COURSES AND WORKSHOPS 2020

We at Bazan Talent Agency offer high quality professional drama training for both stage and screen.

 

Our courses and workshops have received 100% satisfaction rates from actors and five star ratings.

 

We welcome all actors from any level and background to a professional, fun and friendly environment. Whether this be your first time training alongside us, or you are a returning student, we aim to ensure you learn new skills and techniques in your chosen subject, gain confidence and make new friends.

We believe that anything is possible and are here to support you with your determination to succeed!

Please find our winter/ spring programme 2020 below. We are now taking bookings for our courses and workshops.

To book or for any further enquires please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com

We look forward to welcoming you to class!

        WINTER PROGRAMME

  Courses -February-March 2020

''I cannot recommend the monthly workshops highly enough. Always taking a different aspect of the profession, the advice given and positive atmosphere helps you gain confidence and improve your own techniques. Well, it's certainly helping me!'' -Kerry Frater

'Overcome the notion that we must be regular...it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre...' - UTA HAGEN

*****- ‘I cannot wait to return to this course!

I can honestly say that it is a game changer for any actor. It gives you the tools to achieve what we all want a- truthful honest performance.’ – Susie Lynch

Uta Hagen- Advanced Acting Course

February-March 2020

Level: All levels welcome. / FULLY BOOKED.

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Dates: 5 week course/ Commencing Tuesday Evenings:

Tuesday 4th/ 11th/ 18th /25th February & Tuesday 3rd Mach 2020.

Time: 7pm-9pm

*To add your name onto the waiting list should a place become available please e:mail-info@bazantalentagency.com 

Considered as one of the most greatest theatre  and acting practitioners  of all time, this course introduces and focuses the teachings of Uta Hagen and her respect for acting.

 

Covering her 9 questions, exercises and techniques for attention to detail, over the period of 5 weeks, this course will allow you to step in and be challenged whilst recognising your mistakes and allowing you to grow to give your best honest and believable performance. 

''I've been attending workshops with Bazan Talent Agency, & they're great fun. I've met lovely people and I've been learning a lot. I'd definitely recommend these classes/workshops! ''- Leona Igoe

Accents and Phonetics Course

February-March 2020

All levels welcome. / FULLY BOOKED

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) /Cole Room

Dates: 5 week course/ Commencing Wednesday Evenings:

Wednesday 5th/ 12th/ 19th /26th February & Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Time: 7pm-9pm

*To add your name onto the waiting list should a place become available please e:mail-info@bazantalentagency.com

 

Alright our kid? Ay-up mate! Good morrow to you sir!

 

Accents. The one thing that can make you more castable as an actor and broaden your casting versatility.  

 

Whether they are foreign to you or you just want to perfect them our accent course teaches you phonetics (the study of speech sounds) and a range of accents including: General American, Cockney, Irish, Yorkshire, Liverpool and RP.

 

*We will also cover an accent of your choice!

 

Including articulation exercises and tongue twisters this course is set for any actor who wishes to learn how to be able to practise any accent.

*****- ‘An exhilarating course on how

to self-tape for auditions! I am much

more confident in putting myself up

for screen and TV roles via self-taping

to which I am immensely grateful for.

A course that gives you a leap of new

skills and knowledge.’ -Chris Edwards

 

*****- ‘The self-tape course is brilliant!

I learnt so much during this course

and can not wait to return to another!’

-Fattah Ahmed

 

*****- ‘An amazing course that has

made me much more confident with my self-

self -taping and learning about sight

 reading was extremely helpful!’ –

Corey Thompson

Self Tape Course

March-April 2020

Level: All levels welcome. 

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Cole Room 

Dates: 5-week course/ Commencing Thursday Evenings.

Thursday 5th/ 12th/ 19th/ 26th March and 2nd April 2020

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: £125pp / *£50 deposit is required to secure place.

 

Our self- tape course returns! Following a 100% satisfaction rate and students leaving with more confidence and knowledge about self-taping we ensure that you are learn about how to make a professional self-tape.

 

Covering self-taping for screen including, commercials, television and film we give you the tricks of the trade and of course the absolute do’s and don’ts and an insight from a casting directors perspective.

 

We demonstrate examples of unsuccessful self-tapes and successful tapes enabling you to analyse for yourself also.

 

Each week you are given a self-tape to do which is then watched back in class to show your progress and personal growth!

 

Plus, we also film and record your monologues in class with high quality camera’s ensuring you receive a copy for you own personal use and your show reel!

 

To book or for any questions please e-mail:info@bazantalentagency.com

        SPRING PROGRAMME

       Courses -April- June 2020

Screen Acting 5 Week Course

Immersive Practical Training 

 May-June 2020

Level: All levels welcome.

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Dates: 5 week course/ Commencing Thursday Evenings-

Thursday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May and 4th June 2020

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: £125pp / *£50 deposit is required to secure place.

Exploring screen acting through story and script, character and performance and acting methods and techniques, our screen acting course is for actors who wish to gain knowledge and skills both in front and behind the camera.

We also introduce script analysis, your casting for the professional industry as well as self taping and ensuring you leave with confidence and skills that will make you prepared for any given casting opportunity.

We also film and send all tapes recorded throughout the course enabling you to watch your personal growth and development each week as well as using them for your own personal use!

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

         SPRING PROGRAMME

 Workshops -March-May 2020

Cast Me!

Casting Workshop

 

All Levels Welcome/ Age 16+

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Date: Sunday 8th March 2020

Time: 12pm-2pm

Cost: £20pp

Casting. No doubt as an actor you have heard the word!

So what is your casting? And your playing age? And what are you likely to be cast for the professional industry? What do your headshots say about you? And what do you say about you?

Join us for this afternoon session of being able to answer all your casting questions so that you are confident in knowing the type of characters you will be cast in the professional acting world. Including characters for theatre, television and commercials.

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

Shakespeare Workshop with special guest: Andrew Potter

 

 

All Levels Welcome / Age 16+

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Date: TBC

Time: 12pm-3pm

Cost: £28 pp

To be or not to be? Now that really is the question isn't it actors?

Join us for an exciting afternoon with special guest Andrew Potter, who

is an acting tutor at the Royal Birmingham Conservetoire and theatre director. His credits include Shakespeare's Macbeth ( Midland Opera, Crescent Teatre) Julius Ceaser (Everyman theatre Cheltenem) Titus Adronicus ( The Courtyard London).

With an introudction to language and text and exercises that enable the actor to explore Shakespeare at it's very best.

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

Physical Theatre Workshop

 

 

All Levels Welcome/ Age 14+

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Date: Sunday 3rd May 2020

Time: 12pm-2pm

Cost: £25pp

Come and enjoy an afternoon of physical theatre with Esmee Marsh,

(Theatre Termoin, Vaults Festival, Movement Director Lying Lips

Theatre Company.)

Learning new ways of story telling through movement, as well as exciting new skills and texcniques this workshop is all about fun, devising and ensemble!

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

Laban Workshop

 

 

All Levels Welcome / Age 16+

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Date: Sunday 17th May 2020

Time: 12pm-3pm

Cost: £25pp

Characterisation introducing Laban!

The Laban Movement Analysis also knows as 'the eight efforts'.


Considered one of the top three movement analysis every actor should study, the Laban Technique is a method and language for describing, visualising, interpreting and documenting human movement which allows actors to use their physical movement expressively, helping them become more believable as their character.

Not only does it help the actor with physical choices for developing character but to vocal choices too!

It is taught through out drama schools all across the country enabling actors to be creative and explore their different characteristics within themselves broadening their casting.

A workshop for any actor who wishes to learn a new and exciting character technique!

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

Script Work Workshop

 

 

All Levels Welcome / Age 16+

Location: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) 

Date: Sunday 31st May 2020

Time: 12pm-2pm

Cost: £20pp

Scripts.

An actor's best friend or at least should be!

So, you receive a monologue or script for an audition/casting. It looks fairly simple, but are you reading it correctly?

This workshop is designed for actors to learn the skills and techniques that writers and playwrights use in their scripts in order for the actor to perform them correctly. Covering language, punctuation and grammar.

Lead by four star critically acclaimed writer Nathalie Bazan, this workshop will teach you everything from precise punctuation to script format, as well as tips and techniques which are proven to help you learn lines quicker and efficiently in order for you to gain confidence and perform your very best!

To book or for any questions please e-mail: info@bazantalentagency.com 

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