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Our final AIF for 2019!
"..Amazing feedback - 'Don't ask what you can do better, ask what you can do differently' - This changed my outlook on everything" N. M

Rolf heads off to London to direct "A View From The Bridge" so this will be our final AIF for the year and a special 4 week session!
Acting In Films is all about finding the truth and in this class, you will absolutely LEARN how to give truthful and authentic performances for the CAMERA. This class gives beginning and experienced students a professional approach to acting that covers script analysis, scene study, blocking and auditions. Scenes will be recorded in the new casting studios of Das Studio (home to Gregg Cohen Casting, Kristen Beck Casting and BBC) . Full attendance is required, as students will be paired up with scene partners and set to shoot on specific dates. And, Sundays mean less traffic and easier parking in downtown SF! Currently, Rolf is a Professor of Drama at Ohlone College and also teaches at Berkeley Rep and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He has worked extensively in film, television and theatre including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatre Complicte, and the Royal Court as well as West End and regional productions. Check out for more.
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Date & Time : 04/08/2019 11:30:00 AM
Class Duration: date display reads day/month/year. 3 hours. Sundays August 4th-25th. 11:30-2:30pm.
Instructor: Rolf Saxon
Background: Rolf Saxon (AEA, BAE, SAG/AFTRA) was in the first class of ACT’s Young Conservatory and went on to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he made his home for over 30 years working extensively in film, television, and theatre including seasons at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Court, as well as regional and West End productions, working with directors Trevor Nunn, Simon Curtis, Matthew Warchus, and Adrian Noble, as well as actors David Suchet, Daryl Hannah, and Gene Wilder. His film and television include working with directors Steven Spielberg, Brian De Palma, and Tom Twkyer and actors Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Vin Diesel, Sir Alec Guinness, Dame Helen Mirren, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson, Ryan Reynolds, and Jonathan Pryce, among others. As a director in both film and theatre, he has been a private tutor and coach for over 20 years and has taught at the Drama Lab in London, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a final year tutor, and is presently a director at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London
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About San Francisco Acting Academy

The SF Acting Academy is a professional On Camera workshop school. Our mission: prepare actors to audition and work in the Bay Area acting market and connect those actors to the industry. Our comprehensive on-camera program includes Commercial – Voice Over- Acting Fundamentals – Audition Techniques and offers classes for actors of all ages and all experience levels. The San Francisco Acting Academy was founded in 2001 in collaboration with top casting professionals, actors and teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is our goal to provide the space for both new and experienced actors to hone their on camera skills and to make them more competitive in the SFBA market by connecting our school to the industry. Over the years we have accomplished this in several ways: We offer a variety of classes geared to prepare actors for the demands of auditioning and working in the challenging Bay Area Market. Our instructors are the best in the business; not only accomplished working actors and teachers, but casting session directors, television and radio producers and theater directors. They bring a unique perspective from both sides of the performance and the casting process. Our class sizes are kept to a minimum, giving each student ample time in front of the camera and mic. All of our classes are held at Das Studio, home to Greg Cohen, Kristen Beck and Beau Bonneau Casting. Classes are taught using state of the art camera equipment and casting software, giving each actor a taste of the real world auditioning environment. And each student will have the opportunity to watch their progress on tape.

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