The Summer Institute runs Mondays through Fridays, 35 hours per week, with weekly outings scheduled on Saturdays.
Classes are taught by the internationally-acclaimed faculty of the USC School of Dramatic Arts. The School’s faculty of working artists are experts in their field and have an intimate understanding of the industry.
|Acting||Explore the craft of acting through pioneering American methods and techniques|
|Acting for the Camera||Examine the dynamics of acting in relation to film/television|
|Professional Seminar||Join top agents, casting directors and other industry leaders as they discuss the business of acting|
|Audition Technique||Master the successful audition with this step-by-step guide – from preparation to execution|
|English Class||Receive immersive English language instruction|
|Improv||Gain a comprehensive understanding of one of Hollywood’s most marketable skills|
|Voice||Free the actor’s voice for use in all artistic mediums|
|Text Analysis||Discover how to understand a script or screenplay for its dramatic potential|
|Physical Theatre||Delve into movement training, maskwork, clowning and other ways to use the body for the actor|
|Singing||Learn basic singing for the actor, with an emphasis in musical theatre|
View 2016 SDA Summer Institute Sample Schedule here.