HOLIDAY TEEN FILM ACTING CAMP – DECEMBER 29, 30, 31st

Returning campers get new scripts each camp.
Classes are appropriate for all skill levels.

The goal of this class is for student actors to learn a natural, organic style of film acting. Scenes are shot on hi-def video.

Bring DVD-R to record your scene on.

Day 1: Scene, monologue, cold reading study with Mona Lee
Day 2: Acting Exercises with Mona from noon to 2:00
Day 2: 2:00 to 5 – Improvisation Part 1. Structured improvisational games & exercises designed to quicken thinking ability and sharpen listening/focusing skills for character building. Practice listening, team work, trust, spontaneity, scene-building and communication – Learn to think faster on your feet and support your fellow actors.
DAY 3: Filming Scenes – students learn on-camera technique.
Class meets every day from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages 11 to 16, Fee is $225

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* FILM ACTING – on WEDNESDAYS – JANUARY 14TH *
The goal of this class is learning to work effectively with the camera and understand it’s special needs by taking a scene from cold read to the capture of an honest camera performance. The class also features, guidelines to being camera friendly, do’s and don’ts of set etiquette, with critiquing sessions. Actors have fun filming a variety of action-adventure, drama, sitcom and romance scenes on digital video shot by film director, Brandon Boggs and directed by Mona Lee.
Ages 18 and up. Students rehearse with partners outside of class and memorize lines.
Meets: 6:30 until done – 7 sessions on Wednesdays, $225 – adult classes

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* EXPLORER CLASS – on MONDAYS – JANUARY 26TH*

Develop and refine your inner Thespian in a friendly, relaxed setting as you learn from veteran stage and film actress, Mona Lee Fultz at BriteLites Studio. This basics class provides a foundation for developing a natural, believable style of acting for film. Believing every person is unique, Mona encourages actors to be true to their own “style” by assigning roles based on an individual’s natural qualities and skill level.
Participants work on four to five different scenes and monologues from plays and screenplays. In addition to working with text, Mona uses special exercises to help actors relax and make their characters come alive. Students become more confident as they tackle and master more complex characters through scene work.
Ages 18 and up. Students rehearse with partners outside of class and memorize lines.
7 sessions on Mondays, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. $225 – adult classes

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SUBPERSONALITIES –  on THURSDAYS – OCTOBER 9TH

A Deepening Class Taught by Mona Lee
    ONLY TAUGHT ONCE PER YEAR

Within us is not just one personality but a whole crowd.
In this class actors learn to isolate and identify their
personalities and draw upon them when they perform.
Explore Jungian archetypes and study the Enneagram, an
ancient psychological system based on nine personality types,
then apply the types by acting out monologues from their point
of view. Excellent class for actors to learn more about themselves
and stretch their acting range.
7 sessions, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Or until done. $225