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Acting On Camera Intensive for Teens

One-Day Acting On Camera Intensive with Drama Inc

Join us for an exciting day with professional film actors & instructors, Catherine Dyer and Jason MacDonald, from Drama Inc. This one-day workshop for teens will focus on Acting Technique for the Camera, Auditioning, and understanding the differences between Stage & Screen.   

Saturday, July 15
10:00am–4:00pm
Cost- $145

Ages 13-18 years old. Please pack a lunch!

*All class payments are non-refundable.


About the Instructors

Catherine Dyer
In the last two decades Catherine has built an impressive resume on both sides of the camera. As an actress she has worked in feature films with some of Hollywood’s biggest names working opposite Sandra Bullock in the Oscar-winning film The Blind Side, Demi Moore in The Joneses, Jake Gyllenhaal in Accidental Love, Forest Whitaker in Taken 3 and as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s wife in the action thriller Sabotage. Next year Catherine will be seen in the Stephen King film Cell with John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson and as Zac Efron’s mother (and Robert DeNiro’s daughterin-law) in Dirty Grandpa. Catherine is currently shooting the new Netflix series Stranger Things and has had recurring roles on Lifetime’s hit series Army Wives, and the Golden Globe nominated Necessary Roughness on USA Network. Other television appearances include: The Originals, Complications, Satisfaction, Reckless, Drop Dead Diva, House of Payne, The Gates, Raising Izzie, Devious Maids, Past Life and Party of Five. Catherine also spent seven years as a Supervising Producer at A&E Networks garnering her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2003. Catherine is a co-founder and owner of Atlanta acting studio, Drama Inc.

j_mcdonald_headshotJason MacDonald
Jason made his professional acting debut in 1988 on the soap opera Another World and appeared on every New York based soap including As The World TurnsAll My ChildrenThe Guiding Light and as Principal Fletcher on One Life To Live. Jason’s New York stage work includes stints at LaMama, Circle in the Square, Lincoln Center and opposite Frank Langella in the Roundabout Theatre Company production of The Tempest. Jason recently wrapped on the feature film The Accountant opposite Oscar winners Ben Affleck and JK Simmons.  Other film and TV includes:  Life As We Know It, Beacon Point, The Family That Preys, The Joneses, My Fake Fiance, Necessary Roughness, 100 Centre Street, Drop Dead Diva, House of Payne, Single Ladies, Magic City, Witches of East End, Criminal Behavior and as Grayson Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries.  Jason is a co-founder and owner of Atlanta acting studio, Drama Inc.

Aurora Theatre, the only professional theatre in Gwinnett County, is the ideal place for young people to study the performing arts. What distinguishes Aurora Theatre Academy from other drama classes is that students have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a professional theatre, and their instructors are working professionals with years of real-world theatrical experience. In addition to receiving training to be a winner on stage, students build confidence, communication and life skills that will be a valuable part of their bright futures. As a non-profit with a deep commitment to educational outreach, classes are reasonably priced at only $200 for a six- to eight-week session.