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VFS Acting Program Live Audition Tour | Victoria

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Featuring VFS industry faculty, instructors and professional actors, Kurt Evans and Mattie Shisko, along with special guests.

Kurt and Mattie’s acting careers have included a number of critically acclaimed television series and feature film projects. Kurt’s professional career includes iZombie, Man in the High Castle, Supernatural, Rogue, Ties That Bind and Mattie’s features roles in Complexity, Untold Stories of the ER, Daughter For Sale, Cold Squad, Minty and much more

Vancouver Film School is coming to your city in search of Canada’s next generation of Film & Television Actors.

This is your chance to audition live, in your hometown in front of an elite panel of VFS faculty instructors, alumni & industry professionals.

Gain valuable feedback and insight into your audition and performance skills, then discover immediately if you’ve been accepted to the VFS one-year Acting for Film + Television (or our 4 month Acting Essentials ) program, within minutes of your live audition.

With stops in more than 20 cities across all ten provinces, it's our biggest and most expansive talent search and we are coming right to you.

This is your moment to be discovered and prepare for a career in Film + Television.



Event Date + Time: Tuesday, December 5 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Event Location: Downtown Victoria - Exact location coming soon!

Book Your Audition: Pre-registration is required.

Limited spots available – Reserve now!


ABOUT YOUR AUDITION:

We want to get to know a little about you. We want to see you act on camera. Keep it real and connected.

What to prepare for your audition:

  • Select & learn one monologue and one scene from contemporary film, TV or theatre scripts (no more than ONE minute each).
  • You need to bring two copies of the scene and monologue with you: one for the reader/panel & one copy for yourself.
  • Bring an actor resume, if you have one.

What to expect on audition day:

  • It is an on-camera audition, in front of a panel.
  • You will be in the room for a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • You will be asked to present your two contrasting pieces (one monologue and one scene; not more than one minute each).
  • We will have a reader off-camera to be your scene partne.
  • Be ready to share and talk about your experiences as an actor or bring your creative resume.

Tips for the audition material:

  • Find contrasting material/scripts.
  • Look for a strong range in emotion/characters - for example, one comedy and one drama.
  • Find characters who are age appropriate (in a castable range).
  • Memorize and rehearse the monologue and scene (two-person scenes are best)
  • Make the characters your own. Don’t recreate other actors’ performances.
  • Remember, the monologue and scene should be no more than one minute each.



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