Acting Camp with Jeremy Kruse
Method Acting, Film Acting and Comedic Improvisation
This camp consists of fun acting exercises, improv games, scene work, and monologue work. The principles of Method acting, film acting, and comedic improvisation are explored: creating a character, creating real behavior, stage presence, camera presence, spontaneity, and more.
The students work on scripted material and also create original scenes that are filmed, complete with a camera, film lights and microphones.
A private link to the footage is made available within a week after completion of the session. This class is appropriate for beginners and experienced actors.
This camp runs Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23, 1:00pm – 4:00pm @ the Gorton Center
Add Lunch Bunch for the Week at $25
Ages: 10 – 13 Years Old
Jeremy Kruse is the author of “The Young Actor’s Handbook” (Applause Acting Series, 2017). Jeremy is a professional actor, published playwright, award-winning screenwriter, and award-winning filmmaker. He taught Method acting and comedic improvisation to actors of all ages at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. He graduated from The Strasberg Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he majored in drama. He also studied comedic improvisation at The Groundlings in LA and The Second City in Chicago. www.jeremykruse.com and www.youngactorsresource.com.
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