Intro to Acting for the Camera

“The instructor was very attentive and gave great "real world" and actionable feedback. I greatly appreciated watching out video playbacks!"

An intensive course devoted to acting for film and television. The class will include audition techniques, the role of commercial spokesperson, specifics of industrial film work, and techniques for approaching film and television scripts. All class work will be filmed as it might be on a real set and then critiqued.

Price: $360.00

Sessions:

Intro to Acting for the Camera - Winter
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Price: $360.00
Start Date: 1/18/2020 | End Date: 2/22/2020
Day of the week: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Instructor(s): John Judy



John Judy is a DC area actor-writer-director who has performed on stages here as well as in Los Angeles and Chicago. His more notable credits include House of Cards, Homicide: Life on the Street and writing and performing in over 150 original sketch shows at the IO West Theatre in Hollywood. In DC John has taught at Imagination Stage (formerly BAPA), the Rockville Jewish Community Center and the Smithsonian Associates Summer Program. John's most recent projects include HBO's Veep, National Geographic Channel's Killing Kennedy, Lovely Molly, a supernatural thriller from the creators of The Blair Witch Project, and the on-going role of the Detective in Murder Mystery USA's touring company.

Intro to Acting for the Camera, Section A - Early Spring
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Price: $360.00
Start Date: 2/25/2020 | End Date: 3/31/2020
Day of the week: Tuesday
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Instructor(s): Brenna McDonough



Brenna McDonough, actor and author, has 35 years' experience as a successful actor in commercials and corporate videos. She founded her own studio, On-Camera Training, in 1995. Brenna began her career in her hometown of Chicago where she studied with Paul Sills at Second City. She then worked in Los Angeles and New York before settling in the Washington, DC area. Brenna continues to work in voiceovers as well as on-camera, including various feature films shot in the DC area. She has taught her on-camera acting class at New York University and the University of Maryland. She and her husband are co-authors of the book You Can Work On-Camera, which has been used in several universities.  They often work together with corporate media clients, team teaching and private coaching. Brenna is a proud member of SAGAFTRA and the Actors Center.

Intro to Acting for the Camera, Section B - Early Spring
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Price: $360.00
Start Date: 2/27/2020 | End Date: 4/2/2020
Day of the week: Thursday
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Instructor(s): John Judy



John Judy is a DC area actor-writer-director who has performed on stages here as well as in Los Angeles and Chicago. His more notable credits include House of Cards, Homicide: Life on the Street and writing and performing in over 150 original sketch shows at the IO West Theatre in Hollywood. In DC John has taught at Imagination Stage (formerly BAPA), the Rockville Jewish Community Center and the Smithsonian Associates Summer Program. John's most recent projects include HBO's Veep, National Geographic Channel's Killing Kennedy, Lovely Molly, a supernatural thriller from the creators of The Blair Witch Project, and the on-going role of the Detective in Murder Mystery USA's touring company.

Intro to Acting for the Camera, Section A - Late Spring
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Price: $360.00
Start Date: 4/18/2020 | End Date: 5/30/2020
Day of the week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor(s): John Judy

No class May 23 (Memorial Day)


John Judy is a DC area actor-writer-director who has performed on stages here as well as in Los Angeles and Chicago. His more notable credits include House of Cards, Homicide: Life on the Street and writing and performing in over 150 original sketch shows at the IO West Theatre in Hollywood. In DC John has taught at Imagination Stage (formerly BAPA), the Rockville Jewish Community Center and the Smithsonian Associates Summer Program. John's most recent projects include HBO's Veep, National Geographic Channel's Killing Kennedy, Lovely Molly, a supernatural thriller from the creators of The Blair Witch Project, and the on-going role of the Detective in Murder Mystery USA's touring company.

Intro to Acting for the Camera, Section B - Late Spring
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Price: $360.00
Start Date: 4/18/2020 | End Date: 5/30/2020
Day of the week: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Instructor(s): John Judy

No class May 23 (Memorial Day)


John Judy is a DC area actor-writer-director who has performed on stages here as well as in Los Angeles and Chicago. His more notable credits include House of Cards, Homicide: Life on the Street and writing and performing in over 150 original sketch shows at the IO West Theatre in Hollywood. In DC John has taught at Imagination Stage (formerly BAPA), the Rockville Jewish Community Center and the Smithsonian Associates Summer Program. John's most recent projects include HBO's Veep, National Geographic Channel's Killing Kennedy, Lovely Molly, a supernatural thriller from the creators of The Blair Witch Project, and the on-going role of the Detective in Murder Mystery USA's touring company.