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Youth Cinema Foundation Course

1 May 2015

The New Youth Cinema Foundation course in Glastonbury is for 13-19 year olds who want to learn to act for the screen. The year long course is 100% practical. It takes you step by step through acting exercises within the context of both a film and theatre environment. The course runs on Monday evenings each week, starting in September 2015 and ends with a film showcase of students performance work in Strode Theatre, Street, Somerset. Prices are affordable and places are limited.  Please email us@youthcinema.co.uk to book an audition. Or if you want information about our new Bruton or Bristol courses.

The Youth Cinema Foundation With over 50 teenage students across Bristol and Somerset, the Youth Cinema Foundation teaches and premiers students acting and film work at The Watershed Cinema in Bristol and the new art gallery Hauser & Wirth, Somerset in Bruton.

Using professional acting techniques, students develop a film scene specifically aimed at showcasing their talent and providing them with a showreel. Actors who have studied the Meisner techniques used in the course include: Robert Duvall, Arthur Miller, Diane Keaton, David Mamet, Grace Kelly, Sam Rockwell, Philip Seymour Hoffman, James Franco, Christoph Waltz, Naomi Watts and Steve McQueen.

The Teachers Jack Price is a film director/actor and teacher, he has taught with The Tobacco Factory Theatre, the Actors Center London and across the UK.

As a film maker he has directed for the BBC & Channel Four, as well as directing for Ridley Scott Associates . He has won awards in major film festivals and his most recent feature film work screened across cinemas in the USA. His award winning film Indigo staring teenagers, is available to view on itunes. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/indigo/id553945616

Angeliki Yannaghas is an actress and teacher. Angeliki has performed extensively with theatre company Festival of Fools, Kenton Theatre, Henley and QEH Theatre, Bristol. She has studied with Webber Douglas and trained/performed with Jack Price. Recent productions with YCF teachers pupils include: Medusa, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hey Diddle Diddle, Peter Pan and Treasure Island at the Bristol Old Vic, Tinderbox with the Bristol Old Vic Young Company, Punch Drunks’ The Drowned Man, King Lear at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Trollied on Sky 1 and feature film Convention of the Dead and Steven Spielberg’s film War Horse.

The course runs at the Red Brick Building, Glastonbury, on Monday evenings during term time. The first session is September 7th 2015. The film showcase of the student work will be at Strode Theatre, Somerset in the Summer of 2016. http://www.strodetheatre.org.uk/ The price is £27.50 per month for 11 months, to be paid monthly by Direct Debit. This includes sessions, membership, film production, end of year film show and a DVD.

Spaces are limited and auditions are required 

Please email us@youthcinema.co.uk to book an audition. Audition places are limited so please book now to avoid disappointment.

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