An Actor Performs

$99.00

You have the opportunity to take this course as an Auditor or a Participant.

A Participant is able to work and receive feedback from the instructor, while an Auditor is able to observe and learn without needing to be active in front of other students.

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Category: SKU: ACTORPERFORMS

Description

START DATE

TBD

COURSE TYPE

Video On Demand

CERTIFICATE EARNING

NO

ABOUT THE AN ACTOR PERFORMS COURSE

Work with a master.

Join Tony Award Winner and legendary acting coach Mel Shapiro in this video on-demand workshop. Explore key concepts and exercises from Mel’s classic text An Actor Performs, and follow along on a chapter-by-chapter breakdown in recorded video lessons.

Mel’s expert guidance will give you all of the skills and confidence needed to tackle the most daunting performance and audition situations with ease.

What to Expect:

  • Listening & Responding: Build a strong foundation of the basics
  • Script Analysis: Get strategies and tips for reading the text objectively and subjectively.
  • Preparation & Improv: Explore the imaginative process and characterization.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

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MEL SHAPIRO

Master Teacher | info@emergemedia.us

Mel Shapiro is professor emeritus at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and was previously a founding member of NYU’s Tisch School. During his decade-spanning career, Mel has earned a number of awards including a Tony Award and New York Drama Critics Award. Read more about Mel Shapiro.

Some notable people Mel has worked with:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I Earn A Certificate Through The USC School Of Dramatic Arts?

Yes, this course is taught by instructors from the USC School of Dramatic Arts. Your certificate will be sent through USC School of Dramatic Arts with your name and the name of the certificate completed. Fight On! (The Trojan Motto).

Who Will I Be Working With?

Your primary instructor is listed in the “Instructor section” above.

How Many Classes Does It Take To Complete The Certificate?

Great question! To earn this certificate, you must complete four 4-week courses. View the “Curriculum tab” to see details about weekly assignments and class topics.

How Long Does The Program Take To Complete?

This program takes 16 weeks to complete, so you can earn the certificate in one semester.

How Often Do The Class Sessions Meet?

Once A Week. Students Meet Once A Week For 4 Weeks. Each Class Session Is 2 Hours In Length. The Date And Time For Each Course Will Be Reflected On The Course Details Page.

Are Class Sessions Online? Are They Live Or Pre-Recorded?

This program includes weekly live class sessions. Students have access to recorded lectures after the class period, as well.

What If I Miss A Class, Or Want To Review The Class?

No problem. You will be able to access all recorded sessions at your convenience. You’ll see this recording once you login and access ‘My Dashboard’ after the class has ended for the day.

What If I Miss The Start Date Of A Class? How Often Are The Courses Offered?

Each course will be offered on a rolling four-week cycle. So you need only wait until the next month.

How Do I Pay? Can I Pay In Parts?

Payment is required prior to the start of the first day of class. To enroll and pay for a class, select the “Register” button on the course details page; then follow steps to complete payment.

Additional information

Role

Auditor, Participant