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Want to feel completely comfortable acting on a feature film set or a television series? Want to take your acting to a deeper level and be more electric on camera? On Set Acting is designed to get you comfortable on set. The class includes a real on-set experience, developing your relationship and understanding of the camera, lighting, angles, framing, crew dynamics, blocking, different types of directing that you may encounter on set and your presence on camera using playable actions and physical characterizations. All in a positive and supportive environment. You will be part of a professionally filmed scene that is fully lit, professionally directed and filmed with moving cameras just like on a feature film or television set. You will be working with a professional director and a professional actor and acting coach. David Rountree is an actor and director and has appeared in films such as xXx State of the Union with Vin Diesel and Pearl Harbor with Ben Affleck. He is also a true artist behind the camera. David was recently listed in the Hollywood Reporter and IMDb as one of the Top 10 Hollywood directors under 40 and is known to cast members from his classes into his films and commercials. Michael Masini is a full time actor and producer. He has appeared on Anger Management and Modern Family and many other television shows and has been involved in more then 15 feature films. He is also an executive producer of feature films. Michael has personally taped over 500 auditions and is a master of helping other actors develop a real and authentic personality in front of the camera. Join us and take your acting to the next level!

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Audit David Banks Commercial Acting Class

LA Acting Studios

$15.00

Learn expert commercial acting skills from professional actor David Banks and author of "How to Make a Living As a Commercial Actor". David has booked over 200 National commercials and is an expert with successful commercial auditions. Learn how to nail the auditions and leave the audiences wanting more. 4 weeks, Saturday's 10AM to 12PM

Audit Rosie Garcia's Children Acting Class for ages 5 to 8 years old

"LA Acting Studios' kids classes are taught by professional actress Rosie Garcia series regular on the CW's hit TV show Jane the Virgin. We focus on building self confidence with young children in a positive, caring and nurturing environment that leads to rapid growth with acting in front of the cameras. All of our sessions are recorded and parents are invited into the last 15 minutes of every session to see their child's work on camera. This dramatically helps both the parents and children learn from watching themselves on film. Our young actors will work on commercial acting techniques, improvisation skills, cold reading, ensemble acting, relaxation and concentration skills, develop audition skills and expert listening skills and much more! Our goal is to create confident kids who excel in both TV and film. Exceptional work = Exceptional results! Enroll today in this 4 week monthly workshop and watch your child learn and grow quickly in their film career. Children who successfully complete this program will be part of our actor database and eligible to be considered for roles in our 100 episode web series and film productions. (No guarantees) All film roles are earned. We have a philosophy of lifting up our actors and helping them to achieve greatness in the film industry."

Audit Rosie Garcia's Children Acting Class for ages 5 to 8 years old

"LA Acting Studios' kids classes are taught by professional actress Rosie Garcia series regular on the CW's hit TV show Jane the Virgin. We focus on building self confidence with young children in a positive, caring and nurturing environment that leads to rapid growth with acting in front of the cameras. All of our sessions are recorded and parents are invited into the last 15 minutes of every session to see their child's work on camera. This dramatically helps both the parents and children learn from watching themselves on film. Our young actors will work on commercial acting techniques, improvisation skills, cold reading, ensemble acting, relaxation and concentration skills, develop audition skills and expert listening skills and much more! Our goal is to create confident kids who excel in both TV and film. Exceptional work = Exceptional results! Enroll today in this 4 week monthly workshop and watch your child learn and grow quickly in their film career. Children who successfully complete this program will be part of our actor database and eligible to be considered for roles in our 100 episode web series and film productions. (No guarantees) All film roles are earned. We have a philosophy of lifting up our actors and helping them to achieve greatness in the film industry."

Audit Director David Rountree's Master Acting Class

LA Acting Studios

$15.00

"This Intense yet fun and exciting Master Acting On Film workshop with award winning feature film director David Rountree is for experienced actors who are actively auditioning for and or booking film roles and want to improve their layered performances on camera both for auditions and working on set and develop the critical skills needed to book more auditions, progress to become an expert cold reading actor and act in fully filmed On Camera scenes with other actors. This is an invitation only class. You must submit your resume, Head shots and demo real to be reviewed by David Rountree. Selected actors will take part is this fun and exciting master class that includes all fully filmed On Camera work! This is a serious, challenging, fun, positive and career building acting workshop designed to help experienced actors get to the next level with their acting career. . Week 1: Cold Read Audition Each actor will get audition sides upon arriving. You prepare for the audition on your own in the lobby for 30 minutes and then one by one are called into the casting room to audition on camera for director David Rountree. -David talks specifically about the scene after and how to break it down, choices that could have been made, possible ideas to make it more interesting, how to identify key words and other important beats etc. Afterwards, actors have a short break and then the auditions are put up on camera a 2nd time. Week 2: Scene Each actor will be given a scene and a scene partner upon arriving. You work on it outside in the lobby on your own until 7:30, then everyone comes in and we film them on camera. This week is dedicated to one particular genre for everyone (Drama). We run 2 cameras per scene and each actor gets their own personal footage. Week 3: Scene Each actor will be given a NEW scene and a scene partner upon arriving. Actors work on it outside in the lobby area on their own for 30 minutes, then actors are welcome back into the room and each scene is fully filmed on camera. This week is dedicated to one particular genre for everyone (Comedy). We run 2 cameras per scene and each actor gets their own personal footage. Week 4: Scene Each actor will be given a scene and a scene partner 3 days in advance (any genre). They can break down the scene and possibly meet with their partner before, the scenes go up right at at the beginning of class. The scenes go up once as a rehearsal (no cameras) and notes will be given. After each scene goes up initially, the scenes are put up again, but this time for the camera. Each night and every scene is discussed in detail with the actors and David Rountree. You learn how to make the strongest possible choices that captivate audiences. You will work and perfect the skills necessary to book more auditions, develop expert cold reading skills and practice fully filmed scenes on camera. This Master Class is an incredible value at $235.00. Join both the Master Class and David's intermediary 4 week On Camera, On Set workshop for only $300.00. The regular 4 week On Camera workshop are on Mondays or Thursdays Join now and take your acting to a more serious and professional level! If you are or want to be a full time working actor booking jobs this workshop is for you! "

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