BREC’s Independence Park Theatre offers acting classes

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Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 1:00pm

BREC’s Independence Park Theatre is opening its doors for aspiring actors or actresses looking to get into the acting and film industry.

Registration has started for its three fall acting classes- Acting 101, Getting Started in the Film Industry and Acting in Film for Kids.

In the Acting 101 class, students 16 and older wi ll be introduced to the role of an actor and the techniques needed to perform. Students will perform monologues and scene work to demonstrate acting techniques and development throughout the course.

Getting your foot in the door isn’t easy and can often be daunting. The Getting Started in the Film Industry class is designed to give participants an informed insight into the film and TV industry. This one-day workshop for students ages 16 and older will offer practical advice from industry professionals which will enable students to explore the opportunities available, and most importantly, help identify the skills needed to gain work in the industry.

Acting in Film for Kids is designed for kids, ages 7-12 who are interested in the television/film industry. This class will teach the basics of on-camera acting, camera awareness, on-set etiquette and discussion on promo materials: headshots, resumes, websites, etc. At the end of the class, students will display what they have learned in a presentation for the public.

The Acting 101 and Acting in Film for Kids courses will take place every Tuesday, from Oct. 1-29. Acting 101 will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Acting in Film for Kids from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Each class will have limited enrollment of 15 students. Tuition is $50 per student. Getting Started in the Film Industry will be a one-day workshop on Oct. 9 from 6-8 p.m. Tuition for the workshop is $30 per student.

To register, please visit BREC’s Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd., call 225-216-0660 or visit


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