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Acting & Presentation ( 3 Month Program )

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  • Overview
  • Syllabus
It is the actor who brings the screen to life. The audience is drawn by the actors on the screen and expect them to give believable and moving performance. The students of this course are trained in the skills for verbal and non-verbal communication. The training lays stress on developing the individual's sensibility as a person, sensitising his imagination, creating a keen sense of observation, refining his critical appreciation and on his development as an individual unique in his artistic potential.

The students of Acting & Presentation are helped to learn to observe, absorb, and imaginatively create and project a character. Through improvisation and scene study they are trained to develop sense of truthful behaviour in imaginary circumstances. The students are also trained to develop a sense of rhythm in the movement and sense of music in the speech through lessons in music and dance. Practical exercises aimed at creating awareness of the body as an instrument of the actor, form integral part of the training. Besides the regular training in acting and presentation, students of Acting & Presentation are required to participate in the current affairs and fictional television programmes produced during the session following the standard industry norms under the watchful eyes of the faculty. Each student gets an opportunity to participate in about ten to fifteen productions during the training session. A video copy of the production is provided to them which may be used a show-reel.
  • Intensive course 10:00 am to 4:00pm Monday to friday (Saturdays will be working during the time of Productions )
  • Total immersion in the craft of acting
  • On-camera training during the course
  • A professional working environment
  • A network of students from all over the world
  • Guest Lectures & Seminars
  • Interaction with Industry People
  • Film Screenings in In-house Theatre
  • Oppurtunities to act in short films and various other projects

Production Excersises

  • Single Camera News
  • Multi Camera 1
  • Multi Camera 2
  • Diploma Film 1(upto 10 min)
  • Diploma Film 2(upto 10 min)
  • Diploma Film (upto 10 min)

An Actor's Role

  • News Reader
  • Weather Reporter
  • Performance
  • Lead Actor
  • Lead Actor
  • 2nd Lead Actor
  • (Additional Diploma Films will be given depending upon the availabilty of the projects as lead second lead or 3rd lead actors)
  • The Production Excersises plays an important role in getting professional work after the successful completion of the course

Ninety percent of the movie business is concerned with the human faces and it is the actor who brings the screen to life. The audience is drawn by the actors on the screen and expect them to give believable and moving performance.

The students of this course are trained in the skills for verbal and non-verbal communication

The training lays stress on developing the individual's sensibility as a person, sensitising his imagination, creating a keen sense of observation, refining his critical appreciation and on his development as an individual unique in his artistic potential.

The students of Acting & Presentation are helped to learn to observe, absorb, and imaginatively create and project a character. Through improvisation and scene study they are trained to develop sense of truthful behaviour in imaginary circumstances.

The students are also trained to develop a sense of rhythm in the movement and sense of music in the speech through lessons in music and dance. Practical exercises aimed at creating awareness of the body as an instrument of the actor, form integral part of the training.

Besides the regular training in acting and presentation, students of Acting & Presentation are required to participate in the current affairs and fictional television programmes produced during the session following the standard industry norms under the watchful eyes of the faculty. Each student gets an opportunity to participate in about ten to fifteen productions during the training session.

A video copy of the production is provided to the students which may be used a show reel.

  • An overview of film & television production techniques and practices.
  • The techniques of verbal communication.
  • Good and pleasing voice.
  • Clear and attractive speech
  • Feelings for the words.
  • Skills in the use of language.
  • Lessons in music
  • The techniques of non-verbal communication.
  • Expressive use of movement- sense of pace, timing and style.
  • Expressive use of body postures & facial expressions.
  • Exercise for relaxation and concentration.
  • Nurturing the acting talent, imagination, improvisation, empathy, emotion and emotional memory, retentive memory, sensory memory.
  • Scene study.
  • Play back.
  • Practicals in choreography.
  • Exercise in anchoring, interviewing, news reading and pantomime
  • Exercises in acting for the Camera.
  • Instructions on make-up and dressing- up for the show.
  • Participation in the production of a number of non-fictional and fictional television programmes.