This 2-week long program is designed for beginners and professional actors alike. The bootcamp will give students a dynamic and concentrated introduction to revered methods from New York, London, Moscow, and Los Angeles. Choose to take individual workshops or the entire program.
When registering for the entire program, not only will you gain techniques from renowned acting teachers such as Stanislavsky and Strasberg but you’ll also walk away with real tools for building your career, such as:
- Professional filmed material to use for your reel
- Prepared monologues to use for future castings and auditions
- Practical advice for putting together your CVs, headshots, websites and reels
- Breakdown of casting directors and agents in Paris
- Breakdown of the ins and outs of working in Hollywood, including information about visas, agents, & casting directors
- Certificate of completion
- And much more
Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your career in the film industry or further refine your skills by focusing on specific techniques, BAW’s International Film Acting Bootcamp has what you’re looking for! Receive 20% discount off when registering for the full bootcamp.
June 15th & 16th (Friday and Saturday), 6:30-10:30pm
“Seek him out, wherever he is teaching or performing. He is my most brilliant pupil” -Konstantin Stanislavski about Michael Chekhov. This workshop will concentrate on using the Michael Chekhov technique for film and television and will look at elements such as psycho-physical exercises, imagination, character work, improvisation and atmosphere. Participants will work on scenes from Anton Chekhov plays, concentrating on full listening and reacting spontaneously. The work will be filmed after exploring scene analyses using the Stanislavski Method and various Michael Chekhov exercises.
Click here to register for this workshop individually – https://bilingualacting.com/paris/russian-techniques/
June 18th-20th (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday), 6:30-10:30pm
In this workshop, participants will discover the power behind the techniques of American acting teachers Lee Strasberg, the pioneer of Method Acting, and Eric Morris, renowned teacher and author of ten books, including the classic, “No Acting Please.” Both techniques produce powerful results for the actor. Over the course of three evenings, participants will explore exercises which focus on relaxation, the five senses, and private moments in order to help actors experience a true emotional life in front of a camera. The actor becomes free to experience authentically, to express emotionally, and ultimately to embody a character amidst complex given circumstances. This workshop will result in professionally filmed footage of monologue work. It will also provide tools for conquering the film industry in Paris.
Click here to register for this workshop individually – https://bilingualacting.com/paris/new-york-technique/
June 25th & 26th (Monday & Tuesday) 6:30-10:30pm
This 2-day workshop focuses on preparing texts and monologues for auditions, especially for the highly competitive British training programs and conservatories, a must for breaking into the British film and television industries. Alexa, a graduate of the Drama Centre London, will transform performances with the help of object excercises to develop characterization. Participants will walk away with polished monologues and tools to help conquer the next casting or audition.
Please prepare a memorized monologue for this workshop. Participants may even be able to work on two monologues, so if possible please prepare a classical and contemporary piece.
Click here to register for this workshop individually – https://bilingualacting.com/paris/british-techniques/
June 28th-30th (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) 6:30-11pm
Over the course of three nights, participants will take part in a supportive, yet challenging workshop dedicated to exploring your talent and ability to understand the script and translate that into choices designed to fulfill the demands of the story while staying true to your own authenticity and creating a dynamic, winning audition. You will be sent sides from a current US TV show in advance so that you can work on them before and during the class. The workshop willl also look at understanding your casting and the breakdown of various types / sizes of parts that you might be asked to read especially for television and film.
On the third night, Lisa will cover practical information for the actor’s trade in LA such as headshots and resumes, cover letters, agents and casting directors and other logistics. Leaving this workshop you will have a greater clarity and passion of purpose on where you’re headed and how to get there. Plus, you get the perspective and extensive knowledge of someone who has been, and currently is, working as an actor in the trenches of LA.
Click here to register for this workshop individually – https://bilingualacting.com/paris/the-actor-as-storyteller/