Acting Classes in Seattle (Camera 1 Overview)

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA

Instructors: Tony Doupe’ and David S. Hogan.

What: Scene study, character preparation, acting for the camera, commercial techniques, and auditioning. Students will be asked to bring SD (memory) cards to class so they can leave with their footage upon completion. All of our classes are designed to help students excel at the craft and business aspects of acting.

Rough Course Breakdown:
CLASS 1 – Meet and Greet, Cold Reading, Assign Commercial Scenes, Other Homework.
CLASS 2 – Partners Assigned, Students Bring in Scenes, Commercial Acting Exercises.
CLASS 3 – Shooting Scenes.
CLASS 4 – 2nd Scenes Brought In, Cold Reading, Monologues Performed.
CLASS 5 – Shoot 2nd Scenes, Make Up Anything Missed.

Enrollment Cap: 14.

Registration: CLICK HERE.

Instructor Bios:

Tony Doupe’

by Susan Doupe'.

by Susan Doupe’.

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Tony Doupé, is a SAG-AFTRA actor with an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.  An actor for over 20 years, recent credits include a supporting role in the feature film, Eden, starring Beau Bridges and the role of “Walt” in Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas with Eliot Gould and David DeLuise, directed by Sue Corcoran. Tony co-starred as “Lynch” in the feature film The River Sorrow, with Ray Liota and Christian Slater, presented at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

He has a leading role in the feature film The Off Hours written and directed by Megan Griffiths, recently seen at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival will introduce his film Safety Not Guaranteed starring Kirsten Bell and Aubrey Plaza.

He has been a guest star for the TV series Leverage starring Timothy Hutton and is the lead in the feature film Frayed released by Lion’s Gate. Tony had supporting roles on numerous feature films including The Ring, starring Naomi Watts and Life or Something like It, starring Angelina Jolie. His television career is significant with roles in Northern Exposure, Grimm, Unsolved Mysteries, and The Fugitive.

A popular featured commercial actor, his many credits include spots in Pizza Hut, Microsoft, Tractor Supply, Lowes Hardware, The Seattle Mariners and Rodda Paint. Tony has been teaching and coaching actors for fourteen years both privately and at the college level. For more credit information, please visit his IMDB page.

David S. Hogan

by Susan Doupe'.

by Susan Doupe’.

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David S. Hogan is an actor (AEA), teacher, producer, and director. His work has been seen on many Seattle stages, including Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, The Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and more.
In 2011, he shot Thunderballs, Shadowed, and All My Presidents. In 2012, he made his network television debut on NBC’s Grimm. Additionally in 2012, he shot Bigfoot directed by Bruce Davison and starring Danny Bonaduce, A Bit of Bad Luck, starring Cary Elwes, five short films, and his first web series pilot (written by David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco), The New Jack.

David has been working as an acting coach and professional consultant since 2008. He has studied with John Jacobsen (direct line to Uta Hagen), Tom Todoroff (direct line to Stella Adler), Jessica Marlowe Goldstein (direct line to Leonid Anisimov), Nike Imoru, and Steven Anderson, to name a few.

He maintains a blog and two Facebook Groups dedicated to the craft of acting and the advancement of the northwest film and television actor. In June of 2012, he and his wife, Angela DiMarco, founded Mighty Tripod Productions, a film production and educational outreach company.

David is a two time winner of the Seattle Times Footlight Award for Stellar Acting (2002 and 2009).

More information about David can be found on his website.