Workshops

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8 WEEK/16 CLASSES - TEEN BEGINNING FILM-MAKING INTENSIVE WORKSHOP - AGES 12 - 18 - $650 

May 5th - June 25th 2017

FRIDAYS: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

SUNDAYS: 10:00am - 2:00pm

PEAK Acting Studios will be hosting a one of a kind 8 week/16 class TEEN Beginning Film-Making INTENSIVE Workshop with former N Y Film Academy Instructor John Schultz who taught a similar workshop for DisneyWorld!! 
Here is an overview of what will be covered...

WRITING
-in-depth look at storytelling and using the visual medium to convey subtext and meaning.
-visualizing the story (show don't tell)
-Story to screen play
-character development

DIRECTING
-shot choices and meaning
-script breakdown
-coverage and b-roll
-casting
-working with actors
EDITING
-intro to nonlinear editing
-ORGANIZATION
-pacing and continuity
-editing to the narrative
-transitions and titles
FILM PRODUCTION 
-planning a film shoot
-instruction on equipment
-safety and etiquette
-paperwork and scheduling

Contact us to sign up or for more information. 

 

 

CENTENNIAL - 2 WEEK SUMMER FILM CAMP Ages 9-17  (REGISTRATION CLOSED)

COLORADO SPRINGS - 2 WEEK CAMP Ages 9-17 JUNE 19th - JULY 30th $695 (Hurry, almost full!)

*LIMITED TO 10 CAMPERS

We are so excited about our 2 week summer film camp!
This camp is for actors ages 9 - 17 
Monday through Friday from 9am - 3pm
Centennial - July 10th through July 21st (REGISTRATION CLOSED)
Colorado Springs - June 19th through July 30th (almost full)
Here's more information...
Week 1: We will start by casting the roles, from there we will work on breaking down the script, character development, rehearsal and more.
Week 2: We will film our movie! We will have a screening of the film in July and all of the campers will receive a DVD of their film!
 

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PAST WORKSHOPS

8 HOUR CASTING DIRECTOR BOOT CAMP INTENSIVE

Cost: $150 (includes lunch)

Ages: 16 - adult

Note: Limited to 12 participants 

(Discount will be applied for current PEAK Acting Studios students)

This 8 hour intensive Commercial Audition Boot-camp, will be taught by Los Angeles Casting Director Karen Maseng of POGO Casting!! 

MORE INFO:

12 Actors · 8 Hours

What sets this class apart from the rest?

This is a four-week class condensed into a one-day

Intensive Boot Camp!

*Personality questions*

*Reaction auditions*

*Action choices*

*Improv auditions*

*Multiple person scenes (What do you do in a scene when you have no lines?)*

*One line auditions*

*Cue card auditions*

 

 FEEDBACK:             

"This is a GREAT class! I took it, applied what I learned, and booked a national commercial, two print

sessions, and an industrial within a month! I can say this class helped me bring in lots of $$ fast!"

Pete Freeland, Actor

 

“Karen’s class is a must for commercial and film actors alike. She teaches you how to get to where

you need to be fast, and that is an invaluable skill. I can’t recommend this class enough!” Dea Vise,

Casting Director at Casting By Dea Vise.

 

I thoroughly enjoyed the class and got tons of value out of it. I’ve booked 3 commercials in the two

 

weeks since taking it!” Sahuna Markey, Actor

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3 HOUR PARENTS CASTING DIRECTOR COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP

 

Cost: *$100

This a great workshop for parents. 3 hour PARENTS Los Angeles Casting Director Workshop with Karen Maseng from POGO Casting! This 3 hour workshop was designed specifically for parents with young actors and will be incredibly beneficial to you and your child because it will help you understand your child’s process when acting and how important it is not to lock him or her into doing a script like a parrot rather than keeping them free, flexible and engaged. She will do some exercises with you to loosen you up and some Meisner style repeats with commercial dialogue. Karen will work with you on commercial one liners that will help give you insight into what, why, who, where and how. Class will end with a Q&A session and will cover the do’s and don’ts of commercial auditions. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from a Los Angeles casting director!!

Hurry, spaces are filling up quickly. Be sure to contact us now so you don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

*YOU WILL SAVE $25 IF YOU SIGN UP FOR BOTH THE TEEN & PARENTS WORKSHOPS ($175 Total).

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3 HOUR TEEN CASTING DIRECTOR COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP

Date: Sunday October 23rd, 2016

Time: 9am to 12pm.

Cost: *$100

3 hour TEEN Los Angeles Casting Director Workshop with Karen Maseng from POGO Casting! This 3 hour workshop is open to all teens ages 12 – 17. This is a fantastic opportunity at a great price to be trained by a working Los Angeles casting director right here in Colorado!! The workshop will start with Meisner repeat style warm ups followed by one-liner auditions (this will help young actors unlock their imaginations working on what, why, who, where and how). Time permitting, students will work on multiple person scenes and what do you do in a scene when you have no lines.

Limited to 12 participants

Contact us if you would like to sign up, or have any questions. Hurry, spaces are filling up quickly.

*YOU WILL SAVE $25 IF YOU SIGN UP FOR BOTH WORKSHOPS ($175 Total)

 

FEEDBACK:             

"This is a GREAT class! I took it, applied what I learned, and booked a national commercial, two print

sessions, and an industrial within a month! I can say this class helped me bring in lots of $$ fast!"

Pete Freeland, Actor

*****

“Karen’s class is a must for commercial and film actors alike. She teaches you how to get to where

you need to be fast, and that is an invaluable skill. I can’t recommend this class enough!” Dea Vise,

Casting Director at Casting By Dea Vise.

 *****

I thoroughly enjoyed the class and got tons of value out of it. I’ve booked 3 commercials in the two

 

weeks since taking it!” Sahuna Markey, Actor

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“Understanding Your Character/Scene from the Writers Perspective"

This one day workshop with N Y Film Academy instructor John Schultz is for actors devoted to exploring characters from the WRITER'S PERSPECTIVE!! You will learn the basic elements of storytelling and character development so that you may better understand the essence of the characters you are playing as well as their function within the overall script. You will learn how to critically examine and implement the cues the writer has given you in order to deliver more realistic and dynamic performances.

*You will work on exercises using an adaptive script                                                                                      

*Character Development from the ground up.                                                                                            

*Questions to answer that will build characters in your head.                                                                              

*And MUCH more!

 

Cost for this workshop is only $75 

Here is some feedback from John’s previous workshops…

Had a great time with scene breakdowns. I appreciate John taking the time to teach very important information that can and will benefit any actor”

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"It was excellent! I took away a lot of very good information and I especially liked the acting exercise. Very helpful"
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"...I learned a lot on working with other actors and focusing on the scene and chemistry with actors compared to working/focusing on myself during a scene"
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"This workshop was definitely informative and beneficial”

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“This workshop helped me to break down and learn more about the character I am portraying. I

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“Great teaching skills and a genuine personable guy"
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"Thank you so much for inviting Casey to this workshop. She LOVED it! She couldn't stop talking about it all the way home!"
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"Great Workshop - Thank you John and Christine ! Very informative and fun”

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“The workshop was great, so amazing! John's a great teacher. I learned a lot of great information! Thanks so much...”

 

Disclaimer: PEAK Acting Studios is not, nor does it claim to be, a trade school or talent agency and does not promise to secure work or agency representation.