Classes & Workshops

Acting for Kids & Teens Students in Ongoing Class in Portland, Oregon
Acting for Kids & Teens Students in Class in Portland, Oregon

Ongoing Classes

Students train with Professional AFK&T Coaches who are active in the film community with TV and Film credits and who greatly enjoy mentoring young actors. Ongoing Classes meet four times each month and are billed monthly. They are held during the school year, September through June. A variety of Workshops are offered throughout the year and over Winter, Spring and Summer breaks.

New students are welcome at any time! AFK&T is a safe place for students to explore who they are, build confidence and express themselves as actors and individuals within our greater community. Everyone is welcome! Classes focus on:

  • Actor training for TV and Film and auditioning, scene study, character-development, on-camera technique, Meisner, Suzuki, Sense Memory, and Improv techniques, and working with an ensemble.
  • Professional development skills such as on-set etiquette, presenting headshots and resumes, slates and auditions, and how to behave professionally and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Opportunities to perform in our exclusive Industry Showcase events and our in-demand Make-A-Movie Workshops.
  • Meeting guest speakers, actors, coaches, directors, producers and agents both locally and from around the country. Many students are now working with agents such as Q6 Model & Artist Management, Option Model & Media, Puddletown Talent, and Ryan Artists, as well as Directors and TV shows such as Netflix.
  • Tour local casting offices, live sets and production studios, and attend special industry events.

When you’re ready to get started:

We look forward to meeting you! Please call 503.806.0909 or email [email protected] for information. We’d love to hear from you!

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Parents Night

Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Open Enrollment

$45.00

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Ongoing Class

Thursday Late On Camera Kids with Coach Eric

Thursday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Coach Eric is a working actor in the Portland area, lending his teaching talents to the AFK program. This on-going Thursday Class's focus is getting comfortable acting on camera. Coach Kurt will train actors on how to use Meisner technics for on camera auditioning and etiquette.

Ongoing Class

Summer On-Going Acting for Kids (12 & under)

Thursday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Ongoing Class

Wednesday Littles Class with Coach Katie/Louise (5-8yrs)

Wednesday, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$155.00

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Acting for littles with a focus on auditioning for the camera! Coach Katie's favorite class! This is a hard working class for little ones that love to express themselves artistically. Coach Katie teaches them how to audition, the basics of acting, being free to be themselves, improv, and writing their own material. Sticky candy and bear hugs are included. Ages 5 - 8 years old

Ongoing Class

Tuesday Acting for Kids & Teens - Coach Katie (6-10yrs)

Tuesday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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This is an awesome class to explore all things acting! Kids learn how to audition, read scripts, run a scene, write for themselves, work with other actors and create a character. Coach Katie has a ball running improv skits and acting exercises for the kids. This is a great class for all levels!

Ongoing Class

Saturday Acting for Kid (7 and up) w/ Kurt/Sonya

Saturday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Coach Kurt is a film, television and stage actor based out of Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Willamette University and studied at Studio Magenia in Paris, France. This is an on-going Saturday Class will teach everything from scene study, the Meisner Technique, on camera auditioning and more!

Ongoing Class

Tuesday Acting for Kids & Teens - Coach Eric (10-13)

Tuesday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Coach Eric is a working actor in the Portland area, lending his teaching talents to the AFK program. Eric works with students on expression, scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning. He is a favorite at AFK and we are very lucky to have him, this class is a great first step for new high school actors.

Ongoing Class

Monday Teen Class Coach Katie/Eric/Kurt

Monday, 4:00pm - 6:15pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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All coaches are working actors in the Portland area, lending their teaching talents to the AFK program. They'll work with students on expression, scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning. These two are a favorite at AFK and we are very lucky to have them. This class is a great first step for teens.

Ongoing Class

Saturday Acting for Teens

Saturday, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Coach Kurt is a film, television and stage actor based out of Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Willamette University and studied at Studio Magenia in Paris, France. This is an on-going Saturday Class with themes that change each month. Coach Kurt will teach everything from scene study, the Meisner Technique, on camera auditioning and more!

Ongoing Class

Summer On-Going Acting for Teens (13 & up)

Wednesday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Ongoing Class

Thursday Teens w/ Kurt

Thursday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Enrollment

$185.00

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Coach Kurt will work with students on expression, scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning. This class is a great first step for teens looking to build confidence and explore acting!

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Workshops

Students train with Professional AFK&T Coaches who are active in the film community with TV and Film credits and who greatly enjoy mentoring young actors. A variety of Workshops are offered throughout the year and over Winter, Spring and Summer breaks. Ongoing Classes meet four times each month and are held during the school year, September through June.

New students are welcome at any time! AFK&T is a safe place for students to explore who they are, build confidence and express themselves as actors and individuals within our greater community. Everyone is welcome! Workshops focus on:

  • Actor training for TV and Film and auditioning, scene study, character-development, on-camera technique, Meisner, Suzuki, Sense Memory, and Improv techniques, and working with an ensemble.
  • Professional development skills such as on-set etiquette, presenting headshots and resumes, slates and auditions, and how to behave professionally and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Opportunities to work with Guest Instructors, speakers, actors, coaches, directors, producers and agents locally and from around the country.
  • Check out our most popular Workshop series: Make-A-Movie!

When you’re ready to get started:

Our Workshops are very popular! In order to save your spot, full tuition or a 50% deposit (for Workshops more than $150) is due at registration. If a deposit is made, full tuition is due no later than 48 hours prior to the Workshop. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

We look forward to meeting you! Please call 503.806.0909 or email [email protected] for information. We’d love to hear from you!

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Workshop

Action Movie Camp for Kids

Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/09/2018

$140.00

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Join professional stunt woman, Kirsten Foe, for a ACTION packed workshop! Spring in to ACTion this summer with AFKT’s Action Movie Camp! This is a unique opportunity for kiddos to get real stunt training by industry professionals from Grimm, Librarians, Znation, America’s Got talent & Twin Peaks. Students will learn how to be believable performing combat for TV/Film/Stage stunts including moves like slaps, kicks, falls, and more! Register now to reserve your spot in this amazing, action packed workshop!

Workshop

Back To Basics

Tuesday, Wednesday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Starts 07/24/2018

$65.00

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Join Coach Kurt for B2B! Our Back to Basics workshop is a perfect way to begin developing your acting skills, or reinvest in a solid foundation. Students will gain skills for auditioning, work with commercial/television sides and put their work to the test in front of a camera. Our workshop’s goal is to get you comfortable in the audition room and empower your inner actor to shine! We highly recommend this class to ANYONE wanting to learn the first steps in acting in a comfortable, professional environment.

Workshop

Back To Basics

Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/15/2018

$65.00

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Join Coach Kurt for B2B! Our Back to Basics workshop is a perfect way to begin developing your acting skills, or reinvest in a solid foundation. Students will gain skills for auditioning, work with commercial/television sides and put their work to the test in front of a camera. Our workshop’s goal is to get you comfortable in the audition room and empower your inner actor to shine! We highly recommend this class to ANYONE wanting to learn the first steps in acting in a comfortable, professional environment.

Workshop

Back To Basics

Wednesday, Thursday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Starts 06/27/2018

$65.00

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Join Coach Kurt & Eric for B2B! Our Back to Basics workshop is a perfect way to begin developing your acting skills, or reinvest in a solid foundation. Students will gain skills for auditioning, work with commercial/television sides and put their work to the test in front of a camera. Our workshop’s goal is to get you comfortable in the audition room and empower your inner actor to shine! We highly recommend this class to ANYONE wanting to learn the first steps in acting in a comfortable, professional environment.

Workshop

Back To Basics

Monday, Tuesday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Starts 07/02/2018

$65.00

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Join Coach Kurt for B2B! Our Back to Basics workshop is a perfect way to begin developing your acting skills, or reinvest in a solid foundation. Students will gain skills for auditioning, work with commercial/television sides and put their work to the test in front of a camera. Our workshop’s goal is to get you comfortable in the audition room and empower your inner actor to shine! We highly recommend this class to ANYONE wanting to learn the first steps in acting in a comfortable, professional environment.

Workshop

Make A Movie

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/13/2018

$595.00

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Coach Katie is ready to Make-A-Movie with YOU! Ready to star in your own Film? Students get to work one on one with industry professionals to create a unique short film, from the initial story development all the way to filming. Everyone will come away from this camp with their own professionally produced, collaborative film that students had a hand in making. Active industry professionals will be present for coaching, rehearsals, wardrobe planning, character development, all the way through to the final product! Students will also be able to invite their family and friends to a real theatrical premiere. An incredible summer experience actor will never forget! All ages all levels.

Workshop

Make A Movie

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/16/2018

$595.00

Register

Coach Katie is ready to Make-A-Movie with YOU! Ready to star in your own Film? Students get to work one on one with industry professionals to create a unique short film, from the initial story development all the way to filming. Everyone will come away from this camp with their own professionally produced, collaborative film that students had a hand in making. Active industry professionals will be present for coaching, rehearsals, wardrobe planning, character development, all the way through to the final product! Students will also be able to invite their family and friends to a real theatrical premiere. An incredible summer experience actor will never forget! All ages all levels.

Workshop

SNL Comedy

Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 07/25/2018

$120.00

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Coach Katie wants you to come get your SNL on with AFKT! Learn the ins-and-outs improv and hone your skills to create vibrant, hilarious story lines! We’ll also focus on the importance of timing, physical comedy, and saying yes to achieve the ultimate flow for your story. This workshop is perfect for all ages and levels! As one of our favorites, we can’t wait to laugh, learn and have a whole lotta fun with you!

Workshop

Week of AFKT

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 06/25/2018

$275.00

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Kick off your summer of fun with Coach Katie & Kurt for Week of AFKT! Ready for a week packed with TV/film auditioning, scene study, improv, and commercial auditioning? Well this one’s for you! Join us for a power packed acting intensive that will take your acting to the next level! Our summer Week of AFKT will sharpen new and existing skills, introduce our actors to new techniques and development, all while having fun! Great for beginners and advanced actors, we recommend this workshop for all ages and levels. This is the BEST workshop to get caught up on your training or challenge your skillset...There’s even an ice cream break!

Workshop

Week of AFKT

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/16/2018

$275.00

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Keep your summer sun filled with Coach Kurt for Week of AFKT! Ready for a week packed with TV/film auditioning, scene study, improv, and commercial auditioning? Well this one’s for you! Join us for a power packed acting intensive that will take your acting to the next level! Our summer Week of AFKT will sharpen new and existing skills, introduce our actors to new techniques and development, all while having fun! Great for beginners and advanced actors, we recommend this workshop for all ages and levels. This is the BEST workshop to get caught up on your training or challenge your skillset...There’s even an ice cream break!

Workshop

Making GOOD YouTube Videos

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 07/10/2018

$175.00

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Would you like to be the star of your own web series and not sure where to start? Come on down to AFKT and learn tips and tricks for youtube filming! On-Camera filming can have it’s challenges, but our seasoned self-taping coaches have great solutions! Come ready to learn about location, sound, camera filming and how to edit your content to create a series or show you’d be proud of!

Workshop

Action Movie Camp for Teens

Thursday, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Class Starts 08/09/2018

$140.00

Register

Join professional stunt woman, Kirsten Foe, for a ACTION packed workshop! Spring in to ACTion this summer with AFKT’s Action Movie Camp! This is a unique opportunity for kiddos to get real stunt training by industry professionals from Grimm, Librarians, Znation, America’s Got talent & Twin Peaks. Students will learn how to be believable performing combat for TV/Film/Stage stunts including moves like slaps, kicks, falls, and more! Register now to reserve your spot in this amazing, action packed workshop!

Workshop

NETFLIX Teen Scene Study

Friday, 3:30pm - 8:00pm
Class Starts 08/03/2018

$225.00

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Don’t spend your time on the couch watching Netflix this summer… Join Coach Katie at AFKT and work with Netflix scripts instead! With new shows filming in Portland every day, we want to prepare you for a variety of genres to give you the best preparation. Our NETFLIX series will help you work with the latest scripts and text available, help hone your flexibility and character crossover to create the most wide range of ability! Don’t be a mouth breather…. Come work with us!

Workshop

Teen Intensive

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/20/2018

$295.00

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Ready to take your acting to the next level? This is a great workshop for teens looking to challenge their work and work intimately with other teens on tough material. Students will work with a series of trust exercises and be pushed to their limit in identifying intentions, objective, and truth. Our workshop dives deep into understanding teen relationships both to self and each other. This is a must take workshop for all teen actors! Ages 13+ only.

Workshop

Teen Intensive

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/09/2018

$295.00

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Join Coach Katie and to take your acting to the next level! This is a great workshop for teens looking to challenge their work and work intimately with other teens on tough material. Students will work with a series of trust exercises and be pushed to their limit in identifying intentions, objective, and truth. Our workshop dives deep into understanding teen relationships both to self and each other. This is a must take workshop for all teen actors! Ages 13+ only.

Workshop

Writing/Directing/Editing for Teens

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/23/2018

$275.00

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Love being an actor, but want to check out what's behind the scenes? Join AFKT for a peak of what happens off the screen! We’ll take you through the development process of writing & editing scripts, directing with vision and editing your takes. With so much to learn, we are excited to build the next generation of writers and filmmakers alike!

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