Creating Compelling Characters

Starts 14th January 2019

 

Lesson Breakdown

Week One – Your Core Role

Lesson 1
Cowboys and Indians: Status Choice
The Alpha factor
It is not simply an audition journey
Lesson 2
The Self Tape Space explained
Plot the message firstly
Performance or Character – what comes first?
Lesson 3
There is one option you must embrace
Character Evolution – the thinking behind it
Self Taping 2.0

Week Two – Prep YOUR Character

Lesson 4
Self Taping 2.0
Trial and error – lots of both
The Costume Department
Lesson 5
You must develop Self Awareness
What are your worst qualities?
It is not the character, it’s the execution that’s important
Lesson 6
Think Visually
Frame composition
Audition Hack # 1

Week Three – Character Embellishment

Lesson 7
Can you walk the talk?
Do not over think it.
Relationship is not built on dialogue
Lesson 8
There is ONE thing to do and you can choose
Less is not More
What happens in your other life?
Lesson 9
You are not acting, it is a different action (momenting)
Bling – it’s not Chinese for Bring
YOUR character must have different qualities

Week Four – The Internal and the External

Lesson 10
What senses do you use to act?
The frame explained
Who is the tape for?
Lesson 11
The audition space is sterile (Be more intimate than the space)
Give yourself on key permission (to go further)
Non Verbal communication
Lesson 12
How images trigger feelings
Construct a fourth wall in your audition
Indicating is for pantomime

Week Five – Putting it all together

Lesson 13
An audition has Three Acts
Words cannot describe a character
Why Casting Director auditions are so last century
Lesson 14
Auditioning is a separate skill
How many demo reels should you have?
Developing your third eye
Lesson 15
Your Uniqueness Explain
Start accessing your private moments
To stand out, or to fit in?

Week Six

One on One

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Lesson Breakdown

Week One – Your Core Role

Lesson 1
Cowboys and Indians: Status Choice
The Alpha factor
It is not simply an audition journey

Lesson 2
The Self Tape Space explained
Plot the message firstly
Performance or Character – what comes first?

Lesson 3
There is one option you must embrace
Character Evolution – the thinking behind it
Self Taping 2.0

Week Three – Character Embellishment

Lesson 7
Can you walk the talk?
Do not over think it.
Relationship is not built on dialogue

Lesson 8
There is ONE thing to do and you can choose
Less is not More
What happens in your other life?

Lesson 9
You are not acting, it is a different action (momenting)
Bling – it’s not Chinese for Bring
YOUR character must have different qualities

Week Five – Putting it all together

Lesson 13
An audition has Three Acts
Words cannot describe a character
Why Casting Director auditions are so last century

Lesson 14
Auditioning is a separate skill
How many demo reels should you have?
Developing your third eye

Lesson 15
Your Uniqueness Explain
Start accessing your private moments
To stand out, or to fit in?

Week Two – Prep YOUR Character

Lesson 4
Self Taping 2.0
Trial and error – lots of both
The Costume Department

Lesson 5
You must develop Self Awareness
What are your worst qualities?
It is not the character, it’s the execution that’s important

Lesson 6
Think Visually
Frame composition
Audition Hack # 1

Week Four – The Internal and the External

Lesson 10
What senses do you use to act?
The frame explained
Who is the tape for?

Lesson 11
The audition space is sterile (Be more intimate than the space)
Give yourself on key permission (to go further)
Non Verbal communication

Lesson 12
How images trigger feelings
Construct a fourth wall in your audition
Indicating is for pantomime

Week Six

One on One