Scene Study for Film Actors *On-Going Class
INSTRUCTOR: Shad Adair
WHEN: TUESDAYS, 6-9PM MST (Sessions run 4 weeks)
This class meets once a week, ONLINE via Zoom.
Are you putting in the work to grow as a professional working actor in New Mexico’s booming film industry? Don’t leave your aspirations to be a “Working Actor” in film to chance. In this on-going scene study intensive specifically created for film work, instructor Shad Adair provides students with the tools and guidance to become an actor who books. Working on script analysis, preparation, and technique, the instructor will challenge actors in paired scene studies where they will focus on relationships, emotional preparation and connection, and character work. Be inspired each week as you learn to make strong choices and take risks!
Each student is given personalized coaching unique to their individual talents. With each session, gain confidence in your career as you advance your skills in scene work, cold reading, monologues, and audition preparation. Learn the skills to stand out in your next casting opportunity.
Class size is limited. All actors work every class.
Each 4-week session, Shad assigns scene partners 72 hours before the first class. Scene partners to connect via email and find a scene (ideally 4-6 pages of material) to work on for the session. Over the 4 weeks, Shad guides students through their scene study and gives personal, thorough, and supportive critiques about each individual’s work to prepare the actor for more advanced study.
Additionally, each week, Shad begins class with a discussion on a hot topic in the industry, where students will learn about their market and gain important knowledge of how to be a working actor.
This class gives beginning actors the basic tools of technique in preparation for scene study and for more experienced actors who want to revisit or brush up their technique.
Sign Up for Sessions
This ongoing class meets online once a week for 4 weeks with the option for actors to re-enroll at the start of each month to continue developing their work.