For more information about Jill Bess visit her personal website at http://www.jillbess.com
To schedule an interview and register for PRINCIPLES OF ACTING -
An Introduction to Meisner,
please call Jill at 907-250-3633.
Class sizes are limited.
Private coaching available.
An exciting new acting studio for actors
ages 18 and up!
Acting Classes with Jill Bess
(Look for group classes starting in October/November of 2018)
Private Coaching available now. Call 907-250-3633
* Intro to Meisner(A three month class that meets twice weekly)
* Auditioning! How to choose material and prepare for an audition! (A two-part weekend class)
* Private Coaching available year round. Call to set up an appointment.
New classes TBA in fall 2018 (See description of classes below)
Alaska True Acting
INTRO TO MEISNER - An introduction to the Sanford Meisner approach to beginning acting technique. Twenty acting classes (two 3-hour classes per week) are conducted in a 12-week session. In this class the actor works to learn and apply fundamental acting principles through a step-by-step progression of exercises that develop his/her ability to work organically, and to create truthful and expressive behavior in acting. Although this class serves as a beginner acting class, it is for all levels of acting, from beginner to the well seasoned actor.
Class Size & Commitment - 15-20 highly committed students per class. Full commitment at all classes & some out of class rehearsal is required.
AUDITIONING! HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT MATERIAL AND PREPARE FOR AN AUDITION -A two-part workshop for two-weekends. Audition technique, choosing audition material, the difference between auditioning for film and stage, speech and diction and relaxation techniques. Classes are 4 hours each weekend, and group & individual time will be given to all.
Class Size & Commitment - 12-15 students, beginning and advanced. Some outside of class required for research and memorization. Class will be filmed both weekends and will have videotape available at end of session.
PRIVATE COACHING AVAILABLE - Jill will gladly work with individuals for upcoming auditions, performances, or just for regular work on speech/diction, building confidence, character work, focus, physical relaxation on stage, and more. Coaching sessions are 1/2 hour or 1 hour, 1-2 times a week, depending on need and objectives of student.