Acting for Camera 2: Practical Skills


On this 8 week course, students learn technical requirements of screen acting such as framing, film vocals and timing. Learn script analysis skills whilst working on a film scene and monologue. This course is suitable for students who have completed Acting for Camera 1.

Cost: €310 


Acting for Camera 2: Practical Skills

Advanced Screen-Acting Training in Dublin City Centre

This course is for students who have already completed Acting for Camera 1. Participants will be introduced to the technical requirements of film, in addition to the basic analytical skills used to explore script. By working intensely on a film scene and monologue, students will develop an understanding for the following:

  • Assessing your work productively
  • Breaking a scenes down into beats based on character want and need
  • Subtext: what it is and how to it’s communicated through behaviour
  • Scene shaping through rehearsals
  • Shots: what they are, the different sizes, and how to adjust the performance according to the size of the shot
  • The crucial importance of the reaction shot
  • Framing: what it is and how it relates to performance
  • Private preparation: what to do and what to avoid
  • Adjusting the performance for camera
  • Vocal requirements for film
  • Basic audition techniques

Upcoming Course: 28th January – 18th March

8 Weeks, Friday Evenings, 7-10pm

Age: 18+

Cost: €350

Please Note: Dependent on Government regulations on Covid-19 classes may take place on Zoom. We will update regularly here on GSA’s response to government Covid-19 restrictions.

Additional information


24th Apr – 12th Jun, 9th July-27th Aug