Class schedules are here!
Summer Workouts for Youth
9-10:30 am ages 8-12, 10:30 am -12 pm ages 13-17
Long Form Improv | Saturday, July 15
Film Auditioning | Saturday, July 22
TV/Sitcom Auditioning | Saturday, July 29
Hosting | Saturday, August 5
2017-18 Youth Classes Now Open
Weekly classes starting the week of September 11, 4:30-6 pm
TEENS (14-18): Wednesdays, Sept 13 -May 16, 2018
TWEENS (11-14): Tuesdays, Sept 12, 2017-May 15, 2018
ADVANCED TWEENS# (12-14): Thursdays, Sept 14-May 17, 2018
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS
Get Personal, Level 2 #
Mondays, July 10-17, 6:30 pm
Level 2 applies the techniques from Level 1 and incorporates the use of the video camera. Come with a dramatic monologue prepared.
Saturday, July 8, 9 am- 12 pm
Gain a definite competitive advantage by learning how to use this popular tool. More info
Advanced Commercial Workout #
Saturday, July 8, 1-4 pm
A fast-paced workout for those who have already taken Verve's commercials course(s) focusing on making bold choices with difficult copy.
Intro to Voice Over
Saturdays, July 29-Aug 5, 1-4 pm
An overview of the field of Voice Over, including application and practice.
Commercial Acting, Level 1
Sundays, August 6-27, 1-4 pm
Level 1 gives you the skills needed to audition for Arizona agents and commercials, including cold reading, camera technique, improvisation and tools of the trade.
Honest Improv, Level 1
Wednesdays, Aug 30-Sept 20, 7-9 pm
Find the funny through scenes and games.
Advanced Voice Over Workout #
Join us for for this session and stretch your voice over auditioning muscles!
Sunday, Sept 17, 9 am - 12 pm
Scene Study with Amanda Melby (Ongoing)#
Mondays, returning Nov 6, 6:30-9:30 pm
Breathing in the Physical Character, Level 1
Connecting the voice and complete engagement of the body to communicate not only the text but also the sub-text.
Theatre: CARIN COUNIHAN is playing Barbara Hall in New Carpa's Production "1070" through July 9. FRED GERLE is in "West Side Story" at Scottsdale Musical Theatre Company.
Film: AMANDA MELBY and SHELLY BOUCHER are in pre-production for a feature film. AARON SEEVER is in pre-production on a feature film. GENE GANSSLE's feature film "Postmarked" is now out on DVD/BlueRay. CANDICE LUNCEFORD booked the role of Sandra in the thriller "Perfection." CHANCE KELLER booked the role of "Bridge Boy" in the "On the Beach."
Congrats: ALAYA WALTON signed with an LA agent and manager.
TV: NANCY FRANZ was cast as Mrs. Jenner in "Deadly Dentists." CAROL GIBSON was also cast on "Deadly Dentists."
Commercials: JUDITH EISENBERG booked a commercial for Simon Med. JOHN PIATTONI is in a campaign for the Village Clubs.