Youth On Camera Skills

On-Camera Skills for Young Actors Ages 9-16
w/actor-producer-coach Sharon Garrison
 

This is a one-day, fast-paced Acting Intensive and Professional Prep Workshop for beginning and intermediate actors ages 9-16.  (OK for advanced, too!  A great workout since we will videotape and analyze audition scenes and monologues.)  Focusing on developing and fine-tuning basic AUDITION/PERFORMANCE skills (emphasis on film and TV auditions and performance) - participants learn tips and techniques to help them DELIVER A GREAT PERFORMANCE UNDER PRESSURE.  We will also address the video audition process for casting directors and agents across the country.
Parents are invited into the class for the final half-hour (Saturday, 3-3:30p) for a Q&A on the opportunities and challenges of working in the industry, how to help your child cope with audition pressure, and tips on nurturing your child's career with positive, productive and healthy reinforcement.
 
10:30a-12:30p
Script Analysis; Making Choices that Tell the STORY;
Preparation and Research; Controlling Nerves; Defining Expectations;
Creating Vivid and BELIEVABLE Characters.
12:30p-1:00p
BREAK – pack a lunch that’s fun and healthy.  (Water and juice provided.)
1:00p-3:00p
Bringing your Character to Life; Memorization tools; In-the-room Audition Etiquette; Playing to the Camera; Listening Skills; Taking Direction/Making Requested Adjustments.
3:00p-3:30p
Q&A with Participants and Parents

Don't miss this terrific opportunity to practice the skills you need to be successful in auditions. See you there!

Are YOU ready for your CLOSE-UP??

Class fee $125 for STAGE members
$160 for non-members, includes a 1-year youth membership to STAGE
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Sharon Garrison offers one of the most sought-after taping and audition coaching services available in our area.  A working TV and film actor (DROP DEAD DIVA, SALEM, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, PITCH PERFECT 2) as well as acting teacher and coach