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Method Acting CAMP: Saturday Night Live (9-13 YO)
Debbie Downer, Bill Swerski’s super fans (da Bears!), the Weekend Update Gang and Matt Foley – the motivational speaker – are calling your name! Exercise your comedic skills in Saturday Night Live sketches.
The necessary changes have been made to make the material work for kids. The basics of film 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.
Rehearsals and filming are done on a set, in costume with props, camera, microphones, and lights. There will be multiple casts and everyone will shoot daily. If a student misses any classes, Jeremy will do his best to cover the scenes that are missed.
The final product is screened at Gorton on the last day. The focus of the class is on learning about acting, learning life skills and having fun in a van down by the river!
This camp runs Monday, August 1 – Thursday, August 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Ages: 9 – 13 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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