tictocmindStudios

A PRODUCTION COMPANY AND INCUBATION HUB FOR ARTISTS  |  2018

Acting Classes

tictocmind Studios' Acting Classes: Featuring HOME
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Stagecraft: Acting for Stage & Film
An immersion course for Batimore actors, leading to production opportunities with tictocmind™ Studios
Topic Assessment Material
Week 1
Instruction to Stagecraft:
  • Content and the means used to deliver it,
    (Actor's tools - body, voice, imagination)
  • Text, Video/Film, Photos, Audio
  • Introduction to script
What Are We Trying to Discover?
  • Critical thinking
  • Comprehension skills
  • Technical skill sets
  • Creative skill sets
  • People skills
Studio Equipment: (Trainee may bring their own)
  • DSLR camera
  • Script
  • Monitor/TV
Week 2
The Making of a Stage Play: Making Your Job in the Creative Industry
  • Set design and building
  • Lights and Sound design
  • Blending film and photography
  • Stage Management
Making a Way out of No Way:
  • What to do creatively with what you have
  • Assessing your level of ingenuity
  • Throwing away the box
Studio Equipment:
  • Screen & Projector
  • Cameras
  • Lights
  • Voice recorders
  • *NLE Editing platform
Week 3
The Business of Showbiz:
  • The actor as the product
  • Creating headshots and profiles
  • The Producer/God of the Budget
  • Creativity over business
  • Failing upwards
What Can We Achieve?
  • Specific goals
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Realistic
  • Timely
Students' Own Supply:
  • Folders, pens
  • Brains
  • Lots of coffee
Week 4
Merging Multimedia with Stagecraft:
  • Use of music and sound in acting
  • Use of images as actor's projection
  • Recap of techniques using
Recap of What the Students Have Learnt:
  • Self-discoveries
  • The place of art/showbiz in everday life
Studio Equipment:
  • Space, cameras, screen, audio equipment
tictocmind™ Studios’ Acting Classes: Instructor, Mkawasi Mcharo Hall
Training leads to production where interested actors can audition for a non-equity stage production. Stage production of "HOME", an original work.