Dates Times and Prices
ONLINE VOICE & TEXT
Unit Online Fee £40
The Class runs online with Emma Woodvine a leading voice teacher in both the Industry and Drama Schools
Emma trained as an actress at Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) and completed her MA in Voice with Patsy Rodenburg, also at GSMD.
She also works as a voice and dialect coach in theatre, film and television. Freelance work includes among others: the RSC, Young Vic, Barbican, Royal Court, Almeida, Manchester Royal Exchange, Opera North and West End theatres.
May 4th – 27 th
AM Unit Tuesday 11-1 pm
PM Unit Thursday 7-9 pm
Month Unit fee £40
To let your creativity be revealed to the camera or on stage, the muscles of your voice and the movement of you body require the ability to be your thoughts, impulse and emotions in action.
METHOD ACTING IN 2021
Method Acting will look to reintegrate STUDIO CLASSES in the second part of 2021 from July onwards. It is also important to consider that these targets are based upon a smooth and uncomplicated reduction in infection rates. When such restriction is effectively lifted and maintained, we will also continue to incorporate online classes as an ongoing part of the structure and process available. Some essential components have been discovered and developed that complement and improve the overall training you can receive. For the rest of 2021, all Method Intro Units will be online, along with studio work. To start studying Method and the work of Lee Strasberg with Sam Rumbelow, online is where the work will begin. From July onwards, there will then be Studio classes that will expand the work on both Method & the Actor’s craft building from the introductory stage of the online unit.
Key benefits of incorporating online classes.
1. REPLICATES THE DEMANDS AND CHALLENGES OF WORKING IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA
2. GREATER FLEXIBILITY TO WORK AROUND LIVING OR WORKING IN AN ALTERNATIVE LOCATION OR TIME CONSTRAINTS.
3. A GREATER EMPHASIS ON THE USE OF TEXT IN CHARACTER REVELATION IN THE RELATIONSHIP IN THE SCENE
4. ALL WORK IS RECORDED TO ENHANCE THE TRAINING FEEDBACK. THIS GIVES THE ACTOR FAR GREATER SENSE OF WHAT QUALITIES ARE ORGANICALLY PICKED UP BY THE CAMERA.
5. THE RECORDING MATERIAL GIVES THE ACTOR FAR GREATER CHANCE TO OBSERVE AND WORK ON THEIR HABITS.
6. ONLINE CAMERA CLASSES ALSO EMPHASISE HOW A GENUINE SUBTLE TRUTH HAS GREATER CREATIVE VALUE. THUS EMPOWERING THE ACTOR IN THE BELIEF OF THEIR ACTING INSTRUMENT.
7. FINALLY, MOST PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT ONLINE WORK LACKS AN EFFECTIVE ORGANIC INTIMACY. WE HAVE FOUND QUITE THE OPPOSITE; WHEN AN ACTOR FACES ANOTHER CAMERA, THEY CAN’T HIDE BEHIND PERFORMING.
From a more detailed and specific use of the techniques of Lee Strasberg as well as a more involved sense of your acting craft, the studio classes thus have a more beneficial focus and effect on the growth of your acting ability.
Those who have benefited most from working online since March 2020 have embraced the challenges which truly work the muscles of any actor. It requires dealing not just with the alienating reality of online work but working in this industry in general. Both self-taping and filming set is extremely alienating experiences at first, so the online work has gone a long way to acclimatising the actor’s craft. During this time, many members of the class have been auditioning and then working on various TV and Film projects, so waiting is not a good choice
The real purpose of the training is not to just train you how to act but also to enable you with the abilities to handle acting in a modern 21st entertainment industry. While at the same time being able to grow and expand to the greater creative potential, so that ideally this can lead to both a fruitful professional and creative career.
METHOD INTRO ONLINE 2021
INTRO FEE £120. MONTH FEE Flexible, see below
METHOD INDUCTION WEEK
June 7th -10th
Tuesday 7.30-10 pm
Thursday 7.30-9.30 pm
June 14th – July 4th
MAIN METHOD CLASSES
AM unit 10 am – 12 pm and/or
PM unit 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Monday 7.30-9.30 pm
Tuesday 7.30-10 pm
Wednesday 10-12 pm
Intro Induction week
The Induction week covers an opening talk and working three exercises of Stragberg, Basic Relaxation and two sense memory exercises over the two days. This equips you with the foundation to continue the work in the Main Method unit which runs for a further 2 weeks.
Running Monday & Tuesday 7.30-10 pm Wednesday & Friday 10-12 pm for 2 weeks. Two classes a week covers the expanding session. Units can be attended in either manner (AM, PM or Split) You can also double up at no extra cost
MAIN ONLINE METHOD UNITS FLEXIBLE FEE
Once you complete a Method Intro Unit you become regular members, which mean all future Method units can then be paid under a flexible payment structure.
The current online Method unit fee is £280. However, you might not be able to attend all the units available. Normally for a unit, you pay for the unit in total regardless. Nevertheless, in the current health and economic situation, it is more logical to allow you to consider how many classes you will be attending when you work out a fee you are willing and able to pay.
The other factor to take into account is what is your current income? Therefore you may wish to consider what percentage of income you are currently receiving, either through work or through any form of government scheme or state benefit. You could then use that percentage as a means to consider your fee. For instance, 50% of £280, is £140, as an example, or 25% would be £70.
Therefore these are the things to factor in when calculating your fee are…
How much you think you’re going to attend?
What percentage of your fee would you pay in the given circumstances?
Once you reach the conclusion that the fee you adjust when you are booking your place on the class booking system.
You do not need to justify or explain. Method Acting is happy to continue with the good-faith that we work with collectively, in the current situation. However, we do need to make sure we can find the income to support the training we provide.
This flexible structure is designed to intensively engage the muscles of your acting while you fit in the other opportunities of living in London.