Acting and Performance for Beginners
Short Courses at AUB
film, Theatre, television
Whether you are a complete beginner, or an enthusiastic amateur, this ten-week practical workshop will provide you with a sound knowledge and skill base. This introductory course has been written to encourage you to learn from your peers and tutor, whilst introducing you to the basics of acting, allowing you to explore your capabilities and realise your potential.
Your tutor Nick Meaney, who has appeared in ‘Titanic’, ‘Gone in Sixty Seconds’ and ‘The New Adventures of Superman’, to name but a few of his high-profile acting roles, will guide you through different acting techniques for theatre, television and film. The fundamentals of character development will be explored through a variety of techniques, enabling you to create a believable, fully developed three-dimensional character.
The emphasis is on discovering the psychology and emotional life of everyday characters. By the end of the course, you will have developed a basic acting vocabulary and you will feel confident putting your skills into practice.
What you need to bring
Please ensure that you wear comfortable, practical clothing and footwear. You will also need to bring a pen and a notebook.
•Thursday 10th Oct – 12th Dec 2013
•Thursday 16th Jan – 20th March 2014
•Wednesday 30th April – 2nd July 2014
Maximum 14 students
Duration: 10 Thursday evenings, 6-9pm
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