ADULT CLASSES

WE'RE BRINGING BACK  SOME OF OUR IN-PERSON CLASSES
IN-PERSON CLASSES WILL FOLLOW STRICT COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CLASS SIZE WILL BE LIMITED TO ONLY 10 PERSONS.  A COVID COMPLIANCE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON SITE AT ALL TIMES TO TAKE BODY TEMPERATURES UPON STUDENT ARRIVAL AND WILL COLLECT NIGHTLY STATEMENTS OF HEALTH FROM EACH PARTICIPANT.  MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES BY ALL PERSONS IN THE STUDIO, EXCEPT WHEN THAT PERSON PERFORMS IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA.  NO EXCEPTIONS. THE INSTRUCTOR HAS THE OPTION OF WEARING A MASK OR A FACE SHIELD. THE REST ROOMS WILL BE CLEANED AND SANITIZED BETWEEN EACH USE. HAND SANITIZING STATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE STUDIO.
The classes below will be held in person unless local or federal codes or mandates require The Actor Factory to close its doors. In that event, the courses will be finished online via the Zoom app.
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AUDITION FOR
FILM & TELEVISION

Chris Freihofer, CSA

Professional Actor & Casting Director

Mondays 6:30p-10:00p 

$450 for 6 Week Session 

10 Student Limit

Beginning October 12, 2020

 

Auditions are the to gateways jobs. Improve your chances by learning techniques from a seasoned film & TV actor and Oklahoma’s only CSA-member casting director.

 

Audition in class each week, get professional feedback, and learn the dos and don'ts of the audition room.

Learn to identify and tackle the biggest obstacle in the audition room (your nerves), while also not falling into making the same mistakes made by hundreds not only in the room but also in self tapes.

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ACTING FOR CAMERA 1

Darryl Cox

Professional Actor

Tuesdays  7:00p-9:30p

$325 for 5 Week Session

10-Student Limit

Beginning November 10, 2020

(No class November 24)

Instructor Darryl Cox, a veteran actor of dozens of major motion picture and network television appearances and a longtime member of SAG-AFTRA, now teaches exclusively at The Actor Factory.  He will walk you through hitting marks, eye line, framing and much more.

 

Each week covers the nuts and bolts mechanics of on-camera acting through scene work or monologues. 

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CHEKHOV TECHNIQUE

Elizabeth Ann Townsend

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm

Beginning October 21, 2020

(No class November 25)

6-week class 

10 Student Limit, Ages 18+ 

$250

Now!  For the first time in person at The Actor Factory.  Chekhov Technique!

 

It’s hard to play emotional scenes take after take in film, and night after night in theater. Learning the Michael Chekhov Technique of “Psychological Gesture” will probably help. Elizabeth Townsend is a professional actor from New York, and is certified to teach the Chekhov Technique.  

Townsend will gently take students through this amazing technique that enables actors to perform emotional scenes easier and safer.

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ACTING FOR CAMERA 2 - SCENE STUDY

Darryl Cox

Professional Actor

 

Wednesdays 7:00-9:30

$250 for 5 Week Session

12 Student Limit 

Eligibility Requirements

Beginning November 4, 2020

(No class November 25)

For those that have successfully completed Acting for Camera 1. 

 

Continue your study of On-Camera Acting with veteran actor Darryl Cox, the premier instructor of the craft in the region. Delve into longer scene study, while honing your craft for the lens.  Dig deeper, get pushed harder and keep learning.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Must have completed Acting for Camera 1 with Darryl Cox within the last 36 months

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ACTING TECHNIQUE

Alissa Mortimer

Professional Actor & Theater Director

 

Wednesdays 6:30p-8:30p

$295 for 6 Week Session

12 Student Limit

Returning soon!

No cameras, no microphones, just acting technique through monologues and scene work each week. 

 

Great for new actors wanting to get their feet wet or seasoned professionals looking to stay sharp.

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MEISNER TECHNIQUE

Kato Buss

Professional Actor, University Instructor

 

Mondays 7:00-9:00

$275 for 6- Week Session

14 Student Limit

Returning soon!

 

Legendary acting teacher Sanford Meisner created this landmark approach to acting for students James Gandolfini, Jack Nicholson, Anthony Hopkins, Allison Janney, Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall and dozens more.

 

Learn the approach that inspired Academy Award winners, taught by actor and professor Kato Buss in Oklahoma’s only class offered to the public.

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IMPROV TECHNIQUE

Rebecca McCauley

Professional Improviser, Video Producer

 

Sundays 4:00p-6:00p

$275 for 8 Week Session

16 Student Limit

Returning soon!

 

Unlike other improv classes in the metro, seasoned improviser and film & commercial actress Rebecca McCauley teaches the practical application of improvisation on set and in auditions. 

 

This class is not about being funny, but focuses on using this important technique to give actors more confidence and comfort.

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ACTING FOR CAMERA 3 -ADVANCED CAMERA TECHNIQUE

Darryl Cox

Professional Actor

 

TBD

$225 for 6 Week Session

12 Student Limit 

Eligibility Requirements

Returning soon!

 

Continue your on-camera training with Darryl Cox.

 

Dig into deeper understanding and technique of on camera acting with scene and monologue work each week.

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3750 W. Main 5 Park A

Norman, OK 73072

405.701.1673

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