Acting 101 Intro Class
at Laneway Learning
Acting 101 is a introduction class into the world of acting, suitable for anyone with no or little experience in the craft.
The basics of acting technique will be covered including relaxation, breathwork, voice, role play, improv and text work. The techniques used in this course can be taken into everyday life for the purposes of empowerment and confidence.
Participants will learn the basics of acting technique and how to allow the breath to connect to the words so emotions can flow freely. Students will discover their presence and stillness.
Techniques used:Your facilitator will use energy clearing techniques including dance movement, sound release and archetype work bringing the shadow to the light to highlight your archetypes (repressed and dominant archetypes). Animal exploration and other primal exercises will exlore your inner essence. Also included:
THE BUSINESS OF ACTING Workshop
The Business of Acting is a vital and intrinsic part of an actor’s career, which for many actor’s is highly underrated and often goes under the radar. Many actor’s choose to focus solely on the creative aspects of their career and hope the business aspects sort themselves out. Unfortunately ignoring the business side of acting, will not result in the successful outcome hoped for, which is to obtain ongoing professional work.
Actors, whether they are represented or non represented, must treat themselves like any business, because having a plan for your career is integral to their success.
Having no career plan is like a road map with no identifiable points and is just simply too random.
Actors need the following to succeed in a highly competitive industry:
TOP 3 TRAITS in becoming a SUCCESSFUL WORKING ACTOR
This course will cover the following area’s:
The MOST POWERFUL TOOL for BOOKING ACTING JOBS is your BRAND and we will teach you HOW TO DETERMINE your BRAND and MARKET yourself like an expert!
-Do you know your brand?
-Where do you fit into the industry?
-What casting type are you?
-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Knowing your type and identify your competition
USP – Unique Selling Point
-Creating online content for websites and social media, with the goal of obtaining management
-Be your own PR machine
-How to build industry relationships
-How to get into the Casting Directors Audition Room
–Organise marketing materials including: headshots, website, business cards, social media sites
-Creating a Daily Success Plan
-Creating an Action Plan
-Define your objectives, goals and strategies
2 hour Workshop