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Camera Foundations

with Actor Jack Seijo

A Tier 1 class for new actors to explore on-camera acting technique in a safe environment with veteran actor Jack Seijo

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Class Info

Wednesday Nights from 6-8 pm
Begins April 3rd
$200 • 10 Student Limit

Dip your toes into on-camera acting with our six-week CAMERA FOUNDATIONS class. Working with veteran actor JACK SEIJO, you'll explore using the frame to your advantage, digging into screenplays, and taking direction on-camera.

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Student Testimonials

Jack was hands on.  He combined both the technical and creative aspects of film while sharing his real work experience.   The Q&A at the beginning of each class was most informative and opened up very good discussions based on the questions that were being asked.

The only thing I would change about this class... I wish it was even longer!! 

As a foundations class I think the syllabus was well thought out and explained everything needed for foundation. Jack even went further, discussing and hinting at other ideas to take with us into auditions.


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Each week consists of a short Q&A section where students can ask any and all questions.


  • Introduction to on-camera acting, framing, breaking down screenplays, 

  • Dig into character development and scene work

  • Cold reading material and watching playback

  • Work day player roles for TV and supporting roles for film 


Who is Jack Seijo?

Jack (he/they) is a film actor, Jeff-Nominated theatre actor, and teaching artist. After moving to Chicago in 2015, they have had the pleasure of working in theatres like A Red Orchid Theatre and Redtwist Theatre, where they received their Jeff nomination for their role in Isaac's Eye. He has appeared on screen in Chicago P.D., recurred as Paramedic Jackie on Chicago Med, and wrapped a role in a feature film in January of this year. Jack also appears in the lead role of an indie short film, Agora, that will be hitting the film festival circuit this year. Currently, Jack will be returning as a Theatre Faculty to Blue Lake Fine Arts camp this summer (2023) after having first taught there in 2015.

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Wondering which class is right for you?

If you're unsure which class or tier is right for you, you can either get in touch or fill out our Class Quiz. We'll be back in touch within 72 hours with recommendations on which classes and intensives best suit your needs. 

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