FILMMAKING: Narrative Filmmaking. Write, direct, and produce films. Shoot in HD and edit with Adobe Premiere.
DANCE: Contemporary Jazz and Hip-Hop. Learn technique and choreography. Perform in Dance Videos and on stage.
PHOTOGRAPHY: 35mm Film and Digital. Learn studio and lighting techniques, fine art, documentary, and portrait. Darkroom, Photoshop, and Lightroom. Produce a web portfolio.
ACTING: For Film and Stage. Learn Meisner and Method techniques, scene preparation, monologues, and audition technique. Act in films and perform on stage.
MUSIC: Singer/Songwriting and Bands intensives. Rock, jazz, and popular music. Form a band, record a song, and make a music video.
SCREENWRITING: Develop two short screenplays and one longer screenplay...or the first act of a feature-length screenplay.
Various session options in June, July, August, 2019
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SOCAPA's Summer Programs in Manhattan are ideally located in the heart of downtown - the thriving, artistic and educational hub of the city. Our Manhattan campus offers two 3-week sessions and two 1-week sessions (boarding or day) for high school students ages 14-18. Our residence hall, classrooms, studios, theaters and cafeteria are all within a few blocks of one another in the vibrant neighborhood between South Street Seaport, Wall Street, and Broadway.
Students attend most classes at Pace University's 140 Williams Street, a brand new, seven-story, 47, 200 square foot building dedicated solely to training in the performing arts. The building houses studio classroom space, two blackbox performance spaces, four dance studios (including one large performance hall), a soundstage, screening rooms, digital design labs and other multi- purpose training spaces.
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Programs in New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), Los Angeles, CA, and Burlington, Vermont