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. 

 

WEEK ONE 

"All in your feelings"

Exploration of personal triggers, impulses, and needs in order to create characters through sensory and imagination emotional prep exercises.

  • Personalization

  • Sensory

  • Emotional timeline

  • Defining moments

  • Inner works

  • Heart triggers

  • Types of emotions

  •  Mirrors

  • Needs

Enter class with choice of emotions.

 

WEEK TWO 
"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. 

 

WEEK THREE  
"All in your imagination"

 

The ego...and the skin
View your imagination 
Use given monologue...to create:

  • Character bio

  • Background

  • What happened that led up to the moment of the monologue

  • What happened the day before the moment

  •  What happens the day after

  • Character aesthetic

  • Character dance

  • Private character moments

 

WEEK FOUR
"All In"

 

The legs... stand and free fall 
The Monologue 
Mock audition 

 


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. 

 

 

Instructed by Carnetta Jones
 
 

905 Cole Ave Los Angeles CA 90038

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