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(rising grades 3-5)

Junior Classes

Sep 20–Nov 12, 2022

Sorry there is limited availability. For more information please call our team on 415.749.2228.

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FALL 2022 SESSION DATES:
September 20–November 12, 2022 

All classes take place in-person in our studio spaces at 30 Grant Ave.

All students ages 12+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. All students and faculty must be masked at all times while in the building. Please note that our COVID-19 safety policies are subject to change.

Fall Session Refund Policy

  • Courses with insufficient enrollment will be canceled and all tuition and fees paid will be refunded in full.
  • Withdrawal and refund requests for any other reason must be made in writing and emailed to youngconservatory@act-sf.org.
  • Refund requests will be honored in full if received at least one week (7 days) prior to the start of the first class session. Class tuition will be refunded while the non-refundable registration and library fees will be withheld.
  • Should a refund request be made after the above deadline, a withdrawal fee will be withheld in addition to the standard non-refundable fees as follows.
    • After the refund deadline but before the first class date: $25 withdrawal fee
    • On or after the first class date of full-length classes: $45 withdrawal fee
  • Refunds of any kind cannot be processed after the start of the second class meeting for full-length courses or on the day of intensives.
  • Please allow 10-14 days for your refund to be processed.

Questions

  • Visit our FAQ Page, if you haven't already!
  • If you have additional questions, email us at YoungConservatory@act-sf.org.

Junior Classes

Schedule: Thursdays, Sep 22 - Nov 10:  4 pm– 6pm at 30 Grant Ave
Tuition: $325

Interested in acting in film and television? Now’s your chance to get in front of the camera! Students of all levels of experience are welcome. Actors will explore:

  • Fundamental acting tools including objective, obstacle, actions, tactics, and point of view
  • Theatrical skills such as scene analysis, vocal production, and physical awareness
  • On-camera acting techniques versus stage techniques
  • Audition preparation and filming yourself
  • The business and industry of film, television, and commercial acting

Classes will meet once a week for 8 weeks. Students will have 2 hours of training per week in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some minimal assignments and memorization in between classes.  This course will culminate in a group showing “open class” on the final hour of the final day to present projects, videos, and scenes rehearsed in class.  Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable on-camera acting skills!

Schedule: Saturdays, Sept 24-Nov 12: 10 am–12 pm at 30 Grant Ave
Tuition: $305

Gain confidence and expand your acting knowledge with our Junior Acting: The Actor’s Toolbox! This fundamental course for young actors is designed to give students foundational knowledge of acting principles, improvisation, and text performance. Students of all levels of experience are welcome, and this class can be repeated. Actors will explore:

  • Theatrical skills such as tableaux, gesture, vocal production, and movement
  • Improvisation games
  • Character development through key tools including objective, obstacle, actions, and physicality
  • Scene and monologue performance

Classes will meet once a week for 8 weeks. Students will have 2 hours of training per week in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some minimal assignments and memorization in between classes.  This course will culminate in a group showing “open class” on the final hour of the final day to present projects, monologues, and scenes rehearsed in class.  Have fun with peers while gaining valuable acting skills!

*This class is currently full.  If you would like to get onto the waitlist, please email us at youngconservatory@act-sf.org with your request and the best phone number to reach you at, in case a spot opens up.

Schedule: Saturdays, Sept 24-Nov 12: 1–3 pm at 30 Grant Ave
Junior Tuition: $325

Dive into the world of musical theater performance and explore fundamental skills that all your favorite Broadway stars use! Students of all levels of experience are welcome and this class can be repeated. Under the guidance of a lead instructor and live accompanist, actors will explore:

  • Singing fundamentals such as breath control, articulation, and vocal technique
  • Introduction to dance and improving confidence in movement abilities
  • Song and character improvisation, interpretation and performance

Classes will meet once a week for 8 weeks. Students will have 2 hours of training per week in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some minimal assignments and memorization in between classes.  This course will culminate in a group showing “open class” on the final hour of the final day to present projects, songs, and group numbers rehearsed in class.  Have fun with peers while gaining valuable musical theater skills!

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