PERFORMER2PRO – Aug. 25th & 26th (ages 8-12) | Sep. 14th & 15th (teens/adults) Launch your career with this unique 2-day workshop for Adults, Teens, Kids & Parents. Both performers and parents learn the ‘business’ of show business and the essential fundamentals of TV/Film acting, helping to take you to that next level, from Performer to Professional! Discuss how to get an agent or how to stay fresh on your agent’s mind. Practice auditions, cold reads, and scenes. Learn to market yourself with great headshots, develop a safe on-line presence & gain networking tips. P2P culminates with the performers creating their own Short Film! www.AtlantaWorkshopPlayers.com
TASTE OF THE INDUSTRY (TOTI) Young Performer Showcase and Parent Workshop – *Perform in front of Atlanta’s top industry pros * Receive valuable feedback from agents & casting directors * Train with Atlanta’s best coaches. * Parents learn the facts about the industry. * Q & A with pros & parents of working kids.
WORK LIKE AN ACTOR, LIVE LIKE A KING – Being a successful actor means knowing more than just how to handle the business – it means knowing how to handle your LIFE. Learn the secrets to building wealth, eliminating debt, and having it all – without busting the budget. We’ll also cover tax write-offs for performers and the single most important thing you can do to reduce your healthcare costs. One Day Workshop.
PRO-TRACK ONGOING CLASSES (AUDITION ONLY)…
Film School Conservatory (Tuesdays & Thursdays) Make a movie! Be in front of AND behind the camera & complete the course with professional level credits. Conservatory students meet two days per week. Tuesdays focus on developing production skills, Thursdays focus on acting.
Hollywood Bound (Tuesdays)
Professional TV/Film Training program designed for experienced kids & teens who are dedicated and motivated to pursue a career in the Television/Film Industry. Course includes:
Xtreme Acting (Tuesdays)
Face extreme emotions! Act under safe, yet intense conditions of temperature, wind, rain….Tackle physical challenges with stage combat and physical comedy. Tap into high-drama and break thru the limits! Gain experience and develop skills that are essential to a successful career in TV/Film.
Advanced Acting/College Bound (Thursdays) Exploration and comparison of a variety of acting techniques, with an emphasis on Meisner. For the serious actor. Audition prep for those seeking acceptance into a college performing arts program.
ACTORS TRACK ONGOING CLASSES (NO AUDITION NEEDED)…
ON-CAMERA ACTING-ADULTS – It’s time for your “REEL” career to take off! Develop your on-camera acting skills as you dive into Commercial, Sit-Com, Television & Film Acting & Audition Techniques.
IMPROV MANIA-ADULTS – Take your skills to the next level! Practice initiating scenes, building on your scene partner’s offers and creating scenes with a solid foundation to launch a compeling story. Explore & apply the use of ‘environment’, character development, active listening and making your partner look good!
WRITING THE SHORT FILM – Ages 16-ADULT – Before you tackle that feature, you must master the short film! We’ll take you through the basics of screenwriting and beyond, as you develop, write and revise your short. At the end of the course, one lucky script will receive a full production by AWP’s Film Conservatory! (12 weeks)
SITCOM WRITING – Ages 16-ADULT – Think you could write for MODERN FAMILY? What about PARKS AND REC? Learn to craft comedy like the pros in a workshop that takes you from the initial brainstorm to a revised “spec” script of a half-hour sitcom! Come in with an idea of which show you want to work on and be ready to write. (12 weeks)
ACTING A to Z – Learn everything from stage directions to acting with accents…..from physical comedy, to Improvisation….from theatre games to vocal projection, all while having a blast! Ages 5 & 6
ON-STAGE, THEATRE PRODUCTION – Explore the performing arts through theatre games, scene study, improv, stage movement, character development, audition techniques and performance opportunities. Course ends with a musical production in the spring!!
MAKE A MOVIE-MAKE A DIFFERENCE, VOICES PROJECT – A socially responsible course designed to increase your performing skills and discover how to use those skills to positively impact the world! The media is powerful…….let’s use it for ‘good’!!!!!!
ON CAMERA ACTING – Introduction to TV/Film Acting, Audition Techniques, Camera Awareness and Commercial acting. Commercials are approached as the ‘30 second movie”.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTING! – On camera acting class with a focus on the creation and production of actual commercials for real companies. Your work will be aired and will build your resume!
YOU TUBE & BEYOND – Create, develop, shoot, edit and star in a web-series!
SKETCH, COMEDY, IMPROV – Make your audiences laugh, cry, wonder and guffaw!!! Perfect your commedic timing as you explore Sketch Comedy, SitCom Acting, Improv, Stand-Up and Physical Comedy. Learn how to ‘Find The Funny’.
IMPROV MANIA/THEATRE ARTS – Learn the secrets of dynamic Improvisation. Let down your guard….and accept, heighten and explore your boundless imaginations through Improv! Explore theatre techniques including Script Interpretation, Character Development, Stage Movement & Audition Techniques. It’s a creative explosion!