Milne Studio’s summer acting program for film and TV is the perfect downtown Toronto spot for weekly classes and summer camps. For newcomer, early stage and intermediate teen and tween actors ages. Learn practical techniques for acting on camera, work with scripts from popular television shows, receive your own demo reel of class footage, be part of a group project to create your own film and get to perform in our industry showcase and summer-camp short film!
The program is taught by studio founder, Brad Milne along with Cassidy Civiero, an experienced filmmaker, actor and coach with The Characters Talent Agency. Recent credits include 12 Monkeys (SyFy), The March Family Letters (Pemberley Digital) and her directorial debut I’m in Love With All My Friends (Girls Energize Girls Prod). Cassidy has been working with young artists for several years, most recently as a visiting director for the drama program at St.Andrew’s College in Aurora and workshop coordinator for a Nova Scotia tour with Single Thread Theatre Co. Cassidy has been a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto for several years and knows how rewarding it can be to work with adolescents.
Milne Studio’s work with teens
Nominated Best International Pilot BANFF 2012 World Media Festival. Born out of the 2010 San Antonio Film Academy Summer Film Acting Camp, produced by Milne Studio Texas.
WEEKLY CLASSES AND CAMPS JULY & AUGUST
SCHEDULE TBA SOON
Maximum ten students per class. ENROLL ANYTIME. Ages 13-16
2018 WINTER SPRING 8-WEEK COURSE OVERVIEW
This eight week course which completed on May 12 taught practical techniques for acting on camera and provides useful information for navigating the film and television industry in Toronto. Some included concepts are breaking down and memorizing a script, showing emotional range and taking direction.
Students will be cast in age appropriate roles opposite each other and have the chance to perform on camera weekly. They will work with material from popular television shows such as 13 Reasons Why, Riverdale, Pretty Little Liars and more, all in their original screenplay formats.
Every participant will receive their own demo reel of class footage that they can use when submitting to prospective agents. The course culminates in an industry showcase, where students footage will be viewed by industry professionals and parents.
– Workshop includes: demo reel, industry showcase and access to Milne Studio’s online resources.
– Parents will have the opportunity to meet with the instructor to discuss the course prior to enrolment.
– Required Materials: A binder with blank paper for taking notes, highlighter, pencil, black marker. Water bottle and snack encouraged.
– Students will be guided through the application of Brad Milne’s interpretive technique, PERGE to help them create rich characters.
Perge is published in the Milne Studio Actor Guide, an online tool that walks the actor through a series of steps to form a greater understanding of story, purpose and character.
COST: Classes & Camps TBA
Pay using Interac eTransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or by check, money order or cash.
Class scene work is videoed and delivered via Dropbox. Very useful for keeping track of your progress, helping update an existing agent or procure a new one. Enrollment at the Milne Studio requires that you understand and adhere to our Studio Policies. Please peruse our Policy Page, enrollment is your acceptance of all our policies. Please view to our Schedule Page for dates and times of classes.