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(Limited Sale)Ongoing Drama + Improv Club for Tweens: Acting for Theatre+Film!

In this ongoing drama club, the arts come alive in an interactive weekly social gathering of creativity + fun! Led by a renowned actor + acting coach, students develop their skills for theatre + film via improv, monologues, + scene study.
Coach Jen | SAG-AFTRA + AEA
63 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 22 learners
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
8-12
year olds
1-8
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Fri Aug 19

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Description

Class Experience

• Each week, learners will takeaway knowledge of key concepts pertaining to acting, theatre, drama, comedy, performance, storytelling, etc.
• Each week, learners will be empowered to embrace acting and theatre experiences - in all their various forms.
• An ideal outlet to exercise their body / voice / imagination, and regulate emotions.
• An ideal outlet to practice social skills, critical thinking, and socializing. 
• An ideal outlet to improve communication skills, focus, memory building, and vocabulary.
• Appreciate teamwork, learn one of many creative life skills, and even encourage mindfulness. 
This class is led by an internationally renowned and critically acclaimed / award-winning SAG/AFTRA/AEA Performing Artist with over 2 decades of professional acting experience in television, film, live theatre, commercials, and radio. I have been teaching numerous styles and elements of acting / voice / dance, life skills, yoga (various disciplines), and meditation / mindfulness techniques to children and adults since the age of 16. In addition, I am a trained Wellness (Health) + Life Coach. Please see my Teacher Profile for additional information.
Homework is not assigned. Some learners do however enjoy / want to practice material that may have been covered previously in drama club. This is not required, although Coach Jen does encourage this - if a learner has the desire. 
Learners should have an open and safe work space (please clear the area of anything on the floor including rugs), wear sneakers with socks, comfortable clothing that allows for unrestricted movement, and have a water bottle handy. As with any class game or physical activity, it is suggested that learners go at their own pace. Paper and pencils, or preferred writing element is optional if a learner would like to take any notes. Note-taking is completely optional for this class however, and not required. Should a learner have the desire to record thoughts and impressions during drama club, a designated 'drama club journal' can serve as an ideal tool.
No acting experience is necessary for this class and there are no formal assessments other than guidance. With that said, learners are encouraged to ask questions or request clarification as needed. Additionally, should a learner volunteer to work / perform  a monologue and/or scene, Coach Jen does provide constructive coaching / suggested adjustments for volunteer actors to consider for their next drama club work session. Coach Jen also delivers guidance to the audience of learners - re: how to provide positive feedback for their fellow actors.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Learners should have an open and safe work space (please clear the area of anything on the floor including rugs), wear sneakers with socks, comfortable clothing that allows for unrestricted movement, and have a water bottle handy. As with any class game or physical activity, it is suggested that learners go at their own pace. 

I do my very best to ensure all material covered in this class is age appropriate. With that said, some scenes in class are improvised and I am mindful to not censor the students' content unless it is offensive or excessively violent. Mild comedic violence does tend to occur during improv from time to time, and some potentially "scary" themes (e.g. - ghosts, zombies, etc.) do present themselves on occasion.
Please note that this club is loosely based upon the method of acting which Coach Jen was trained in and which she has found most helpful for her various professional endeavors and her coaching style, for literally hundreds of clients over the years. It calls upon Coach Jen's unique interpretation of Uta Hagen's systematic approach to teaching acting based upon Konstantin Stanislavski's principles - otherwise known as Stanislavski's System.  

Teacher

Coach Jen | SAG-AFTRA + AEA
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Lives in the United States
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63 total reviews
107 completed classes

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