or helping Verve reach the
of helping aspiring actors become working actors!
2017-18 Youth Classes Now Open
Weekly classes starting the week of September 11, 4:30-6 pm
Wednesdays, Sept 13 -May 16, 2018
TWEENS (11-14): Tuesdays, Sept 12, 2017-May 15, 2018
ADVANCED TWEENS# (12-14): Thursdays, Sept 14-May 17, 2018
Last Summer Youth Workout: Hosting
9-10:30 am ages 8-12, 10:30 am -12 pm ages 13-17
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS
Commercial Acting, Level 1
Sundays, August 6-27, 1-4 pm
Level 1 gives you the skills needed to audition for Arizona agents and commercials, including cold reading, camera technique, improvisation and tools of the trade.
Monday, August 7, 6:30-9:30 pm
Gain a definite competitive advantage by learning how to use this popular tool.
Scene Study with Laura Winstin#
Tuesdays, Aug 8-Sept 12, 6:30-9:30 pm
Through partnered scene work and solo exercises, you will create truthful, organic moment-to-moment life on stage on a weekly basis.
Honest Improv, Level 1
Wednesdays, Aug 30-Sept 20, 7-9 pm
Find the funny through scenes and games. Learn skills that help with film, commercial, stage acting + comedy and improv!
Commercial Acting, Level 2#
Sundays, Sept 10-Oct 1, 1-4 pm
Level 2 covers more complicated and difficult scripts and filming situations to make you competitive in national and multi-market commercials.
Advanced Voice Over Workout #
Join us for for this session and stretch your voice over auditioning muscles!
Sunday, Sept 17, 9 am - 12 pm
Scene Study with Amanda Melby (Ongoing)#
Mondays, returning Nov 6, 6:30-9:30 pm
Breathing in the Physical Character, Level 1
Connecting the voice and complete engagement of the body to communicate not only the text but also the sub-text.
FRED GERLE is in "West Side Story" at Scottsdale Musical Theatre Company. CARIN COUNIHAN is in "1070" which was extended for three weeks: Aug 11-27.
AMANDA MELBY and SHELLY BOUCHER are in pre-production for a feature film. AARON SEEVER is in pre-production on a feature film. HAYDEN DOMENICO was in "Strangely Grim," a 48-Hour film challenge film. CHANCE KELLER was in "On the Beach," a short
film. ALAYA WALTON directed her first short film: "No One Talk: Dystopia." BELLA TINDALL was cast as Cindy in the feature film "Lighthouse Lane."
REBEKAH PATTON was cast in "Deadly Dentists." RACHEL REDLEAF is in Netflix's show "Atypical;" which premieres August 11.
KELLY NICOLE booked a national commercial for Cable One. MARK CLINTON SANCHEZ booked a spot for Desert Schools Credit Union.
MARK CLINTON SANCHEZ did a print job for High Street.
NICOLE ROSSI, DELAINY DRENT and MARIAN VALENTINO signed with Signature. GRACE LOPEZ signed with Leighton Agency. REBECCA DOMINGUEZ signed with the Deborah Maddox Agency.
DECLAN KINNANE was awarded
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play for
Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Horizon High School) by the
National Youth Arts. BELLA TINDALL was awarded Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play as Various Roles in The Laramie Project (Greasepaint Youtheatre). There were also nominees:
OLIVIA LA PORTE nominated Outstanding Lead Actress (Junior Division) as Belle in
Beauty and the Beast Jr.
(Our Lady of Perpetual Help) and
BRENNA KAYCE nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play as Miss Flora Van Huysen in
(Desert Mountain High School).