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Chinese History and Culture
Chinese Language I (Group Classes)
Chinese Language I (Immersion Classes)
Chinese Language I (Private Classes)
Chinese Language II
Computer Basics
Dance: Hip Hop and Jazz
Dance: Latin American
E-Commerce
English for Expatriates (Group)
English for Expats (Private)
Fashion Design
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Photography
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Self Hypnosis
Web Design and Development
Acting on Stage and Screen
Acting from A-Z (suitable for beginner to advanced students)

Whether you envision yourself acting on the Broadway stage, the big screen, at your local community theatre, or even in corporate/commercial pieces, this course provides the necessary skills to render a performance that is exceptional, consistent, and flowing. Come and learn in an environment that is friendly and supportive, where you will put a variety of techniques and methodologies into practice through:
  • scene study (analyzing scenes in various scripts from the actor's perspective; exploring techniques for character development through action, motivation, and relationships within the scene).
  • scene work (reading, performing, and discussing scenes).
  • a diverse range of exercises, "theatre games", and activities to optimize voice and breathing, speech and articulation, movement, isolations and combin-ations, freeing the body, utilizing space, sense memory, emotional recall, personalization and substitution, and more.
  • improvisation activities (i.e. once you have the author's words and actions crystallized in your mind, you personalize them through a series of challenging improvisations, using your own words to invent significant moments of your character's life that do not appear in the text).
Come and explore your creativity in a friendly and supportive environment, and learn to identify the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of tapping into the resources deep within yourself in order to master any character/role that you are called upon to play. From preparation to performance, this course will give you all tools necessary to ace every performance! Film and television issues/techniques are also covered.





Course Title: Acting
Tuition Fee: RMB 3200

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Registration Procedure:
Please register online first to reserve your place. You will then receive a confirmation email. Next, payment must be made on site at the ELC Learning Annex during the payment dates (you can come in person or send someone).

Please note:
Our classes are kept small for the students' benefit (generally between 5 and 10 people), so please register early to reserve your place. Your place in the class cannot be guaranteed until payment has been received. Any course that does not meet sufficient enrollment may be cancelled and a full refund provided upon presentation of your original receipt.