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Current Classes - 2016


5515 Doyle Street, Studio-15
Emeryville, CA 94608
cross street: 55th; near Powell Street Exit.
* street parking readily available

Class sizes are limited to 12 students. All class-work is videotaped using digital cameras on thumbdrives. Students receive a complimentary thumbdrive for their own records and review. The classes listed below are for adults (16 and older). The classes we offer for 8-16 year olds are at our Young Actors Program

To enroll, please visit our Enrollment page or call 877-663-4561 (877-ONFILM1).


ACTING ESSENTIALS (4 weeks - September 25th, October 2nd, 9th & 16th)

This is the perfect class for beginning to intemediate students who want to gain the basics of what's required to be an actor on film.

This is a great chance to hone your craft, regardless of your experience level. Learn how to analyze scripts, develop characters, and practice the fundamentals of on-camera acting through improvisation, scene study, monologues, and more.

Start Date: September 25th, 2016
Class time: Sundays from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Instructor: Brian Degan Scott
Tuition: $200 for 4 consecutive classes

NOTE: Class-size is limited to 15 students.

Ready to enroll? Enroll Now
Payment options: Credit/debit card, check, or cash. Financing available through PayPal. Six months to pay balance. Click on PayPal button at the top of the page. Payment plans through FABA also possible.
e-mail: info@filmactingbayarea.com for details.


FILM ACTING I: Intro to Film Acting (8 weeks - offered at 3 different times)

This class is ongoing. Space permitting, you can join anytime. You will be readily incorporated into the class and start making progress in film acting, from the day you join.

This is the perfect class for beginning film actors. Whether transitioning from stage to screen or starting with little or no acting experience, you'll develop a superior approach to film acting, including extensive on-camera work in class.

With an emphasis on script analysis and character development, this class will ground you to the fundamentals of on-camera acting through scene study, monologues and other exercises.

Your class-work will be regularly recorded with digital cameras and the footage will be provided to you after each class for your own records and further viewing.

You can take this class on one of the three days shown below:

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
Thursdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
Saturdays, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Instructor: Celik Kayalar
Tuition: $400 for 8 consecutive classes

NOTE: Class-size is limited to 12 students.

For more info & enrollment, please email Celik Kayalar at celik@filmactingbayarea.com or call 877-663-4561 (877-ONFILM1).

Ready to enroll? Enroll Now
Payment options: Credit/debit card, check, or cash. Financing available through PayPal. Six months to pay balance. Click on PayPal button at the top of the page. Payment plans through FABA also possible.
e-mail: info@filmactingbayarea.com for details.


FILM ACTING II: Intermediate Level (8 weeks - offered at 3 different times)

In this on-camera scene study class, we concentrate on film production procedures and protocol, including industry standards, vocabulary, jargon, preparation and script breakdown for shooting out of sequence and preparation for the realities of movie making. Class is run like a professional film set, and we will be shooting assorted exercises and scenes.

Your class-work will be regularly recorded with digital cameras and the footage will be provided to you after each class for your own records and further viewing.

This course will prepare you to be a professional actor on the film set.

During the course of this class, you may be invited to make guest-appearances or play recurrent-roles in FABA's hit WebSeries THE TRAFFICK, with no additional tuition cost.

You can take this class on one of the four days shown below:

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturdays, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

These are ongoing classes. Space permitting, you can join anytime.

Instructor: Celik Kayalar
Tuition: $400 for 8 classes.

NOTE: Class size is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor Celik Kayalar at: celik@filmactingbayarea.com


ADVANCED FILM ACTING (8 weeks - offered at 3 different times)

This on-camera, scene-study class focuses on the skills a working actor needs to get the job, thrive and survive on the film-set.

The structure and format of the class allows working actors the opportunity to explore a wide ranging menu of valuable skills and gain practical tools such as Character and Story development.

Actors' class-work will be regularly recorded with digital cameras and the footage will be provided to them after each class for their own records and further viewing.

During the course of this class, the student-actors may be invited to make guest-appearances or play recurrent-roles in FABA's hit WebSeries THE TRAFFICK, with no additional tuition cost.

You can take this advanced class on one of the three days shown below:

Mondays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm. Start-date: Sept 12.
Class-dates: Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7.

Instructor: Celia Shuman
Tuition: $400 for 8 classes

NOTE: Class-sizes are limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite: consent of the instructor Celia Shuman at: celia@hotmail.com

"Advanced Film Acting" classes offered on two other days and by another instructor:

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturdays, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

These last two are ongoing classes. Space permitted, you can join any time.

Instructor: Celik Kayalar
Tuition: $400 for 8 consecutive classes

NOTE: Class-size is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite: consent of the Instructor Celik Kayalar at: celik@filmactingbayarea.com

During the course of these advanced classes, you may be invited to make guest-appearances or play recurrent-roles in FABA's hit WebSeries THE TRAFFICK, with no additional tuition cost.

The three Advanced Film Acting Classes above are prerequisite for our uniqueIndustry Showcase Class, which is offered once a year and provides our Students the unprecedented opportunity to meet and potentially sign with the top Talent Agents in the Bay Area.

Ready to enroll? Enroll Now
Payment options: Credit/debit card, check, or cash. Financing available through PayPal. Six months to pay balance. Click on PayPal button at the top of the page. Payment plans through FABA also possible.
e-mail: info@filmactingbayarea.com for details.