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Acting For Film Basics

An actors life for me...

Tutor: Kenton Hall
Dates: Thursdays 1 May - 22 May 2014 
Times: 7pm - 9pm
Price:  £48/ £44 conc.

About the Course

Have you ever wanted to find out whether you've got what it takes to be a film actor? Or wondered what a life in film entails? Our new course 'Acting For Film Basics' can help you with both. A practical, exercise-based journey through both a film actor’s craft and a working actor’s life - you’ll learn the basic techniques of acting on camera, but also the etiquette and skills required when working on a professional set. An entertaining look behind-the-scenes and in front of the lens.

Week 1 – Life through a lens – An introduction to acting for film. 
Week 2 - Shredding the boards – Differences between theatre and film acting.
Week 3 – Hitting your mark – Working with directors/producers and crew.
Week 4 – I’m ready for my close-up – Internalising emotion for effective screen presence.

About the Tutor

Kenton Hall is an award-winning Canadian actor, writer, director, musician and teacher, with numerous short and feature film credits to his name - both behind and in front of the camera. He has played a variety of roles on-stage and screen, from Les Miserables and Muppets Most Wanted to 4th Floor of Singapore and Father to Fall. He is currently directing and starring in children’s film A Dozen Summers.

Kenton is also teaching a BETC in Creative Media through Leicester College and The Art of Screenwriting here at Phoenix. 

Bookings: For more info or to book please call our Box Office on 0116 242 2800

Please note: occassionally we have to cancel courses due to a lack of subscription. We aim to make each course run but will keep you informed of any cancellations with at least 2 days notice.