Applications Open! Deadline to Apply 1st June 2020
The greatest fear of any Casting Director is an Actor turning up unprepared.
You may look the part, but if you don’t understand what it takes to get noticed and impress in less than five minutes, you may never breakthrough into the industry.
The National Youth Film Academy’s Breakthrough into Acting course is an intensive five day course aimed at teaching you the fundamentals of how to use your acting skills to break into the industry.
WATCH A SNIPPET
Watch an example of a Seminar from Breakthrough Course.
The Breakthrough into Acting Course is open to Actors aged 16-25 and who are serious about a career in Film
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance & Greenwich University, London.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How to get an Agent
- Your role as an Actor in industry
- Responsibilities when working as a Freelancer
- CV techniques and where to find opportunities
Practical Workshops and Networking:
- Building your confidence as an Actor
- Screen acting techniques
- Discovering your typecast and roles you should apply for
- Mastering the audition process
- Self Taping and Cold Reading Techniques
- How to take direction in an Audition
As well as allowing participants the opportunity to develop the skills they need to work professionally as an Actor, the five-day course offers the chance to meet and work with fellow Actors and Filmmakers looking to kickstart their careers.
MENTORS & SPEAKERS*
Sue Jones (CDG) - Casting Director
Phillip Weaver - Head of Acting, East 15
Simon Bird - Actor, Inbetweeners
Jonathan Firth - Actor, Wuthering Heights
Adam Leese - Leading Acting to Camera Tutor
Shane Collings- Shane Collins Associates, Acting Agent
Kate Staddon - Curtis Brown, Acting Agent
*This is a list of some of our past Mentors and Speakers on this course. All mentors are working professionals in the industry and may change from time to time due to availability.
Non Members: £480
You can spread the cost of this course over a period of 12 months.
HOW TO APPLY
You must have an acting account on the website to apply