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 13, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020
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If these dates don't fit your schedule try: Acting: Session A
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.
Robyn Accetta is a second year MFA student at the University of Georgia. Robyn has worked and taught all around the country, including The Maryland Ensemble Theatre, The Greenbrier Valley Theatre, and here at UGA. She received her BA in Theatre from Michigan State University, received her Two-Year Certificate of Completion in Performance from The Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City, attended The Theatre School at DePaul University, and trained extensively in Chicago. Robyn is very interested in acting technique, aerial arts and is pursuing her certification in Intimacy Direction. She is very excited to be teaching her at Summer Academy. Robyn is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. This is Robyn’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Shanon Weaver is an MFA candidate in Acting at UGA, entering his third year. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre with a playwriting focus from the University of Texas at Austin, and received conservatory training in acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. He has a long list of stage, film, TV, and voice over credits in Austin, Texas, and for UGA he has appeared as Frank Strang in Equus, Trouble/The Doctor in In The Blood, Bale in Niagara Falls, and the Manager in Vanity Fair. He is excited to take on the role of Lee in True West in the Fall 2020 semester. Shanon's interests are in Meisner, Chekhov, Viewpoints, Alba Breathing, and Intimacy Direction. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association. This is Shanon'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.