Class (Edmonton) : Intro Film Acting – Freedom Tech Production

STEP INTO FILM / SCENE STUDY

Starts: FRIDAY SEPT. 26 2014 (10 WEEKS EVERY FRIDAY)
TIME: 6-8PM
COST: $500 GST INCLUDED

“HURRY UP AND WAIT” will be one of the things you will learn from this class, at the end of the session you will walk away knowing how to:

- Effectively camera slate.
– Effectively audition for a commercial.
– Explore iconic characters via the monologue.
– Explore crew positions.
– Explore production values. Smoke, foley, special FX’s and sets, “Oh my!”

We will also look at:
– Developing a character
– Two shots
– Group shots

Classes (Calgary): Master Class Program – Company of Rogues

Master-Class-1415Master Class Program is a one-year full-time acting program. The program is intended to provide the student actor with an intense level of training under the highest caliber of professional instruction. Master Class consists of four primary streams of study: Scene Study, Meisner Technique, Acting for Film &Television, and Voice & Movement for the Actor.

Located on Calgary’s funky and exciting 17th Avenue Strip, Company of Rogues is deeply immersed in the vibrant theatre and film communities in both, Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C. Our actors are sought after by local/regional casting directors, filmmakers and theatre companies alike. Furthermore, at Rogues all our instructors are working professionals who offer the highest quality of instruction and mentorship; providing career counseling and guidance even beyond the term of the program. Our Studio Director, Joe-Norman Shaw is available to provide you with more detailed information through a Master Class Interview.

Actors interested in applying for the Master Class Program should contact the Studio to arrange an interview and to set up an audition. Our full-time program runs from early September to the end of June. Students are accepted into the program through the interview/audition process during the previous spring and early summer months (April-July). However, if enrollment permits we occasionally admit students at a later date.

Please submit either a headshot and resume or a photo with an accompanying letter of interest (detailing any previous experience) via e-mail or in person to the Studio (info@corogues.com). Please include the subject heading “Master Class Audition/Interview”. Upon receipt of your application we will arrange for an audition and interview with our studio director.

For more information: 403.228.5526 | info@corogues.com | www.corogues.com


Belarus Free Theatre
The Citadel Theatre | Edmonton
July 2-6: Learn the unique play creation method of “one of the most powerful underground theatre companies on the planet” (*New York Times) in an exclusive master class opportunity. 

Classes (Calgary): Summer Drama Camps (Ages 7-15) – Theatre A Go-Go

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Register today and invest in your loved ones by providing them with a rich Theatre Arts experience that engages body, emotions, and senses in dynamic learning!

WHO: Ages 7-12 & 12-15
WHAT: ADVENTURES IN SHERWOOD FOREST
WHEN: Monday July 14 – Friday July 18 OR Monday Aug. 18 – Friday Aug. 22

WHO: Ages 7-12 & 12-15
WHAT: ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
WHEN: Monday Aug. 25 – Friday Aug. 29

For more information or to register, go to:
http://www.theatreagogo.ca/summerdramacampscalgary.html
Or contact Tanya, EM: theatreagogo@telus.net or PH: 403.283.4622

T.A.G.G.–You’re it!
Register now to receive a discount to give the gift of imagination and expression through the Theatre Arts! You’ll be glad you did!

 


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The Citadel Theatre | Edmonton
July 2-6: A Master Class for designers, technicians, and directors interested in integrating media and interactive technology to create immersive theatrical environments, with New York’s 3-Legged Dog Theater + Media Group. 

Class (Calgary): Essentials of Film & TV – Company of Rogues

rogues_logoEssentials of Film & TV: The fundamentals of on-camera technique are introduced through scene work and an exploration of the audition process. The actor works on new sides (scenes) each week, with the emphasis on crafting an authentic performance for the camera. This six-week class culminates in a simulated audition. Includes discussion on the business of acting and related topics 6 weeks.
Prerequisite: Essentials of Acting
Instructor: Joe-Norman Shaw
May 13 – June 17 | 6 weeks | 6:30 – 10:00pm | $380+GST
For more information, or to register, contact Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio 403.228.5526 | info@corogues.com located on the 2nd floor, 1232 17 AVE SW in Calgary


Belarus Free Theatre
The Citadel Theatre | Edmonton
July 2-6: Learn the unique play creation method of “one of the most powerful underground theatre companies on the planet” (*New York Times) in an exclusive master class opportunity. 

Classes (Calgary): Career Hacks for Actors – Company of Rogues:

rogues_logoCareer Hacks for Actors: Do you want to know how to make a living as an actor? Hint: it’s not waiting for the phone to ring.
This workshop will define the elements of a career that are in your control and teach you the steps to create the life you want. We’ll cover things like getting an agent, resumes and promotion, auditioning, creating your own work, resources for actors, keeping up your acting chops and industry knowledge, networking, and tips and tricks to make you enticing to potential employers.
By the end of the course, you will have a specific plan of action for your career and a wealth of valuable information available for your future reference.
Instructor: Aaron Coates
May 20 – June 24 | 6 weeks | 6:30 – 8:30pm | $250+GST

Classes (Calgary): Spring Extra Schedule – Company of Rogues

Registration is now open for our Spring Extra Schedule. Visit www.corogues.com/schedule for more information! To register, call 403.228.5526/info@corogues.com

Career Hacks for Actors:
Do you want to know how to make a living as an actor? Hint: it’s not waiting for the phone to ring.
This workshop will define the elements of a career that are in your control and teach you the steps to create the life you want. We’ll cover things like getting an agent, resumes and promotion, auditioning, creating your own work, resources for actors, keeping up your acting chops and industry knowledge, networking, and tips and tricks to make you enticing to potential employers.
By the end of the course, you will have a specific plan of action for your career and a wealth of valuable information available for your future reference.
Instructor: Aaron Coates
Tuesdays | May 20 – June 24 | 6 weeks | 6:30 – 8:30pm | $250+GST

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Class (Edmonton): Spring Film Acting – Freedom Tech Production

STEP INTO FILM

Starts: THURSDAY APRIL 17 (10 WEEKS EVERY THURSDAY)

TIME: 6-9PM

COST: $450 GST INCLUDED

“HURRY UP AND WAIT” will be one of the things you will learn from this class, at the end of the session you will walk away knowing how to:

- Effectively camera slate.

- Effectively audition for a commercial.

- Explore iconic characters via the monologue.

- Explore crew positions.

- Explore production values. Smoke, foley, special FX’s and sets, “Oh my!” ?

It also includes a series of workshops conducted by industry professionals who will describe their individual jobs and experiences in the film industry.

From producing to acting, these workshops allow the students to ponder many directions possible in the film industry. Meet producers, dance masters, stunt actors, professional actors and professional athletes who have made a transition into film. Recording artist, when available participate as well.

TO SIGN UP: http://www.freedomtechproduction.ca/classes/sign-up/

TO SEE SUCCESS: http://www.freedomtechproduction.ca/classes/success/

Classes (Calgary): Advanced Meisner – spaces available – Company of Rogues

Educational Opportunity: Company of Rogues – Advanced Meisner

Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio still has a few spaces available in our upcoming Advanced Meisner (March 6 – May 15) For more information or register please call 403.228.5526 or email info@corogues.com. For further information regarding Company of Rogues please visit our website www.corogues.com.

Advanced Meisner
March 6 – May 15, 2014
Thursdays – 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Instructor: Stacie Harrison
Description: Applying the principles of Essential Meisner to text; within the structure of scene and monologue work, the actor learns to create a performance that is authentic, spontaneous and boldly unpredictable. With the emphasis on inner life and emotional truth, the actor discovers a fluidity and freedom that creates a more dynamic performance for stage and film.
Prerequisite: Essentials of Acting (or equivalent), Essential Meisner
11 weeks $665.00+GST

Classes (Calgary): Scene Study – spaces available – Company of Rogues

Educational Opportunity: Company of Rogues – Scene Study

Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio still has a few spaces available in our upcoming Scene Study (March 4 – May 13) For more information or register please call 403.228.5526 or email info@corogues.com. For further information regarding Company of Rogues please visit our website www.corogues.com.

Scene Study
March 4 – May 13, 2014
Tuesday – 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Instructor: Stacie Harrison
Description: The evolution of a scene from first read to performance. Employing scene analysis, character development, conflict and behaviour, actors engage in an in-depth rehearsal process working toward a final performance. Intermediate to Advanced scene-work is drawn from demanding scripted material to challenge the actor.
Spring term: Contemporary
Prerequisite: Essentials of Acting (or equivalent) 11 weeks $665.00+GST

Classes (Edmonton): Register now for Spring/Summer at The Foote Theatre School – Citadel Theatre/Robbins Academy

Foote-Theatre-School-LDJIN-PlaybillThe Foote Theatre School (FTS) is the oldest and largest theatre school in Edmonton. Since 1966 we have provided year round classes for all ages and experience levels, teaching physical, technical and creative skills in both acting and musical theatre. Over 1,000 students annually are taught by our faculty of 25 local theatre professionals.

OUR CLASSES PROVIDE:
● An excellent instructor-to-student ratio.
● Instruction from experienced theatre professionals and educators.
● A structured and progressive curriculum.
● Potential audition opportunities: Our students have appeared in many Citadel productions including The Three Musketeers, A Christmas Carol, Oliver!, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Sound of Music, Peter Pan and The Wizard of Oz.

OUR INSTRUCTORS:
● Work as performers, directors, choreographers, teachers and coaches in Edmonton and beyond!
● Share a passion for arts education.

OUR ALUMNI:
● Are everywhere!
● Many of our former students can be found working as actors, directors, designers, stage managers, technicians and teachers in Edmonton and beyond.

WE ALSO OFFER:
● A ticket discount to all Citadel performances for Foote Theatre School students.
● A convenient payment plan (full year registrations only).
● A Scholarship program:

“Over the past 10 years, more than 300 young actors have had the opportunity and gained experience by appearing in productions at the Citadel and not just as set dressing but vital members of the ensemble and occasionally significant roles.” –Tom Wood; playwright, actor, director

For more information, or to register for a class, go to http://www.citadeltheatre.com/robbinsacademy/foote-theatre-school/

Classes (Calgary/ Edmonton): Professional Voice Over Training Level 2 – VoiceSPOT WCS

Speak from your heart with confidence!

Speak from your heart with confidence!

VoiceSPOT WCS offers their Level 2 “Performance for Microphone”

For those with performance background or Level 1 grads.

March 8th & 9th at Wolf WIllow Studios in Edmonton

March 8th & 9th at The Beach Advanced Audio in Calgary
Still a few seats available

ACTRA members call your branch office to find out about subsidies.

Professional training for your entrance into the Voice Over Industry.

Learn to speak from your heart with confidence!
Call now 780 628 2930

Website www.voicespotwcs.com

Classes (Calgary): Spring Theatre classes and camp for ages 7-15 – Theatre A Go-Go

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Register by Feb. 19 and receive a discount to Imagine – Explore – Express – Play
CURRICULUM INTEGRATED THEATRE CLASSES FOR HOMESCHOOLERS AGED 8-15
WHO: Ages 8-12
WHAT: THE BEAR WHO STOLE THE CHINOOK (Guest artist TBD) – Imagine Alberta as it is explained through a Native Legend and the tale told of the Bear who stole the Chinook. Players will create their own character mask and explore the animal characters of this Siksika Legend. Through movement and storytelling, players will play and express, with confidence, for the community at the end of the session. These classes are connected to the Alberta Education Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum.
WHEN: Mondays April 7 – June 23 @12:45-2:45pm (10 classes and three extra hours for Celebration of Learning – no class April 21 & May 19)
INVESTMENT: Regular = $270.00/player
Discount = $230/player if registered by Feb. 19 or for members of: the same family, Parkdale Community, Calgary Kids Club, Morpheus Theatre)

WHO: Ages 12-15
WHAT: THE BEAR WHO STOLE THE CHINOOK (Guest artist TBD) – Imagine Alberta as it is explained through a Native Legend and the tale told of the Bear who stole the Chinook. Players will create their own character mask and explore the animal characters of this Siksika Legend. Through movement and storytelling, players will play and express, with confidence, for the community at the end of the session. These classes are connected to the Alberta Education Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum.
WHEN: Mondays April 7 – June 23 @12:45-2:45pm (10 classes and three extra hours for Celebration of Learning – no class April 21 & May 19)
INVESTMENT: Regular = $270.00/player
Discount = $230/player if registered by Feb. 19 or for members of: the same family, Parkdale Community, Calgary Kids Club, Morpheus Theatre)

SPRING BREAK THEATRE CAMP FOR AGES 7-14
WHO: 7—14 years
WHAT: THE ADVENTURES OF KING ARTHUR – Imagine the land of Camelot where Knights, Damsels, Magicians and Dragons struggle between that which is right and that which is wrong. Players will explore their voices and bodies to express their characters with confidence. Players will create a prop and use it to play with an adaptation of an Arthurian legend. Players will develop their communication skills to share their story with friends and family on the last day of camp.
WHEN: Monday March 24 – Friday March 28 from 9:00AM-4:00PM (36 hours including one hour for Celebration of Learning)
INVESTMENT: Regular = $279.00/player
Discount = $239/player if registered by Feb. 19 or for members of: the same family, Parkdale Community, Calgary Kids Club, Morpheus Theatre)

WHERE: All classes take place at the Morpheus Rehearsal Centre in the Parkdale Community Centre (3512 5 Ave. N.W.) There will be a Celebration of Learning on the last day of classes, with details TBD, but will include costumes, props and set, supplied by Theatre A Go-Go.

Instructor: Tanya Lukenoff
For more information or to register,
contact Tanya @ theatreagogo@telus.net or 403.283.4622 or www.theatreagogo.ca
Please visit/like us @ www.facebook.com/theatreagogo and be entered into a draw to win a session of classes with Theatre A Go-Go
T.A.G.G.–You’re it!
Register now and inspire imagination and expression through Theatre Arts!

Classes (Calgary): Spring Physical Theatre classes for adults – Theatre A Go-Go

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Register by Feb. 19 to receive a discount to Imagine – Explore – Express – Play

SPRING ACTING/PHYSICAL THEATRE CLASSES FOR ADULTS

WHO: Adults (acting experience not necessary)
WHAT: MASKED IMPROVISATION – Haven’t done Drama/Acting since High School and you miss it? Then this is the class for you. Imagine the freedom to express with confidence. Explore various masked characters and improvise with the comfort of being behind a mask. Play with your physical life without the interruption from the mind.
WHEN: Sundays April 6 – June 1 @ 2:00-4:00pm (8 classes, with no class April 20)
INVESTMENT: Regular = $160.00/player
Discount = $130.00/player, if registered by Feb. 19 or members of: University/college, Parkdale Community, Morpheus Theatre, and Calgary Acts)

WHO: Calling all adult Bouffons! (Acting experience preferable)
WHAT: THE BOUFFON – Join us in a series of workshops to: discover your Bouffon character, explore the revelry of the Bouffon ‘gang’ and express through a performance creation. At the heart of the Bouffon is mockery pushed to the point of parody. Bouffons amuse themselves by reproducing the life of man in their own way, though games and pranks. They play our society, its themes of power, of science, of religion in ‘follies’. The workshops will offer a physical means of theatrical expression to explore issues of fertility, within a fun and caring environment. They will also offer insight into the work of Philippe Gaulier and his pedagogic inquiry into performance approaches to comedy.
WHEN: Mondays April 7 – May 19 @ 6:30-9:00pm (6 classes,with no class on April 21)
INVESTMENT: Regular = $150.00/player
Discount = $120.00/player, if registered by Feb. 19 or members of: University/college, Parkdale Community, Morpheus Theatre, or Calgary Acts)

WHERE: All classes take place at the Morpheus Rehearsal Centre in the Parkdale Community Centre (3512 5 Ave. N.W.) There will be a Celebration of Learning on the last day of classes, with details TBD, but will include costumes, props and set, supplied by Theatre A Go-Go.

Instructor: Tanya Lukenoff

For more information or to register,
contact Tanya @ theatreagogo@telus.net or 403.283.4622
or www.theatreagogo.ca
Please visit/like us @ www.facebook.com/theatreagogo and be entered into a draw to win a session of classes with Theatre A Go-Go
T.A.G.G.–You’re it!
Register now and give yourself the gift of imagination and expression through Theatre Arts!

Classes (Calgary/ Edmonton): 2014 APN Upcoming Playwriting Classes – Alberta Playwrights Network

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Calgary Playwrights’ Boot Camp with Sharon Pollock
January 27 to March 10, 2014
7-10pm 
@
Evergreen Rehearsal Studio, Currie Barracks
Staff Contact- Michelle Kneale- dramaturg@albertaplaywrights.com
Cost: $300.00

Get inspired with this creative workout for playwrights facilitated by two time Governor General’s Award winning playwright, Sharon Pollock. The Boot Camp will take playwrights through a series of in-class and take-home exercises designed to stimulate and flex your playwright muscles. 


Ms. Pollock has a long history with APN and we are thrilled to welcome her back once again to facilitate this course. Don’t miss your chance to learn from one of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights!
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Edmonton Playwrights’ Circle with Conni Massing
February 3 to April 7 2014 (Readings on April 14)
6-9pm 
@
Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre, Epic Main Hall
Staff Contact- Tracy Carroll: tracy@albertaplaywrights.com
Cost: $300.00

The Playwrights’ Circle offers emerging and mid-career playwrights an excellent opportunity to start and finish a first draft of a play or to continue working on a project that they’ve already started. It is designed to keep playwrights working in a focused and supportive environment.
Conni Massing has been facilitating our Circles for many years and continues to offer great insight and guidance to all of the writers involved in these sessions.
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For more information about any of our programs or to download a registration form,
please go to our website at:
www.albertaplaywrights.com