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  • Joy of Conversation

    Date : May 10 - May 14 2014, 10 am - 4 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    Discover the freedom and joy of social communication. Be inspired and encouraged to verbally and physically express yourself without fear in social situations. Through humour, mixed with practical activities, improvisations and acting exercises, students will discover their own voice and develop personal charisma and presence in social communication. Both verbal and non-verbal exploration will be used. Discover the freedom, … continue reading
  • Documenting Fieldwork

    Date : May 10 - May 11 2014, 12 pm - 4 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    This practical, hands-on class is ideal for anyone wanting to create an audio-visual presentation as part of their course work or as a personal project. You will learn simple tips to gathering better pictures and sound, how to conduct effective interviews, and how to identify additional media (B-roll) with the editing process in mind. For graduate students, this qualifies … continue reading
  • Improv: Introduction to the 5 Skills

    Date : May 10 - Jun 22 2014, 4 pm - 6:30 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    This introductory improv class will hone your skills in areas that are key to good improv and to living a positive, productive and playful life. Led by academic and experienced improviser Julian Frid, students will drill exercises that enrich listening (the words people say, the inflection, the body language), which leads to better acceptance (realizing the reality positively), and … continue reading
  • Improv Level 2: Long Form Games and Structure

    Date : May 11 - Jun 23 2014, 4 pm - 6:30 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    This level 2 improv class will explore scene work and strengthen existing p improv skills. A review of some of the tools of improv (yes and, tasking, intention, POV, status, game of the scene) will then lead to focusing on scene-work. How to sustain a scene through game and character, editing techniques between scenes, techniques to narrate and host, … continue reading
  • Freedom from Self-Consciousness

    Date : May 14 - Jun 25 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    This workshop will investigate the issue of self-consciousness and how to overcome it. A variety of tools and useful techniques from the actors process will be used to help the individual unleash the inner self and overcome tensions that have prevented them from doing so in the past. Somewhere within is the authentic self waiting to be revealed. This … continue reading
  • Documentary Filmmaking: An Introduction

    Date : May 14 - Jun 25 2014, 6 pm - 10 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    So you want to make a documentary and arenít sure where to start? This class will introduce you to the fundamental concepts, processes and techniques of documentary filmmaking. It will cover the major genres and elements, including ethics, the art of the interview, narration, archival and stock footage, styles of shooting, funding and distribution. Screenings and discussion of films … continue reading
  • Art of Acting: Finding Personal Liberation & Authenticity

    Date : May 14 - Jun 25 2014, 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    Using techniques of improvisation and other acting exercises, students will focus on remaining truthful and honest within the work, using an organic approach that is from the heart. Discover how emotional release, being present in the moment, and your use of imagination can be potent vehicles for self exploration, empowerment and self-understanding. This class is designed at an introductory/journeyman … continue reading
  • The Organics of Acting for the Camera

    Date : May 15 - Jun 26 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    This class will explore the organics of acting, which will include a variety of acting exercises and improvisation work of a dramatic nature to help guide the actor through: how to stay present and connected, work from the heart with truth and vulnerability and stay in the moment. The process explored will involve working with an organic inside-out approach … continue reading
  • In Search of the Actor Within

    Date : May 15 - Jun 26 2014, 7:30 pm - 10 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    Let the magic begin! Join Kevin McCormick Artistic Director and Curator for the Creative Classes: Empowerment through the Arts at Hart House for a journey into uncovering the actor within. Students will work in a highly creative environment dealing with a variety of elements of the actors creative process which will include working with scripted material,, movement and character … continue reading
  • Soldiers' Tower Carillon Recital

    Date : May 19 2014, 1 pm - 2 pm
    This event is being held at the St. George campus

    The bells of the historic Soldiers' Tower carillon will ring out for a special Victoria Day recital. Carillonneur: Roy Lee, U of T alumnus. This year's theme is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. This is an outdoor event, which will proceed rain or shine. Chairs will be set out for listeners.The Memorial Room … continue reading

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