ACTING ONE with Brad Koepenick
Students with little or no experience will have a great time learning the fundamentals of acting - listening, responding, teamwork, making choices and other kills through improvisation. Spolin games unleash the child in us all and YOUR child will have a fantastic time playing the games while improving self confidence and acting abilities,
This class provides a thorough overview of many aspects of acting for stage and camera.
Students will receive on camera technique and cold reading, monologue and scene study, auditioning skills, on set etiquette and character development.
Brad Koepenick is a professional actor /wirier/producer with dozens of television
and film credits including The Distinguished Gentleman, Albino Alligator, Friends,
ER and Scrubs. After earning a BA in Communications, Brad produced children’s television for Saban, NBC and National Geographic. He is currently in post-production
on SHAKESPEARE HIGH, a new documentary which follows 10 schools for two months to the 90th Annual DTASC High School Shakespeare Festival (executive producer-Kevin Spacey). Brad ran enrichment programs in over 50 schools throughout the LA area and found his way into Community Charter Middle School in 2000. He is a founding teacher at 4 PUCSchools (Partnerships to Uplift Communities), teaches Media Arts and Speech at CHAMPS Charter High School and is on the board of directors for the CA Educational Theatre Association, Drama Teachers Association of Southern California, CA Charter Schools Association Member Council and Actors for Autism. His work with theatre, animation and autism is currently the subject of a new documentary called AU/ARTISTIC KIDS WITH CAMERAS from film- maker Alex Rotaru (PBS-The Hobart Shakespeareans). Brad was the recipient of the HART VISION AWARD for Ca CHARTER TEACHER OF THE YEAR in 2006.