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Ongoing Acting 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 Acting Classes meet four times each month and are billed monthly. 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, IMD Modeling 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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Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning & Intermediate (Ages 12 yrs & up)

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

$195.00

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This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning. Student actors get an opportunity to work in small groups with coaches and come together as a full class. Class meets Monday's 4:15pm - 6:15pm

Ongoing Class

Discover Acting (Ages 6 - 11 yrs)

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

$195.00

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Join other kids that want to learn about acting. This is a great space where kids can express themselves artistically and have fun. Student actors will learn the fundamentals of acting for TV & Film including, scene studies from their favorite shows, how to audition and other introductory concepts of acting. Class meets Tuesday’s 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ongoing Class

Master TV/Film Acting Class: Audition Only (13+ yrs)

Wednesday, 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Open Enrollment

$195.00

Register

This class is for our advanced student actors who want to take their acting to the next level. Coach Katie will challenge their work; identifying intention, objective and truth. In addition to diving deeper into acting skills, we will look at the the steps it takes to becoming a working actor; monologues, professional audition tips, resume writing, self promotion, getting an agent and more. Auditions are scheduled in July & August. Mid-year auditions in December. Accepted student actors must commit to the program for the school year (September - June. Mid-year, January to June). Additional requirements include volunteering at studio events, shadowing beginner and intermediate classes, attendance to special events outside of class/studio time. Class meets Wednesday's from 4:15pm - 6:15pm

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning (Ages 8 - 13 yrs)

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

$195.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. Student actors will learn the fundamentals of acting for TV & Film including, scene studies from their favorite shows, how to audition and other introductory concepts of acting. Class meets Thursday's 4:15pm - 6:15pm

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Intermediate (Ages 13 yrs+)

Saturday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Enrollment

$195.00

Register

This on-camera class student actors will dive deeper into the particular demands of acting for TV/Film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student Actors will have lots of opportunity to review taped work to help improve their overall acting confidence. Class meets Saturday 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning & Intermediate (Ages 9+ yrs)

Sunday, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Open Enrollment

$195.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student actors get an opportunity to work in small groups with coaches and come together as a full class. Class meets Sunday's 11:00am - 1:30pm July 14, 21, & 28 August 4, 11 & 18

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning & Intermediate (Ages 8 - 13 yrs) Summer

Saturday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Open Enrollment

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student actors get an opportunity to work in small groups with coaches and come together as a full class. Class meets Saturday's 12:30pm - 2:30pm **July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10, 17 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Intermediate (Ages 13 yrs+) Summer

Saturday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Enrollment

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class student actors will dive deeper into the particular demands of acting for TV/Film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student Actors will have lots of opportunity to review taped work to help improve their overall acting confidence. Class meets Saturday 3:00pm - 5:00pm **July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10, 17 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning (Ages 8 - 13 yrs) Summer

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

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. Student actors will learn the fundamentals of acting for TV & Film including, scene studies from their favorite shows, how to audition and other introductory concepts of acting. Class meets Thursday's 4:15pm - 6:15pm **July 11, 18, 25 & August 8, 15, 22 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning & Intermediate (Ages 12 yrs & up) Summer

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

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning. Student actors get an opportunity to work in small groups with coaches and come together as a full class. Class meets Monday's 4:15pm - 6:15pm **July 8, 15, 22 & August 5, 12, 19 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

Master TV/Film Acting Class: Audition Only (13+ yrs) - Summer

Wednesday, 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Open Enrollment

$125.00

Register

This class is for our advanced student actors who want to take their acting to the next level. Coach Katie will challenge their work; identifying intention, objective and truth. In addition to diving deeper into acting skills, we will look at the the steps it takes to becoming a working actor; monologues, professional audition tips, resume writing, self promotion, getting an agent and more. Auditions are scheduled in July & August. Mid-year auditions in December. Accepted student actors must commit to the program for the school year (September - June. Mid-year, January to June). Additional requirements include volunteering at studio events, shadowing beginner and intermediate classes, attendance to special events outside of class/studio time. Class meets Wednesday's from 4:15pm - 6:15pm **July 10, 17, 24 & August 7, 14, 21 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Intermediate (Ages 12+) Summer

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

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class student actors will dive deeper into the particular demands of acting for TV/Film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student Actors will have lots of opportunity to review taped work to help improve their overall acting confidence. Class meets Thursday's 6:30pm - 8:30pm **July 11, 18, 25 & August 8, 15, 22 Special Summer Tuition - $125 Per Month

Ongoing Class

TV/Film Acting Class: Beginning & Intermediate (Ages 9+ yrs)

Monday, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Open Enrollment

$125.00

Register

This on-camera class focuses on acting for television & film. We will cover everything from scene study, original material, improv and TV/Film auditioning techniques and etiquette. Student actors get an opportunity to work in small groups with coaches and come together as a full class. Class meets Monday's 11:00am - 12:30pm

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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

Week of AFKT (6/24-6/27)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 06/24/2019

$275.00

Register

Kick off your summer of fun with a 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

Monday, Tuesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/01/2019

$175.00

Register

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

Katie Talk - How to Get To Work!

Monday, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Class Starts 07/01/2019

$45.00

Register

Coach Katie will review many industry questions plus provided valuable insights such as: Good Acting Resumes Head Shot Reviews (Bring Yours) Audition Tips Show some really good Reel Samples and ideas on what to add to yours How to get an agent. This is for both the actor and a parent!

Workshop

Teen Intensive (7/8 - 7/11)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/08/2019

$295.00

Register

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

Make-A-Movie - Summer #1

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/15/2019

$595.00

Register

Students make a REAL MOVIE!! Coach Katie teams up with industry professionals that write, direct, shoot, edit and create a short film with local crew and students. This three day long movie making experience with the A-Z's of being a working actor. The camp is 2-3 days of film study, training, coaching, touring and 1-2 days of on set shooting. The film is screened in a professional movie theater with family, friends and industry watching. Many local folks chip in to make this happen. It's a great way for them to usher in the next generation of artists. This is as close as it gets to being a star! Please note: Times will vary on set days based on location, actor rolls, etc. final times will be set a few days before set days. Parents will be provided call sheets for all set days. More information will be provided in the welcome e-mail. Any questions please e-mail us at [email protected]

Workshop

Actors' Music - Your Body is Your Instrument

Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/16/2019

$175.00

Register

Teen Intensive: Physical Characterization Workshop What is your character saying when they aren’t speaking at all? In this largely silent workshop intensive you will explore the subtleties of how the characters you create relate to their surroundings, to their scene partners, and to themselves. Dress to move. This work is based on a master course of physical character study from the Dell Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Workshop

Action Movie Camp for Teens

Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/18/2019

$85.00

Register

Spring in to ACTion this summer with AFKT’s Action Movie Camp! This is a unique opportunity for kiddos to get real stunt training with industry professionals. 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

Week of AFKT (7/22-7/25)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 07/22/2019

$275.00

Register

Keep your summer sun filled with a 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

Back to Basics

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Class Starts 07/29/2019

$145.00

Register

Our Back to Basics weeklong 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

SNL Comedy

Tuesday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 07/30/2019

$65.00

Register

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

NETFLIX Teen Scene Study

Wednesday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 07/31/2019

$65.00

Register

Don’t spend your time on the couch watching Netflix this summer… Join us 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

Auditioning for the Camera

Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/01/2019

$65.00

Register

Join us for this amazing On-Camera Audition Workshop! With Netflix, HBO, Librarians, The Perfectionists and more in filming in Portland, it’s the perfect time to sharpen your auditioning skills! Actors will build confidence in knowing what to do in an audition setting and how to work with the camera. They’ll learn techniques that will sharpen their ability to make quick decisions, feel relaxed, and bring their natural energy to every casting opportunity. Learn what works and what does not. Actors will build confidence in knowing what to do in an audition setting and how to work with the camera. They’ll learn techniques that will sharpen their ability to make quick decisions, feel relaxed, and bring their natural energy to every TV/Film casting opportunity.

Workshop

Teen Intensive (8/5 - 8/8)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/05/2019

$295.00

Register

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

BEGINNER ON-CAMERA ACTING CLASS

Saturday, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/10/2019

$55.00

Register

Join Coach Katie at C.R.O.W. Center for Performing Arts for a beginner on-camera acting class! A great start for beginning actors, this class will focus on getting students comfortable in front of the camera. They will work on: ? Expression ? Scene study ? Original material ? Improv ? TV/Film auditioning

Workshop

Make-A-Movie Summer #2

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/12/2019

$595.00

Register

Students make a REAL MOVIE!! Coach Katie teams up with industry professionals that write, direct, shoot, edit and create a short film with local crew and students. This three day long movie making experience with the A-Z's of being a working actor. The camp is 2-3 days of film study, training, coaching, touring and 1-2 days of on set shooting. The film is screened in a professional movie theater with family, friends and industry watching. Many local folks chip in to make this happen. It's a great way for them to usher in the next generation of artists. This is as close as it gets to being a star! Please note: Times will vary on set days based on location, actor rolls, etc. final times will be set a few days before set days. Parents will be provided call sheets for all set days. More information will be provided in the welcome e-mail. Any questions please e-mail us at [email protected]

Workshop

Action Movie Camp for Kids

Thursday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/15/2019

$85.00

Register

Spring in to ACTion this summer with AFKT’s Action Movie Camp! This is a unique opportunity for kiddos to get real stunt training with industry professionals. 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

Scene Study w/LA Casting Director Paul Weber

Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/18/2019

$195.00

Register

LA Casting Director, Paul Weber returns to Acting for Kids and Teens. He will be going over scene study tips, cold reads for auditions. Paul will also review resumes and headshots. Please bring your resume and headshot to class.

Workshop

NETFLIX Teen Scene Study

Monday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/19/2019

$65.00

Register

Don’t spend your time on the couch watching Netflix this summer… Join us 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

Monologue 101

Monday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/19/2019

$65.00

Register

Coach Katie will help you select the perfect monologue, break the script down, develop your character, and feel more confident in the monologue intensive.

Workshop

Musicals for Film

Tuesday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/20/2019

$65.00

Register

Student Actors will work with screens from films like Hairspray, Rent, A Star is Born, LaLa Land, Mamma Mia. Students will have an opportunity to sing and dance.

Workshop

Pretty Little Liars Scene Study

Tuesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/20/2019

$65.00

Register

With The Perfectionists coming to PDX, jump into the style of this fun, teen series, learn the genre, by working on scenes from Pretty Little Liars. Coach Katie will pair you with a partner and teach you the basics of breaking down a scene for a TV/Film audition.

Workshop

Auditioning for the Camera

Wednesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Class Starts 08/21/2019

$65.00

Register

Join us for an amazing On-Camera Workshop this Summer! With Netflix, HBO, Librarians, The Perfectionists and more in filming in Portland, it’s the perfect time to sharpen your auditioning skills! Actors will build confidence in knowing what to do in an audition setting and how to work with the camera. They’ll learn techniques that will sharpen their ability to make quick decisions, feel relaxed, and bring their natural energy to every casting opportunity. Learn what works and what does not. Actors will build confidence in knowing what to do in an audition setting and how to work with the camera. They’ll learn techniques that will sharpen their ability to make quick decisions, feel relaxed, and bring their natural energy to every TV/Film casting opportunity.

Workshop

SNL Comedy

Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Class Starts 08/22/2019

$65.00

Register

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!

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