Advanced Acting - Cape Town

Monday, 24 April 2017

Item details

City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Offer type: Offer
Price: R 3,500


Contact name Barbara
Phone 0846254104

Item description

This course is a continuation of the Basic Acting Course. All the tools and skills you learned about in the Basic Acting will be advanced even further in this course. As an actor your job is to lie, how good a liar are you really? You not only develop your talent, skill, emotional quality, creativity etc, but also yourself: as acting is about creating an extension of yourself which is true to everyday life. This course culminates in a practical and written exam.
•Learn to collaborate, build your social skills, learning capacity and
•Refine your skills – theoretically and practical.
•Understanding by taking on the role of a character, you have to relate to
another viewpoint.
•Gain insight into the various disciplines and career options in the
entertainment arts.
•You will become a better communicator by learning to convey the desired
•You will become a better listener by discovering new group dynamics, and
figuring out how to work together to achieve the desired outcome.
•Discover and test your aptitude for a potential career in the entertainment
Course Outline:
•Acting and camera terminology = every actors needs to know their craft i.e.
behind the scenes;
•Character development (quality) = how convincing are you;
•Listening versus hearing = an actor’s most important tool;
•Understanding reality of emotions vs. reaction = talking heads and energy;
•Bottom lining = reactions;
•Rhythm and physicality = mood and atmosphere;
•Dry crying vs. real crying = dramatic tragedy;
•Team work, touch, trust = feeding off each other and giving back;
•Understanding the subconscious;
•Psychology of mind versus character;
•Professionalism in your career = whatever actor needs to be reminded of.