Get comfortable in your craft and on stage as we navigate the world of performing arts in our one week acting intensive. Expand your budding actor’s portfolio, and review a range of acting styles in our ensemble building activities. Performers will be brought through various techniques and workshops, gaining access towards creating their own polished scenes and performances. Each performer will receive an updated headshot they can use to audition with. Then at the end of the week family and friends are welcome to attend our collective show where each performer will have their chance to shine on stage!
Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, July 10, 2020
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If these dates don't fit your schedule try: Acting: Session B
Day and Overnight Options Available
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Early drop off is available between 7:30-8:00am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp - $400
Overnight Camp - $880
This course is designed for students both with little to no experience in the theatre and seasoned veterans.
Alexis Lygoumenos is a first year Theatre and Performance Studies Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia. She has taught classes in Acting, Improvisation, Scene Study, Voice Overs, Musical Theatre, and Audition Technique at the California School of the Arts, the International Performing Arts Academy, and Los Angeles Center Studios. She received her MFA in Acting from the New York Film Academy, trained at the Yale Summer Actors Conservatory, the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, and the University of Oxford. Under the stage name Alexis Nichols, she is an award winning actor, writer, and voiceover talent. This is Alexis’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.
David Cowan is a second year MFA Acting student originally from Boise, Idaho. He received his BA in performance from Boise State University and then went on to train in TV and Film Acting with the Stella Adler Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles. He has performed in multiple theaters across the country and can be seen on HBO's Watchmen. When not acting or teaching David loves to cook, play with his cat and practice mindfulness. This is David’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.
We recommend that all of our students bring a water bottle and small day bag to carry everyday items/supplies.
Our staff takes great care to provide everything your child needs for their camp’s specific needs. Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your camp. Overnight supply lists will be included.