Acting for the Camera

Why does acting in movies and TV look so easy? Because it is!

The secret to great “acting” when the camera is rolling is to not “act” at all, but rather to “be” yourself!  Most film and TV actors are simply being themselves when on screen. Beyond that, the difference between acting in front of an audience and acting in front of a camera is about understanding that ‘less is more’ on film. Actors do that by connecting to and listening to their scene partner, surrendering to their environment, realizing that movie acting is almost always a private conversation between scene partners, and by letting the other elements in film do their job!matt See? Easy!

Acting for the Camera is a unique acting class that helps actors discover how to truly be themselves when the camera rolls. It’s for actors who are ready to abandon technique and method and willing to trust that being and not acting is the surest way to have a great moment in front of the camera. It’s about connecting to your scene partner, surrendering to your environment, allowing the words to speak for themselves, and trusting that the actor doesn’t have to do most of the work in film (the other cinematic elements like lighting, composition, editing and music do most of the heavy lifting). All of this to accomplish one simple goal: Be “you” when the camera rolls because “you” are more interesting and amazing than any character you can create.

Classes held on Monday and Tuesday nights, as well as Monday and Wednesday mornings. Pick a day and time that works best for you (or with instructor’s permission, you can mix and match days) and get started. Stop thinking about getting started ‘cuz a lot of us think about it but don’t actually do it. So just start.  You’ll be glad you did. Classes feature on-camera work. 12 student limit per class. Please call Patrick at 720-276-9922 or e-mail him at patpub62@msn.com for more information!

Monday Morning Class:
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. First four Mondays unless otherwise stated.
Where:  7625 W. 5th Ave, Unit 105-N, Lakewood, CO 80226.
Cost: $150 per month.paypal buy now

 

Monday Night Class:
Time: 6:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. – First four Mondays unless otherwise stated.
Where:  7625 W. 5th Ave, Unit 105-N, Lakewood, CO 80226
Cost: $150 per month.paypal buy now

 

Tuesday Night Class (Highlands Ranch):

Time: 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. – First four Tuesday unless otherwise stated. Limited to six students. Must have prior approval before joining.
Where:  Specific Location provided after registration.
Cost: $140 per month.paypal buy now

 

Wednesday Morning Class:
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. First four Wednesdays unless otherwise stated.
Where:  The Bug Theatre (3654 Navajo St., Denver, 80211).
Cost: $150 per month.paypal buy now

 

Wednesday Night Class (COMING SOON):
Time: 6:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.  First four Wednesdays unless otherwise stated.
Where:  7625 W. 5th Ave., Unit 105-N, Lakewood 80226.
Cost: $150 per month.paypal buy now

 

Note: Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted on site. No make up classes, credit, or refunds for missed classes. Limited to first ten enrolled students.

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