Workshop: Acting for the Camera, Brenda Bazinet

Mondays March 17-April 21, 7-10.30pm, or
Tuesdays March 18-April 22, 7-10.30pm

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Over six classes, the actors will be on camera from the first meet and greet to the final goodbyes, and will work on four to five scenes from film and TV scripts. The actors will learn how to relax in front of the camera, how to stop acting and start listening, and how to be specific and simple yet full of emotion.  This course is not for beginner actors but would be appropriate for actors making the transition from stage to film/television, or experienced on camera working actors looking for a workout or refresher.

INSTRUCTOR: Brenda Bazinet is a Gemini Award-winning actor, four-time Dora Nominee, a sought-after acting instructor across the country and a critically-acclaimed theatre director, with over 30 years experience in the business. She has appeared in over 100 TV and film productions. Credits include: Saving Hope, Haven, Flashpoint, Burn Up, Custody, Sins of the Father,This is Wonderland, Rabbittown and A Grief Shared (Gemini Award). Theatre credits include:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Death of a Salesman, The Goat,Equus (Citadel Theatre); Harvest (Persephone Theatre); Hamlet (Resurgence Theatre); Ring Round the Moon, The Wild Duck (Soulpepper); End of Civilization (Factory Theatre); Leaving Home (Blyth Festival).

Brenda has taught for the acclaimed Citadel/Banff Academy, George Brown Theatre School, Ryerson University (Act II), Fanshawe College, Equity Showcase, Actraworks, Actors Workshop, Armstrong Acting Studio, Theatre Ontario and Humber College (Acting for Film and Television Program) and was the Actor Mentor for the Women in the Director’s Chair Program at the Banff Centre.

Some favourite directing credits include the critically acclaimed production ofThe Penelopiad (Citadel Theatre); Munsched!! (George Brown Theatre School);Of The Fields Lately (Sudbury Theatre Centre); The Sea (Actors Repertory Company); Three Sisters, Problem Child, Splendor in the Grass (Fanshawe College).

LOCATION:  Milestone Casting Studio, 401 Logan Ave., Ste. #216, Toronto
COST: $316 (inc HST)
CLASS SIZE:  10  participants

WHEN:

  • Mondays: March 17—April 21 7pm-10.30pm (6 Classes) (NOTE: no class on Monday April 21, replaced by Thursday April 24, 7pm-10.30pm)

OR

  • Tuesdays: Tuesdays: March 18-April 22  7pm-10.30pm (6 Classes)

TO APPLY: send CV & Headshot to b.bazinet@sympatico.ca
Please state if you are applying for Monday or Tuesday night, or either.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday March 7, 2014.

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