Harnessing Creativity & Empowering Actors

There are many facets to an on camera career. One of the biggest hurdles is knowing where to start. We've taken our industry experience and developed a comprehensive learning program to help actors become competitive in this ever changing industry.

On Camera Track

We'll cover auditioning, script analysis and skills to create compelling characters all while executing your work with strong camera technique.
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Technique Track

In this track, we go back to the basics to build a solid acting foundation. Learn the art of bringing truth and authenticity to your characters through scene work.

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Improv Track

Discover how to step out of your comfort zone, build confidence and make strong, compelling choices as you learn to be flexible and adaptable in your work.

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Acting Coach and Casting Director Watching On Camera Audition

On Camera Track

Level 1: Actors Arsenal

Tangible steps to starting your on camera career, introduction to the art of acting for the camera, script analysis and the business of acting

Level 2: Auditioning

Learn the skills to make an impact on casting directors as you learn strong execution of each audition format.

Level 3: Advanced On Camera

Become a seasoned professional with our expertly-reviewed audition prep and performance classes.

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Technique Track

Level 1: Foundations of Acting

Break down the techniques that acting was built on and how to incorporate them into your craft.

Level 2: Scene Study

Actors will explore expansive and authentic behavior as it relates to the given circumstances

Level 3: Advanced Scene Study

For the serious, hungry actor ready to take risks and stretch themselves into new and uncharted territory as a creative artist. 

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Adult Acting Students Working on Improv Scene During Class

Improv Track

Level 1: Improv Skills for the Actor

Learn solid improv skills, which have the power to take your career to the next level.

Level 2: Improv II

Expanding the basics of improv as it relates to more long form and solid character creation.

Level 3: Advanced Improv

Create character driven sketches, content creation and work as a true improv ensemble.

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Why Industry Professionals Love 1st Team

"1st Team is an invaluable resource for any actor who wants to level up their craft. The teachers are at the top of their game! Angela and team saw a need in the Cleveland industry for a home for actors and filled the void by offering training and most importantly, a community."

Jared Pascoe

Docherty Talent Agency

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