Program Duration6 weeks
Next Start DatesJune 12, 2017 August 7, 2017 September 11, 2017 October 30, 2017
Prerequisites: Intro to Acting or equivalent experience
Requisite for: Acting for Film & TV - Level II
What You'll Learn
This 6-week course focuses on the basics of acting for the camera. Students will work on assigned scenes from modern film and TV scripts. Understanding the story of the scene, blocking, using the camera frame, props and costumes will all be covered. Professional on-set work habits will be used. All work will be recorded, viewed, and critiqued.
Schedule: Monday evenings, 7:00pm – 10:30pm
March 6th to April 10 (No class April 2nd Easter Monday)
April 24 to June 5 (No class May 22 Victoria Day)
Basics Story Blocking Camera Frame Props Costumes
About the Instructor
From Winnipeg to London to Vancouver, Julie Howgate has trained, performed and taught in theatre, TV and film for well over a decade. Expert at teaching beginning actors, she has introduced over 500 students at the Centre to the thrill of acting. European credits include Brookside (BBC), Soul Survivor (Trisquare), and French National commercial “Orange”. North American credits include Hallowe’en 8, The Gut Girls , US national “Got Milk” commercials and character voice work for Da Vinci’s Inquest . Julie just made her directorial debut with Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress for Kindred Spirits. She brings with her the eclectic background and positive attitude needed to facilitate true acting.
Audits of current running courses always welcome. Contact us for arrangement.
Please note that letters of acceptance are not issued for part-time courses, that the course may be cancelled if student enrolment is low, and that we advise any international students signing up for part-time courses to only do so if they are currently residing in Vancouver or if this course is not their sole purpose for visiting.