Intro to Acting Technique

 

This course was designed to shape confident and authentic actors! 

The first few weeks of class students will learn how to tell a physical story, and how to identify and replicate emotions. They will study different vocal and movement techniques that will break down acting into its simplest form. 

Once they’ve explored body language, students will move forward into acting terminology, scene study, character development, dialogue, blocking, memorization and performance. Students will need to be able to submit video recordings of their monologue performances to participate in this class. Students will be studying scenes from The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (J.M. Barrie), The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde), and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare) — digital copies of these scenes will be provided by instructor upon enrollment, however, students are encouraged to purchase their own copies for contextual research. 

Class Objectives: 

  1. Develop vocal and physical performance technique 
  2. Explore acting methods/approaches (i.e., stage vs. screen, method vs. classical) 
  3. Create a character, research a scene 
  4. Break down a script into objectives and actions (blocking) 
  5. Perform for family and friends!

 

  • Spring '22 Only

    (This is a single-semester course.)

    REGISTER

  • Prerequisites: None
    Instructor: Brittany Scott, M.F.A 
    brittanyscott.clrc@gmail.com
    Age Level: 13 - 18
    Grade Level: 8th - 12th
    Minimum Enrollment: 5

    Maximum Class Size: 18
    Tuition per Semester: $275
    Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
    Class Meets: Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM Pacific
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    Click Here to see the 2021-22 Class Schedule

Fall '21 - Spring '22 Registration is Open!

THIS COURSE IN OFFERED IN THE FALL SEMESTER ONLY. 

PLEASE NOTE:   We are gauging student interest in this course before opening it for Registration.   If you would like to take this class, please click on the "I'M INTERESTED" button below. If we receive sufficient responses, we will endeavor to make the course available for the Fall 2018 term. 

Brittany Scott, B.S.

Brittany Scott graduated on theater scholarship from Concordia University Irvine with a B.S. in Humanities: Creative Writing. She worked professionally as a production coordinator and videographer in the Orange County/Los Angeles area before marrying the love of her life and starting a family. As an Orange County School of the Arts alumni, she was excited to teach Theater and Film conservatory classes at OCSA’s sister school, The California School of the Arts. And now as she transitions into homeschooling her own two children, she’s thrilled to join the CLRC team!


Materials


Students will be studying scenes from The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (J.M. Barrie), The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde), and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare) — digital copies of these scenes will be provided by instructor upon enrollment, however, students are encouraged to purchase their own copies for contextual research.