The Professional Actor (Diploma)

We do things differently, that's why we get different results.

Dream big. Live bigger.

Tuition: $9,900 with Purpose Scholarship: $8,900

Hours: 480

Credential: Diploma

Schedule: Monday trough Friday (4 hours/day)

Program Overview: The Professional Actor diploma program is a state-of-the-art hybrid of classic, core acting techniques, emergent cutting-edge skills, and business training that prepare students for professional careers in live-action and voice over performance for film, television, commercials, animation, video games, podcasts, and other emergent media. These 6-months create the skills and knowledge required for a lifetime career.

Career Planning

Improv

Voice-Over

Scene Study

Audition

Term One

Career Planning

12 weeks

Creating Successful Habits

Personal Budgeting

Casting Process

Unions

Agents

Social Media

Industry Guest Speakers

Creating Your Own Work

Improv

12 weeks

Accepting Offers

Committing

Conflict

Subtext

Audition vs Performance

Active Listening

Raising the Stakes

Environment

Voice-Over

12 weeks

Finding Your Voices

Expanding Your Range

Vocal Care

8 Tones of Selling

Walla

Narration

Taking Direction

Personalizations

 

Scene Study

12 weeks

Grounding

Goals

Identifying Beats

Emotional Accessibility

Goals

Results & Emotions

Relationships

Character Building

Audition

12 weeks

Goals

Results

Emotions

Assertions

Tactics & Obstacles

Personalizations

Relationships

The Types of Time

 

Term Two

Career Planning

12 weeks

Headshots

Multiple Revenue Streams

Visas & Green Cards

Set Roles

Industry Guest Speakers

Agent Submission Prep

Show Reel Preparation

Actor Materials

 

Improv

12 weeks

Simplify & Specifiy

Primal Motivations

Taking Direction

Finding the Fun

Archetypes

Status

Animal Work

How to Build a Show

 

Voice-Over

12 weeks

Voice matching

Working with Beeps

What’s Not on the Page

Expanding Range

Archetypes

Building a Home Studio

Multiple Revenue Streams

VO Demo Creation

 

Scene Study

12 weeks

Conflict

Emotional Change

Subtext

Creating Business

Animal Work

Moment Before

Finding the Fun

Performance

 

Audition

12 weeks

Character

Betrayed Expectations

Eyelines

Preparing Multiple Scenes

Research

What’s Not on the Page

Props & Wardrobe

Creating Your Demo

 

What do I get when I graduate?

Are you ready to be serious about your career?