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Acting for Camera Academy

LBF Actors nurtures and supports the creative development of our actors.  Classes and workshops are an integral part of the agency. Designed for actors who are working or want to be working on the professional circut.  Development of audition, performance techniques & skills for camera.   All classes & workshops are held in the LBF Studio, 3b, 49 Brown St, Ponsonby.   
ACADEMY ACTING FOR CAMERA CLASSES:  ACTORS NEED TO BOOK INTO THE FULL PROGRAMME - these are not one off classes.   You can book a place by sending an email to
JUNIOR 7-9yrs:  Focused on improvisation, script, camera and audition techniques.  Taught by Liz BF.  8 x 1 hour sessions.  Cost $150. 
Term 2 2019           11am - 12noon        Saturdays     4, 11, 18, 25 May:  8, 15, 22, 29 June
INTERMEDIATE 10-12yrs:  Focused on improvisation, american accent, script, camera and audition techniques.  Taught by Liz BF.  8 x 1 hour sessions.  Cost $150.
Term 2 2019          12noon - 1pm             Saturdays         4, 11, 18, 25 May:  8, 15, 22, 29 June
TEENAGE 13-17yrs:  focused on accent work, improvisation, script, camera & audition techniques.  American Accent Coaching included taught by an american accent specialist.  Taught by Liz BF.  8 x 90minute sessions.  Cost $230.
Term 2 2019           5 - 6.30pm                  Thursdays     2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May:  6, 13, 20 June
ADULT 18yrs + :  Taught by Juliet Furness, acting and voice coach for past 20yrs in LA, New York & Auckland.  Classes are designed to help actors find acting work.  8 x 2 hour sessions.  Cost $350.
Term 3 2019             7 - 9.00pm             Mondays       Dates TBC  
WEB-SERIES 'Teen Trials & Tribulations' 13-17yrs:   A platform for our teen actors to create & film original work & upload it to the Web Series ’Teen Trials & Tribulations’.  This work is based on real highs & lows that affect teenagers.   It is relevant, fresh and up to date!  LBF have a youtube channel which this series runs from.  This is an organic way for our teens to gain amazing experience, and have unprecedented exposure as young actors. From an agency point of view, aside from helping to ease the frustrations of our young actors waiting for work, this adds a whole new dimension to the profiles we can share about our teens, giving our casting directors really rich insights into their talent.  TT&T Web Series Workshops run throughout the term:  x 8 two hour sessions, comprised of LBF Actors aged 13 - 17yrs.  
TERM 2 2019             1.30 - 3.30pm          Saturdays         4, 11, 18, 25 May:  1, 8, 15, 22 June

NEW ACTOR WORKSHOPS:  Every actor 5yrs & over is required to attend an Acting for Camera & Audition workshop specifically designed for new actors to the agency.  Taught by Liz BF.  The last Auckland NEW ACTOR WORKSHOPS were on Sunday 5th May.  

Junior 5-7yrs:  9.30-10.30am             

Intermediate 8-11yrs: 10.30-12.00pm                

Teenage 12-17yrs: 12.30-2.00pm  

The next Wellington NEW ACTOR & REFRESHER WORKSHOPS tbc.

REFRESHER WORKSHOPS:  Retaining a connection between ACTOR & AGENT, brush up on audition techniques & getting back in front of camera.    Two each year in Auckland for 5yrs and over.   Email Liz on to book in.   The last REFRESHER WORKSHOPS were on Sunday 7th April.   The next refreshers will be in Term 3.

Junior 5-7yrs:  9.30-10.30am              

Intermediate 8-11yrs: 10.30-12.00pm                

Teenage 12-17yrs: 12.30-2.00pm