Teens Film + TV Acting Classes | Age 12-17

The Biz Difference: Biz Studio students have about twice the one-on-one time with faculty as students at other schools (max of 6 students per class). We have a legacy of training young actors who go on to work in the industry, *outstanding* instructors, and a beautiful downtown campus inside a working film & tv casting studio… Read More
 

 
Class Structure: Students are assigned a new on-camera scene each class, and expected to prepare like they would for a professional audition. Video from each class is posted online.
 
Teachers: Michael Bean, Laura Bertram, Stephanie Halber, Leanne Lapp and Jessica Harmon are all working actors, so they understand what it takes to audition and book work.
 
Prerequisites: No experience is necessary to take the Confidence on Camera classes or Intensives. Students in the Intermediate On-Camera Scene Study classes are expected to have a strong foundation in camera and acting technique (i.e. the ability to do confident, realistic, emotionally available on-camera work with a multi-page scene with less than a week’s prep time).

CLASSES

Winter Classes Jan-Mar'18

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Confidence on Camera w. Laura Bertram | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 17th to March 7th (8 weeks) | $495+GST | FULL
Confidence on Camera Thursdays 4:30-6:30 w. Laura Bertram | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 18th to March 8th (8 weeks) | $495+GST | 2 Spaces Left
Confidence on Camera Saturdays 12:00-2:00 w. Michael Bean & Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 13th to March 10th (8 weeks; no class Feb 10th long weekend) | $495+GST | FULL
Confidence on Camera Sundays 12:00-2:00 w. Michael Bean & Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 14th to March 11th (8 weeks; no class Feb 11th long weekend) | $495+GST | Register Now
On Camera Scene Study Saturdays (Intermediate+) 3:00-6:00 w. Michael Bean & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 13th to March 10th (8 weeks; no class Feb 10th long weekend) | $595+GST | Register Now
On Camera Scene Study Sundays (Intermediate+) 3:00-6:00 w. Michael Bean & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | January 14th to March 11th (8 weeks; no class Feb 11th long weekend) | $595+GST | 1 Space Left

Payment: To confirm your registration in any class or workshop click the “register now” button to pay with a credit card via PayPal, or call (604) 801-7050 with your credit card info. You may also mail a cheque for the course fee to “Biz Studio, #15/B2 – 788 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2M1”.

Cancellation: Students who cancel a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of the class will be refunded 100% of their course fee.

Spring Break Intensives Mar'18

Spring Break Intensives are a chance for students to see the kind of progress they can make when they are able to devote 100% to acting. Students can expect to have fun, learn about themselves, open up, build confidence, make new friends, and prepare for professional work in a supportive learning environment. Each week features a workshop with a local casting director (TBA; because of their busy schedules we confirm week-of). Past intensives have featured Edward Rae, Tiffany Mak, Judy Lee, Kris Woznesensky, Kara Eide, Michelle Allen, Candice Elzinga and Jackie Lind.

Teens Spring Break Intensives March 19th-23rd| Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Monday to Friday 1:30-5:30 | $495+GST | Coming Soon!  
Teens Spring Break Intensives March 26th-30th| Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Monday to Friday 1:30-5:30 | $495+GST | Coming Soon!  

Spring Classes Apr-Jun'18

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Confidence on Camera w. Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Wednesdays 4:30-6:30, April to May | $495+GST | Coming Soon  
Saturdays 12:00-2:00 Confidence on Camera w. Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Saturdays 12:00-2:00pm, April to June| $495+GST | Coming Soon  
Sundays 12:00-2:00 Confidence on Camera w. Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sundays 12:00-2:00pm, April to June | $495+GST | Coming Soon  
Thursdays 4:30-6:30 Scene Study w. Leanne Lapp & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Thursdays 4:30-6:30, April to May | $495+GST | Coming Soon  
Saturdays 3:00-6:00 Scene Study (Intermediate+) w. Michael Bean & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Saturdays 3:00-6:00pm, April to June | $595+GST | Coming Soon  
Sundays 3:00-6:00 Scene Study (Intermediate+) w. Michael Bean & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sundays 3:00-6:00, April to June | $595+GST | Coming Soon  

Summer Intensives July-Aug'18

Summer Intensives are a chance for students to see the kind of progress they can make when they are able to devote 100% to acting. Students can expect to have fun, learn about themselves, open up, build confidence, make new friends, and prepare for professional work in a supportive learning environment. Whenever possible we invite local casting directors in for a private workshop (TBA; because of their busy schedules we confirm week-of). Past intensives have featured Tiffany Mak, Judy Lee, Kris Woznesensky, Kara Eide, Michelle Allen, Candice Elzinga and Jackie Lind.

Teens Summer Intensives July| Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Monday-Friday 1:30-5:30 | $495+GST | Coming Soon!
Teens Summer Intensives August| Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Monday-Friday 1:30-5:30 | $495+GST | Coming Soon!

Fall Classes Sept-Nov'18

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Confidence on Camera w. Laura Bertram | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sept to Nov (8 weeks) | $495+GST | Coming Soon!
Thursdays 4:30-6:30 Confidence on Camera w. Jessica Harmon & Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sept to Nov (8 weeks) | $495+GST | Coming Soon!
Saturdays 12:00-2:00 Confidence on Camera w. Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sept to Nov (8 weeks; no class on Long Weekends) | $495+GST | Coming Soon!
Sundays 12:00-2:00 Confidence on Camera w. Leanne Lapp | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sept to Nov (8 weeks; no class on Long Weekends) | $495+GST | Coming Soon!
Saturdays 3:00-6:00 Scene Study (Intermediate+) w. Michael Bean & Jessica Harmon | Age 12-17 | Max 6 Students | Sept to Nov (8 weeks; no class on Long Weekends) | $595+GST | Coming Soon!

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

Stuart Aikins
Stuart Aikins Casting Director: 'Twilight', 'Mr. Young', 'Level Up'
Biz Studio is like an acting boot camp for kids. They are energized with acting work, professionals from the business and the results are staggering. I often come away from working with a class having seen new and wonderful talent I bring into my audition room immediately. Michael Bean is brilliant.
Brenda Wong
Brenda Wong Talent Co., Agent & Owner
Kids who study with Biz Studio all seem to book more work, and isn’t that the goal!”
January Wolodarsky
January Wolodarsky Mom to Tuedon, Age 15
Tuedon is loving the class and has oodles of new tips to tell me about everyday. It seems that you are having a lot of fun too. That’s great! it wears off on the kids. Her agent Dyan has been watching the videos and is impressed with Tuedon’s improvement. Thank you, you’re doing a fabulous job.”

 


Darien Provost “Young Mattie” in the Lionsgate Feature “Gay Dude”