One-Day Acting On Camera
Intensive with Drama Inc
Join us for an exciting day with professional film actors & instructors, Scott Poythress and Claire Bronson, 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, April 14
Ages 13-18 years old. Please pack a lunch!
*All class payments are non-refundable.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Scott Poythress has contributed on both east and west coasts to stage, big budget studio ﬁlms, independent ﬁlms, industrials, commercials, video games and television. He has appeared on episodes of Revolution, One Tree Hill, Drop Dead Diva, The Game, Necessary Roughness, Reckless and Sleepy Hollow. Currently Scott can be seen recurring on the AMC series Turn: Washington’s Spies as Dr. James Thacher.
You can also catch him every once in a while on your tv in the ’07 Sundance ﬁlm festival favorite and Atlanta-lensed independent horror ﬁlm, The Signal, which received the John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award nomination in 2008. He’ll soon be seen on the big screen again opposite Tom Cruise in Mena, opposite Ben Afﬂeck in The Accountant, and alongside Octavia Spencer in The Divergent Series: Allegiant. Scott is a co-founder and owner of the Atlanta acting studio, Drama Inc.
Claire Bronson is currently a recurring guest-star on the new CW show Containment, which will air in 2016, and Powers for Playstation. Other TV credits include: recurring roles in the new Netﬂix show Bloodline, where she played opposite Kyle Chandler and Ben Mendelsohn, Coma, opposite Lauren Ambrose, Banshee, and Army Wives. She has also appeared on Drop Dead Diva, Necessary Roughness, Reed Between the Lines, Sleepy Hollow, The Walking Dead and Resurrection. Recently, she worked on pilots for both AMC and FX with Oscar-winning directors Jonathan Demme and Charlie Kaufman.
Claire has had a handful of projects at the Sundance Film Festival since 2007, including the Atlanta-lensed, independent movie The Signal, the Sundance Channel hit Rectify, and the ﬁlm A.C.O.D. with Adam Scott and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. She’s also shared the big screen with Steve Harvey in the runaway hit Think Like a Man. Next year Claire will be seen in a movie called Synchronicity, which premiered at FantasiaFest in Montreal this past summer, and in Ang Lee’s new movie, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Claire is a co-founder and owner of the 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.