Improv. / Intro to Acting Classes:
In a Fun, Safe and Creative Environment Students are introduced to Leif’s Unique and Proven Approach of Using Improvisational Games and Exercises to create characters and scenes at the moment. Along side Creating and Developing Characters students learn Emotional work, Vocal projection, Objects, Physical comedy, Status, and most important the “Yes and” Technique. As they go thru this process they will build confidence and self-esteem as they discover and develop their creative talents. This is a fun filled class for Actors, Writers, Directors of all ages and levels.
Kings Bay Y 3495 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn NY 11229
Tuesday 6:pm-7:pm 9-19 years old Sunday 11:am -12:am 5-9 year old
Thursday 5:pm / Gerritsen Beach /LIP Gerritsen Playhouse (Currently Closed)
Age: 5yr olds & and up
Duration & Pricing:
Drop in Class / 8 weeks / 16 Weeks
HOW TO AUDITION FOR TV, FILM, & COMMERCIALS ON CAMERA CLASS
This class focuses on the Audition and Cold Reading process. Leif’s step-by-step process prepares students on how to quickly breakdown the scene get off the page and create what is needed to book a job in this highly competitive business. Leif’s proven approach will help students prepare for auditioning in the film, TV, and entertainment industry.
In each class we create, break down, and better understand TV, Film, and Commercial copy. We then use that copy for the students to act on camera. They will be coached on all areas of acting on camera. From close up shots, to the master and the two shot, students will fully understand all aspects of being on camera.
Dates: Tuesday 7pm-8pm Kings Bay Y 3495 Brooklyn Ny 11229
Sunday Youth Improv 5-9yr old 11:00 am-1200 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm / Gerritsen Beach /LIP Gerritsen Playhouse (Currently Closed)
Age: 5yr olds and up
Duration & Pricing:
Drop in Class / 8 weeks/16 Weeks
IMPROV THERAPY FOR ADULTS
Adult Improv Therapy Class:
Adult Improv. Therapy is a laugh a minute class that will make you an instant Improv. addict. It will have you feeling better and more alive after each one you attend. Leif’s proven techniques bring out the very best in each and every one that participates. In a fun, safe, environment, you will be coached and shown ways to improve your social interactions with people, how to adjust and take action in high pressure situations, improve your public speaking and listening skills, and empower and awaken your true self. This fun and highly educational class, helps you with breaking down any inhibition’s you may have, and allows you to tap into your creative insight. By the time you finish classes you will become more empowered, confident, creative, and closer to the person you always wanted to be. This is a must class for Adults that are looking to add more excitement, wisdom, and humor into their lives. Warning: This class can change your life! See for yourself.
Dates: Fridays: 7pm – 8pm
Age: 18 + Over
Duration & Pricing:
Drop in Class/ 8 Weeks/ 16 Weeks
$75 1 hour and 15 Minutes
5 sessions for $300
Transformation at the Playhouse
The Playhouse encourages and allows students to explore and take chances with their acting and performing. The Playhouse uses improvisational exercises and games to help students discover and develop their creative skills. While building confidence and self-esteem, Leif and other actors will walk students through all the outstanding techniques that will help enable them to feel more powerful and comfortable.
Once you become fearless you become limitless.
Creator, founder, and director Leif Riddell is a professional working actor, writer, director, and personal life coach with over 20 years in the film, TV, and entertainment industry. Most important he is a husband and father. His wife has been an assistant director on major motion pictures and TV for over 30 years. Both of Leif and Joanie’s children are working Actors.
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