MICHAEL DUVALL - INSTINCTUAL ACTING

129a Whitfield Street The Audition House  London W1T 5EQ


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Please make sure you email: instinctualactinginfo@gmail.com or text me on:

07855 740309 at some point on Sunday every week confirming which workshop you are in for the coming week. The limit on time to arrive for workshops is 30 minutes max after class has begun.

Simplify your acting skills for film and tv learning to apply those skills to auditioning and working on a film or tv set. We can either shoot your Showreel in the studio or on location.


We have a central London flat that we use for location interiors but may be able to shoot at your home/workplace provided it is central and available at times convenient to us. Workshops daily Monday to Thursday evening, Saturday morning and afternoon class.


One to Ones, helping with video auditioning and showreels shot on location. Instinctual Acting welcomes you to the 21st century...giving you a new approach and works with your true instincts.

MONDAY EVENING / SATURDAY DAYTIME

MOVABLE MONOLOGUES AND PRESENTATION NIGHT


This workshop includes the following:

Learning to deliver a piece on camera in natural delivery

Understanding eye line with camera

Understanding how to use your space

Understanding how to talk about your character in a professional way

Understand how to be prepared for your character by putting a game

plan to your character

Understand how to make every moment work in your delivery

How to dress for the role and use of props


COMMERCIAL NIGHT ON MONDAY, WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY


To bring out the best in yourself when doing commercials

To be open to your imagination in doing commercials

Learning to improvise in doing commercials.


AUDITION NIGHT WORKSHOP TUESDAY,

WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY

This workshop includes script of the month


Actors are to read whole script

Actors are to pick a scene and role

Actors will cold read on a scene

Actors will learn to read a scene either standing or sitting

Actors will dress for role

Actors will talk openly about their character and scene

Actors will learn to deliver their scene to reader off camera

Actors are to make copies of their scene



DELIVERY AND CONTINUITY WORKSHOP

WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY


Actors will learn to deliver lines with tempo and consistency

Actors will work classic scripts from Shakespear to Molier and so on

Actors will learn how to move and deliver lines  with continuity

Actors will speak and deliver with confidence


SHOOTING WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY

AND SATURDAY


Workshop is done every 3 months

Workshop is open audition

Guest Director script TBA Wed or Sat

Workshop is for five weeks, actors have to be available for blocking and audition

First week audition

Second week is rehearsal, blocking and costumes to wear

Third week shoot

Includes makeup

Costumes

Prop list

Fourth week shoot same as third week

Fifth week review of shoot and critique

And one week of shoot

Actors unable to attend review, their scene will be sent to them

SHORT SCENE WORKSHOP MONDAY, WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY


Includes giving a short scene that evening.

This is a 2 actors scene workshop


Understanding meaning of the scene

Understanding relationship of your character and the other character

Understanding the action of your character

Understanding beats in the scene

Understanding how to cold read a scene and make it real

COMEDY STORE AND IMPROV NIGHT MONDAY OR THURSDAY  


Following includes learning to deliver lines on set to camera in

comedic fashion  

Learning to impro a comedy scene to bring out your improv skills

Understanding how to make a comedy script work

SELF TAPE WORKSHOP ONCE A MONTH WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY


Actors to bring in a short piece, their monologue or a scene

Actors will learn technical way to do a self tape

From background to eye delivery on camera

Also use of camera


ACTING AS A BUSINESS WORK SHOP

IN PRODUCING YOUR WORK


There is a Guest Speaker once every 6 weeks

Producers will be Guest Speaker on hand Wednesdays

or Saturdays



HOW TO PRODUCE YOUR FILM

Cost involved

Casting and many other ideas to learn


AMERICAN DIALECT  WORKSHOP

Once a month

     Alex Morgan the Dialect Coach, Saturdays



SHOOTING IMPROV WORKSHOP

SATURDAY

Once every 6 weeks

Marie and Dan Directors in charge

This workshop is good for all Actors!

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY


This includes Actors to receive a short script every Monday  

Actors will be cast and given a scene to learn  

The night of the show is like being a Guest on a TV Show

You will go through blocking

Clothing right for role and props

Watch back same evening

Once every week

Moveable monologues and presentations

Monday night only

Commercial technique

Monday, Wednesday or Saturday

Short scene workshop

Monday, Wednesday or Saturday

Audition night and script analysis

Tuesday and Saturday

Delivery and continuity workshop

Wednesday and Saturday

Shooting workshop

Wednesday or Saturday

Comedy store and improv night

Thursday only

Character development workshop

Wednesday or Thursday

Self tape workshop

Wednesday or Saturday

SATURDAY SPECIAL WORKSHOPS:

American dialect class

Shooting improv

Round up workshops

Acting as a business and how to produce your film

Guest director one day audition workshops


NEW WORKSHOP STARTS IN MARCH 2024

TEENAGE ACTING WORKSHOPS FOR AGES

13 TO 19


Technical side of working in front of camera

All workshops work on a 90 days rota

Meaning they change week to week

Booking on app is available to the actor

Book in by Sunday eve for upcoming week


For more information about which workshop you are interested in, comprehensive details of all iA workshops are listed below.