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The Screen Acting Academy Workshops & Online Training

ALL WORKSHOPS LISTED BELOW:

  • are advanced courses
  • are one off courses
  • require students to have previous formal training
    OR
  • require enrolment in SAA’s Level 2 of The Screen Acting Room

Course duration:

2 hours

Workshop Course Fee:

$140.00Book Now

Get up to 40% discount if you are:

  • A SAA student who is currently enrolled in our screen or voice training
  • A former SAA graduate
  • EMAIL INFO@YOURCASTING.CA FOR YOUR COUPON CODE

Audition Workout Wednesdays

Come out every Wednesday to sharpen & flex your audition skills!! This class is great for new students in training, or for pro actors wanting to keep their audition skills sharp!


The Crime Drama

This workshop takes the “learn by doing approach” with guidance from industry professionals who get cast in roles situated for The Crime Drama.

Students will play Detectives, Cops, Criminals, Lawyers, Judges, Witnesses, and various other characters surround in the world of crime.

Students will perform at SAA’s industry standard, multi camera production studio. Constructive feedback from SAA’s instructors are marked on the tape at the precise moment of where an improvement is needed. Students receive their footage with feedback after the course.


THE MED DRAMA

This workshop takes the “learn by doing approach” with guidance from industry professionals who get cast in roles situated for The Med Drama. Students will play

doctors, nurses, hospital staff, the sick patient, the caring family member, and other various characters that surround the world of the medical drama.

Students will perform at SAA’s industry standard, multi camera production studio. Constructive feedback from SAA’s instructors are marked on the tape at the precise moment of where an improvement is needed. Students receive their footage with feedback after the course.


JUST SCENES

SAA’S POPULAR ADVANCED SCENE STUDY COURSE
Students will perform scenes at our multi camera production studio . Students will then scrutinize their on camera performances by watching their work on the screen… but not with in-classroom playbacks. Students will watch it on their devices! Beat by beat, the instructor’s notes appear precisely on your footage, pinning exactly where and what needs fixing. Our instructors are experts in the field who book roles all year round. They will give you invaluable advice that will truly make a memorable difference in your performances.

“Just Scenes” is an ideal and practical on camera scene study course for students who have had some formal training and need to improve their scene choices, their on-camera technique or just keep their acting skills sharp!


JUST IMPROV

Put your fears aside and jump into SAA’s Just Improv! It’s a fact: Professional actors need strong improv skills. Improv is a required skill that is used on every film set, every show, and in almost every audition. Producers, directors, showrunners, and casting directors depend on it. This is not an “Improv Game” class . It’s a professional Improv workshop for screen actors.

Class Two:
Now apply your Improv skills in a real world environment, with Scene Improv!
Students will receive a scene and apply their improv skills using the script. E.g. “the moment before”, “the button”, and workshopping the scene through improvisation!


Acting in Commercial

It’s a fact: actors make a great living with commercials! It’s their bread & butter, and many make a lot of money with commercials alone! This course will teach you the ways on how to become a commercial actor! You will be booking commercials in no time! Actors will work on a professional film set and will shoot a real commercial!

WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS COURSE:
STUDENTS ACT ON A PRO FILM SET IN A REAL  COMMERCIAL!! PERFECT FOR YOUR TALENT PROFILE!! YOU WILL ATTRACT CASTING DIRECTORS TO BRING YOU IN THE ROOM & FINALLY START BOOKING COMMERCIALS !!

HERE IS ONE OF THE COMMERCIALS OUR STUDENTS GOT FOR THEIR DEMO RECENTLY!!


Simplifying Shakespeare

ONLINE: 6 classes
IN STUDIO: 8 classes (not offered at this time)

Instructor: Daniel Garcia

Daniel Garcia has performed with The Royal Shakespeare Company in London, Disney World Family in Hong Kong, and the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in NYC. He’s accomplished 100’s of stage performances. He has mastered the technique in performing Shakespeare and has now, for SAA, perfected this technique for the screen! “Simplifying Shakespeare” is a comprehensive course that will empower students to perform Shakespeare with ease. Our set of techniques will make students easily understand the language of Shakespeare and give students a sense of freedom and confidence when playing it for the stage and the screen. On the last class, students will film a Shakespeare scene or monologue at SAA’s studio – perfect to upload on your online talent profiles which will surely impress any casting director.