Theatre & Film Acting Camp
Learn truthful acting for camera and stage!
Learn how to act for camera and stage. Our focus will be on the fundamentals of good acting: Playing an objective, sense memory, character development, text work, movement, substitutions, and scene work. Our other focus will be on having fun and developing good community.
Monday – Friday, June 10 – 14, 2019
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The camp is $400 per person, and includes food, lodging, and all expenses.
What You Can Expect:
- Experience beginning acting training that focuses on truthful acting for stage and camera.
- Discover the differences between acting on stage and acting for the camera.
- Learn how to work collaboratively with other actors while applying instruction toward a show case for the end of the week.
- Receive individual coaching and feedback from camera work to theatre scene work.
About Your Instructor:
Allison Acuff is a professional director, teaching artist, and actor whose passions include devising with an ensemble, reclaiming the literary canon, and helping new artists reach their full potential, one rehearsal at a time. With a Bachelor of Arts in both English and Theatre/Cinema Performance from Asbury University, Allison loves the way that text and literary elements inform new and classic pieces alike. Her recent work ranges from classics like The Glass Menagerie to adaptations of Antigone and Measure for Measure to groundbreaking new musicals and plays by upcoming new theatre artists. Her most recent project premiered off Broadway at the Davenport Theatre in New York City. In and out of the rehearsal room, she enjoys exploring the intersections and seeming contradictions that make up our humanity. In 2017, Allison was a KCACTF SDC Region Four Finalist in directing and went on to study Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre and Advanced Directing at the National Theater Institute. Currently, she resides in Asheville, North Carolina and works as a professional actor signed with Screen Artist’s Talent.