ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Although people are fully vaccinated and getting vaccinated, there are concerns of the Delta variant. MSOPA wants to be mindful of everyone’s comfort and safety. Therefore, we will continue to offer online workshops as we slowly restart in-person workshops starting in late-Fall 2021 – Early 2022.

MSOPA will continue to keep you motivated, challenged, inspired, and safe with ONLINE

FOUNDATION OF ACTING

Beginner’s workshop 16 yrs+++

LIMITED SPACE (max 10) ONLINE 5 WEEKS – 7.5 HRS COST: 83.50$

THURS. Oct 28-Nov 25 @ 7-8:30 PM

Foundation is an introductory acting class where actors are introduced to basic techniques and skills. Emphasis is placed on developing an initial set of tools, including improvisational skills, inner monologue, body and sensory awareness. Students will work with short monologues which will encourage them to make choices, begin developing character, and to use their imaginations. The focus of the Foundation course is to begin building a basic set of skills that will be further explored.

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FOUNDATION II

Limited Space (12 max) 8 weeks- 16 hrs. Cost $175.00

Tues. Oct 19-Dec 07 @ 7-9 pm

Techniques will become more specific as students continue to develop an initial set of acting skills and tools. The techniques introduced in the Foundation 1 course will be applied and built upon, and increased emphasis is placed on making choices, developing character, and using the imagination. Student will work on contemporary scenes for Film, TV, or Stage, utilizing imagination, breaking down the thought process behind the lines, improving on emotions and intuition.

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VIRTUAL YOUNG ACTORS WORKSHOPS

YOUNG ACTORS WORKSHOP

In the comfort of and safety in your own home students will learn to be more self-confident and to trust themselves and their acting work. Specific acting techniques will help the student to grow as an actor, focusing on improvisation, characterization and text analysis for film and stage. Students will be encouraged to take risks in order to evolve as actors.

FALL SESSION

TEEN ACTORS WORKSHOP

OCT. 16- DEC.18@ 2-330 PM

COLD READ TECHNIQUE

LIMITED SIZE (8 MAX.) 4 CLASSES – 4 HRS COST $45.00

Mon & Wed Nov 08-Nov 15 @ 12-1 pm

Cold Reading is an essential skill for an actor and voice over actors. Being able to quickly prepare for a role as well as being flexible and following modifications or suggestions shows casting directors that you can take direction and able to adjust your performance as required.

Thirty minutes before the workshop students will be sent a selection of short monologues. Each student will choose one monologue to prepare and then perform it during that class.

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PERFORMING SKETCH COMEDY

REVAMPED

Limited Space (max 10) 6 weeks-9 hrs. Cost: 100.00

Mon. Oct 18- Nov 22 @ 5-630 pm

This intense, fun course, Students will be encouraged to write sketches and perform short comedic sketches for on screen & stage.

In a simple step-by-step approach, create memorable scenes and characters, whether they be improvised or scripted. Learning to play for laughs while remaining grounded in real characters, truths, and emotions.

A final showcase performance (STREAMED ON SOCIAL MEDIA)

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Character Building – PHASE I

Limited size (max. 10) 9 weeks – 18 hrs. Cost: 190.00

Fri. Oct 15- Dec 17 @ 7-9 pm

Phase I grows out of the Foundation courses.  Technique will become more specific as students continue to develop an initial set of acting skills and tools.  The techniques introduced in the Foundation courses will be applied and built upon, and increased emphasis is placed on making choices, developing character, and using the imagination. 

Students will choose a historical figure, all of whom had died before the year 2010.  Students are expected to do extensive research on their historical figure from week to week; the actors will explore their characters, working on the physical aspects, the vocal qualities and the psychological state of each character.  It proved to be very challenging for the actors and increased their appreciation of the work that must be done to recreate historical figures, and the due respect that must be given.  The actors are given the freedom to extensively explore their characters and be creative in ways they will present them.

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VOICE OVER I

LIMITED SPACE (10 MAX) 4 weeks – 6 hrs. Cost: $60.00

NEXT SESSION

NOV 22-Dec 13, 2021 @ 7-830 PM

Voice acting is a growing industry, especially now due to COVID -19 Voice Over opportunities is booming. Be prepared !

Finding your own voice, Style, Technique, Delivery Commercials (Hard Sell- Soft Sell) Corporate Narration, Cartoons, auditions, and marketing yourself.

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