Online: Acting 101

Mentor under skilled working performers through weekly interactive Zoom classes

Online: Acting 101

Mentor under skilled working performers through weekly interactive Zoom classes

Learn the fundamental skills that you will use for a lifetime as an actor

The Acting 101 program is designed to provide acting training based on the highest industry standards. This means the student will be prepared to act professionally by doing scene study (read, write and research) including an in-depth analysis of plays, playwrights, characters and notable actors and directors that have made the plays famous.

The program provides voice training, focusing on vocal power and projection, excellent diction and elocution. Also, acting movement and improvisation fundamentals are part of the training so students are able to go deeper in their emotional, physical and text work.

This Program prepares the student with comprehensive training, not only in performance but the skills required to be successful.

Learn lifetime acting skills

Build a solid foundation exercising core principles and fundamental skills.

From fundamentals to live performance

You will learn core principles on which you will build upon each module until putting it to the test in a live performance.

Project-based learning

As you progress through each module, you will be encouraged to explore and experiment with finding your own voice.

14-week program

Intensive interactive online training to jumpstart your acting skill.

Program Overview

Pursue your dream career in acting and unleash your talent

The Online Acting 101 program is designed to provide acting training based on the highest industry standards. This means the student will be prepared to act professionally by doing scene study (read, write and research) including an in-depth analysis of plays, playwrights, characters and notable actors and directors that have made the plays famous.

The program provides voice training, focusing on vocal power and projection, excellent diction and elocution. Also, acting movement and improvisation fundamentals are part of the training so students are able to go deeper in their emotional, physical and text work.

This Program prepares the student with comprehensive training, not only in performance but the skills required to be successful.

Industry-working mentors

We pride ourselves on having some of North America’s most diverse and experienced mentors. Our instructors have years of experience working on stage, TV and Film. They come from diverse methods of training and bring their daily on-set experiences into the classroom to offer up-to-date, realistic and comprehensive understandings of the acting industry.

Project-Based learning

NIC’s practical approach to learning gives the students the opportunity to apply and validate the theory they just learned, reinforcing each lesson in-depth. While working on your project you will be guided and receive essential feedback to improve and achieve higher levels each time.

Courses Included

The Acting 101 curriculum was designed with the concept of providing valuable knowledge and building core skills for aspiring actors as an introductory program upon which they can build on subsequently.

You will uncover the process of every successful actor’s repertoire. This module will provide you with the skills used to develop specific, detailed and dynamic acting choices through verbiage, intention and stakes. In life, we speak with the intention. Text analysis will teach you how to uncover the meaning behind the written word, focusing on how to be specific with your character’s intentions, and how to bring reality into the fictitious worlds that we create as artists.

The Hero moves, speaks and acts differently than the Villain. This module will teach you how to embody the physical and vocal demands of the character. You will develop an awareness and sense of relaxation, encouraging you to take bold chances with your characterization. For a character to become alive, you have to fearlessly free them from the page. As every award-winning actor can attest, this module will arm you with the ability to utilize your complete physicality and vocal range to create a truly unique character.

One of the best ways to learn acting is by using the Scene Study technique. Here we’ll take a deep dive into it and help you unravel your true acting talent. In this section, you will utilize award-winning techniques used to rehearse and prepare scenes with your fellow actors. This interactive module will allow you to create a three-dimensional character capable of outstanding scene performance.

This module gives you the opportunity to utilize all NIC’s pre-recorded instructor videos, scripts, and character breakdown sheets throughout the 14 weeks to arm yourself with the ability to present two live Zoom performances for your family and friends. This module and its materials are specifically designed to support and expand on our live instructor seminars. This is where you’ll be putting everything into action. After all, we are an action-based school.

Fully interactive online class

Develop 38 creative projects

Apply learnt skills in 2 live performances

14-week intensive training

Accessible anywhere in the world

No previous acting experience required

Our Faculty

NIC’s Acting faculty is composed of talented, industry-active instructors who are masters of their craft and are committed to provide students with the most enriching acting educational journey.

Success Stories

Check some of the success stories from NIC’s Acting alumni

Upcoming start dates

2023
January
March
August

Program Requirements

Completion of online application.

A copy of government-issued Photo ID.

Tuition fee payment.

Program Duration

280 hours – 14 weeks

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training

Admissions & Tuition

From our experience, we understand that each student has different needs in their education and also in their financial planning. Our Admissions Representatives are prepared to guide you through our payment options and what is best for you. Get in touch to schedule a Zoom appointment and discuss.

The tuition fee doesn’t include basic school supplies (pens, pencils, highlighters, sharpeners, erasers, white-out, tape, scissors, binders, paper, etc.)

Application Fee

Domestic Application Fee: $20
International Application Fee: $20

Tuition Fee

Domestic Tuition Fee: $3,950
International Tuition Fee: $3,950

Ready to apply?

Applying to your favourite school for a career you have always dreamed of is exciting! A New Image advisor is just an email or phone call away to assist you with questions and help make the process achievable. Your application is assessed by the people that will be there every step of the way during your education journey and have your best interests in mind.

Please select the program date, review the admission requirements and fill out the form at the Application Centre. A New Image representative will be calling you to get to know you better and discuss your goals, expectations, admissions and registration procedures within 48 hours.

Application Process

Apply Online

Check the program information and go through the program details, courses included, and tuition fees. Then fill out your application on NIC's Application Centre

Let's Talk

Upon receiving your application, one of our admissions representatives will reach out to you to schedule a Zoom call. We will discuss details regarding your program, tuition payment options and any question you might have.

Confirming your enrolment

We will provide you the documentation to confirm your enrolment and require an initial payment to reserve your seat for your chosen start date.

Get ready for school

This is your time to get organised! Use this period to coordinate your living arrangements, explore Vancouver and set up your route for your educational journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check below the most frequently asked questions about this program. If you have any further questions, feel free to get in touch with us.

NIC’s film acting programs are considered very intensive and demand the full energy of all students and staff. To ensure that you get the most out of your training. NIC keeps classes at a maximum of 14 students.

We pride ourselves in having some of North America’s most diverse and experienced mentors. Our instructors have years of experience working on stage, TV and Film. They come from diverse methods of training, and bring their daily on-set experiences into the classroom to offer up to date, realistic and comprehensive understandings of the acting industry.