|Professional TV and Film Acting - Platinum Level
|The platinum level of the TV & Film acting division is for the serious potential actor. This level is designed to assist potential actors to begin a career and provide advanced professional training and provide important industry tools with additional agency exposure. This level is a 60-hour training that lasts 30 weeks.
This program includes:
Julie Nation TV & Film Acting Division- Gold Level (20 Weeks)
And Your Choice of
A) Julie Nation Personal Development- Silver Level (10 Weeks)
B) Julie Nation Modeling Classes (10 Weeks)
- Handouts and Informational Material
- Year-round special events, opportunities and marketing to local employers for potential employment
Acting Sonoma County
Brief Course Description:
TV and Film Acting (20 Weeks)
Awareness/ Personal Inventory
- Posture and visual presentation
Rehearsal and Filming Procedures
Cold Reading and Interview Skills
- Voice-Over Development
- Use of Props/Visual Presentation
- Wardrobe/Make-up/Hair Workshop
- Monologue & Script Development: Sitcoms, Movie Roles, Soap Operas
- Resume Development
with Agents and Casting Directors
Personal Development (10 Weeks):
- Personality Development
- Self Esteem & Confidence
- Visual Poise
- Communication & Vocal Expression
- Social Awareness
- Personal Leadership Skills
- Professional Attitudes & Agency Procedures
- Skin Care Analysis
- Professional Cosmetic Techniques
- Hair Care and Styling
- Wardrobe & Styling
- Health and Fitness
Modeling (10 weeks):
- 10 weeks of the Professional Modeling course!
Professional Film & Television Acting - Platinum Level
In-Depth Course Description
Relaxation, sensory/awareness, and personal inventory techniques and tools will be discussed and practiced. Tips on how to be aware and how to relax when needed will be given.
Posture and Visual Poise
Posture and body language is taught for each student to apply to their personal life as well as professional situations. In addition to creating healthy posture habits, effective body language communication is taught for job interviews, auditions, and stage presentations.
Script Rehearsal and Filming Procedures
Real scripts will be practiced on camera for critiquing. Filming procedures will be taught and practiced.
The keys to improvisation will be discussed. Improvisation is the art of thinking on your toes. This is a wonderful skill to have the will be utilized in the acting world.
Auditioning, Cold Reading and Interview Skills
Mock-auditions will be held along with giving the students tips for an audition and interview. Cold readings are crucial part of acting and the student will learn the techniques needed to feel confident about their cold reading skills.
On-Camera Acting Skills
On-camera work will be done and critiqued as a learning tool. The skills needed for on-camera work will be given to the student.
The tools of good speech are studied; breathing techniques, pronunciation, inflection, vocabulary choices, and emotion projection are all included. These will all be mastered in order to help develop voice-over skills.
Use of Props/Visual Presentation
Props are often used in acting and an understanding of the proper way to use them will be discussed and practiced. Having the knowledge of using props is a great skill to have.
The proper make-up, hair and clothing choices will be discussed for the different types of auditions and interviews. How you present yourself can be an important factor in auditioning.
Monologue & Script Development: Sitcoms, Movie Role, and Soap Operas
Having a memorized monologue in actors tool-box is necessary. The students will be assisted in developing and choosing a script or monologue. Different types of scripts and monologues, such as sitcoms, soap operas, and various movie roles will be reviewed.
A sample resume will be given to the student. The student is then given the chance to go home and develop their resume to be reviewed in class.
Working with Agents and Casting Directors
The opportunity for the student to work with and audition for agents and casting directors will be given throughout the period of classes.