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On-Camera Acting (ages 13-18)

Starts July 16

Monday–Friday, July 16–20, 12–4 pm

This intensive and fun acting camp includes the selection, casting, rehearsal, performance, recording, and screening of comedic and dramatic scenes. Preparations for the scene performances include lecture, improvisation, and emotional exercises. Each participant will focus on two scenes (one comedic and one dramatic) that will be recorded by production staff with quality equipment and shown during a public screening the last day of the camp. Students will have access to the edited scenes after the camp has concluded. All exercises and scripts will be age appropriate. No prior acting experience required.

Tuition: $240

bill-cooper-head-shotBill Cooper has been involved with the video, television and film business in the Twin Cities primarily as an actor for 25 years. He has a degree in Mass Communications from St. Cloud (MN) State University and studied acting at The Actors Studio in Minneapolis. Bill’s acting credits include a dozen short and feature films, 150 television commercials, and hundreds of industrial, corporate, print, and voice-over projects.

Camp Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Registration deadlines are listed with camp descriptions (click on camp title). You may register online, in person at FilmNorth, or by phone with a credit/debit card at 651.644.1912, x2 or x3. Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Completing the online registration form without payment DOES NOT reserve a space in a camp. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a camp, FilmNorth may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal (online registrations, minus PayPal fee) or credit/debit card (phone or in person credit/debit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another camp if scheduled in the same calendar year.
  • For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee (plus PayPal fee if applicable). For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first camp session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee (plus PayPal fee if applicable). As of a camp start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed camp sessions.
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July 16 @ 12:00 pm
July 20 @ 4:00 pm
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Bill Cooper
Registration Deadline
July 11, 2018
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Monday–Friday, July 16–20, 12–4 pm