One to Ones Live one to one tuition, 30 mins ------------------------ 1 session- £30 3 Sessions - £80 6 Sessions - £150 (one session free)
Group Tuition [Weekly] 1 hour / 90mins- Live group tuition, Joining a group of up to 6-10 people weekly ----------------------------- 6 Weekly Sessions - £100
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Charity Facebook Self-Tape Group Donate whatever you can afford to paypal.me/theactorscafe - Recommended donation £5-£10 Join the Private Facebook Group - .facebook.com/groups/actorscafeselftape/ Donate for each self-tape that you upload to the group Receive expert video feedback from the tutor Receive constructive comments on your work from other group members Learn from seeing other peoples self-tapes in the group 10% of all donations go to charity All self-tapes are entered into a prize draw and the winner will receive a free placement on one of our courses!
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What is The Actor's Cafe Online? Actor Coaching online led by Professional Actor and Director of The Actor's Cafe, John Gould. Actors will Self-Tape speeches/scenes before each online session, and feedback is given by the tutor, with discussion around acting techniques and how to apply them. Classes are on a one to one or group tuition basis. Actors are encouraged to perform speeches for camera at home on a mobile phone and then forward them onto the tutor for analysis and feedback.
What is a Self-Tape? A Self-Tape is a self recorded speech / scene/ commercial, which are usually used instead of live auditions and meetings for Casting Directors, particularly for screen work. Nearly half of all auditions are self-taped, and during the difficult period of social distancing due the Corona Virus, it's the only way that casting directors are currently casting for work.
What is the structure of the sessions? Sessions run on a bespoke basis with acting techniques discussed and introduced according to the actor's self-tape performance.
Topics can include - - The technical approach of the self tape, including lighting, sound, framing etc - How to do an ident - Understanding the difference between Lee Strasberg's Method, Stella Adler and Meisner Technique - What is method acting? - Sense Memory - How to analyse and approach a scene for performance - Stanislavski's Given Circumstances and how to apply them - The essential questions to ask yourself to play a part truthfully - Understanding character analysis - What is the role of the actor? - How to create a truthful performance - Understanding the facts of the scene - Working with scene conflict - Inner and outer character attitudes - Repetition exercises - How to learn lines quickly and easily - Actioning of the text - Understanding Objectives - Looking for the obstacles in the scene - and more
How do I apply? Please fill out the form below. You will then receive an email confirmation, and details on how to pay. Once your payment is received you will receive access to the session. You will also receive a short speech around 30secs-2mins to Self-Tape. Please send your self-tape by email or WeTransfer to our email address with your name as the file name.
How can I pay? Preference for payment is by bank Transfer. Paypal is also accepted (with an additional 3% handling charge). Details sent in confirmation email to you
I would like to find out more, can I speak to someone? Yes. Please contact us using the contact form onactorscafe.co.uk/contact and or leave a comment below and someone from our team will contact you as soon as possible.
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Once you have filled out the application form. A confirmation email will be sent to you with your time for the session and payment method (Paypal / BACS). If you cannot make the suggested time, please let us know in response to the email and we will arrange another time for you. If you wish to speak to a member of our team, please leave a comment in the form below and we will contact you asap.