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Voice-Over
Classes

VOICE OVER & RELATED CLASSES

Some of the workshop may require a fee, some may require just a small fee or the regular cost of a workshop. In most cases, (Except for CSN classes) MGI members are given a good discount on attending such workshops. If any of the workshops mentioned below interest you, please contact the Instructor, Betty Lougaris either by Email: or call (702) 255-1179.

For CSN registration information, please contact CSN (College of Southern Nevada) 702-651-5790.

If you are interested in studying with Betty Lougaris through the Community College of Southern Nevada Continuing Education courses, or other workshop options this list might be helpful:

CCSN Continuing Education Phone: 651-5790 for complete schedule, fees and location. See catalog description and call numbers for courses below.

1. Beginning Acting for TV and Film: Starting September 18, 2010 - Ending OCt. 23 2010. (Duration 6-weeks, Saturdays, 10:00am-12:30pm )

2. Voice-Over Techniques: Starting September 21, 2010 - Ending October 14, 2010. (7:00pm-9:30pm Duration 4-weeks, Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Private Advanced classes (NOT a CSSN Class)

Advanced Acting for TV and Film: Dates and Scheduling TBA

Course #

Course Title

Description

CTHE101
Call #81133

Beginning Acting for TV and Film
Instructor: Betty Lougaris
Location: Summerlin Center Room 116.

Learn about acting for TV and the business side of the industry. You will study acting styles for various scripts that may be used, from period costume scripts to modern drama or comedy. Learn how to break down scripts to find the sub-text that will help you interpret the script more convincingly. A camera will be used in each class while students learn to act through the use of scripts, improvisation, memory recall and specialized exercises. Learn how to present yourself with the correct resume and photos as well as finding an agent and locating casting notices for both union and non-union work. Please bring a VHS tape to class. Tuition is $175.00 +$30 materials fee payable to instructor. To register use CTHE 101 and Call #81133
Location: Summerlin Center Room 115.
You may contact the instructor with questions at (702) 321-7291 or email

1) 6-weeks (15-hours) Saturday, 10:00am-12:30pm, Starting September 18, 2010 and Ending October 23, 2010: BEGINNING TV/FILM ACTING

Location: Summerlin Campus

CTHE110
Call #89529

Voice-Over Techniques: Commercials-Animations-Narration
Instructor: Betty Lougaris
Location: Summerlin Center Room 116.

This workshop emphasizes skills for voice-over, animation and narration performance for radio, television and film. Included is instruction and practice in the American standard for broadcast speaking, character readings, diction, pronunciation, vocal levels, microphone techniques, script marking and cold reading. These techniques and skills are the tools needed to perform scripts in the VOICE-OVER and VOICE-ACTING field. Class also includes vocal exercises, proper carriage, breathing, and discussions of studio etiquette with the unwritten rules that must be observed when working as a voice talent. Suggestions and guidelines on marketing one’s talent complete the course and a certificate is presented at the final class. Your instructor is a voice-over actor with over 30 year’s experience. Toward the end of the course, students will record in a professional recording studio and at the completion of the course each student will receive a CD and Certificate. Tuition is $175.00 + a studio Materials Fee of $30 payable to Instructor. To register use CTHE 110 and Call #89529 - Instructor: Betty Lougaris - Location: Summerlin Center Room 115. You may contact the instructor with questions at (702) 321-7291 or email

3) 4-weeks (20 hours) tues & thurs 7:00pm-9:30pm, Starting September 21, 2010 and ending October 14, 2010 Register by phone: 651-5790

Location: Summerlin Campus

Course #

Course Title

Description

ADVANCED TV/FILM ACTING

(THIS IS A PRIVATE ADVANDED ACTING WORKSHOP. NOT PART OF CSN)

Advanced TV/Film acting workshop taught by Betty Lougaris.

This on-going advanced MGI Workshop is open and held every Wednesday, * from 7 P.M. to 9 p.m. at IHOP meeting room located in Summerlin at 9651 TRAILWOOD DRIVE, LV 89134

(CLOSE TO TOWN CENTER DRIVE & SUMMERLIN PARKWAY...ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE VONS SHOPPING CENTER WHERE MCDONALDS IS LOCATED.

Here is how you get there: if you take the Summerlin parkway, traveling West, exit at TOWN CENTER DRIVE and turn right. Go halfway around the Round-about, and turn on Trail Wood Dr. Just on the left is a Shell oil station and on the right is the IHOP. It is across the street from the hoppig center that has a Starbucks McDonald's and Von Markets.

If you take the 215 going North -pass the Charleston exit, then turn Right onto the Summerlin Parkway traveling East. Exit at Town Center Drive, turn left, drive under the Overpass, go halfway around the Round-about, and turn onto Trail Wood Dr....turn left into the shopping area where Shell Oil and IHOP are located. Go to the West end of the building.

Workshop fee: $10.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. MGI provides water, Iced Tea and Coffee.

The goal of the MGI Advanced Workshop is to continue to improve, sharpen and enhance our VO and Acting skills. Participants are able to work on broadcast projects to build their professional credit sheet. Participants may also benefit their community by recording Public Service Messages to educate and help their local community. In addition, we often work with other experts to augment our knowledge and skills in areas of relaxation, breathing, vocal development and interpretation.

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