USD $170.00
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USD $ 170.00 / day(s)

Open 24/7

This class starts October 29th. Date display reads: day/month/year
"Mary offers practical experience and tools that introduce you to the Standardized Patient subject matter. These tools and techniques will also improve your overall acting skills. Well worth your time and effort." w.lott
6 spots remain!
Actors! Supplement your income! This is incredibly rewarding work and also a great way for actors to hone their conversational, natural delivery while improving their listening skills. You are helping to train future doctors and pa's! Medical schools hire actors to play Standardized Patients. You are given the back story of a patient, symptoms such as " burning, grabbing pressure " in order to help practitioners-to-be improve their skills. SPs improvise with med students who are practicing their diagnostic and treatment skills, or being tested on their expertise and bedside manner, all conducted in an authentic 30 minute exam. Learn to do this one-on-one acting, and to give students helpful feedback. Also, learn where the jobs are!
Part 1: Creating the character, perform the case, evaluate the med student
Part 2 How to provide feedback to the med student, how & where to find jobs
"She has an insider 's view of what it takes to succeed at being a standardized patient." milton c.
Course of 2 classes. Monday evenings, October 29th & November 5th. 7-9 pm. $170 total.

Date & Time : 29/10/2018 07:00:00 PM
Class Duration: 2 classes. 2 hours each. 7-9 pm. Mondays October 29th & Nov 5th. $170 .00 total
Instructor: Mary Windishar
Background: Mary Windishar has been an SP for more than 10 years at institutions including UCSF, Stanford, UC Davis, Samuel Merritt, SFSU, USF, and Touro University. She also teaches voice acting at SF Acting Academy and makes her living as an actor and announcer. She is a popular San Francisco/Bay Area on-camera and voice talent. She is the horoscope voice for NBC s, where she provides a daily look at your future. Over 15+ years, she's acted in hundreds of regional and national radio and television commercials, and moderated more than 600 webcasts. She specializes in narration and industrials, and has hosted TV shows for PBS, infomercials for QVC and more. Mary is also a trade show presenter, television producer, audio editor and engineer, and talent coach. Other skills include teleprompter, ear prompter, and mastery of her complete audio production facility.
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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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