MORE ADVANCED ACTING CLASSES

See also our BEGINNING LEVEL ACTING CLASSES


  1. ACTING 201: SCRIPT ANALYSIS
  2. ACTING 202: SCRIPT ANALYSIS II
  3. ACTING 203: SCENE STUDY
  4. ACTING 204: MONOLOGUES
  5. ACTING IN COMMERCIALS

ACTING 201: SCRIPT ANALYSIS I

  • For more advanced actors. This class covers working with and without dialogue, acting choices, eye lines, continuity, coverage, working with scene partners, and more.
  • We will also begin to look at analyzing a film script to prepare for playing a role.
  • A good class for stage actors wanting to learn about how to adapt their skills to the camera
  • Open to adults and to teenagers 15 or older.
  • This class can either be taken independently, or applied toward our Camera Acting Certificate.
  • NOTE: If you’re new to acting, take ACTING 101 first.
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ACTING 202: SCRIPT ANALYSIS II

  • In this workshop, you’ll learn to do script analysis for film and television.
  • How to choose strong, playable objectives and actions.
  • Location-specific eye lines.
  • Eye lines for multiple scene partners.
  • Physicality for the camera based on character, script, and shot list.
  • How to play co-star roles.
  • Our “Acting for the Camera” classes can be taken in any order. 
  • This class can either be taken independently, or applied toward our Camera Acting Certificate.
  • NOTE: If you’re new to acting, take ACTING 101 first.
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ACTING 203: SCENE STUDY

  • In this class, students will be paired up,  and each pair of students will be assigned a script with characters in similar roles that they might be cast in.
  • Students will learn to work off of their scene using Meisner and Adler exercises.
  • We will review the basics of script analysis and working with actions.  We will cover and practice filming the shots that are often used in two person scenes: 2-shots (in which both actors are visible to the camera), OTS (over the shoulder shots, in which each actor is filmed over the other actor’s shoulder), and close ups (in which each actor’s face fills the screen).
  • This class can either be taken independently, or applied toward our Camera Acting Certificate.
  • NOTE: If you’re new to acting, take ACTING 101 first
  • LEARN MORE – OR SIGN UP NOW

Office: Edit


ACTING IN COMMERCIALS

Interested in ACTING IN COMMERCIALS? This class will give you a better understanding of what’s involved, and help you develop both your auditioning and commercial acting skills.

  • Commercials styles continually change to meet the needs of the evolving field of digital marketing.
  • In this class students will learn to perform contemporary scripted, dialogue free, improvised, and still photography commercials.
  • We’ll also focus on auditioning for commercials.
  • Students are welcome to bring in their headshots and resumes for feedback.*
  • Instructor: Meredith Binder

*NOTE: If you do not yet have an actor headshot, and need one taken, please see this page. However, you do not need to have to have one taken before attending this class.

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About Nils Osmar

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, visual artist, teacher, and filmmaker. He currently teaches through the University of Washington's ASUW Experimental College. He is the Director of an independent educational program, Classesandworkshops.com, which offers courses in visual, written and performing arts in Seattle, Washington.