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UCLA - Acting for the Camera

DatesJun 19 - Jun 24, 2016
Jul 10 - Jul 15, 2016
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2016
Jul 31 - Aug 5, 2016
Grades9 - 12
AuditionNo Audition Required

Tuition includes reg fee, room, & meals
Commuter includes reg fee & lunch
Grade entering in Fall 2016

Directors & Faculty:
Session #1 Philip Charles MacKenzie
Session 2&3: Neema Barnett
Sesson #4 Trisha Simmons
Tai Chi: Jonathan Wang
Camera Combat: Travis Sims
Cold Reading: Paul Weber



Acting and performing in front of the camera although similar to theater is distinctive in approach and technique. This acting for the camera camp is a must for anyone wanting to know about acting for movies or television as it offers the camper the experience of working in single camera acting techniques and understanding what the relationship is of the camera to the performance. Campers will be trained in many of the technical requirements that an actor must know to work successfully in the profession. Workshops in cold reading, audition techniques, camera-combat and focus concentration are part of the campers week long experience. Focused on performance, campers are trained by professionals in the motion picture and television industry and each camper will get the experience of working in front of the camera to realize a finished scene. Guest speakers may drop in from time to time to share their knowledge.

"I appreciate as a parent that such a program exists to offer a student such a rich experience in an area of interest which will only serve in the most postive manner no matter what the student chooses down the road. The campus (UCLA) was so lovely and the teachers were exceptional. My daughter has had 2 magnificent summers and will hope to have the chance again. Thank you."
- UCLA - Acting for the Camera parent

 *Tuition includes reg fee, room, & meals.
 *Lab Fees, weekend stays, and airport transportation fees are not included are are additional.
 *Commuter (where applicable) includes lunch. Lab Fees, weekend stays, or airport transportation are not included are are additional.
 **College Audition Boot Camp tuition does not include room and meals or airport transportation.

 *** Prices, Dates, Directors, and Faculty subject to change without notice. The faculty is comprised of college professors representing their schools and professional industry artists.
 **** Photos by Tito Deverya (UCLA TFT), Lauren di Matteo, and Chris Vanderhorst. Images are of USPA programs, but may not represent actual program or location.

If you have questions or need help registering, please call 888-497-3553

 **  USPA highly recommends that students secure travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, and/or medical emergency.

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