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Indy Actors Academy offers workshops on a monthly basis in the Indianapolis area. Each month different topics of study are presented in a workshop environment allowing participants to work on craft, camera technique, as well as business strategies.

The workshops are designed to keep your chops in shape and help you grow. In addition, we work with you on marketing and business strategies to help maximize your network and opportunities in the local and regional markets.

Take a few minutes to peruse the information here and explore what we have to offer.

February Workshop

IAA Workshop March 16, 2019
1pm - 5pm

The IAA March workshop will focus on Nuance and Subtlety - Working in Closeup.

We will cover:

* The eye zone for effective audience connection
* The Power of micro-expression
* Allowing the audience in instead of showing them
* Frame lines and working withing them
* Eyes and Non-verbal communication Thought and Storytelling with eye position
* Connection and cheating to lens and light.

The eyes are the window to the soul and the soul is what the audience connects to. The close-up is the place where emotional connection takes place and having effective eye work adds great tools to your craft. We will explore the language of the eyes and how they tell stories with nuanced movement. We will also work on technique to keep your eyes alive to let the audience in.

Windridge Office Building
5435 Emerson Way, Indianapolis, IN 46226


*Workshop tuition is non-refundable. If a student's scheduling issue arises,
credit will be held for a future workshop for a period of 90 days*

**If weather is an issue this workshop will be rescheduled to the following week**

Workshop fee $39.00

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IAA Student and current LA Resident Katy O'Brian

"I was also thrilled to find that the information provided in the class was up to date. I have several friends who are working actors in Los Angeles and Chicago and they do not seem all together more informed about the business from their respective classes. I even shadowed a class in Los Angeles that was highlighted on and found that the information provided and the classwork was no different than that provided in Jim's classes.

You won't find a better deal for the quality. The environment is increadibly supportive but not superficial. Your work will be critiqued. It's the only way to improve...and you will improve."

-Katy O'Brian - Yelp Review

IAA students continue to grow and add to their body of work.

Our students have been featured in the films and television broadcasts:

Z Nation
Between Waves
Chicago Fire (NBC)
Chicago PD (NBC)
Empire (Fox)
The Gifted (FOX)
Halt and Catch Fire (AMC)
House of Cards (Netflix)
How to Survive the End of the World (NatGeo)
The Inspectors (CBS)
Old Dogs Never Die
The Three

Sand Castles
The Things We've Seen
The Walking Dead (AMC)
Remedy of a Killer

The Rowboat
Snapped: Killer Couples (Oxygen)

Additional film and television broadcast listings coming.

National Industrial for Altar'd State
McDonald's spot
Southwest Airlines spot

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