Workshops taught by
Marco Perella

A 40-year professional with 90+ principle role credits in film and television,
hundreds of commercial credits, and
35 years as an acting coach.

Take one workshop at a time
or
sign up for multiple workshops and qualify for a discount

Pay as you go!


What you get

  • Aggressive program to give you immediate, practical experience in film acting
  • Less time lecturing and more time finding scenes to hone your skills
  • Support in every aspect of the business from improving your acting skills, to understanding the market, to getting great head-shots, and nailing auditions
  • Start anytime. Take one workshop or several.

Topics Covered

  • Film acting
  • Auditions
  • Props
  • Blocking
  • Monologues
  • Emotional Commitment
  • Script Analysis and Preparation
  • Show Business Advice

Focus

There are 4 main skills a film actor must master

  • Conversation
  • Conflict
  • Love
  • Comedy

Each role…no matter what the character type… requires 1 or more of these skills in some combination.


Video camera

Our two camera set-up gives you time to work on two or more scenes every session….

Video camera

Scenes are recorded on SD cards for home viewing on your computer.

(You provide your own SD card)


Coaching Philosophy

Drills and practicing skills can only take you so far.

Sooner or later, an actor has to put it all together and LIVE a character’s life in a scene. Since acting is essentially just living, I emphasize approaching it as just an extension of your everyday life with conversation and human instincts.

There’s really no big mystery…you do what you’ve been doing every day for your whole life. The behavioral mechanisms are the same…you just pretend to be another person while doing it and somebody has written your words down in advance for you.

I’m here to remind you and give you as many scenes as you have time to do in every workshop. The more acting scenes you do, the more effortless it becomes and the deeper you can go into your character’s world.

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