Acting Program

The Motion Picture Acting Program

The Motion Picture Acting Program trains actors how to prepare for a role in film or television.

  • Students perform on actual film sets and in front of the camera while discovering the acting style that works for them.
  • Students learn on set etiquette, the dos and donts, casting calls and understanding the business of film acting.
  • Students graduate with a featured role in a short film, additional material for a demo reel, a head shot, and ready to audition.

Students attend classes twice a week for thirty-two weeks.

Graduates earn a Certificate of Achievement, audition for a local talent agency, have a completed film portfolio and receive continual guidance and casting notices from our career services.


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Film Acting Program

First Semester:

IFA 101 - Introduction to Film Acting: Understanding That You Are The Instrument
VAM 102 - Voice and Movement for the Camera: Tuning Your Instrument
CSS 201 - Cinematic Scene Study: Using Technique To Play The Instrument That Is You
FML 202 - Film Lab 1: Performing Shot-By-Shot
ASS 301 - Advanced Scene Study: Rhythm and Timing of your Instrument
ACT 302 - Acting Thesis: Preparation
TBA 401 - The Business of Acting: Landing the Part and Preparing for Success
ACT 402 - Acting Thesis Production: Performance

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