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Pop-Up Conservatory - Acting for Stage & Screen

Acting for Stage & Screen

    • Weekend workshop (Saturdays)
    • Pre-college experience with a conservatory training education.
    • Structured social opportunities with like-minded High School students.
    • Audition training and the opportunity to audition for AMDA College and alternate AMDA High School Conservatory programs.
    • An opportunity to tour the AMDA campus at the end of the session.
    • Performance opportunities throughout the program, culminating in a final presentation.
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Campus & Session Availability +

Long Island
Session Dates
Fall (Session 1) : Aug 19, 2023 - Sep 2, 2023
Fall (Session 2) : Sep 16, 2023 - Sep 30, 2023
Fall (Session 3) : Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023
Length: 4 Weeks
Days: Saturdays
Start Time: TBA
Schedule Overview
6 hours live in class per week
1 hour of presentations during term

Program Description +

The AMDA Pop-Up Conservatory Acting for Stage & Screen program offers exploration into new texts and current playwrights under the direction of AMDA’s stellar faculty or working artists. This program also provides navigation through the world of on-camera acting through intensive study and performance. Students will gain an insider’s perspective on the film and television industries by working on-camera with some of the finest actors and directors in the business. The session ends with an opportunity to audition for AMDA College and alternative AMDA High School Conservatory Programs as well as a final presentation for family and friends.

Learning Outcomes +

    • Create convincing, compelling characters performed with vocal, physical, and emotional specificity.
    • Speak in a supported manner, free of tension and appropriate to the demands of theatre, television, and film.
    • Demonstrate ability to positively and effectively apply acting adjustments as directed.
    • Apply standard entertainment industry business practices regarding preparation, communication, and professionalism.
    • Demonstrate the ability to audition with the appropriate professionalism and requirements expected in a college performing arts environment.
    • Engage in a collaborative production process.

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