2018 pASSIONATE aCTOR RETREAT

5 Whole days and nights of acting and creativity on Beautiful Bowen sland

NEXT START DATE:  August 13th - 17th 2018
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/bowen-island-retreat

In this 5 day summer intensive, FOUNDRY students and members of the ACTOR’S FOUNDRY ONLINE CAMPUS will dig deep in an intensive setting and work the technique of acting - raising their scene study ability and acting skill set to the best they have ever been…

 

LEVEL I Scene Study

AN ONLINE CLASS
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/scene-study-level-i

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 SCENE STUDY 

NEXT START DATE:  THURSDAY July 5th, 2018 at 6pm 

https://www.actorsfoundry.com/scene-study-level-ii

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.

LEVEL III SCENE STUDY 

NEXT START DATE: TUESDAY September 4th, 2018 at 6pm  

https://www.actorsfoundry.com/-scene-study-level-iii

REGULAR WEEKLY CLASSES for the Graduates of the Level I and II classes. 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. By invitation only.

 

AUDITION MONTH 

TUESDAYS IN JULY ARE DEVOTED TO AUDITION TECHNIQUE
DATE & TIME: 4 Tuesdays, starting July  3rd, 5pm to 9pm

https://www.actorsfoundry.com/audition-month-

ACTORS! Get your acting up close and personal on screen for critique from Matthew. Get your audition skills and acting chops up for this very busy 2018 season.Sides will be allocated by Matthew from from a selection of current auditions.  Actors prepare the scene in the class and present their audition to Matthew in front of the camera. In an open class format, in order that everyone in the class can benefit, Matthew will provide feedback and notes for the first audition. The actor will have time to take those notes and work on them before filming a final take.

WEEK ONE: working from simple under five liners given IN CLASS

WEEK TWO: working from auditions sent two days in advance. Large principal scenes.

WEEK THREE: preparing LARGE lead scenes given a week in advance and allocated working partners.

WEEK FOUR: audition of scenes. Week four scenes are filmed sent to actors after the class via a link.

 

SCENE STUDY 

CAPETOWN, South Africa

START DATE: TBA 2019
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/scene-study-capetown

REGULAR WEEKLY CLASSES for the Graduates of the Level I and II classes. 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. By invitation only.

 

calgary INTENSIVE

NEXT START DATE: TBA 
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/intensives

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. 

 

winnipeg INTENSIVE

NEXT WORKSHOP: TBA
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/intensives

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:  TBA
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/capetown-business-class-

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!!

 

SITCOM / COMEDY CLASS 

NEXT CLASS DATE:  TBA  
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/sitcom-intensive-

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.

 

IN THE ROOM WORKSHOPS

NEXT WORKSHOP DATE: TBA
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/in-the-room-workshops

IN THE ROOM with Sharon Forrest.  A chance to make a personal impression with Casting. This workshop will get you in the room with all the pressure of a real room audition setting. Actors spend 20-30 minutes in the room with a Casting Director and gain first-hand knowledge of how they work and what they want to see when casting. Sides are sent in advance and actors are coached by Matthew.

 

ON SET Workshop 

NEXT START DATE: TBA
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/on-set-workshop

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

 

ON CAMERA WORKSHOP 

NEXT WORKSHOP DATE: TBA 
https://www.actorsfoundry.com/on-camera-workshop

Get UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL…Get Camera Competent

Take your work in class and put it on screen…study your work close up and see how it translates to camera. Look for the nervous blocks, the subtle check out habits, and see them blow up on the screen.