Fundamentals of Acting
Our Fundamentals of Acting course covers the foundation of what we teach at APLA instructed by Carnetta Jones. This 4-week intensive not only covers the foundations of acting but also teaches actors how to create characters from your head to your heart.
"All in your feelings"
Exploration of personal triggers, impulses, and needs in order to create characters through sensory and imagination emotional prep exercises.
Types of emotions
Enter class with choice of emotions.
"All in your head"
The brain, the info conduit to the heart
Breaking down sides and monologues
Improv, doings and feelings, and emotional chairs exercises
Covering how to memorize lines.
"All in your imagination"
The ego...and the skin
View your imagination
Use given monologue...to create:
What happened that led up to the moment of the monologue
What happened the day before the moment
What happens the day after
Private character moments
The legs... stand and free fall
The Monologue (given out during the second week)
Understanding the foundation of acting is the key to having a successful career. We have the confidence that the wisdom, confidence, and tips you will gain from this course will have you ready to book.