Switch to mobile website Switch to full website
Share Close

Acting Classes

Intro to TV/Film and Commercial Acting $420Purchase required to enroll

Budding young actors will learn techniques for confidence on camera. Our class sizes are small to encourage one-on-one learning and lots of camera time.

No experience required for Level 1.

Advanced TV/Film & Acting $420Purchase required to enroll

Budding young actors will learn techniques for confidence on camera. Our class sizes are small to encourage one-on-one learning and lots of camera time. If your child has some experience, please call or email a resume or list his or her experience for approval to makemusic@dallasacademyofmusic.com.

My First Acting Class $330Purchase required to enroll

A creative introduction to the land of purposeful make-believe, where children learn to take situations and make them real and without a script. They are introduced to the very basics of how TV, film, and stage works . Children develop their own monologue based on their own experience to deliver alone to an invited audience by the end of the year. Prerequisites: while reading skills are helpful, they are not 100 percent necessary.

Intro to Improv $475Purchase required to enroll

Improvisation is proven to give more confidence, help to trust your first instinct and MAKE YOU HAVE A BLAST! Dampa offers a complete improv training program, providing students with a strong foundation that promotes creativity, personal growth and CONFIDENCE.

Intro to Acting 1 $420Purchase required to enroll

Students learn the basics of acting through improvisation, theatre games and exercises, creating characters and simple monologues and scene study. Instructor is an American Academy of Dramatic Arts Honors graduate and former talent coach for Disney Radio.

Acting 2 $420Purchase required to enroll

Practical techniques for theatre and on-camera acting. Includes creating characters, original monologues, and more advanced scene study.

**Prerequisite – Acting 1 or Private Assessment.

Advanced Acting Course for Adults $495Purchase required to enroll

This class aims to immerse students in specific skills for choosing actions, creating characters, and crafting realistic behavior on stage. We will study practical exercises . Each day will have a different focus: memorization techniques, character biographies, text analysis, playable actions, vocal and physical characterization, emotional association techniques, and everything you need to bring life and “reality” to whatever you perform. Become the kind of actor that is known for having craft and be on your way to working with the technical specificity and mindset of a craftsman.

Spring "Young Shakes"- Intro to Shakespeare -"A Midsummer Nights' Dream" $330Purchase required to enroll

"School's Out! And the comedy begins with a Midsummer Night's Dream. Four lovers, having an argument in the Athenian woods at midnight, are confused by fairies who are only trying to help. Throw in some magic, a custody battle over a little boy, and an amateur actor who unsuspectingly becomes the fairy queen’s love interest… oh and a magic set of ass’s ears… and there you have it - A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a comedy.

It’s a wild night for lovers and lunatics, swirling with Elizabethan flourishes, in this family-friendly comedy. The course will culminate with a performance of monologues and duets. Fall course is 18 weeks and Spring Course is 18 weeks."

Voice Over: Radio & Commercials - Spring 2017 $450Purchase required to enroll

Students learn the ropes of acting on a mic with a professional sound sytem and established voice coach, CJ Critt as their guide. Lecture includes DFW market audition, the job, follow-up, self-promotion, the union and agencies. Each student receives private coaching and studio time.

Improv Workshops (Children) $125Purchase required to enroll

Actor students:

  • increase callback and booking percentage
  • learn to trust your first instinct
  • be in the moment

Non-actor students:

  • have fun!
  • meet new people!
  • gain confidence!

Improv Workshops (Adult) $200Purchase required to enroll

Actor students:

  • increase callback and booking percentage
  • learn to trust your first instinct
  • be in the moment

Non-actor students:

  • have fun!
  • meet new people!
  • gain confidence!

Improv Through Play (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $385Purchase required to enroll

Little actors will be guided by the amazing Lindsay Goldapp, who has been performing and teaching improvisational comedy for more than 20 years, through exercises and activities that encourage imagination and story making based on their own experiences. Children will learn to take a situation and make it real without a script.

Intro to Acting with CJ Critt (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $445Purchase required to enroll

Students learn the basics of acting through improvisation, theatre games and exercises, creating characters and simple monologues and scene study.

Advanced Film and TV (Level 2) (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $445Purchase required to enroll

Budding young actors will learn techniques for confidence on camera. Our class sizes are small to encourage one-on-one learning and lots of camera time. If your child has some experience, please call or email a resume or list his or her experience for approval to makemusic@dallasacademyofmusic.com.

Intro to Film and TV (Level 1) (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $445Purchase required to enroll

Budding young actors will learn techniques for confidence on camera. Our class sizes are small to encourage one-on-one learning and lots of camera time.

Adult Acting (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $445Purchase required to enroll

This class aims to immerse students in specific skills for choosing actions, creating characters, and crafting realistic behavior on stage. We will study practical exercises . Each day will have a different focus: memorization techniques, character biographies, text analysis, playable actions, vocal and physical characterization, emotional association techniques, and everything you need to bring life and “reality” to whatever you perform. Become the kind of actor that is known for having craft and be on your way to working with the technical specificity and mindset of a craftsman.

Acting & Voice Over Workshop for Teens (Fall 2017) $275Purchase required to enroll

Excellent introduction to the field of voice acting for teens! The class focus would be on Reading real world commercials, books, game and animation scripts, Taking direction, Creating unique voice characters and having fun!

Intro to Acting with Jeff S (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $450Purchase required to enroll

Advanced Acting with Jeff S (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $450Purchase required to enroll

Private - 60-minute Acting Coaching/Lessons No purchase required to enroll

Advanced Acting with CJ Critt (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) $445Purchase required to enroll

Summer Camp 2018 - Improv Through Play $275Purchase required to enroll

Thoroughly Modern Millie $695Purchase required to enroll

Revenge of the Space Pandas $695Purchase required to enroll

Acting with Jeff Swearingen $300Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Acting - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll

Advanced Acting - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Acting 1 - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll

Improv Through Play - Fall 2018 $385Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Film and TV (Level 1) - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll

Intermediate Film and TV (Level 2) - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll

Advanced Film & TV (Level 3) $450Purchase required to enroll

Advanced Film and TV (Level 3) - Fall 2018 $450Purchase required to enroll