SCENE STUDY FOR THE CAMERA WORKSHOP W/ RANDY KOVTIZ
This six session workshop emphasizes what it takes to do your best work on a film or TV set. Using real TV and film scripts, students will learn techniques for spontaneous, truthful performance and deep, honest emotional connection to the work.
This workshop is for actors with some experience or training.
IMPORTANT: To be accepted into this workshop, you must first email a resume or biography outlining your previous acting experience. A link to a reel, if you have one, is useful as well. Send your resume, etc. to [email protected]. If Randy gives the go-ahead for you to participate, we will send you a link to register and pay.
Note: Attendees must be at least 18 years old
Students must show proof of COVID vaccination to be admitted to the class
Thursdays, September 7, 14, & 21 and Tuesdays October 3, 10 & 24
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $325 (includes all six sessions)
Mosser Casting Studio, Lawrenceville (3583 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA. 15201)
ABOUT RANDY KOVITZ
Randy Kovitz (IMDB) has worked onstage (on and off Broadway and in regional theater) and on both sides of the camera in New York, Los Angeles and in-between for more than 40 years.
His work spans years and genres, from Hill Street Blues to Parks and Recreation to The Blacklist, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens and the Blumhouse/Netflix film Mr. Harrigan’s Phone.
Behind the camera, he has staged fights with Sean Penn on Saturday Night Live, served as Raul Julia’s double in the fencing scenes in The Addams Family, and doubled for Robert Englund in the horror thriller Kantemir.
He also coached actors’ performances for Lifetime’s Any Day Now, Nickelodeon’s Supah Ninjas and the A&E pilot,Those Who Kill. Most recently he stunt co-ordinated for the locally produced films Unsinkable and Basic Psyche.
Randy is also an award-winning director, with awards for both his short film Lightweight, the Steeltown Film Factory-award-winning script The Beat Goes On, and 17 Days for Moment Media. He teaches Acting for the Camera at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama, where he also produces and directs the showcase video content for the graduating actors showcase.
His students from that program are starring in film, TV and on Broadway. In the past, he has taught and done workshops for the drama programs at the Yale School of Drama, NYU and SUNY Purchase.
Randy is a long-time member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity.
In addition to directing award-winning short films, Randy teaches Acting for the Camera at Carnegie Mellon University.
Learn more about Randy at randykovitz.com
“I just finished the Intro to Camera Acting with Randy Kovitz. It was absolutely fantastic! I have done a couple of commercials, and numerous auditions, and I know I will be much more confident and successful after this workshop. I’m looking forward to studying more with Randy.”
—Ramona Cain, student
“Wanted to share with you that I just landed a supporting role in a feature film. I could not have done it without your help and guidance so I really owe it to you. Thank you for everything. And thanks to Nancy for having your classes!”
—John Furman, former student
Disclaimer: This class is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. When the class is over, the person teaching this class, nor anyone at Nancy Mosser Casting, will be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume or any other of your promotional materials. Please note that the person teaching this class is not a casting director and is not involved with the casting process at our company.