Film & Television

Performance

Work with the best in the industry as they provide the tools necessary for a career in film & TV performance.

Film & TV
Performance

Overview

Curriculum

Faculty

Overview

Make your mark on camera by honing in on the necessary skills to build a stand out career in Film and Television. This discipline introduces students to a number of established acting techniques and focuses on harnessing and highlighting the individuality in each actor. Taught by New York City Television and Film Casting Directors and Agents who represent some of the best and most well known actors working in Television and Film. Our students graduate ready to join the work force.

Curriculum

Start your day with a school-wide community warm-up that allows you to prepare for your day and build your community. With a curriculum that includes multiple courses in Acting for the Camera, Stage Combat, Scene Study, Character Development, Shakespeare and Voice Over Animation, we train actors who are ready for anything that comes their way. Our unique crossover programming will also allow you to explore other interests with electives including Dance Classes, Voice Classes and even Guitar for a well rounded education. Your final semester will bring your unique skill set together and prepares you for the "business of the business” introducing you to a large scope of Casting Directors, Agents, and more.

Jared Reinfeldt - Gossip Girl Reboot and The Flight Attendant on HBO Max

Semester 1

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Screen Acting 1

22x

Life 101

11x

Improvisation 1

1.51x

Shakespeare

1.51x

Hip Hop (and/or Jazz)

1.51x

Character Development 1

1.52x

Classic Scene Study/Text Analysis

21x

Acting Fundamentals

21x

Voice & Speech 1

1.51x

Movement

1.51x

Semester 2

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Screen Acting 2

22x

Life 101

11x

Laban

21x

Shakespeare

1.51x

Hip Hop (and/or Jazz)

1.51x

Character Development 2

1.52x

Classic Scene Study/Text Analysis

21x

Meisner 1

1.52x

Voice & Speech 2

1.51x

Stage Combat

1.51x

Screenwriting

11x

Semester 3

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Screen Acting 3

22x

Life 101

11x

Voiceover/Commericial 1

1.51x

Elective (Yoga)

1.52x

Method 1 (Stanaslavski)

1.51x

Devising Work 1

1.51x

Contemporary Scene Study/TA

21x

Audition Technique 1

22x

Meisner 2

21x

Business of the Business

1.51x

Voice & Speech 3

1.51x

Semester 4

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Screen Acting 4

22x

Life 101

11x

Voiceover/Commericial 2

1.51x

Elective (Yoga)

1.52x

Devising Work 2

1.51x

Contemporary Scene Study/TA

21x

Audition Technique 2

22x

Meisner 3

21x

Business of the Business

1.51x

Voice & Speech 4

1.51x

Notable Program Faculty and Guest Artists

Jeffrey Dreisbach

Casting Director

Television/Film and Stage

Brette Goldstein

Casting Director

Television/Film and Commercials

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