From one day to eight weeks, from 8-80 years olds, we've got the class for you!
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS: SUMMER
WARM-UP ESSENTIALS
Mondays, July 16-23, 6:30-8:30 pm
Physical and vocal warm-ups, protocols and tools to take into every audition and work experience.

EPISODIC TELEVISION AUDITION WORKOUT
Monday, July 30, 6:30-9:30 pm 
Prepared Read and Cold Read plus feedback. Are you ready for your next self-tape, LA or New Mexico audition?

GET PERSONAL, LEVEL 1
Saturdays, July 28-Aug 11,  9 am - 12 pm 
A safe place to learn to work with your emotions and personal history to bring depth and authenticity to your characters and circumstances.
INTRO TO VOICE OVER
Saturdays, Aug 4-11, 1-4 pm 
Creating flexibility and variety in your commercial read. For beginning and intermediate level.
COMMERCIAL ACTING, LEVEL 1
Sundays, August 5-26,  1-4 pm 
Multiple scripts on camera in different audition scenarios to prepare you for auditioning and working in commercials. Commercials are where the money is in Arizona.  Are you ready?
SCENE STUDY- Ongoing (Intermediate/Advanced)#
Mondays, Aug 6-Dec 10, 6:30-9:30 pm 
A safe, vigorous, nurturing environment for you to build and practice your technique.
THE CORE (Technique/Intro to Scene Study)
Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Nov 21 (28), 6:30 -9:30 pm
Building a character, script analysis, moment to moment work, partnered scenes in an Intense 8-week class (pre-requisite to Scene Study).


#pre-requisities apply
Youth Saturday Workouts (ages 8-18)

July 7: Commercials 
July 14 & 21: Television Auditioning
The summer session focuses on prepared reads; you'll be given the scripts ahead of time so we can work deeper into the script.
Will Hightower  | $40 each | More Info
9-10:30 am ages 8-12 | REGISTER
10:30-12 am ages 13-17 | REGISTER
Youth Camera Ready! Summer Camps

Camera Ready
CAMERA READY: CHARACTER
Monday-Friday, July 23-27, 2018
This half-day camp covers the building blocks of character through Improv, Scenes, Monologues and exercises, preparing the student to be CAMERA READY with monologues and scenes. 
More Info | $125*

Ages 8 - 12 | 8:30 am - 12 pm |  REGISTER
Ages 13-17 | 1-4:30 pm | REGISTER

Camera Ready
CAMERA READY: ACTION
Monday-Friday, July 30-August 3, 2018
This half-day camp covers the building blocks of the business preparing the student to be CAMERA READY for commercials, voice over, hosting, TV and film.  More Info | $125* 

Ages 8 - 12 | 8:30 am - 12 pm | REGISTER
Ages 13-17 | 1-4:30 pm | REGISTER

Youth School Year Classes - Registration now open!

Starting the week of September 10, 4:30-6 pm
 
Tweens (Intermed/Adv)# on Thursdays

We're Working!

Film: NANCI KELHAM was in "Billy Boy" as Amanda, now playing at select theatres at VOD starting June 15. CHANCE KELLER was in a music video for Tungevaag & Raaban's "All For Love." HEIDI JOY booked her first film role in "The Day of the White Lotus."  AMANDA MELBY completed "Raising Buchanan," a feature film. Like and share on social media please: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram   
SHELLY BOUCHER had a film in the Phoenix Film Festival.
"The Secret Lives of Teachers" (AARON SEEVER and JUDITH EISENBERG) played at the Phoenix Film Festival and has been accepted to Prescott FF and the Action on Film Festival in Las Vegas. AARON SEEVER has started production on "Finally, You," a feature. CARIN COUNIHAN was cast as Marry in "An Ernest Family Dinner" at La Mesa Media.CARIN COUNIHAN was cast as in "Office Anxiety."

Commercials: GARY BOUCHER is in a spot for Donor Network of Arizona. CHANDLER MANTIONE is in a FlapJacked commercial.

Theatre:
   SHELLY BOUCHER is in "42nd Street" performing in July.   APRIL WALTERSCHEID has more comedy shows this month in Phoenix and Minnesota. JUDITH EISENBERG and JASON ISAAK are in "Life in the Theatre" July 23-August 2 at the Herberger. KELLY FINK and SCOTT HYDER are in "Annie" at Dream City Church July 6-15.

Congrats: Congrats to NANCI KELHAM on being awarded the Chapman Celebrates Scholarship, a performance-based scholarship!   AARON SEEVER won Best Actor (Male) for my role in Stay at the Worldwide Women's Film Festival.  CARIN COUNIHAN was cast as Mrs. Michaelis/Dancer in "The Great Gatsby" at Stage Left Productions.

Congrats to our Scene Study students on excellent work at the 2018 Industry Showcase! 

Congrats to the Kids, Tweens and Teens on completing a short film within a week!  Screenings are on August 3 (Tweens) and August 5 (Kids, Teens).




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