ONLINE CLASSES

We now offer online classes for adults and young performers. All online classes are completely interactive, and in keeping with Factory policy, are limited in size to ensure plenty of individual attention.

 

Our online classes are all live, and delivered via the free Zoom app and will require an internet-connected desktop or laptop computer, tablet or phone and a quiet, well-lit place in your home. 

 

All class times are Central Time (CST)  

Online class prices are discounted during the COVID-19 crisis.

Adult Classes    |    Kids Classes

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Adult Classes

 
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Kenneisha Thompson

Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm 

6-week class

Beginning October 15, 2020

12 Student Limit, Ages 17+

Normally $325 | Now just $250

Learn the basics of On-Camera Acting, and the differences between the techniques used on stage and those used in film and television. Kenneisha Thompson began as an AEA-member theater actor and had to learn what it takes to work on set in front of the lens. This very participatory class will help you make the transition, as she guides your performance to the necessary adjustments needed for the camera.

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COMEDY CHARACTERS

Mike Randleman

Thursdays, 7-9 pm

Beginning October 14, 2020

6-week class

12 Student Limit, Ages 17+

Was $250 | Now just $199

Los Angeles actor Mike Randleman is a veteran of sketch comedy as well as sitcoms and film.He will work with actors to create and develop memorable comic characters to be used in sketch, short film, auditions and more. Craft your characters into hilarious scenes and monologues and perform them the final night of class for a virtual live performance for friends and family. 

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VOICE OVER

Jamie Marchi

Wednesdays 

7:00-9:00 pm

Beginning November 4, 2020

6-week class 

(No class Thanksgiving week)

10 Student Limit, Ages 18+

Was  $450 | Now just $399   

 

Voice Over is offered through The Actor Factory now online-only. Jamie Marchi has voiced over 400 characters in anime, video games and animation, and has performed commercials and books on tape. She travels the world making appearances for her characters. The class will cover setting up the home studio, how to find voice work, and she will work with students to learn to improve their narration and character techniques.

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CHEKHOV TECHNIQUE

Elizabeth Ann Townsend

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Beginning October 27, 2020

6-week class 

12 Student Limit, Ages 18+ 

Was $250 | Now just $199

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.  

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IMPROV

Kate McLain-Snipes & Pallas Johnson

Tuesdays

7:30 - 8:30 pm CST

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10-Student Limit Ages 18+

Was $225 | Now just $175

What's that? You don't think Improv can be taught online?  Kate McLain-Snipes and Pallas Johnson, both of OKC Improv, beg to differ. They have come up with a plan for a fast and fun 6-week crash course in improvisation, designed specifically for Zoom. Are you afraid of Improv?  Guess what?  In this class, you can perform from the safety of your home.

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SELF-TAPE TUNE-UP

Chris Freihofer, CSA

Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00p 

Returning in Late Fall, 2020

4-week class

12 Student Limit, Ages 16+

Was $225 | Now just $199

Learn what you can do to make sure your self tapes are watched for more than the initial first 10 seconds. Improve your home studio, and get tips and advice from a casting director of over 100 feature films. Send in your self tapes and get live critique and evaluation with the entire class.

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APPROACHES TO ACTING

Alissa Mortimer

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm 

6-week class

Returning in late 2020

16 Student Limit, Ages 16+

Was $250 | Now just $195

 

What's the best approach to acting for you? This class is a brief history of acting techniques and styles, with focus on the big 20th Century Stanislavski-style master teachers (Strasberg, Adler, Uta Hagen, Meisner & Michael Chekhov.) Who were they? How did they each impact acting styles in theatre & film? The class will include a few exercises related to what each teacher believed & discuss some inspiring chapters in their books.

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AUDITION FOR
FILM & TELEVISION

Chris Freihofer, CSA

Wednesdays, 6:30-10:00pm 

6-week class

Beginning Soon

12 Student Limit, Ages 16+

Was $425 | Now just $399

 

The Factory’s flagship class, now offered online for those that can't get to our studio. Overcome the casting room and learn to love auditioning. Break down the common mistakes made in the audition room, and learn what casting directors are looking for. The class is taught by a veteran film and television actor who is now a casting director with over 100 feature films to his resume.  Ages 16+. Click for details.

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SKETCH COMEDY

Kimberly Condict

Mondays, 6:00-8:00pm

6-week class

Beginning September 21, 2020

12 Student Limit, Ages 18+

Was $250 | Now just $199

Kimberly Condict is a Los Angeles performer and instructor at the legendary The Groundlings and has worked with some of the country’s top sketch writers and performers. This class will teach budding sketch writers and performers how to develop, refine and perform comedy sketches. Students will leave the class with 3-4 polished sketches of their own creation. 

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SCREENWRITING

Sterlin Harjo

Thursdays, 7-9pm

Returning TBD

6-week class

8 Student Limit, Ages 18+

$495

Learn how to write and develop your own screenplay with a multiple award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker. Sterlin Harjo's first three films premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and he currently has films and television series in development with HBO, Amazon and other outlets. One of his current projects, RESERVATION DOGS, co-created with Oscar-winner Taika Waititi, will go into pilot production with the FX Network very soon. 

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Kids Classes

YOUNG PERFORMER
ACADEMY - ONLINE EDITION

Chris Oz McIntosh, Jennifer Rader, Tori Hartley, Chris Freihofer & More

 

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm CST

13-week class

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10 Student Limit, Ages 10-16

$399

Now, kids from anywhere can attend the quality Actor Factory Young Performer Academy and receive the professional training they deserve.

Multiple instructors from varying backgrounds teach multi-week blocks of concentrated study, providing a fully-rounded, comprehensive immersion in on-camera acting. Kids will learn skills in on-camera acting, auditioning, scene study, character development and improvisation in this semester-long class taught by award-winning filmmakers, working actors and casting professionals.

The final night is a Zoom showcase for parents, family, extended family and friends.

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YOUNG PERFORMER
ONLINE IMPROV

Kate McLain-Snipes & Pallas Johnson

Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15 pm CST

6-week class

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10 Student Limit, Ages 10-16

Was $175 | Now just $150

A fast and funny, creative and empowering online class designed especially for kids stuck at home, needing to create, hoping to thrive. Now, kids from all over the country can study with Actor Factory improv teachers from the comfort of their home.

Actor Factory Young Performer Academy improv instructors and professional improv performers Kate McLain-Snipes and Pallas Johnson, both of OKC Improv and Take One Improv, will team-teach this class designed especially for young performers to take via Zoom. It will be an hour of hilarity they will look forward to all week.

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Norman, OK 73072

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