Acting For Directors

New York Film Academy Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Acting For Directors

  • Host University

    New York Film Academy Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Acting, Film Studies, Theater, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course adheres to the philosophy that in order to direct actors one must understand and experience acting as art and methodology. Directing students will become actors. Students learn how to identify a screenplay's emotional “beats” and “character objectives” in order to improve their actors' performances. Students are prepared to not only communicate and collaborate with their actors, but to actualize the best emotional outcome of a scene.


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