The Acting Camp is coming back to the beautiful El Capitan Canyon Resort, March 23-25. The ultimate experience for young performers and their parents, The Acting Camp has a whole new line-up of top coaches, agents and casting directors.
January 4, 2012 (Newswire.com) - Applications are now being accepted on a first come basis.
A select group of young talent and their parents will have the opportunity to learn from some of the very finest in film and television at this one of a kind weekend getaway, to be held at El Capitan Canyon Resort in Santa Barbara this spring. In addition to gaining essential on-camera skills, these young actors will have the opportunity to perform prepared scenes in front of top agents and casting directors, from networks like Disney, Nick, CW and CBS. The Acting Camp is the premier acting camp for kids, teens, and parents and is now accepting applications. With limited space available, only 64 participants will be selected for the spring camp. Applications must be received by March 1st.
The Acting Camp is the brainchild of Erik Lingvall, a former actor and one of the entertainment industry's most prominent industry experts. Lingvall will be joined by an array of elite industry pros, including the best coaches; Diane Christiansen (2011 Best Acting Class for Kids and Teens, Backstage Readers Choice Awards), Steven Memel (Vocal Coach to the stars, clients include: Maroon 5, Sara Bareilles, Jesse McCartney, Drew Barrymore, Justin Long), Gerry Katzman (Comedy/Stand-Up, Favorite Comedy Teacher, 2011 Backstage Readers Choice Awards), top agents and managers such as Nicole Jolley (AEF), Matt Fletcher (Green & Associates), Myrna Lieberman (Myrna Lieberman Management), Shepard Smith (Shepard Smith Management), Craig Holzberg (Avalon Artists), and casting directors like Carol Goldwasser: (Good Luck Charlie: The Movie, I'm in the Band, American Dad!, Hannah Montana), Robert McGee (Wizards of Waverly Place, Ben 10, The Cleveland Show, The Life and Times of Tim), Deborah Dion (Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Jami Rudofsky (Gilmore Girls, The Practice), Kendra Patterson (High School Musical 2&3, Heroes, Camp Rock, The Event), Karen Meisels (In America, Center Stage, Center Stage: Turn It Up), Eric Souliere (The Mentalist, Country Strong, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 ), Sara Isaacson (Fringe, ER, Gilmore Girls), Niner Parikh (Soul Surfer, Cory in the House, That's So Raven).
" As a young actor, I quickly realized that there was a real void in sources that allowed you to understand what it takes to have a long and successful career in the entertainment business," Lingvall recalls. "It was based upon my personal experience that I was motivated to develop a program that would provide these aspiring actors and their parents with the proper tools to be successful."
"The Acting Camp," he says, "is different from other acting programs in that we provide a very personalized and informative approach for both the child and parent, while also creating a magical weekend that allows for both to bond and learn together. This truly is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for kids and parents to have fun while spending the weekend together and learning about how to launch a successful career in the entertainment industry," he adds.
The Acting Camp will take place at El Capitan Canyon, which is located in a seaside pocket on 300 plus acres on the picturesque Pacific coast.
For more information, contact Erik at (424) 265-0022
Applications can be submitted at: http://www.theactingcamp.com/how.html
To learn more visit: www.TheActingCamp.com
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