ACTING 101: BEGINNING ACTING

  • A fun four-week class.
  • Learn how to create characters and memorize dialogue
  • Learn how to use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools.
  • If you’re new to acting, start with this class.

Course Description

In this enjoyable introductory class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools. If you’re new to acting, this is the class to start with.

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. – HOW TO SIGN UP


About the instructor

  • Nils Osmar’s 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.
  • 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.
  • Oh, and, this is his IMDB page.
  • He currently teaches acting and other classes through Rekindle School.
  • More information about Nils

Month by month:


NOVEMBER – ACTING CLASSES

  1. WED 11/10: ACTING 102 – WEEKNIGHT CLASS
  2. SAT 11/17: LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
  3. SAT 11/17: AUDITIONS, HEADSHOTS, RESUMES AND REELS
  4. SUN 11/18 ACTING 101 – SUNDAY CLASS
  5. SUN 11/18 ACTING 102 – SUNDAY CLASS
  6. SUN 11/18 ACTING 103 (ACTING WITH EMOTION)


Classes open for enrollment

“What classes do you offer?”

  1. ACTING 101 (start with this one if new to acting)
  2. ACTING 102 (intermediate) (character and motivation)
  3. ACTING 103 (emotion)
  4. ACTING 104 (scene work)
  5. ACTING 105 (group scene work)
  6. ACTING FOR THE CAMERA 101
  7. ACTING FOR THE CAMERA 102 (coming soon)
  8. LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
  9. AUDITIONING 101 (basics)
  10. AUDITIONING 102 (monologues)
  11. IMPROV 101
  12. STAND-UP COMEDY
  13. ON-CAMERA ACTING FOR KIDS and TEENS
  14. ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS 101
  15. ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS 102
  16. See alsoVOICEOVER CLASSES