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Best Online Courses in Acting 2018

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When deciding how they want to pursue a higher education, many students take online courses in order to maximize the amount of time they have. It is often easier to split your time between studying and a career while taking online courses.

What is an online course in acting? Courses of this type can focus on any aspect of the discipline of acting. With an emphasis on voice and body movement, students are prepared to either become actors or to understand the craft in order to fill positions that support actors. Courses may include the history and theory of acting alongside the practice to give students a rounded acting education.

While online courses provide many of the same benefits upon completion as studying in a physical location, it often requires much less time to complete. This allows students to schedule their time and make room for advancing through their career. Enrolling in a course may allow for a higher salary.

The best way to determine what your tuition and fees will be to enroll in an acting class is to research many different schools and programs. In addition to these factors, the country and length of study and student status will influence the cost of studying.

As you would expect, the primary career possible after studying acting is to become an actor. However, there are several fields that hire different kinds of actors. It is possible to pursue mediums such as television, theater, movies, commercials, or radio. With additional studies, a background in acting may benefit producers, directors, voice or acting coaches, or other careers in the media production field.

To maximize success in your studies, a course that fits all of your financial and scheduling needs should be found. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Course in Physical Theatre: Exploring the Slap

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks February 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

This course introduces you to world-renowned Russian director Meyerhold’s technique of biomechanics. It invites you to study and experience first-hand his revolutionary biomechanical étude, ‘The Slap’. [+]

This course introduces you to world-renowned Russian director Meyerhold’s technique of biomechanics. It invites you to study and experience first-hand his revolutionary biomechanical étude, ‘The Slap’.

Through a mixture of video, animation, discussion forums and practical exercises you will begin to understand Meyerhold’s Russian actor training technique – a two-minute repeatable exercise used to develop balance, awareness and expression. You will be invited to explore your own response to this unique approach to training and will share these responses with your fellow learners.

What topics will you cover? Meyerhold and the Russian Revolution: why biomechanics was invented and why he felt it was necessary Exploring ‘the Slap’ through biomechanical training exercises known as études Meyerhold in action: working safely by preparing using warm up techniques ‘The Slap’ in action: techniques for the ‘shake and shake’, ‘slap and taking aim’, and ‘the slap and return to neutral’ Production of a video, image or prose demonstrating actions from the études What will you achieve? Explore and discuss events in Russia during the first half of the 20th century to help understand the development of Russian theatre, and the lives of Meyerhold and his contemporaries. Assess your understanding of biomechanics and the études. Reflect on the week’s learning by contributing to the discussion regarding moving in a biomechanical manner. Perform the biomechanics and études warm up activities. Explore the three components of ‘the Slap’. Develop your physical experience of moving biomechanically. Investigate historical examples of writing, still images and moving images and consider... [-]