LA EXPERIENCE - FULL TIME ACTING PROGRAM

The “LA Experience Program” term is held over 3 months, 250 contact hours and up to 50 hours of additional components. 


The "LA Experience Program” Half Year Semester is held over 6 months, 500 contact hours and up to 100 hours of additional components.


This program can also offers opportunities for internships and/or work experience.

Prepare for intense training with individual core curriculum classes held 3 days a week including evening sessions and additonal Saturday masterclasses. All classes are led by professional coaches, actors, casting directors, directors, producers and industry representatives. Focus on developing skills for the US Industry including personal & talent development, audition technique, acting techniques including voice & movement, branding, understanding the business of acting, obtaining US representation, working visa’s, the US dialect and more.


Actors leave with a better understanding of the trials and tribulations associated with being a working creative in Hollywood. Actors will learn their strengths and weaknesses; and be able to take control over the next stages of their career moving forward. We believe in empowering each creative artist. We want our creative artists to be prepared for anything the industry may propels at them, so when the right opportunity presents itself, success is always possible!


PREPARATION PLUS OPPORTUNITY EQUALS SUCCESS

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COURSE DETAILS

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Core Curriculum

  • Acting Techniques
  • On Camera Technique
  • Improvisation
  • Genre - Primetime TV, Soap Opera, Sitcom, Stand Up Comedy
  • Audition Technique
  • US Dialect
  • Fitzmaurice Voicework
  • Alexander Technique
  • Commercial Gym
  • Meisner Technique
  • Script Analysis

Business of Acting

  • Casting Director Intensives
  • Industry Seminars & Workshops 
  • Writing Seminars with Pilar Alessandra and  On The Page
  • The Writing Lab with Lydian Pictures
  • Production Processes & Pitching
  • Self Tapes
  • Pilot Season
  • Self Promotion and Marketing
  • Management & Talent Agent Representation
  • Intimacy in Hollywood (How to manage yourself and be comfortable, know your rights)
  • Resumes
  • Visa’s and Immigration
  • Online Casting Processes
  • Industry Showcase & Networking Event 

Outside Events/Partners

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

June 22nd - August 29th 2020

(SUMMER SEMESTER - 10 places remaining)


September 26th - December 5th 2020

(FALL SEMESTER - 16 places total)


June 19th - August 28th 2021

(SUMMER SEMESTER - 16 places total)

COURSE FEES

Individual Course 

$6000.00 USD

10% Discount for Full Time Students (WAAPA, TAFTA & CDS APPLICANTS) 

20% Discount for LA Experience Graduates  


Half Year Program 

$9600.00 USD 

20% Discount for Half Year Semester Students.


Accommodation (if required is varied costs depending on time of year) Includes submission into back to back semesters of LA Experience. Accommodation is a separate cost and options can be provided to students based on budget.

DEPOSITS/PAYMENT PLANS

HOLDING DEPOSIT

$500 USD (Payment must be made to hold a place in ANY program)

*Holding Deposits are for temporary holds and pending waiting lists and/or acceptance into programs.

*Full deposits must be made within 3 months of a holding deposit

*Holding deposits can be refunded within 3 months, there-after the holding fee is forfeited


PLACEMENT DEPOSIT

$2000 USD (Payment must be made to secure your place in ANY program)

*Placement Deposits secure your position in the program

*Further Payment Plans for balance can be made after deposits are made.

*Placement Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Complete Application Form Below
  2. Please arrange a Skype interview with studio director email assistant@aafta.us
  3. Please submit a US Self Tape Audition (No more than 2 mins in US Accent) - scenes can be provided 
  4. Please accompany US Self Tape with Headshot, Resume, Pro-Reel/Demo-Reel and reference letter from industry professional
  5. Deposit must be paid to finalise your position.

AAFTA Accommodation 2019 UP(st)ART Creative Living Brochure (pdf)

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LA Experience Full Time App (pdf)

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