Act for Camera Series

Act for Camera  – An Introduction

This introduction exposes the actor to the essential technical considerations that all film actors must contend with-it begins to make clear, with exercises, the differences between stage performance and camera performance. It zeros in on the necessity, on camera, for personalization of text.

Thursdays: Feb 7th – March 21st
7 Weeks.
3 hours – 6pm to 9pm.
Number of Students: maximum of 10.

Hours: 21   Price: €700

Act for Camera/Shooting Scenes for Reels

This special, advanced workshop takes all the actor’s previous experience and puts it to the test in a flurry of assigned scenes, on-camera, with a partner. The goal is for each individual actor to shoot at least 3 scenes for possible use on their Actors reels.
The majority of the classes are “on set” shooting a schedule of scenes each week.

Saturdays: January 26th to March 16th.
8 Weeks.
4 hours – 3pm to 7pm.
Number of Students:  maximum of 10.
Level: Intermediate/Advanced.

Hours: 32   Price: €900

Act for Camera – Part 2

This next advanced stage of Act for Camera takes the actor deeper into pure acting demands, shot by shot. It is here that we begin to drill down on listening to the other actor, “actions”, “objectives”, and the “given circumstances” of any moment on film, with exercises and some scene work.

Saturdays: March 23rd – May 18th.
8 Weeks.
4 hours – 3pm to 7pm.
Number of Students: maximum of 10.
Level: Intermediate/Advanced.

Hours: 32      Price: €900

Act for Camera /Shooting Scenes for Reels* – Part 3

*Places in this class reserved first for Advanced Meisner Study actors.
Additional available places in this class will be posted on the website – admittance for additional places after submission of email with 
advanced experience noted.

Saturdays: May 25th – June 29th.
6 Weeks.
4 hours – 3pm to 7pm.
Number of Students: maximum of 10.
Level: Advanced.

Hours: 24   Price: €700

Teacher: Alex Murphy

Alex-MurphyAlex Murphy is an American actor, director and teacher. He has worked with actors in the USA, Asia and Europe for a number of years. He has been a guest lecturer at Film Act Paris in France, Teaterhøgskolen i Nord-Trøndelag in Norway, Mulholland Academy in Amsterdam, and the International Academy of Film and Television in Antwerp, Belgium, The UP Film Institute at University of the Philippines in Manila, and an And/Action Festival featured mentor in Steinkjer, Norway.   Read more about Alex Murphy.