WORK w DEAN
WORK w DEAN
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“Securing any demo relevant scenes for actors is becoming increasingly more challenging. Yet, Producer request for demos has never been greater. Dean’s Custom Demo Class has proven to be the professional answer to filling-in this industry gap. He created two contrasting character driven scenes for my client. The end result was dynamic. We were able to create a demo using the scenes that looked, felt, and sounded genuine. Additionally, because the scenes were custom crafted, the end result was also strategically powerful, providing tangible evidence of the actor’s acting prowess.”
— NORBERT ABRAMS, Noble Caplan Abrams
custom demo reel class
Your demo reel is your ultimate industry calling card. Need to show agents and casting directors what you're capable of? The custom demo reel class starts with a diagnosis of what is unique about you, includes pre-production coaching with Dean to prepare your custom material, and concludes with a professional high-production value shoot where your performance is directed by Dean.
2 DAYS PRE-PRODUCTION COACHING + 2 DAYS ON SET
By invitation only. To be considered for enrolment please apply below by signing up for the waiting list.
PILOT SEASON PRIMER
One week. 3 genres. It's time to get ready for Pilot Season.
In this 4 day intensive Dean will walk actors through the unique needs of 3 different genre's that are currently casting in Toronto.
TV pilots need original actors to create original characters. And the key to booking roles during Pilot Season? To truly embrace how you are unique. This class will focus on how to bring out your uniqueness, unearth your personal inherent marketable assets, and strengthen your moment to moment acting work to show your specialness between the cracks in the scenes. Let's get to work.
This clinic is open to actors CAII level and above with representation.
Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
Feb 3-7 (no class on Feb 6th)
16hr in studio | $797+hst
Dean's 1 day utility on camera booster
This one day booster class is the perfect way to take your training to the next level! Not only will students have the chance to show their work to Dean, he will work each individual to better understand 'you, the product', and troubleshoot any issues that may be holding you back from booking that role. Fast track your training in this one day power class with Dean.
This class is open to student's of any level!
Nov 15 2019
4hr in studio | $99+hst
Dean's Utility On-Camera Intensive
Dean's 4 day on-camera intensive designed to help actors understand where they are in their work and diagnose any perceived gaps that may be hindering them from booking work. Dean's unique approach will help you deepen your understanding of how to prep material, upgrade your auditions, and jump start your career.
By invitation only. To be considered for enrolment please apply below by filling out our actor enollment form.
This NEW Audition Booster Class taught by Dean Armstrong is entirely geared towards finding out how the industry sees YOU, and what's holding you back from booking that job.
DAY 1: Audition with sides from a role that you DID NOT book.
DAY 2: The call-back.
DAY 3: Audition and re-direct with new assigned sides that have been selected specifically for YOU to isolate your strengths as an actor.
DAY 4: Final audition for guest casting director.
Mastering audition skills is the KEY to becoming a working actor. Give us a 4 days, we'll give you better results.
REQUIREMENTS: Agent representation, headshot and resume, previous theoretical and practical experience and/or successful completion of Core Acting I.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Three years ago, I entered Armstrong Acting Studios with a dream of becoming an actor. After just a few months working with Dean, I landed not only one but two series regular roles and a lead in a feature. AAS has given me many things: guidance, inspiration, concrete techniques and, above all, a new found confidence in my own abilities. Dean is one of the most passionate and inspiring teachers I have ever encountered. It was his dedication and belief in me that has made me the actor that I am today."
-Mishael Morgan (actor, Young and the Restless)
Working Industry Consult with dean
A private coaching where material is assigned to see your work up on its feet how you would prepare it for an audition. The actor is also required to bring in their headshot and resume. The session is diagnostic, helping actors understand how they are currently perceived in market, improve overall audition technique, and address any disconnects that may be preventing the actor from booking the level of work they would like to be.