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Adult Fundamentals for TV FILM AND THEATRE -THURSDAY NIGHT SECTION

$350

with Kenny Ortiz

Calendar Jan 11, 2024 at 8:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This will be an introductory class for the new or beginning actor focusing on the basics of acting, scene study, performance technique, working in a collaborative setting, and the techniques of Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, and Sanford Meisner. Students will also focus on building their sense of play in a group setting and a safe environment. The beginnings of script analysis, sense of truth, and personalization will also be achieved. Commercial work will also be addressed as well as on camera technique. This will be a fun and safe learning environment culminating in a class showcase at the end for invited guests. $50.00 Non-refundable deposit to hold a spot.

Comedy Writing

$350

with Matt White

Calendar Jan 14, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 10 weeks

A comedy writing session on all things sketch comedy. From writing sketches, to using improvisation to create sketches and characters on the spot. Learn how to write different styles of sketches, from character based sketches, parodies, to premise based sketches. Being your sketches to life with a variation of filmed & live sketches. The class will end with a sketch comedy showcase.

This is a fun class to get your feet wet in the world of comedy and content creation.

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 6 payments of $50.00, paid weekly.

Adult Acting Intermediate / Advanced

$350

with Estes Tarver

Calendar Jan 14, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This will be a scene study class for the intermediate to advanced actor. Actors must either have at least one year of scene study, the recommendation of the  instructor, or have had previous training to be admitted. Class will focus on scene study, building an unbreakable sense of truth, and general fine tuning of acting technique. Students will work on the fundamentals of performance and character development incorporating the techniques of Uta Hagen, Sanford Meisner and Constantine Stanislavsky. Script analysis, sense of truth, and personalization will also be vital to developing your scenes and monologues. This will be a fun, safe learning environment culminating in a class showcase at the end for invited guests.

NO CLASS THE WEEK OF FEB 12th.

Full Course

Adult Fundamentals (FILM/TV and THEATRE ) SUNDAY NIGHT SECTION

$350

with Kenny Ortiz

Calendar Jan 14, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This will be an introductory class for the new or beginning actor focusing on the basics of acting, scene study, performance technique, working in a collaborative setting, and the techniques of Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, and Sanford Meisner. Students will also focus on building their sense of play in a group setting and a safe environment. The beginnings of script analysis, sense of truth, and personalization will also be achieved. Commercial work will also be addressed as well as on camera technique. This will be a fun and safe learning environment culminating in a class showcase at the end for invited guests.

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 6 payments of $50.00, paid weekly.

Professional Actor Study Adult

$375

with Estes Tarver

Calendar Jan 16, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class is designed for actors who have either already had serious training, are working professionally already, have a theatre degree, or have studied with Estes previously and have been admitted. It is for Actors seeking to work professionally in Film, Television, and Theatre or to work at that level.  Class will focus on scene study, building an unbreakable sense of truth, and general fine tuning of acting technique.  This class will also be a good place for working actors to work their chops. We will also touch on Dialects, and any requested work by the students. $50.00 Non-refundable deposit to reserve a spot. If you have not trained at Moonlight or with Estes please EMAIL ESTES before signing up to make sure the class is the right fit. Etarver@mac.com

NO CLASS WEEK OF FEB. 12th

Full Course

Teen Scene Study (Camera and Stage Training)

$375

with Estes Tarver

Calendar Jan 17, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class is for teenagers with a desire to learn more about acting, script analysis, character, and world building through the exploration of scenes and monologues. In a comfortable and fun learning environment we will focus on the the personalization of scenes and relationships to scene partners. Students will learn and hone key tools including objective, obstacle, actions, and physicality, while encouraging their inner confidence and playfulness. It is the goal to have every student give themselves permission to stretch the limits of what they believe a scene or monologue contains so that they can reach the heights of their imagination and take the journey to becoming a great actor with disciplined but fun and imaginative technique. $50.00 non-refundable deposit to hold a spot.

NO CLASS WEEK OF FEB 12th

Full Course

Teen Advanced Acting

$375

with Estes Tarver

Calendar Jan 17, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is an advanced acting class designed for actors who have already studied with Estes or have significant performance experience. Admitance into class will be by interview/audition only or through previous work with Estes. Techniques for Stage, Television, and Film will be addressed as well as skills working towards bold, strong character choices and professional level acting skills. Some current students are already working professionally or auditioning and performing regularly in theatre, film, and television. That is certainly not a requirement but must be committed to learning. $50.00 Non-refundable deposit to hold a spot.

NO CLASS THE WEEK OF FEB 12th.

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 5 payments of $54.16, paid weekly. Final payment of $54.20.

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Tween Acting Fundamentals

$360

with Estes Tarver

Calendar Jan 20, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class is designed to give young actors a foundational knowledge of acting principles and practice working with comedic and dramatic texts. In an open and comfortable learning environment, students will explore ways to find the fun story of a scene. Class will use games and exercises to help build the reality of the world, create a character’s perspective and motivation, and explore the arc of their relationships. Students will study acting fundamentals including blocking, story arc, character development and also the exploration of audition technique and acting for stage and film. We will learn that there’s no way to do it right, there is the personal way of each actor. and that all the play we explore in class fits right into the world of an audition! The goal of this class is to encourage new and returning actors to go into their Showcase, classes and beyond with a firm, confident foundation under their feet and a hunger to learn and play more. A $50 deposit is required to hold a space in the class.

NO CLASS THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12th!

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $103.33, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $103.34.

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