***JUNE 2021 ONLINE ZOOM CLASS SCHEDULE***

Due to popular demand we will be continuing with our online Zoom classes. These classes are globally available and fill up quickly!!!

JUNE online Zoom acting class schedule:

GETTING SPECIFIC WITH SCENE STUDY -Tuesday evenings
START DATE: Tuesday, June 1st at 6 pm
Paired up with a scene partner
Week One 
Back to basics & breakdown scripts 
Week Two
Applying verbs of intent & much more…
Week Three
Getting specific, finding the peaks & valleys & perform scenes
Week Four
Final performance with critique!
(*all rehearsals with scene partners must be done with social distancing practises in mind. FaceTime/Zoom/Skype recommended options). 
 
ADVANCING THE AUDITION -Thursday evenings
START DATE: Thursday, June 3rd at 6 pm
  • Beyond the basic techniques of the ‘audition’ and working your audition piece from a current tv show or film for the entire month
  • 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
  • Refreshing your techniques; breaking down audition scenes, history, circumstances & intent 
ADVANCING THE AUDITION -Saturday afternoons
START DATE: Saturday , June 5th at 1:30 pm
  • Beyond the basic techniques of the ‘audition’ and working your audition piece from a current tv show or film for the entire month
  • 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
  • Refreshing your techniques; breaking down audition scenes, history, circumstances & intent 
 
MASTERING THE MONOLOGUE(great for all acting levels) -Saturday mornings
START DATE: Saturday, June 5th at 10 am
Week One
Breaking down your monologue & getting specific
Breaking down beats & understanding circumstances
Perspective journaling & discovering your journey
Learning to talk through the lens not at the lens
Week Two
Reviewing work from week one
Delving deeper!
Running your monologue
Week Three Running your monologue several times with notes given

Week Four Final monologue performance with critique

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FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING FOR BEGINNERS -Sunday mornings
START DATE: CLASS IS FULL (get on the waitlist for September/October)
• 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 final 2 weeks
 
 
CHALLENGING THE ACTOR INTENSIVE SERIES 1 (There are 3 series in total)
*This class is designed for intermediate & experienced actors only
START DATE: CLASS IS FULL (get on the waitlist for November)
*This class is designed for intermediate & experienced actors only
  • 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
  • No scripts to memorize!
  • (STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE SERIES 1 IN ORDER TO ENROL IN SERIES 2)
 
 Please note: debpodowski@gmail.com is my new email address for all things acting including: inquiries, payments, coaching, tapings.
 
No refunds, no deferrals.
 
Full payment of $215 (includes GST) must be sent prior to class start date via e-transfer to debpodowski@gmail.com