If you dream of making it as an actor, this course is the place to start. Get an introduction to the different realms of acting, from Shakespeare to musical theater to commercials.
Each day, students will tackle a different kind of acting. They will put on their dancing shoes to try out musical theater. They will explore stage acting, including some beginner Shakespeare. They will spend time investigating film and TV acting as well as acting for commercials. In addition, students will find out what a professional audition is like and learn how to do one successfully. The class offers a great way for students intrigued by the performing arts to discover where their strengths and interests lie.
What You Will Learn
Students in Middle School: Light, Camera, Acting! will:
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- Get an overview of the many realms of the performing arts by trying out different genres of acting
- Learn the basics of musical theater
- Explore stage acting, including beginning Shakespeare
- Find out what’s required for television and film acting
- Learn about acting in commercials
- Discover what a professional audition is like and learn how to do one successfully
Note: Upon successful enrollment of a section, students will receive a confirmation email from our Student Services team. This email will include a link to an authorization form that is required to be completed within 72-hours of enrollment.
Course Number: THEA-90015
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)
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7/24/2023 - 7/28/2023
Synchronous web-based class meetings that are scheduled to meet online at published times (time/date).
Samantha Turret is a transplant from New Jersey and New York City who found her way to sunny Los Angeles. She is an actress, voice actor and teacher best known for cohosting Nickelodeon's “Top Elf” alongside the one and only Santa Claus. She has also worked on shows on MTV, A&E, Discovery and Lifetime. As a voice actor, she can be heard on commercials and podcasts, and as the narrator of popular children's audiobooks such as “Pearl the Magical Unicorn” and “Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World.” Samantha loves live theater and has performed throughout the country in regional productions, off-Broadway and in schools with Story Pirates. She has taught theater and creative writing in New York, New Jersey and California for the past eight y...Read More
Early enrollment advised.
No UCSD parking permit required.
No visitors permitted.
No refunds after: 7/17/2023.
This is a live online course that does not use Canvas. Instructor will contact student 24-hours in advance of start date with Zoom information (please check email associated with STUDENT'S account - not parent's account). This course does not require any supplies. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with all questions.
|7/24/2023||Mon||1:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|7/25/2023||Tue||1:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|7/26/2023||Wed||1:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|7/27/2023||Thu||1:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|7/28/2023||Fri||1:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Pre-College Programs department at 858-534-0804 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.