The Level 1 … is perfect for those with little or no Screen acting experience or those with experience in theatre and extra work only. It has been designed to focus on all the skills required for acting for television and film in New Zealand.As Auckland is a screen-based city (has much more screen production than professional theatre), most auditions are on camera. It is 30 hours of training.
It is very important to understand the NZ protocol of auditioning and casting requirements.
The course includes :
Technical Screen Acting Technique - “The X Factor” - Improvisation and psychodrama on camera, Confidence building, Script analysis, Physical awareness, Point of View, Listening and Reacting, Processing and Digesting, Timing , Acting Genres, TVC commercial, Audition Technique, The "X" Factor, How to win Jobs, Breaking down the Physical and emotional scripts, Characterization, use of props, Scene Structure, Physical and emotional energy, deflection, Camera / Shot awareness location shooting.
Some students have done Level 1, as a confidence building and emotional expression exercise. Some have continued on to become excellent dedicated screen actors in New Zealand, London and America, in mainstream T.V.
The course is one night a week for ten weeks 6.30pm to 9.30pm, plus.
10 x Weeks = $600 +Gst