Acting Workshop

Grades 7-12

This workshop gives you a great opportunity to take this class without having other class conflicts getting in the way, and it allows you to meet the needed prerequisite so you may audition in January for the spring play “The Pilgrim’s Progress”! It runs M-F the first week, and M-W the second week.

Description: This Acting Techniques Intensive Workshop is designed to help you bring your acting skills to the next level by studying a variety of acting techniques and methods. In Acting Techniques you will learn about The Stanislavsky Method, Method Acting, and other techniques used to create a believable performance, such as the Who Am I Chart, Objectives, Intentions, Subtext, Substitution, Raising the Stakes, Packing an Emotional Suitcase, The Moment Before, and more. These techniques will be used and developed as we work on a variety of theater activities, monologues, and scene work.

Reading, writing, and discussions will also be a part of this class as we study the book “Acting for Young Actors: The Ultimate Teen Guide”. Cost for the book is included with tuition, and you will receive your book on the first day of class. Consistent attendance and full participation is important for success in this class.

Prerequisite: Theater 1 or other performance experience

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January 8-12, 15-17

9:00 a.m. to noon

South Suburban Evangelical Free Church

$200 ($190 Early Bird pricing until 12/22/17)



Nelson200Julie Nelson has always had a love for the arts. She has spent many years acting, dancing, and singing, and majored in Theater at Mankato State University. She is currently teaching Theater at South Heights Christian Classes (since 2011), In the Company of Kids Performing Arts Center (since 2010), and in 2013 started her own Homeschool Theater Company, “Acting With Character” which now offers classes and performance opportunities at TCHA and South Heights. Julie also teaches  classes for children and adults with special needs, along with private acting classes, and has developed and taught an intergenerational Theater program for the elders and preschoolers at Ebenezer Care Center. Julie has acted, written, and directed many dramas and plays for various churches, Sunday School and homeschool co-ops. She is enthusiastic about sharing her love for theater with all her students and helping them explore their creativity and develop their unique talents. She is married and has four boys whom she homeschooled for eleven years.

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