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On-Camera Acting for Commercials for SENIORS

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On-Camera Acting for Commercials for SENIORS

Time: February 28, 2012 at 2:30pm to April 3, 2012 at 5:30pm
Location: Boston Casting
Street: 129 Braintree St.
City/Town: Boston
Website or Map: http://mediaperformanceinstit…
Phone: 617-254-1001 ext 4
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Boston Casting's Media Performance Institute
Latest Activity: Jan 30, 2012

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Event Description

On-Camera Acting for Commercials for SENIORS

(Ages 55+)

Instructor:  Ann Baker

Next Six Week Session: Tuesdays, February 28 - April 3, 2012


Price:  $229

In this class, Ann Baker will teach everyone from the advanced senior actor to those just looking to get involved for the first time the specific skills involved in acting for commercials and industrials. In this course you will learn how to interpret and deliver copy in an authentic and natural manner. Actors will learn how to be flexible enough to change up their delivery from script to script. By drawing from a variety of commercial and industrial copy appropriate for senior actors and relevant to the acting work that come to the Boston area, students will leave not only with a wide range of skills, but also with the creative instinct necessary to develop a character and communicate a story. Ann will also address the finer points of headshots and resumes, the audition process, and how to market yourself, helping you to actually find work. In the end you will take home a record of your progress and development along with a final commercial presentation.

Working in film, television, and theatrical communities, Ann Baker is a seasoned casting director with over 30 years of experience. For 11 years she ran her own full-service organization, Ann Baker Casting, where she cast the PBS series Jean Shepard’s America, PBS award-winning Concealed Enemies, and Spencer for Hire as well as many movies of the week, feature films, and national and international commercials.  She is a recognized leader in the development of the industrial film market and has worked with producers from Digital, General Electric, Raytheon, and the AMA. Ann specializes in Presentation Coaching as well as beginner and advanced on camera commercial technique.


“Ann is great.  This class is a wonderful experience using “real world” scripts.  After taking her class,  I landed a “priest” commercial on NESN and a medical industrial playing a heart patient.” -David C.

REGISTRATION: To register for any of our classes, please visit our website or contact Andrew Fitch at the extension below.

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