550 Queen Street East #G-120, Canada.
 647-748-7200

CLASSES

 

FALL Class Schedule 2018

The fall semester will begin on September 4th and conclude on December 20th

Sunday Classes

 

10am ‚Äď 12pm ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Improv Gymnasium w/ Paul Barnes & Phatt Al ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Ages 14+

For all levels of experience, Improv Gymnasium is a training and fitness routine for the creative muscles. A non-stop run of Improv games and exercises that are as necessary for beginners to learn as they are for professionals to practice and stay sharp.

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12pm ‚Äď 2pm¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Audition Technique w/ Micah Kalisch ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Ages 4-10

In this class, students will spend the semester learning the basics of the audition room. We will work on script analysis skills and how to personalize each role to ourselves. Students will engage in various activities and exercises to help build confidence, focus, improvisational skills, and character development abilities. As always, the goal of this class is to not only develop crucial acting and auditioning skills but to have students gain more creativity and confidence in themselves and their work.

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2pm ‚Äď 4pm ¬†¬†¬†¬†The Art of Auditioning PART 1 w/ Jennifer Gibson¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Ages 16+

We will explore the audition process and find out how to do the work in the room that books the job! All will be covered, from commercials to one-liners, self-tapes, cold reads, actor roles, principal and guest star/ lead roles. The focus will be on using technique, skill, and knowledge of the camera, the room and your nerves so you can do your best work when you get the opportunity.

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4pm ‚Äď 6pm ¬†¬†¬†¬†The Art of Auditioning PART 2 w/ Jennifer Gibson ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Ages 16+

**In order to take this class, you must have completed part 1 and is subject to studio approval.

In this class, students will expand off of knowledge learned in part 1 and focus on auditioning for lead roles. In addition, Jennifer will cover set etiquette. Students will learn how to conduct themselves on set, and what to do once they’ve booked the role.

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Monday Class

6:30pm ‚Äď 8:30pm Advanced Improv w/ Paul Barnes ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Ages 14+

Improvisation is a fundamental pillar in acting that aids in the comfort and confidence of any performance. In this class students will learn how to successfully use improvisational skills and concepts to create and further character development.

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Tuesday Class

6:30pm ‚Äď 8:30pm Audition Technique w/Adam Peddle ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Ages 10-13

In this class, students will spend the semester developing their abilities to excel in the casting room. From practicing on camera techniques to delivering a realistic performance, actors will learn how to give themselves the best opportunity to be seen in this industry. They will also acquire the knowledge of how the casting process works, and how the actor can make it easy for the casting director.

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Wednesday Class

6:30pm-8:30pm     Intro to Hosting   w/ John Stevens                                    Ages 12+

This FUN class is going to get actors up on their feet and learning the necessary skills to be an effective interviewer. Actors will be working on individual and team projects to record and present to the class and on our social media outlets. We will focus on a wide variety of skills that will help the actor feel at ease including cold reading, voice, and diction, research strategies, delivery, comedy and audition techniques for hosts.

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Thursday Class

6:30pm ‚Äď 8:30pm w/ Paul Barnes¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Ages 16+

Green Screens are the basis of the effects seen in Hollywood Blockbusters such as Harry Potter, Twilight, The Avengers, and Thor. This class is designed specifically for actors who want to explore Green Screen technology on camera. This will also give actors an opportunity to gain experience in a completely new genre; sci-fi /fantasy. The collaborative projects created by our students under Paul's direction will be filmed and edited.

 

**Classes are on a first come first served basis. Classes in the Fall always book up FAST…so to avoid disappointment register your choice(s) as soon as possible!