Method Acting CAMP: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (7-9 YO)
Take on the role of Charlie Bucket, Violet Beauregard, Veruca Salt, Augustus Gloop or Mike Teavee and have a wild adventure at Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. The basics of acting such as hitting a mark, enunciation and voice projection as well as more advanced acting principles such as developing a character, developing a relationship and creating real behavior are explored.
The first four classes are spent doing acting exercises, character work, improvising in character and doing selected scenes from the story. The fifth class is a live performance in the Grotto Theater. Each student will present at least one scene. The focus of the class is on learning about acting, learning life skills and having fun. “You should never, never doubt something that no one is sure of.” – Willy Wonka
This camp runs Monday, July 25 – Friday, July 29, 11:15pm – 12:15pm
Ages: 7 – 9 Years Old
Instructor Bio: Jeremy Kruse, Artistic Director of Gorton Drama Studio, 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. Some of the classes he taught at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York include Method Acting, Comedic Improvisation, Sketch Comedy Writing, and Acting for Film and TV. He graduated from The Strasberg Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he majored in drama. Jeremy also teaches privately, one on one. www.jeremykruse.com and www.jeremykruseactingtraining.com.
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