Broadway & Beyond - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #5
In a H.S. Film class, Jamir found he became very interested in being behind the camera as well as in front of it.
Jamir's teacher suggested he continue his studies at a summer camp. He recommended the New York Film Academy (NYFA). They offer several program locations, levels, and class duration. Jamir decided to start with a week-long online camp intensive in Filmmaking.
In this step:
Watch video Filmmaking Basics. List 5 items you found essential and why.
Visit NYFA. Review Filmmaking Class Descriptions. Do you think this program was a good choice for Jamir? Explain why.
Journal your thoughts
in the QLV Travel Log.
Broadway & Beyond - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #6
Acting in Film, TV & Commercials
GET A GREAT HEADSHOT
CREATE A PROFESSIONAL ACTING RESUME
TAKE ACTING LESSONS
BE READY FOR THE SHOOT
FIND AN EXCELLENT CASTING AGENT
MAKE VIDEOS PRACTICING YOUR LINES & REVIEW
Summer Gigs in Commercials
Jamir has been in commercials since he was very young after his mom found an excellent casting agent. Every year he gets a new headshot, updates his professional acting resume, and takes acting lessons in school and privately. His agent set up several auditions over the summer, along with a few paid commercial shoots--to go into his education fund.
In this step:
Read the article: Want to Act in TV Commercials? Here is How to Get Started. What are a few things to know before auditioning?
Review "5 Ways for Teen Actors to Find Success" - Do you think these tips are a good guide for parents to help their teens succeed? Explain why.
Write your findings and thoughts
in the QLV Journal.
Broadway & Beyond - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #7
Community Theatre Group
Lexi was thrilled to get a leading character role, including a few solo vocals, in her local community's summer production. Rehearsals began in the spring, but the show premieres over the summer. She has been practicing her lines with her dad and resting her voice in between scene runs.
In this step:
Read 6 Simple Tips for Memorizing Your Lines. Pick two and explain.
Review Backstage Etiquette. List six essential rules to follow.
Explore the "Parts of a Theatre" overview. Do you think it's important to know the stage components and directions? Why?
Share your feedback in
the QLV travel log.
Broadway & Beyond - Pathway 2 - Summer Adventures - STEP #8
The Play Group Theatre
Lexi is excited to be a part of unique, collaborative, explorative, and advanced-level opportunities in multiple theatrical modalities within a joyful camp setting.
Summer Theatre Camp
As a way to further her performing experience, Lexi registers for a two-week summer theater camp.
The Play Group Theatre in White Plains, New York, offers live, online and hybrid programs all year. Lexi selected one of the Teen Co intensive performing sessions.
In this step,
Watch the PGT video. Share your thoughts.
Review all the programs offered at The Play Group Theatre. Which program interests you? Why?
Do you think this camp experience will benefit Lexi's journey for Broadway & Beyond? Why?
Journal your overview
in the travel log.