yourACT eNews March/April 2012

yourACT eNews March/April 2012

NEW Workshops, Class Schedule, more…

Lots going on this Spring!

yourACT Audition SHOWCASE!

How would you like the opportunity to cold-read for a panel of industry pros including agents, casting directors, directors, producers, and others? Along with a professionally taped and edited monologue, designed just for you, projected on the wide screen in Sketchworks Theatre? And get individual written feedback on all of your work from each industry professional attending?


The opportunity for you to be seen and get valuable feedback is here! This 8-week course (by AUDITION ONLY) culminates in a SHOWCASE where you get a chance to show what you can do to the people who count.

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Intro to Film Fighting

with Big John Kap

Ever watch a fight in a movie and think to yourself, “Wow! Those guys are amazing?”

Well the amazing part is that they never even touched each other. That’s the art of film fighting. John Kap will show how it’s done.

In this class we’ll cover all the basics:

• Safety FIRST, Stretching and Warm-up
• Key terms to know on set
• Proper Gear
• Stacking Techniques
• Types of Strikes
• Punches, Snaps, Blocks and Kicks

We’ll throw in some Slaps, Chokes, and Hair Pulls just for fun. This course will give you the understanding of camera angles and we’ll finish off with you getting to stage your own “Mini Fight Scene!”

So roll up your sleeves and let’s get to work.

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Standup Comedy with Comedian Josh Harris


Do you want to be funny? Ever dreamed of sending huge crowds into fits of laughter and have throngs of people screaming your name, and make your mama proud? Well here’s your chance!

Nationally acclaimed comedian Josh Harris from NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity, Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes, and Dave FM’s Atlanta’s Funniest Person Finalist shows you how to “find your funny” in this 8-week comedy class! Atlanta’s fastest rising funnyman breaks down the basics of stand up comedy; from crafting a joke, to developing stage presence, and finding your comedic voice. The result; your own rocking comedy set you get to show off to the world!

The class will culminate in a live Graduation Show where students perform their polished material in front a packed audience of friends and family at one of Atlanta’s hottest clubs!

8 weeks, $295

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On-Going Film/TV Audition


Strengthen your skills and explore your creativity with other experienced actors. Film and TV has definitely come to Georgia! This means our audition skills have to be sharp and ready to go for those last minute castings. Cold reading is definitely a skill every actor should have. In this class, we’ll work on different styles of reads each night, so whether it’s dramatic or comedic–episodic, sitcom or feature film, you can go in the room with confidence. Don’t fear that last minute script. Have fun and enjoy your audition.

• Discover audition do’s and don’ts
• Find out what it takes to get callbacks and book more jobs
• Stay sharp and prepared for auditions and for the job
• Practice and reinforce your skills as an actor
• Tackle challenging material and explore it in-depth
• Experience the benefits of an ongoing workshop
• Don’t fear that last minute script

Class limited to 14. Surprise visits by directors, casting directors, and agents.


On-Going – MONDAYS, 7-10 pm


TWO instructors!

“A one-two punch that makes this one of the best classes in Atlanta!” –Chip Kaye






* Intro to On-Camera Acting: TUESDAYS, April 3, 10, and 17 – $90

* On-Camera Acting I: 8 WEDNESDAYS, April 4 thru May 23 – $125/mo

* On-Camera Acting II: WEDNESDAYS, March 7 thru April 25 – $$125/mo

THURSDAYS, April 5 thru May 31 (skips May 24) – $125/mo

* ONGOING Film/TV Audition – 7-10p, MONDAYS, CALL for availability (we’re very close to capacity) – $99/mo (approval of instructors required)


* Beginning VO: TUESDAYS, April 24, May 1, May 8 – $99

* Intermediate VO: THURSDAYS, April 5 thru May 24 – $295

* VO Demo: MONDAYS, March 26 thru April 30 – $395 (by approval of instructor only)


** yourACT Audition SHOWCASE (by AUDITION ONLY), 8 classes + Industry Multimedia Showcase: 7-10p, THURSDAYS, March 29 thru May 17

SHOWCASE – 7-9:30p, May 24 – $450





Join yourACT Studios, Sketchworks Comedy, EMMY-winning TV show host, Aurea McGarry, CNN’s Holly Firfer, featuring 2 LIVE Radio Shows, and an ACTION PACKED DAY at the LIVE YOUR LEGACY SUMMIT on March 24th at the Hilton NE, Norcross.

National Publicist and author of “CELEBRITIZE YOURSELF” Marsha Friedman will show you how to cultivate YOUR perfect pitch to the media to grow your Legacy now.

• You will learn strategic action plans to redirect your life in order to live your best legacy now. Taught by award winning experts in Atlanta and across the country.

• Expert media marketer/Strategist and radio show host, Charlie Fusco will give 5 LUCKY attendees a $2000.00 consult FREE (at the Summit ONLY) All attendees will have the chance to be selected.

Raffle for a 4 day/3 night CANCUN VACATION GETAWAY! Over $1500 value!

The Shades of Pink CANCER CHOIR will perform.
Artist Jean Alexander painting LIVE ON STAGE!!

Use this special link for your exclusive discount NOT avaialable anywhere else.

Your $49 tickets. (Regular price $64.00)

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National Speakers, Lunch, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Entertainment, Gift Bags, Networking and so much more!


yourACT Acting Studios Atlanta

3041 N Decatur Rd, Scottdale, GA 30079 404.499.9996