Program Duration10 weeks
Next Start DatesSeptember 21, 2017 November 30, 2017
Prerequisite for: all other part-time Acting courses
What You'll Learn
Designed for folks with little or no previous acting experience, this 10 week course introduces the key elements of the acting process in a friendly and supportive environment.
Students explore their playful side by bringing characters in scripts to life. Imagination, script interpretation, improvisation, voice, movement and acting exercises are all used. Monologues and scenes from modern plays and scripts are assigned.
Schedule (varies by start date):
Thursday evenings, 7:00pm – 10:30pm
*Note – Nov 30th start date to December 14th (2-week Christmas break) resumes Jan 4th to February 15th.
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 includeHallowe’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.