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. Plus: How to use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools. Whether your goal is to pursue acting on stage or in the movies, or just to get over some stage fright and get more comfortable in front of groups, this class is a great place to start.

How to sign up

  • ACTING 101 is offered several times a quarter
  • Choose the section you want from the list below, and click the SIGN ME UP button.

ACTING 101: SUNDAYS IN NOVEMBER 2018

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Class 160818: ACTING 101 -
Sundays 10am-12 noon
4 meetings: 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
Instructor: Nils Osmar
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Minimum: 6. Maximum: 18. Enrolled so far: 10

"In this fun four-week class, you'll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class..."


ACTING 101: SUNDAYS IN JANUARY 2019

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Class 54085: Acting 101: Sundays 1 pm-3pm - Jan. 2019 class: 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27
Some meetings may last till 3:15 pm
Inst: Nils Osmar. Tuition $150 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 20. Enrolled so far: 3

"In this fun four-week class, you'll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class..."


ACTING 101: WEDNESDAYS IN JANUARY 2019

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Class 17383: Acting 101 -
Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm
Four meetings: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
Some classes may run till 8:45 pm
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Minimum: 6. Maximum: 18. Enrolled so far: 1

"In this fun four-week class, you'll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class..."


More information:

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.  

We’ll do warm­ups 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. This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Acting

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.