You know how to act. You have talent. You may even be booking theatre regularly. But are you booking film? In this 4 week intensive, your coach Chantal Perron, will take you through the technical world of “the camera”. Every student will work on camera every class. We will focus primarily on the a udition room and the knowledge you need to successfully maneuver through your audition from entrance to exit.
Chantal Perron – Bio
Chantal Perron offers 15 years of experience, specifically, in the Alberta film industry. Easily one of the provinces top bookers, she also has worked as a Stand In on set, and works for Casting Directors as an experienced, trusted reader in the audition room.
An educator in her field from 2005 to present, Chantal has lectured at Red Deer College, SAIT, various regional high schools, been a facilitator and teacher for the Ultimate Audition Workshop out of Vancouver. Her small company, The Camera Loves You has developed film audition workshops and intensives for all age groups. It has grown into a very popular set of classes and when one is offered, it fills within hours. Chantal taught public speaking to elite young athletes at the National Sports School and taught Film Studies at Playhouse North for 3 years. She is the recipient of the 2005 AMPIA Award for Best Actress for CHICKS WITH STICKS. Chantal is also an accomplished theatre actor working on professional Alberta stages since 2000. She has been nominated for three Betty Mitchell Awards for her work in The Dazzle/2005 and SCORCHED/2007 and AVIATRIX/2012.
Class Payment and Cancellation Policy
Your enrollment in any class is not guaranteed until payment is received. Classes must be paid for at least one week before the first class. You may cancel your enrollment in a class one week before the first class without charge. Cancellations made less than a week before the first class will be refunded the full amount less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after the first class will be refunded the tuition less a $50 cancellation fee and the appropriate portion of the total tuition for the one class you attended. You must cancel before the date of the second class to receive a refund. All classes are subject to cancellation if there are insufficient registered participants. We will notify you regarding cancellation at least one week before the first class. If we cancel the class, you are entitled to a full refund or you may transfer to another scheduled class, space permitting.
The Camera Loves You
Instructor: Chantal Perron
Start Date: September 18, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Schedule: Mondays 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: Members $200+GST (FAVA, ACTRA, CAEA, AMPIA)
Register: Call 780-429-1671 to register
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