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Acting: From Stage to Screen

  • Acting: From Stage to Screen

Actors in the profession need to move effortlessly from the theatre to film & TV roles. Today's actors can build a career by being ready to work across multiple platforms. How do you adapt the root of truthful acting from the stage to the lens of a camera? We will give you the basic tools to create great characters on camera and off. Build your confidence on screen. You will have an opportunity to face the lens and see how your choices work.

Instructor

Jennifer Clement

Jennifer Clement Bio:

Currently the Head of the Acting Department at VFS, Jennifer has been a professional actor for over 30 years. 

Jennifer's has worked across Canada and into the US in Film, TV and Theatre. In the film and TV world, she is especially proud of the work on Fido, Waydowntown, SupernaturalDa Vinci's Inquest and the family series, My Life as a Dog.  A veteran of over fifty  Film +TV projects, her full resume can be found on  http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0166092/.  Jennifer has also had the pleasure of being a part of the development of many new Canadian plays including The Trespassers by renowned playwright, Morris Panych, a Vancouver Playhouse/ Belfry co-production for which she won a Jessie Award. Other favourite productions include Coward's Blithe Spirit, Stoppard's The Real Thing, Churchill's Top Girls, Shaw's Candida and Shakespeare's Hamlet. Among prestigious venues, she has worked at San Francisco’s ACT, the Vancouver Playhouse and Arts Club theatres,  National Arts Centre, Globe Theatre, Dream in High Park, Alberta Theatre Projects and Theatre Calgary. She has been a member of the teaching faculty  at VFS for over ten years.  Jennifer is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School and York University in Toronto.

 

Sessions



Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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