Acting for Kids at NYFA
The New York Film Academy’s 2-week Online Acting For Film Camp gives kids the chance to discover or hone their acting chops. Throughout their time at the summer online acting for film camp, students will study fundamental acting techniques and practice them in front of their peers. By the end of camp, kids will gain a better understanding of the acting craft and the opportunity to showcase their own filmed monologues and scenes.
Camp Name: 2-Week Kids Acting for Film Camp – Online
Our summer acting camp for kids is led by professional actors in TV, film, and stage. These passionate professionals transfer their real-world expertise to the next generation of actors. During the two weeks, each camper will complete one taped monologue and scene. Our innovative acting classes encourage kids to develop the techniques and confidence they need to create believable performances for the camera. Campers apply what they learn to exercises designed to encourage their screen acting ability.
Monologues – Analyzing, Developing, Staging, personal connection, imaginary circumstances, rehearsals, performance, submitting self tape.
Improv – Students will explore play and storytelling as well as the basic tenets of improv.
Acting for Film – Acting for the frame size, reaction shots, the magic of editing, marks.
Business of Acting/Audition – The basics of audition technique and intro to the business.
Scene Study – Scene analysis to prepare for cold readings and self tape auditions.
Campers will leave the program with:
- One Monologue, on tape, that is polished and ready for performance
- Auditions basics
- Self taped monologue
- Taped audition exercises
- Self taped scene with reader
- Live performance through Zoom with scene partner
To learn more about NYFA’s summer camps, see the NYFA Camp Brochure.
This is an online camp and students attend virtually. For the best experience, we recommend that students have a strong, reliable internet connection, as well as a quiet place to work.