2019 pASSIONATE aCTOR RETREAT
NEXT START DATE: August 12th - 16th 2019
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START DATE: TBA 2019
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This is highly intensive arena for the disciplined and experienced actor. This is the class for the actor who has overcome their intellectual, emotional, and physical blocks in earlier classes and who has a performance-ready instrument that needs to be further challenged.
AN ONLINE CLASS
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Jumpstart your learning. Get the knowledge you need before you practice your craft. The Actor's Foundry is not just an acting class it is an online acting community where an actor can acquire the skills to enhance and push their career forward. Every actor in class at The Foundry is required to be a part of the Online Foundry Community.
LEVEL II / III SCENE STUDY
NEXT START DATES: Tuesday September 4 and Thursday September 6, 2018 at 5pm
REGULAR WEEKLY CLASSES for the professional actor. Continuing the intensive exploration of story, emotion, and focus through advanced exercises and scene study. Matthew works the actor through their personal growth and advancement, pushing professional and artistic growth.
DATE & TIME: 13 & 14 October, 2018 9am to 6pm
A PROFESSIONAL AUDITION INTENSIVE with acting coach Matthew Harrison and director Michael Nankin formatted to teach audition process - and successful work "in the room"!
Director/Exec Producer MICHAEL NANKIN (“Van Helsing”, “Defiance”, “Exorcist”) and acting coach MATTHEW HARRISON teach audition skills and hone audition technique - and specifically designed to prepare the actor for pilot season 2018.
TORONTO: September 29 & 30, 2018 - 9am to 6pm
CALGARY: October 27 & 28, 2018 - 9am to 6pm
NEW YORK: October 3 & 4, 2018 - 9am to 6pm
TORONTO: December 1 & 2, 2018 - 9am to 6pm
ONE WEEKEND INTENSIVE renowned for it's intense and exhilarating experience. Hundreds and hundreds of actors have proclaimed that their artistic and life perspective have been changed by this profound and exhaustive workshop. A step-by-step immersion into story, emotion, self-expression, connection, and unleashing personal charisma. This workshop is designed for the actor who needs a full introduction to the Art of Life...or the professional actor looking for re-inspiration.
THE PREPARED ACTOR
NEXT WORKSHOP DATE: November 17 & 18, 2018 9am to 6pm
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The Vancouver and Toronto film and television markets are hot. Pilot, Series, MOW, Feature, and animation production are all at their highest levels. Productions are looking for new faces. Work is waiting.
It’s not enough to be exceptional at the craft. An actor needs to be intelligent in the business of acting.
An actor needs to WORK EFFICIENTLY…an actor needs to have a plan, a purpose…and a prepared step-by-step approach to getting into the market and managing a prosperous and consistent career. Make 2016 your most efficient year yet!!
NEXT WORKSHOP DATE: Fridays in October 5, 12, 19, 26 October 2018 6-10pm
A FILM HISTORY CLASS WITH A TWIST: director Michael Nankin makes studying film relevant to the actor by using the great movies of the past as a gateway to modern film and television acting.
NEXT WORKSHOP DATE: Fridays in October 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2018 6-10pm
Proper and thorough scene analysis is the KEY TO SUCCESS in auditions, on set, and on stage. It IS THE WORK that is necessary to let the acting happen. Here is a THREE WEEK thorough explanation and immersion into HOW TO BREAK DOWN SCENES.
NEXT START DATE: October 27 & 28, 2018
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You've booked the job...now what? Acting class prepares you for the acting…not for set. Confidence on set is paramount. Confidence...comes from Competence. Get “set competent”. Get the complete experience from first team rehearsal to cut: Camera Craft and Set Skills, The Actor/Director relationship from start to finish, High Definition edited footage of your scene for demo
NEXT CLASS DATE: TBA
Be prepared. Don’t let the feedback “not funny” be your feedback.
The COMEDY Intensive prepares actors for their comedy tapings and auditions working from sides culled from the most recent comedy pilots and series which will be given in advance. As well as investigating approach to comedy, actors will also explore comedy archetypes and the perfect comic character to suit their specific branding.