Film Acting Workshop at the Theatre of Arts College for the Contemporary Actor

    Film Acting Workshop at the Theatre of Arts College for the Contemporary Actor


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Theatre Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
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    The Film Acting Workshop is a focused series of practical workshops for those who would like to spend two weeks working in detail on screen acting technique.

    The SMFA Pre-College Program is a rigorous summer program for high school students interested in the visual arts. The core of the curriculum centers around an interdisciplinary approach, combining studio work, critique and discussion, building a solid foundation of artistry, conceptualization and technical skills. Students from a variety of backgrounds and countries spend four weeks at SMFA's campus in Boston, utilizing the studios, working with expert faculty and graduate mentors, building their portfolios, exploring the Museum of Fine Arts and Boston's cultural and historic landmarks. Graduates of the program can earn up to four college credits towards undergraduate study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

    Explore drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, video, digital photography and design in college-level classes. Then, armed with skills in numerous disciplines, work on your ideas in your own studio space. Our interdisciplinary and concept-based approach to art-making reflects SMFA's unique vision. The core curriculum encompasses foundational skills, historic and contemporary practices, experimentation and critical thinking skills. The program also includes presentations by visiting artists and one-on-one mentoring to help you develop art projects, build a portfolio, explore career paths and prepare for the college application process.

    Campus Life - The strong sense of community that develops between students, faculty and staff is what makes the Summer Studio Program at SMFA unique. That spirit of creativity and collaboration continues in the residence hall at the end of each day and during the weekends. A team of Resident Assistants and a Resident Coordinator live with students. Independent studio time, museum and gallery field trips, thrift store visits and the occasional venture to the beach or to parks provide an enriching experience for students outside of the classroom. The Residence Hall is conveniently located next door to the main building, where all meals, classes and studios are held.

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