of either $245 or $285 must be sent prior to class start date via e-transfer to debpodowski@gmail.com 
 
 
KAAREN’S DECEMBER ONLINE class schedule:
(ONLINE) ACTING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION
For beginners *(This class is temporarily online)                                                       
This class builds and strengthens the foundation of acting through technique and creativity. Delving into the material to find the highest stakes and deepest layers. Kaaren’s philosophy of teaching is based on a nurturing and empowering approach toward her students. From them she expects a high level of discipline, focus, commitment and integrity. “Let’s create together”.
• 1st Class – Cold reading of the scene and script analysis
• 2nd Class – Run scene and determine actions
• 3rd Class – Run scene with adjustments
• 4th Class – Final run of the scene
 
Cost: $180 per month for 4 weeks (includes tax)