There are those who come to Hollywood, interview the best acting schools Los Angeles has to offer, decide to do it on their own, then maybe manage to get an audition, go in hoping for the best, and fail miserably. While there is something to be said for that kind of moxie, there’s also something to be said for not burning bridges. Meaning you only get one shot at a relationship with a casting director, director, or producer. So give it your best. So what do you get at the best acting schools Los Angeles has to offer?
Enter The Working Actor Package, Boot Camp I and II, back to back, at our Los Angeles acting school, gives you everything you need to book the part, including a personalized way to market yourself. This combined two part acting boot camp at one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles will leave you with one thing: NO EXCUSES. So what are you waiting for?
4 weeks / 20 hours per week
Utilizing only the useful components of the Meisner and Michael Chekhov technique, learning to live truthfully in the moment, bringing authenticity to your work as you explore the frightening intimacy and immeasurable joy of actually being present to your acting partner and finding the courage to let go and PLAY.
Beginning to work with text, slowly bringing in the deep connection to your partner found in The Acting Corps Technique class, and gaining an understanding of the basic mechanics of playing a scene truthfully and freely.
Getting a scene “cold,” making powerful acting choices, listening and answering in the moment as you fully commit to your acting partner and your objective in the scene.
Opening up your physical instrument through voice and movement work so that you can fully live in your body, experience the moment, and fully embrace your right to create.
One Hour a day, every day, on your feet, utilizing all the skills you learn in your acting technique classes.
8 weeks / 20 hours per week
Going deep in your scene work, truly playing actions, staying in the moment the whole time, taking chances, and making bold choices. Creating character, finding a character’s arc, audition technique, mock auditions, breaking down a script into beats, and taking adjustments as you work with scenes appropriate to your type.
Transitioning from the useful elements of The Meisner Technique into text, working from a point of view, and independent activities. But more often it is about getting in your body, using your imagination, attacking the Michael Chekhov Technique and psychological gestures and atmosphere as you stay in the moment.
Determining your type, learning actor facts, creating the best possible resume, finding a photographer, scheduling a shoot date, then bringing back your pictures, choosing the right one given your type, finalizing your resume, absorbing info on agents, submissions, and auditioning. By the end of this class at our Los Angeles acting school, you will have your entire business package ready and you will go on at least one audition. No excuses here – are you in or are you just going to sit in a class somewhere and talk about this acting thing?
Difference between frame sizes, matching action, keeping it alive the whole time, learning to hit marks, blocking, coverage, and shooting and playing back scenes. All scenes will be shot digitally, you will get your own individual take, and you will get individual critique during playback.
16 Sessions: One hour a day, every day, on your feet, utilizing all the skills you learn in your acting technique classes at our Los Angeles Acting School.