offers 6-week classes and 10-week semester-long intensive acting
programs designed to train both beginning and experienced actors. Our
programs are designed to provide significant training in acting
technique, and reinforce and advance acting skills through scene study
and workshop exercises. Each class or program is offered on weekends or
evenings to provide for those who work or go to school during the week. Visit us on Facebook.
Next sessions start the week of October 3.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF ACTING TECHNIQUE (ACTFOUND)
An intensive 30-hour course, this
program is designed for the beginning actor who wants to learn the
fundamentals of acting. Learn the theory and practice of acting using
improvisation exercises, scene work and the Meisner process. Students
build an understanding of active listening, connection, and comfort in
performance. The goal of the program is to introduce the student to
actor training methods and how to build a character.
Tuesdays, 7-10 PM
ACTING FOR THE SCREEN (ACTSCR)
30-hour program is for those with some acting experience or training who want
to develop acting skills specifically tailored for screen work,
including film, TV and commercial work. Students explore practical
techniques for preparing for work in the field and exercises designed to
sharpen awareness of the special requirements of screen acting. The
program uses scene work, the on-camera interview, monologue training and
commercial copy, and exposes the student to the practical experiences
of working with a casting director and preparing for auditions.
Mondays, 7-10 PM
INTRODUCTORY ACTING FOR TEENS (TEENINTRO)
Designed especially for 13-17-year-olds, this class uses monologue and
scene readings to teach introductory acting techniques, relaxing and
feeling comfortable in front of the camera, character and scene
development. Students work with one another to memorize scenes, learn
improvisation and have fun while acting.
Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM
INTRODUCTORY ACTING FOR ADULTS (ADULTINTRO)
you've always wanted to learn how to act for fun or want to start going
on auditions, this class will get you started on the fundamentals of
acting techniques. The workshop class uses scene readings, memorization
and improvisation to get you comfortable and relaxed in front of the
camera. You learn scene development, sense memory, dramatic arc, and
how to identify and develop a character's psychological motivation.
Mondays, 7-10 PM
INTERMEDIATE ACTING (INTERMEDIATE)
you have some acting experience or training and want to further develop
your skills, this is the class for you. With a focus on acting for the
screen, the intermediate class teaches you to identify and express the
emotional arc of a scene, and conceptualize and develop a character's
psychological and emotional motivation. In a workshop setting, you work
with the instructor to delve deeper into techniques of emotional
expression, control and flexibility, and develop the actor's "toolbox"
to have the skills to be able to deliver the performance the director
Tuesdays, 7-10 PM
You can pay for a Filmtech course online using Paypal, by calling our
Registration Office at 215-313-0123 to pay with a credit card, or by
Make checks payable to Media Enterprises LLC and send to:
2019 S. Juniper St.
Philadelphia, PA. 19148
Please complete your registration on our Registration page.
Your registration is not complete until full payment is received by the
school. Registration must be completed and payment made at least two
weeks before the start of class.
All students must be 18 years of age by the date of the first class,
except for those courses specifically offered for younger students.
Waivers to this policy may be made at the discretion of Filmtech.
Attendance of all class sessions is critical to getting the full
educational value out of a class. For this reason, a Certificate of
Completion will be awarded only to students who attend at least 70% of
class hours. All works created by Filmtech students in conjunction with a
Filmtech course are the property of the student. However, Filmtech
reserves the right to use the work for marketing and promotional
TUITION REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
No tuition will be refunded within 7 calendar days of a class start date. Filmtech reserves
the right to cancel any class before it starts due to insufficient
enrollment, in which case tuition will be fully refunded.