What if you COULD…
|STAR in a major film or TV show?
WRITE the next big movie or TV series
RECORD a hit song or album?
Pick from one of our all-inclusive writing, recording, and acting programs:
TIME TO TELL YOUR STORY
We’re not just another film or Vancouver acting school. We’re a story school. The difference can literally make or break a career.
How many times have you seen a show that looked cool – great Production quality. But the story? Not so much. Look at Pixar. Look at Marvel. There’s a reason they kill it year after year, and the reason is story.
Story is why we love the shows and the music we do, and still adore them years later. That’s why great storytelling is at the centre of every one of our programs. Our instructors don’t just train students into good actors, writers, and music makers: We develop game-changing storytellers and influencers, ready to entertain and transform audiences.
WHY STORY INSTITUTE?
- Power-packed 6 month Programs – getting you professionally trained
- World-class business training and extensive portfolio
- Lifetime mentorship and access to our studios
- Small student-friendly group sizes
- Different program options – including one of the best acting programs in Canada
- Develop confidence, creativity, communication, emotional intelligence, connection, friendships, and more!
- Network directly with Vancouver casting agents
WHY TRAIN IN VANCOUVER?
To have the greatest success and influence immediately after graduation, you want to start meeting key players – fellow artists, Vancouver casting agents, producers while you’re in training. Since the majority of production takes place in Vancouver, it only makes sense to train and network here.
Discover one of the best acting programs in Vancouver at Story Institute. We have the best acting coaches to get you ready for Vancouver casting agents. We provide the most complete writing, music creation, and acting classes Vancouver has to offer. Take advantage of industry full-time diploma program for adults and part-time certificate programs for kids and teens of all experience and backgrounds.
Our writing training and acting programs provide the skills required for professionals. critical industry insights and techniques, experience, and a world-class business package to secure work within the incredible diversity of today’s media formats and platforms. Artists we’ve trained have worked on top shows film & TV.
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THINK ABOUT IT…
How many times have you seen a movie or TV show that looked cool…but the story? Didn’t grab your attention at all. It was difficult to connect with the characters. No clue what they were trying to say or portray.
Fact: Story is king. It’s why we love the shows we do. Why we want to see them over and over again. Why we still adore them years later.
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Story Institute Vancouver Acting Classes
Acting is a fun and lucrative career for people with the unique looks, natural skills, and proper training. If you have an interest in acting and want to get the training and preparation to increase your chances of breaking into the industry, give us a call. We have the best acting coaches, the most effective acting classes, and the extensive industry expertise to prepare you for any type of acting in which you have an interest. We are one of the top Vancouver acting schools that can prepare you to land one of the best Vancouver acting agents so you can land acting roles on stage, screen, videos, television, and more. Story Institute offers acting classes in Vancouver for beginners and veteran actors to improve their skills. Check it out!
A Variety Of Acting Techniques
Many people say we are the best acting school in Vancouver with the best acting programs in Canada because of our caring, talented, and experienced acting instructors, plus the wide range of acting techniques we draw from and teach to our students. Some of the basic acting techniques we teach in our Vancouver acting classes include:
The Chekhov Acting Technique
Practical Aesthetics Acting Technique
Meisner Acting Technique
These are some of the acting methods people in the industry must master if they want to improve their chances of having a long, lucrative, fulfilling, career. Our Vancouver acting courses teach all of the acting techniques that actors need to know if they want to make the characters they portray come to life. These are essential acting methods beginners to veteran Hollywood A-list actors use every day.
Basic And Advanced Acting Techniques
The curriculum at our Vancouver acting school covers both the basic and advanced acting methods that all actors must know to get them noticed by Vancouver casting agents acting agencies. We take the time necessary to break down the acting techniques into simple steps to ensure all students understand what’s required and how to master it. By teaching several different acting methods, we prepare our students for a wide variety of roles in any medium. We make the acting techniques that actors must master easy to learn in order to be successful in the industry. We work with beginners who are just learning the basics and working professionals who want to further improve their craft.
Building a Solid Acting Foundation
In our Vancouver acting classes, beginners gain the solid acting foundation they need to master the craft of acting. We offer classes that build and solidify the acting fundamentals needed for any role. Our Vancouver acting workshops and programs cover:
1. Acting Techniques and methods
2. Scene Study Acting
3. Cold/Sight Reading
5. Audition Technique
6. Commercial Acting
7. Voice Training and recording
8. Body Awareness, Positioning and Movement
9. Classical/Shakespearean Acting Techniques
11. Breathing Techniques
In-Depth Role Preparation
Our acting coaches and acting classes prepare actors for just about every type of role they may encounter. We help aspiring actors understand how to use both their bodies and their voices to book an audition in Vancouver and produce a winning performance. Awareness of all the elements that go into producing a great performance is crucial. We help actors understand how, why and when to position their bodies or use their voices in different ways and how to play off people and props effectively. We cover economy of motion, the power of dramatic pauses, and even how to use breathing and every element of the face and facial expressions to add to the performance.
Experienced Professional Acting Coaches
People say we have the best Vancouver acting school because of the experience, knowledge, skills, and professionalism of our staff. Our acting coaches have worked in every area of the industry. We have instructors who have appeared on stage, screen, and television. They have worked in small productions, and also major cinematic presentations. Story Institute’s acting coaches are able to share unique insights into the craft of acting from the point of view of both the actor and the director. They are masters of the art of acting and are committed to sharing the skills that aspiring actors need to learn in order to succeed.