Classes for Youth

No other Edmonton-based agency has achieved more for its child and teen students/clients than Great West Canadian Talent.

Here are some examples of credits earned by clients of GWCT:

 

NEW! INTRO TO FILM ACTING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (Ages, mature 4 to 6)

This program features shorter classes than the older child courses to introduce students to simple auditions, focus on camera, taking direction, preparing to work on a set, and naturalistic film acting.

    • Class size: 6 students
    • Duration: 9 one hour classes usually once a week plus one semi private session with groups of two students to video a short scene (ten classes in total) .
      The actual length of the 9th class is approximately 3 hours broken into 45 minute sessions for each pair with 15 minutes separating each pair to allow for departure/arrival to not interrupt any of the filming. One parent is asked to stay during the scene taping for this age group, and all parents are invited to watch in the final viewing class.
    • Course fee: $340.00/student

LEVEL 1 FILM ACTING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG TEENS (Ages very mature 6, or 7 to 14 years old)

  • Class size: 8-10 students
  • Course length: 8 x 90 minute classes, plus one semi private filming of scenes day. For a full class of 10 students, an extra class may be added if necessary. (Class #8 is the scene taping and is a total of 4-5 hours with two students filming a scene for one hour with 15 minute breaks to allow for uninterrupted taping of each scene. One parent of the younger students may be requested to stay for the scene taping, and all parents are invited to the final viewing class.)
  • Course fee: $390.00/student

LEVEL 2 FILM ACTING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG TEENS (Ages 7 to 14)

In this course the students are introduced improvising scenes to allow for longer acting workouts. The course also is an introduction to auditions for small roles for film and television.

  • Class size: 8-10 students
  • Course length: 9 x 90 minute classes. For classes with 10 students and extra class will be added.
  • Course fee: $340.00/student

LEVEL 3 FILM ACTING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG TEENS (Ages 7 to 14)

Students do a review of some of the material from levels 1 and 2 and then work on additional small to medium size film and TV auditions depending on age and capabilities

  • Class size: 6-8 students
  • Course length:9 x 90 minute classes. For classes with 10 students and extra class will be added.
  • Course fee: $340.00/student

LEVEL 4 FILM ACTING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG TEENS (Ages 8 to 14)

In this course, after a short review, students work on medium to larger sized film and TV auditions, according to their age and skill level.

  • Class size: 8-10 students
  • Course length:9 x 90 minute classes. For classes with 10 students and extra class will be added.
  • Course fee- $340.00/student