San Diego, CA- The goal of this acting workshop is to prepare the actor to audition for film and television. At its core, the acting techniques taught in this workshop are based on those developed by Michael Shurtleff, author of the book, "Audition. " Shurtleff was arguably Broadway's first Casting Director and also cast films, directed, wrote and coached actors.
The class is taught by Acting Coach, David Kamatoy, a student of DJ Sullivan for years who went on to perform and work professionally as an actor, entertainer, producer, director, musical director and juggler. Known predominately as a juggler comedian for decades, over the last few years he has been a nationally syndicated TV and Radio producer, additionally producing and covering Red Carpet and BTS/Behind the Scenes segments.
The eclectic nature of David Kamatoy's background is why is he is such a valuable resource to someone who wants to work in the business. His goal is for the students of this class to prepare for and be ready to audition and perform in the industry. David teaches fundemental techniques and prepares actors for networking and working in today's industry.
Finally, as the class advances the goal is to not just get the actors comfortable with auditioning for film and television but to learn how to work in a single-camera Film and TV-style situation by actually doing it.
While the class is focused on Film & TV, the cirriculm is not limited. Students often come in to work on and develop voice over sessions, live performances, singing recordings, etc. The techniques taught in this class easily cross over to other modalities and other areas of life.
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