ACTING FOR CAMERA
$325 for 6 Week Session
12 Student Limit
October 10, 2021
Camera acting is a different beast to stage acting. Learn on-camera acting technique, what is expected of the actor upon arrival on set, and much more.
Join the newest Actor Factory instructor, film and television actor Chandler Ryan, as she offers her class Acting for Camera at The Factory in a 6-week session on Tuesday nights.
Ryan, who holds a degree in Acting from the University of Oklahoma, and who has trained at Margie Haber Studios and Matthew Barry Studio, both in L.A., has the natural ability and freedom to be completely herself on set. She will help actors find the subtle nuance of the on-camera performance, while making sure not to mask their own personality.
As an actor, Ryan has appeared on the hit Disney Channel series BUNK'D, in the acclaimed Netflix series HUGE IN FRANCE, and in films directed by Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola, and William H Macy's directorial debut RUDDERLESS, opposite Billy Crudup and Anton Yelchin. View her demo reel at left.
View her complete IMDB credits by clicking here.
The class will cover all aspects of on-camera acting in eight specific lessons. The many exercises will include hitting marks, continuity, eyeline, adjusting performance for the shot, and many more. The procedures of acting in a major film will also be covered, from the time the actor is cast, following the actor through wrap. Call sheets, contracts, pre-call expectations, the hierarchy of the set, how to read one-liner and Day out of Days schedules and more will be covered.
But most importantly, participants will be filmed in several on-set scenarios in a very active and upbeat classroom setting. Playback will be evaluated each week in class, followed by constructive critique from Ryan.
"I feel like so much emphasis is placed on changing parts of ourselves to fit a role," Ryan said. "I believe it all starts with honoring exactly who you are. When you are infallibly yourself, you connect to something so much bigger, and it’s irresistible. I am over the moon to be teaching at The Actor Factory, because it’s the place where I finally learned that being myself was enough. The moment you believe that, the rest will follow."
The class is open to beginning or advanced actors aged 17 and up.