ACTING 101

  • Acting is fun! And it can be life changing.
  • In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class. If you’re NEW TO ACTING, start with this class.
  • To enroll, choose a section and click the  Sign Me UP   button.
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SUNDAYS – Starting May 17

Class 17383-3-2: Acting 101 -
Sundays, 1:15 pm-3:15 pm
Four meetings: May 3, 17, 24 and 31
No class on 5/10 (Mother's Day)
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Open to students 18 and older.
Max. enrollment: 20. Enrolled so far: 1

"Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class...."

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ACTING 101 – CLASS DESCRIPTION

Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class. 

We’ll do warm­-ups and theater games, improv and scene work. You’ll also get information about Seattle’s film and theater scenes, and learn about auditioning opportunities in Seattle. Plus: How to use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools.

Whether you’re taking an acting class just for fun, to get over your stage fright and get more comfortable in front of people, or have professional aspirations to act in television or movies or on stage –– everyone is welcome.

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FIND ACTING CLASSES – BY MONTH


SEPTEMBER – ACTING CLASSES

Our September acting classes have already started. Our October, November and December classes are open for enrollment.

ACTING 101 – SUNDAY CLASS 

Class 160818-6-9: Acting 101
Fall Quarter 2019 – Sept/Oct.
Sunday mornings 10 am-12 pm
9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus – Seattle
Maximum: 21. Enrolled so far: 18

This class has already started. SEE OPEN SECTIONS HERE

ACTING 102 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class 19285-5-1: ACTING 102 – Sundays
12:30pm-2:30pm – 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
Instructor: Nils Osmar. Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 5

This class has already started. See open sections HERE


ACTING 102 – WEDNESDAY CLASS

Class 177032-7-18: ACTING 102 –
Wednesdays, 7 pm-9 pm. 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle – University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 5

This section has started. See OPEN SECTIONS here


ACTING 103 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class 177348-8-11: ACTING 103
Sundays 3pm-5 pm – 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle – University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 6

 

ACTING 104 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class 102938-8/6: Acting 104 – EMOTION
Sundays, 6 pm-8 pm. 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 4


ACTING 204: MONOLOGUES FOR FILM AUDITIONS

Class #162165-9-3:
ACTING FOR THE CAMERA 204:
MONOLOGUES FOR FILM AUDITIONS
Time changed due to change in building hours:
Sat. 9:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m., 9/21, 9/28/ 10/5
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle – University of Washington campus

 

ACTING IN AN ACTION/HORROR MOVIE

Class 179586-5-21:
ACTING IN AN ACTION/HORROR MOVIE
CLASS DATES: Saturdays 9/21, 28, 10/5, 10/12
CLASS TIMES: 3 pm-5:30 pm
FILM DATE: Sat. 10/19, from 8 am-8 pm
Location for class: UW campus, Seattle
Location for filming: Greater Seattle area
Maximum: 20. Enrolled so far: 13

 

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA: SCENE STUDY

Class #89852.7.20: ACTING FOR THE CAMERA 201 –
SCRIPT ANALYSIS – September 16, 23, October 7 –
Mondays 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2

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AUDITIONING 101

Class #17407-6-9: Auditioning Workshop
Note corrected course dates: Saturdays,
12:30 PM-2:30 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Maximum: 15. Enrolled so far: 3

 

OCTOBER – ACTING CLASSES


ACTING 101 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class 54085-1-24: Acting 101 -
Thursdays 7 pm-9 pm, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
Max. enrollment: 18. Enrolled so far: 1

"Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class...."

More info – sign up now


ACTING 101 – WEDNESDAY CLASS

Class 17383-3-2: Acting 101 -
Sundays, 1:15 pm-3:15 pm
Four meetings: May 3, 17, 24 and 31
No class on 5/10 (Mother's Day)
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Open to students 18 and older.
Max. enrollment: 20. Enrolled so far: 1

"Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class...."

More info – sign up now


ACTING 102 – SUNDAY CLASS

166412-11-15: ACTING 102
Sundays, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19 – 11 A.M.-1 P.M.
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max: 15. Enrolled so far: 2


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ACTING 103 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class #164662-1-15 - ACTING 102
Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Four meetings:
March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2020
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington Campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 9


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ACTING 103 – WEDNESDAY CLASS 

Class #117354-12-26: Voiceover 103
Sundays 1 pm-3 pm - Feb. 2-Feb. 23.
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 3

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ACTING 104 – SUNDAY CLASS

Class 89854-1-7: Acting 104 -
Emotional Range - Weeknight class -
Wednesdays Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26.
7 pm-9 pm.
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 10. Enrolled so far: 6

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ACTING ON FILM AND TV: MORE SCRIPT ANALYSIS

Class #177301-7-18: Acting 202
Acting for the Camera: Script Analysis II
Dates and times will be added soon
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2

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MUSICAL THEATER 101: SINGING FOR BEGINNERS 

CLASS 185457-11-15: Singing for Beginners -
Sundays Feb. 16-March 8, 2020
6:30 pm-8:30 pm (4 meetings)
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Max. enrollment: 10. Enrolled so far: 4

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MUSICAL THEATER 102: MOVING TO THE MUSIC

Class 162377-10-29. MOVING TO THE MUSIC
Sundays Feb. 16-March 8, 2020 - 4 pm-6 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 1

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LET’S MAKE A MOVIE

Class 17396-2-2: Let's Make a Movie -
Saturdays, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23
First two meetings: 3 pm-5 pm
Last two meetings: 3 pm-8 pm (or thereabouts)
We may also film for several hours on May 30.
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
Open to students 18 and older.
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 3

More info – sign up now

 

About the instructor

Nils Osmar was born in Alaska, and grew up in a wilderness area on the southern coast. He now lives in Seattle. 

He has made his living in the arts for over thirty years, working as a:

  •       WRITER (short stories and screenplays)
  •       VISUAL ARTIST
  •       TEACHER
  •       ACTOR
  •       FILMMAKER 

His STAGE PLAYS have been performed at the New City Theater Director’s Festivals, Seattle Fringe Festival and other venues. 

He began TEACHING ACTING in 1998, through the University of Washington’s ASUW Experimental College, and added classes in FILMMAKING in 2003.

He currently teaches a number of different classes through Rekindle School and the Seattle Experimental College.

In addition to his work in theater, Nils has been active in FILM PRODUCTION for over 15 years.

His production company, Wonder Productions, produces science fiction and fantasy movies, action, satire and more.

This is Nils’s IMDB page.  Scroll down to see his classes.