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 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.  


  • ACTING 101 is offered several times a quarter. 
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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

ACTING CLASS DATES – NEXT FOUR MONTHS

Find ACTING CLASSES by color: 🟨🟨🟨


UPCOMING CLASSES: JULY-DECEMBER


JULY CLASSES  ⟶  AT A GLANCE

FIND BY COLOR:

  • 🟨🟨 ACTING CLASSES
  • 🟥🟥 COMEDY CLASSES
  • 🟦🟦 VOICEOVER CLASSES
  • 🟩🟩 ART CLASSES
  • ⭕⭕ WRITING CLASSES
  • 🟣🟣 FILMMAKING CLASSES

🟨🟨 ACTING 102
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 177032-4-25: ACTING 102 -
Note revised course dates: Wed. 7-9 pm.
7/10, 7/17, 7/31, 8/7 (no class on 7/24)
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle - University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 9



🟨🟨 ACTING INTENSIVE: THREE SCENES
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #171959-6-10: Acting Intensive:
Three Scenes - Dates/times will be set soon
Tuition: $150 +$10 registration fee
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far:


🟦🟦 VOICEOVER 103
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 161676-3-9: Voiceover 103 -
Please note date and time change:
Tuesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Location: UW campus - Seattle
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 1

"For students who have completed V101 and V102. Detailed exercises in monologues and scene work..."


🟦🟦 VOICEOVER 102
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 165914-3-13: VOICEOVER 102 -
Sat. 10am-12pm - 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2


🟦🟦 VOICEOVER 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #16329-5-31 Voiceover 101
Sundays 10 am-12 pm. 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
For adults and teens (most students are adults)
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 11



🟦🟦🟨🟨 ACCENTS FOR ACTORS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #158542: Accents for Actors -
Sundays 1 pm-3 pm. 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11

Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee

Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 1


🟩🟩 DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #163697-5-16
Drawing for Absolute Beginners 
Saturdays 10 am-12 pm – 7/20, 7/27, 8/3
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Maximum: 10. Enrolled so far: 2

"Whether your goal is to be able to draw from life, photos, or imagination, this enjoyable introductory class will help..."



🟩🟩 CARTOONING
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #17493-5/20: Cartooning 101 -
Saturdays 12:30 pm-2:30 pm – 7/20, 7/27, 8/3
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 3


🟩🟩 COLORED PENCIL
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 21910-5-20 - COLORED PENCIL DRAWING
Sunday July 21. 10:30-4 pm. A fun 1-day workshop
Tuition $100 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: Artist and Craftsman Store
4350 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Maximum: 10. Enrolled so far: 3


🟨🟨🟣🟣 LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 17396-4-6: Let's Make a Movie -
Saturdays - 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17
This class STARTS at 3 pm
First 2 meetings end at 5:30 pm
Last 3 meetings may last till 9 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 8

   


🟨🟨 ACTING 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 54085-4-29: Acting 101 -
Sun. 10 am-12 pm – 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 22. Enrolled so far: 17


🟨🟨 ACTING 102
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 177032-4-25: ACTING 102 -
Note revised course dates: Wed. 7-9 pm.
7/10, 7/17, 7/31, 8/7 (no class on 7/24)
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
Seattle - University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 9



🟨🟨 ACTING 103
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #117354-3-21: Acting 103 -
Wednesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28 - 5 pm-7 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2


🟨🟨 ACTING INTENSIVE: EMOTION
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 102938-6-9: Acting Intensive: Emotion
Sundays 5:30pm-7:30pm. 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 4


🟨🟨 IMPROV 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 31137-4-18: Improv 101
Sunday 7/21 only, 11 am-3:30pm
Tuition: $125 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2

"A fun, fast-paced introduction to improvisational acting..."



🟨🟨 IMPROV 102
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT



⭕⭕ SCREENWRITING 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 17534-5-15: Screenwriting 101
Mondays 6 pm-8 pm. 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19
Instructor: Nils Osmar. Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee

Where: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Enrolled so far: 11

AUGUST CLASSES ⟶ AT A GLANCE

FIND BY COLOR:

  • 🟨🟨 ACTING CLASSES
  • 🟥🟥 COMEDY AND IMPROV
  • 🟦🟦 VOICEOVER CLASSES
  • 🟩🟩 ART CLASSES
  • ⭕⭕ WRITING CLASSES
  • 🟣🟣 FILMMAKING CLASSES

🟩🟩 MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 18473-3-26 - Mixed Media Collage -
Please note rescheduled class date:
Sunday August 4, 10:30am-4 pm
Tuition: $100 + $10 registration fee
Location: Artists and Craftsman Store
4350 8th Avenue NE Seattle, Washington 98105
Minimum: 3. Maximum: 12. Signed up so far: 1



🟨🟨 ACTING 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 17383-6-6: Acting 101 - Wednesdays
Revised dates: 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 – 7 pm-9 pm
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Max. enrollment: 18. Enrolled so far: 2


🟨🟨 ACTING 103
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #117354-3-21: Acting 103 -
Wednesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28 - 5 pm-7 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2


🟥🟥 STAND UP COMEDY
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #17427-7-3: COMEDY –
Mondays 7 pm-10 pm -
10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
(may sometimes run late)
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
First 3 meetings: University of Washington campus: Seattle branch
Final meeting (performance) is in a comedy club
Max. enrollment: 22. Enrolled so far: 2



🟦🟦 VOICEOVER 101
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 32112-4-16 - Voiceover 101 -
August 7, 14, 21, and 28
Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Maximum:15. Enrolled so far: 1


🟩🟩DRAWING FACES & PORTRAITS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class 28575-6-17: Drawing Faces
Saturday August 10 only, 10 am-2:30 pm
Tuition: $100 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 10. Enrolled so far: 2



🟩🟩 FIGURE DRAWING 
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #29581-4-29: Figure Drawing -
Saturdays 8/10 and 8/17 - 12:30-2:30 pm
Tuition: $100 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2



🟣🟣 MAKING MOVIES ON A MICRO BUDGET
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #17506-4-16: Making Movies on a Micro Budget
Sundays August 18 and 25, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Tuition: $125 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum enrollment: 12. Enrolled so far: 2

"This Seattle filmmaking class will answer your questions, give you a good understanding of the basic elements of independent filmmaking, and get you off to a good start."



🟩🟩 LEARN TO DRAW IN A DAY
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #75655-6-12
Drawing for Absolute Beginners -
"Learn to Draw in a Day"
Sunday August 18 - 10 am-4 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Maximum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2



🟨🟨 AUDITIONING WORKSHOP
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #17407-6-9: Auditioning Workshop
Also known as: "Acting 105: Auditioning"
Sunday August 25 - 10-am-4 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Maximum: 15. Enrolled so far: 2



🟩🟩 DRAWING COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS
OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

Class #27702-2-25: Drawing Comics
and Graphic Novels -
Saturday June 29 only: 10 am-3:30 pm
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Minimum: 12. Enrolled so far: 2

 

CLASSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

  • CLASSES WITH LIVE LINKS ARE OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT
  • OTHERS WILL OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT SOON

FIND BY COLOR:

  • 🟨 ACTING CLASSES
  • 🟥 COMEDY AND IMPROV
  • 🟦 VOICEOVER CLASSES
  • 🟩 ART CLASSES
  • ⭕ WRITING CLASSES
  • 🟣 FILMMAKING CLASSES

🟨🟨 ACTING 102
Wednesdays, 7 pm-9 pm. 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟨 ACTING 104 – EMOTION
Wednesdays, 5 pm-6:50 pm. 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟩🟩 DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS
SATURDAYS – 10 AM-12 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟨 AUDITIONING 101
SATURDAYS – 12:30 PM-2:30 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟨 LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
SATURDAYS – 3 PM-5 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟦🟦 VOICEOVER 101
SATURDAYS – 10 AM-12 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟦🟨 ACCENTS FOR ACTORS 101
SATURDAYS – 10 AM-12 PM – 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟨 ACTING 101 
Now open for enrollment!

Class 160818-6-9: ACTING 101
Sundays 10 am-12 pm - 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
Tuition $150 + $10 registration fee
University of Washington campus - Seattle
Maximum: 20. Enrolled so far: 1


🟨🟨 ACTING 102
Now open for enrollment!

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: 1


🟨🟨 ACTING 102
SUNDAYS – 3PM-5PM – 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟨 ACTING INTENSIVE: THREE SCENES
SUNDAYS – 5:30 PM-7:30 PM – 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13
This class will open for enrollment soon


🟨🟣 ACTING INTENSIVE: LET’S MAKE A HORROR MOVIE
Now open for enrollment!

THURSDAYS – 6 PM-8:30 PM – 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17

 

 

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.