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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

SLC Acting for Film Class, Starting Jan. 21st

All right, Salt Lake folks! I'm doing something new here. We're putting together a class up in your neck of the woods. It will start on January 21st and run for six weeks, meeting each Thursday. Tuition is $185. This is an Acting for Film, but it's a little different than some of the others I've done in the past.

First, this class is open to those who haven't taken my Three C's of Acting before. So, if you've never taken a class from me, you can still participate in this one.

Second, we've got several directors taking the class. They're amazing filmmakers wanting to take their work with actors to a new level by putting themselves in our shoes. So the makeup of this class should be fascinating.

We'll start by learning the Three C's of Acting, which is my unique approach to the craft. It's a method of training that gets right to the core of how you can become compelling and charismatic in your performances, while still maintaining fantastic technique. Talk to anyone who's taken the class before. They'll let you know. It's an approach that works.

We'll be meeting at Avrec Art House (320 South, 300 East, Suite 201 in SLC) on Thursday evenings. Depending on enrollment, we will either be doing 7-10pm, or splitting into two groups. If we divide, one group will meet from 6-8 and the other from 8-10. You will be able to attend all four hours if you would like, but will only perform with your own class. Please make sure and give yourself time to find parking in the area.

If you're a member of Avrec, you are welcome to audit the class for free. You won't be able to perform, but you can sit in and observe as often as you'd like.

The class will start off by doing short monologues from films or TV, so please have a piece selected and memorized for our first class on Jan. 21st. We will be taping these monologues, so you can go back and see your progress. We'll also be taping scenes for the latter half of the course.

The tuition for the class can be paid here.

If you're not able to pay the entire amount right this moment, you can secure your place in the class with a non-refundable deposit, payable here. The balance is due when class starts on the 21st. That balance can be paid online, or in person with cash, check, or credit card.

Not able to make that full payment before the 21st? Contact me (actingwithoutthedrama gmail com) with a payment plan, and I'll see if it's something I can work with.

My refund policy is the following. If something happens before class starts, no biggie. I will keep $35 as your non-refundable deposit (although that can be applied toward another class) and refund any remaining balance. If you have to drop out after class has started (you book a gig, etc.), the full balance is still due, since you took a space that could have been filled by someone else. However, I will prorate any remaining classes, and hold that as your deposit for my next round of classes.

Please plan on attending all of the classes. There will be no prorating for missed classes throughout the course.

Any additional questions? Please reach out and talk to me at actingwithoutthedrama (at) gmail (dot) com. I look forward to working with you!

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Three C's of Acting class in Provo, starting Jan. 11th

Okay, actors! I'm starting up a class starting January 11th, and I would love to have you join us!

This class will meet on Mondays from 7-10pm. The course runs for six weeks.

It will focus on the Three C's of Acting, which is my specific approach to the art of acting.

For those who have taken the Three C's class before, you'll know that it's gentle, but never comfortable. It does well for actors who are just starting out, as well as those who have been working and studying for a long time. I enjoy having a mix of experience levels in this class, as it enhances the environment for everyone.

The class will be happening in Provo at 308 East, 300 South. It looks like a house, but it's got several different spaces inside. The one we'll be using is what was once the garage--take a right as soon as you walk in the front doors, and go through the kitchen and the door on the right that leads down the stairs.

To sign up, please go above to the PayPal drop-down menu and either select the Three C's full amount or deposit option. Full payment is $165 for the 6 week course. The non-refundable deposit is $35. If you make a deposit, the remainder of the payment ($130) will be due on or before the first day of class.

Once the classes have started, the entire amount of $165 is due, regardless of the number of classes you end up attending. If something happens during the course (for example, a show or film) and you need to withdraw, talk to me about it. I can pro-rate the remainder of the classes and use it as a deposit for my next round of classes.

For those who might need some flexibility on payment, contact me (actingwithoutthedrama -at- gmail -dot- com) with a payment plan already thought through. I'll let you know whether or not it's something I can work with.

Enrollment is limited (I like to keep the classes small), so make sure and sign up quickly! Your deposit insures your place in the course. Don't worry. If the classes fill up, I'll refund your deposit fully.

A note on tuition: you are signing up for the entire course. If you have to miss a class, you won't be refunded for that day. You're encouraged to clear your schedule for the entire 6-week course.

Once you sign up, make sure you find and prepare a one-minute monologue (have it memorized and ready to perform for when the class starts). That will be the first thing we'll be working on. If you've never looked for a monologue, email me (actingwithoutthedrama gmail com) for tips and places you can start looking.

I'm excited to work with you, so let's get started!

SLC actors, I'm looking to start an Acting for Film class on January 21st that will run on Thursdays for six weeks. If you're interested, please email me (actingwithoutthedrama gmail com).