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ACTING LEVEL 1 – ESSENTIALS

$189.00

DESCRIPTION

Join us in Acting Essentials for a warm and supportive introduction to acting! Our sessions and workshops cover acting technique work, script analysis, and industry insights, perfect for adults and older teens. Whether you’re a newbie, hobbyist, or aspiring professional, we’re eager to help you achieve your acting goals!

UPCOMING CLASSES

  • 4-Week Session: Wednesdays, 7/31 – 8/21 | 6:45PM – 8:45PM (6 seats left)
  • 4-Week Session: Mondays, 6/24 – 7/15 | 6:45PM – 8:45PM (SOLD OUT)
  • 1-Day Workshop: Sunday, 4/7 | 10AM – 4PM (SOLD OUT)

SESSION VS WORKSHOP

4-WEEK SESSION

4-WEEK SESSIONS

Ages: Adults & Mature Teens
Level: Beginner
Meets: Once a week for 2 hours x 4 weeks
Cost: 4-week session: 189
Taught by: Instructor Rebecca | Acting Coach + Casting Director
Take a Tour: Click Here

DETAILS

Our exciting and supportive sessions meet once a week for two hours for a total of four weeks. It truly is where fun meets artistic growth! Here, we’ll go beyond the joy of acting to also focus on understanding the essential tools of actors—our voice, imagination, brain, and body movement. With a spotlight on acting exercises, creating characters, script analysis, and on-camera work, our curriculum is not just about having a blast but aims to enhance communication skills, confidence, problem-solving, clearly articulating ideas and thoughts, and emotional intelligence. Acting is a delightful journey but also an artistic discipline akin to the dedication required for music, singing, or dance. We believe in the power of deliberate practice and effort.

WE’LL COVER

  1. using our imagination
  2. developing characters
  3. bringing stories to life
  4. working as a cohesive ensemble
  5. script reading and analysis
  6. effective rehearsal techniques
  7. acting technique work
  8. audition preparation
  9. on-camera work & MORE!
1-DAY WORKSHOP

1-DAY WORKSHOPS

Ages: Adults & Mature Teens
Level: Beginner
Meets: 6 Hours
Cost: 1-day workshop: 99
Taught by: Instructor Rebecca | Acting Coach + Casting Director
Take a Tour: Click Here

DETAILS

Our exciting and supportive sessions meets 1 day for six hours. It truly is where fun meets artistic growth! Here, we’ll go beyond the joy of acting to also focus on understanding the essential tools of actors—our voice, imagination, brain, and body movement. With a spotlight on acting exercises, creating characters, script analysis, and on-camera work, our curriculum is not just about having a blast but aims to enhance communication skills, confidence, problem-solving, clearly articulating ideas and thoughts, and emotional intelligence. Acting is a delightful journey but also an artistic discipline akin to the dedication required for music, singing, or dance. We believe in the power of deliberate practice and effort.

WE’LL COVER

  1. using our imagination
  2. developing characters
  3. bringing stories to life
  4. working as a cohesive ensemble
  5. script reading and analysis
  6. effective rehearsal techniques
  7. acting technique work
  8. audition preparation
  9. on-camera work & MORE!

Discover the joy of acting with our Acting Essentials sessions and workshops! These classes, akin to an intro to acting class, delve into acting techniques and the industry’s business side. Best of all, there’s no prior experience needed! Learn the emotional work that forms an actor’s foundation, applicable to working in film, theatre, television, voiceover work and more! Here, we’ll introduce three of the major acting techniques (Meisner, Strasberg, and Practical Aesthetics), acting industry insights, and the beginnings of script analysis and performance. Open to adults of any age and mature teens, join us for an enriching, supportive, and welcoming experience!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

In our 4-Week Session, you’ll receive four 2-hour classes PLUS everything below.
In our 1-Day Workshop, you’ll receive one full day class PLUS everything below.

  • All Curriculum Materials
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Access to Student-Only Resources
  • Invitation to Our Studio Casting Page
  • 24/7 Access to Instructors via Direct Email
  • Break-time Drinks & Snacks
CLASS DETAILS

We invite adults of any age and mature teens to join us for our fun and supportive Acting Essentials session! Whether you’re new to acting, have been away from training for a while, or have no formal training, this session is for you! If you want to kickstart your acting journey, lay a solid foundation, and dive into auditioning for paid productions, this is the perfect opportunity and a fantastic foundational class! Our doors are open to active participants eager to learn techniques for authentic emotions and compelling performances. Whether you’re seeking a creative outlet, fun, friendship, confidence-building, or a chance to overcome stage fright and public speaking anxiety, join us for an exciting journey of growth and challenge!

WHAT WE'LL COVER

Welcome to Acting Essentials – Your Gateway to the World of Acting!

  • Gain a thorough understanding of acting, debunking assumptions, and making informed decisions about pursuing acting professionally.
  • Explore three recognized acting techniques (Meisner, Strasberg, Practical Aesthetics) and learn how to implement them for authentic emotional performances.
  • Enhance emotional intelligence and grasp the importance of “living truthfully through imaginary circumstances” for compelling acting.
  • Learn to communicate effectively, articulating thoughts and emotions instinctually in any scene.
    Dive into the industry’s business side – agents, demo reels, casting calls, callbacks, headshots, resumes, unions, and more.
  • Begin script reading and analysis, assign tactics to dialogue, and infuse personal meaning into your work.
    Embrace the importance of specificity and making bold choices as an actor.
  • Discover the art of slating, auditioning in-person and via self-tape, and audition etiquette.
  • Learn relaxation techniques to overcome nerves and stage fright, refining your public speaking skills.
  • Understand the essentials to start booking in the South Eastern Market, gain valuable experience, and build your resume and reel.
  • Embark on this exciting journey with Acting Essentials, where you’ll learn the craft and prepare yourself for success in the acting world!
WHY CHOOSE US?

Creative Veins is where art meets excellence! We are an award-winning performing arts studio that caters to students of all ages and experience levels, offering classes in acting, improv, stand-up, and screenwriting. Our instructors are professional, agency-represented artists, excelling both locally and regionally in film, theater, commercials, TV, and live productions in cities like Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Nashville, and Knoxville. Additionally, many of our instructors are multi-talented, with expertise spanning acting, music, singing, dance, improv, and more! From newcomers to hobbyists to those aspiring to become industry professionals, our diverse student community spans a broad spectrum of goals. We’re excited to help students achieve their unique aspirations at Creative Veins. Being actively engaged and experienced in the industry, our instructors are your ultimate source of the most accurate and up-to-date information in this field! Join us, and let’s unleash your creative potential together!

At Creative Veins, the essence lies in guiding students to discover a process that fosters confidence and depth and leads to ultimate success in all their creative pursuits. Our commitment is to impart value, assisting each student in building skills and achieving their goals, no matter the scale. What sets us apart is our belief that training goes beyond the once-a-week class – it’s a continuous journey! We offer an array of opportunities for students to consistently grow and refine their craft, including:

  • Weekly studio meetups
  • Professional development lectures
  • Student resource pages
  • 24/7 access to instructors
  • Insightful industry guest speakers
  • Actor and improviser showcases
  • Volunteering on-set opportunities
  • Public and student talent shows
  • Engaging in ongoing studio projects
  • Access to an invite-only studio casting page
  • Monthly progress reports
  • Professional taping services
  • Audition assistance and preparation
  • Coaching for school auditions (Douglas Anderson & LaVilla)
  • Private lessons
  • Technique workouts
  • Guidance on headshots and resumes
  • Reviewing agency application submissions
  • Monthly workshops with industry professionals, including actors, coaches, agents, & directors (many from the Atlanta market)
  • Opportunities to participate in productions such as short films, live shows, and more!

We take pride in our esteemed reputation within the performing arts community, leveraging it to empower our students to succeed in the Southeast Region, spanning North Florida, Orlando, Atlanta, and beyond!

ATTENDANCE

Life happens and we understand that sometimes a class must be missed. Don’t worry – we’ll make sure to catch you up before the next class so you won’t fall behind. Missed classes can be easily made up in any future session, and there’s no expiration on make-up dates. Your learning journey is our top priority!

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Check out our F.A.Q. page or contact us at Jax@CreativeVeins.com or by phone/text at 904-323-2471!

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