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Neptune Theatre School


Acting Intensives for Adults

LA Technique Level 1

With Kirstin Howell
Date: Tuesdays  May 28, June 4 and 11th
Time: 7pm-10pm (total of 9hrs)
Fee: $135+HST
Prerequisite: None
Maximum 12 students

Class description:

The L.A. Technique is an applicable and repeatable system of acting which has been created by Kirstin Howell, based on the work she learned in Los Angeles. The Technique is a well- rounded way of approaching the craft of acting, preparing one’s self to be a ‘working actor’, and making one’s self as hireable as possible.
This fun and engaging three week course will cover the basics of the LA Technique. We will cover marketing strategies such as headshots, resumés, creating your ‘hit’, and more, as well as learning how to build character through the use of improv and mining the script.
Although the L.A. technique can be applied to any medium, we will be focusing on film and television sides for this course.
All levels of experience are welcome!

Kirstin is a graduate of the Sheridan College Musical Theatre-Performance Program, a student at The Groundlings LA, Lesly Kahn & Co, and a working actor (Neptune Theatre, CBC, Netflix, LifeTime, Two Planks and A Passion Theatre, Chester Playhouse, etc). Most recently, Kirstin played the principal role of Joy in the feature film ‘Hopeless Romantic’ [post production], and on the Neptune Theatre stage in Mamma Mia, Kamp and Noises Off.
She is passionate about coaching students, either in group or individual settings.  @theLAtechnique

Please note: Classes will go off sale at 5pm the day before classes start. Please complete your booking prior to that time.

  • Students 14 years and older must add 15% HST.
  • Students who have a birthday within two months of a class's start date may sign up for that class (i.e. if you are 13, but will turn 14 within two months of a 14-18 class starting, you may sign up for that class.
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  • All classes are subject to a $35 non refundable fee.
  • Some classes have a minimum registration and if that number is not met the class will not be offered. You will be notified of any canceled classes.