48 Hour Acting Bootcamp

Acting Master Class & Demo Reel Workshop

SEPTEMBER 23-24-25 - LEVEL II - 4 SPOTS OPEN
OCTOBER 14-15-16 - LEVEL I - 3 SPOTS OPEN
October 21-22-23 - Level II - 6 Spots Open

Toronto Acting Workshops | Toronto Acting School

The ultimate Film and Television Acting Bootcamp staged from Milne Acting Studio's Toronto Harbourfront location.

The 48 Hour Acting Bootcamp is designed to help you create and deliver your most vivid and compelling performances. Your work is professionally captured in studio at the height of your performance, providing a strong new addition to your demo reel. Or a stand alone performance showcase of your work.

Level I is for actors new to Milne Studio and early in their acting journey who are seeking a weekend immersion to get thoroughly introduced to our training along with getting a strong monologue demo reel of your work. You'll be challenged to stay focused, take risks, explore your own emotional depths, and have great fun connecting with yourself and the other actors.

Level II is for actors that have either: attended our Level I bootcamp, or our Level I & II classes, or have an existing demo reel that showcases your strongest work. This bootcamp immerses you into compelling high stakes scene work, we pick up where we left off in Level I and drive your character and role creation to new heights.

Each bootcamp is capped at 8 students. Register and purchase your spot early in this unique  acting master class and demo reel scene workshop. You'll gain tools to strengthen your character preparation, boost your auditioning skills, and elevate your film and television acting overall. Your chosen monologue for level I or scene for level II is then worked on throughout the 48 Hour Acting Bootcamp workshop and coached, directed, and produced for your acting demo reel.

I started studying with Brad back in 2021, during the pandemic. I had taken a Method acting class through Milne Studio, and wanted to take more acting classes. I started with the Beginner level classes and progressed through the next two levels. People might feel as though doing acting online would be a hindrance to your progress and performance. Not a bit of it! Online provides an obstacle/ opportunity, one that makes you push a little bit harder. Now that the pandemic is waning, the studio has been opened back up to in-person classes. I've taken two of the Bootcamp classes, one for monologues, and one for a scene with a partner. As with the regular classes, Brad and the other coaches push you to go a little deeper into yourself to really give a presence to your characters. I will say that the Bootcamps are ideal if you really want to go deeper into the craft of acting. The one I did most recently really forced me and my scene partner to take the characters to whole new depths. That's the other thing - Brad doesn't simply allow you to repeat a scene as it had been done on-screen. He pushes you to find new emotions and nuances to the scene, making it and the characters unique to you and your scene partner. For example, my scene partner and I did Marty and Wendy from "Ozark", but we were able (with Brad's support) to make the scene uniquely "ours". Same dialogue, different emotions, different feel. And it was our best work to date! I'm getting more auditions and more work as an actor, so much of that can be chalked up to working with Brad and the others at Milne Studio. Geoff Kerman, Canadian Actor, July 2022

"Working with Brad was amazing! Being part of his class took me to places as an actor I didn't even know were there to explore. I learned so much about the craft of acting and about myself as well. I notice that I feel more present and grounded in my everyday life and with my work. It was such a great experience!" Mikalah Reid Bekette, Canadian Actress, 48 Hour Acting Bootcamp, February 2022

Watch this complete video to see and experience the full journey you'll go through in this IMMERSIVE weekend acting bootcamp.

The 48 Hour Acting Bootcamp guides you through many phases of creating and playing a role. You’re given a series of homework assignments, a challenging inspiring introduction to the weekend at the orientation then a marathon of evocative exercises in class on day one. This culminates into day two with you having been guide through creating a production environment at your end and you having the set up to professionally capture a compelling scene for your demo reel.

*Gain the knowledge you need to create a professional self tape and production workspace so you get the most out of your home-based; virtual training, auditioning and production work*

Milne Studio Demo Reels
ORIENTATION SESSION

Friday - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
We cover all aspects of the Milne Studio training system. We will overview the journey you’ll take and make plans to ensure a productive outcome for all.

TRAINING DAY 1

Saturday – 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Interpretation
A comprehensive and in-depth investigation into Milne’s technique, PERGE; helping you effectively breakdown scripts, giving you stronger role prep and improved audition skills. We'll apply precise interpretive steps adding dimension to your roles.

Foundation

You’ll engage in breathing, energy, voice, movement, interpersonal connection, improvisation, storytelling, monologues, scene study and performance exercises. By the end of the day you’ll be immersed in character and ready to play the role, with residue of the day’s work present until the next morning. Applying best practices greatly improves both acting and performance ability.

TRAINING DAY 2

Sunday – 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The Set – The day starts with a brief warm up (foundation and interpretation exercises) and discussion about pacing through a shoot day. Learning to connect and reconnect with your role is essential. In character and ready to play the role you’ll move into our on-camera environment. While directors love it when actors hit it on the first take, we’re often called upon to repeat a scene or parts of a scene several times for coverage. Actors have to be ready.

The Performance – Time to step into the ring. Like any sport or engagement, proper preparation is critical to your success. The same applies in acting: we must precisely prepare for the part, make the focus of the work the back, front, top, bottom and all the sides of the role, then trust that we can let the prep go and live in the present, breathing quietly in our bodies on screen. Your performance will be professionally shot then mastered and delivered to you via Vimeo.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

• Extensive structured homework.
• 15+ Hours Intensive Coaching.
• Immersive journey into character.
• Professionally shot and mastered scene for your demo reel.

Register
COST
In Studio: $450.00 + 58.50 HST = $508.50

Enroll ASAP as there is extensive homework.

Pay by Interac eTransfer to pay@milnestudio.ca or by credit card at the Add to cart button.

48 Hour Acting Boocamp

“Brad Milne’s acting workshops and private coaching were recommended to me and I am pleased to make the same recommendation to any actor at any level that wishes to pursue their craft. Thank you Brad for an incredible 48 hours of Boot Camp. I’ll be back!” Paul Massey, Canadian Actor

"I took Brad's 48 Hour Acting Bootcamp and the piece of work I produced on the last day is the best work I’ve ever done. The camp is basically months of classes rolled into one weekend and the progress you’ll make is incredible. It’s intense but SO much fun!! You’ll wish you could go to this bootcamp every weekend! Seriously. 🙂 I’ve never made more progress than I have while studying with Brad Milne. My confidence has not only been restored, it’s growing by leaps and bounds. I can’t say this enough – Best. Coach. Ever." Vanessa Cook, U.S. Actress

"I took Brad’s 48 hour Acting boot camp a few weeks ago and I highly recommend it. The preparation, coaching, direction, and shooting of a monologue helped me book the lead roll on a pilot. Brad takes actors to places they had no idea they could reach. Well done! I especially recommend his training for actors who take their careers seriously.” David Flannigan, U.S. Actor.