Acting for Film/TV: Adult Level 2

[$] SATURDAYS: April 14 to June 9, 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm
by request only

An acting class for those students serious about refining or developing employable proficiencies for work in film and television. Areas of concentration will be individual character exploration and development, scene analysis and storytelling through backstory, and the experimentation or strengthening of core fundamental skills in collaborative scene work.

This is not an audition class. Students accepted into the class are entering the professional world of acting and have been auditioning, and are eager to encounter challenges designed specifically for their individual skill sets and training. This class requires application approval.

Please click the email button below to send your headshot, resume and any other relevant experience or information to the instructor.

(no class May 19)

*please note: if minimum enrollment not met, class may be cancelled.

About the Instructor

Kelly-Ruth Mercier

Kelly-Ruth began teaching in 1986, and specializes in the instruction of Text Analysis, Storytelling and Character Building, and the Applied Study of Human Behaviour. She holds a BA (Acting) from Dalhousie University and an MFA (Directing) from UBC. Accomplished in areas of performance and production in theatre, film, and television, K-R is a Leo Award nominee as a director and producer, and has won for screenwriting.

Her short films have been screened at festivals internationally and broadcast on CBC. Guest and recurring roles include "Bates Motel," "The Killing," and "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency," and on the stage as the matriarch "Mrs Vernon-Williams" in "Cry-Baby: The Musical." K-R is the recipient of the MPPIA Award, the DGC Kickstart Award, and has juried for the Gemini Awards, WIDC, Hot Shots Film Contest and the Leo Awards. IMDB