Trojans’ Trumpet presents:

Mel Churcher’s 3 day Zoom Screen Acting Course

February 07/08/09 2023 – Special Intensive USA Course

Shine on Screen and Stand Out with your Self Tapes!

(max. 12 participants – $375) 1.30pm-5.30pm EST (with 30 minute comfort break) (6.30pm – 10.30pm GMT)

This Zoom course will help with confidence; moving from stage to screen; preparing self-tapes; new ways to approach all your screen work. How to fuse YOU and the role.

These days, actors are expected to be very self-reliant: Self-taping and Zoom auditions; working on a series engaging with multiple directors, dealing with little or no rehearsal. This course offer guidance, tips and exercises to enable your unique self to shine through in any role you play; you and your role fused in an act of creation!

Suitable both for newly emerging actors and old hands.

(Requires adequate home broadband. Smartphone or camera to film post course)

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Mel’s Biog:

Mel Churcher was an actor and broadcaster for many years. Her work includes leading roles with the Royal National Theatre, the New Shakespeare Company and Windsor Theatre Royal, as well as extensive film, radio and television work.

She is now best known as an international acting, dialogue and voice coach, running workshops and giving lectures all over the world. She was in the voice department of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (where she was Head of Voice and Text for twelve years), and worked with, amongst others, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Young Vic, Manchester Royal Exchange, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre and Graeae Theatre Company. She served on the Council of the British Voice Association.

Mel is also one of the top acting and dialogue coaches in TV and movies. Her work on many films includes: Hilma, Northern Soul, The Last Station, Control, Eragon, King Arthur, Unleashed, The Fifth Element, The Count of Monte Cristo and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. TV series include: War of the Worlds, Victoria, Outlander, The Spanish Princess, P-Valley, Guilt, and Marco Polo.

Actors she’s worked with include: Gerard Butler, Henry Cavill, Daniel Craig, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Joel Edgerton, Stephen Dillane, Martina Gedeck, Paul Giamatti, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Angelina Jolie, Milla Jovovich, Felicity Jones, Keira Knightley, Jet Li, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Clive Owen, Sam Riley, Stellan Skarsgård, John Turturro, Ray Winstone, Benedict Wong, and Michelle Yeoh.

Mel holds an MA in Performing Arts (Mddx) and an MA in Voice Studies CSSD). She is a life-member of BAFTA and a voting member of the EFA. She has written numerous articles on voice and acting, and her books Acting for Film: Truth 24 Times a Second (Virgin Books) and A Screen Acting Workshop (Nick Hern Books) are now recommended reading in drama schools.

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About Mel Churcher

I am an acting coach, voice coach, actor and director.