Instructor: Clay Banks

Clay Banks has 30 plus years experience as a Fortune 500 motivational instructor, coach, director, writer and actor. He’s fun, informative and his students get results!

Feb 06

Power Breathing -Quick & Powerful Warm-up

As actors we are “wind instruments” that need to be exercised regularly. This online acting class focuses on voice and air and Clay teaches you breathing exercises that help your dialogue and performance. These power breathing exercises help increase your air capacity and allow you to drive the dialogue so you’re in control of breathing …

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Feb 06

Line Lifting – Cold Reading

This class teaches you a very effective way to quickly cold read. You’ll learn in this online acting class the “Who, What and Where” that helps you understand your lines quickly and find where the scene arcs. When reading for the first time, Clay teaches you a technique to avoid staring at the script and …

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Oct 16

Preparing for a Career in Acting

Acting is a vocation. It’s not a life you’re born into or something that magically happens. It takes work. The key is to get things right the first time and then you will have a strong foundation upon which to build the rest of your career. This class  will teach you the fundamentals of what it takes to be an …

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Oct 16

The Craft & Biz of Acting

To work effectively in front of the camera, there’s a lot more you have to know than simply your lines. You need to understand your role in this business which means understanding the entertainment business itself. You will learn: – what is the casting director actually thinking when you are in the room, and thus …

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