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Ohio

Shiek Studios 3 Day Intensive is excited about coming to Ohio!

This class is for actors on all levels. By usage of improvs, and a variety of exercises founded by the principals of the different methods of acting, Lee Strasberg, Stanford Meisner, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, and Michael Chekhov, actors will learn how to be more specific in the work.
 
By focusing on the Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? of the character, actors are aligning themselves with making stronger choices in the Character Development phase. Understanding with clarity the dialogue and scenes written in the script, giving levels and truth to the work. Allowing actors to efficiently, and creatively tell the character's story.
 
Helping actors deepen the work, and making stronger choices is one of many things that has Shiekstudios actors standing out! 

Price:  $599.00

Early Bird
$450.00 - TBD
$550.00 - TBD
$599.00 - TBD

All Balances due TBD

                   
($180.00 deposit must be made to hold spot for special. The time the deposit is made will indicate the amount due. All balances must be paid by TBD) 

More info: info@shiekstudios.com

Shiek Studios is committed to helping it's students achieve
"A List Excellence" in acting!"

 
All payments are final. No Refunds. All rights reserved, without recourse [12USC411] [12USC412]

Deposit
$180.00

Full Payment
$599.00

Arkansas

New York

NEW YORK  SHIEK STUDIOS LIVE CLASSES ARE BACK!! First time since 2020, LET'S GO!!  
This 8 week class meets Tuesdays 7pm- 9pm EST!! Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th ave


 Register: Shiekstudios.com

Inquiries: info@shiekstudios.com


This 8 Wk class is for all levels of acting with the focus on Auditions, Scene Study, Character Development, Camera Technique, Audition Technique, and the Business of acting.


Shiek Mahmud-Bey is an award winning Actor/Director/Producer/ Teacher. With over 30 years in the business, Shiek has starred opposite some of the industry's A list actors. Such as Samuel L Jackson,  Marcia Gay Harden, Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Scott Glen, Morgan Freeman, Robert Deniro, Ving Rhames to name a few.  Shiek also teaches Directing, and Producing in the masters program at New York Film Academy and Filmmaking for youths at BAFTA.  Shiek is founder and CEO of 25th Frame Films & the CharActors production companie which are consistently creating projects. 


Shiek Studios is committed to helping it's students achieve "Acting With A List Excellence"

Scene Study: The in-depth analysis and performance of scenes from plays, films, and television. We dissect the text, characters, relationships, objectives to fully understand and embody the material.

Camera Technique: Being aware of the camera, understanding frame and composition, Eye-line, and focus, adjusting performance for different shots, maintaining continuity, reacting to marks on camera, blocking for camera. Camera technique is a crucial aspect of filmmaking and can greatly impact the visual storytelling and emotional impact of the characters story. 

Script Analysis:

Character Analysis, relationship dynamics, scene breakdown, subtext and underlying emotions, context and world building, dramatic structure, and directors vision.

Actors will develop a deep understanding of their character and the story enabling them to make informed choices and deliver visceral authentic performances.

Audtioning Technique:

How to prepare and participate in auditions. Preparation- Understanding the script/sides provided, how to research, and create a well- rounded character, connecting with the material, centering your mind and relaxing your body before auditioning.

 

The business of acting:

Refers to the professional aspects and strategies that actors need to navigate in order to build a successful career. Marketing and Branding, Networking, Representation, Auctions and Casting. 

All payments are final. No Refunds. All rights reserved, without recourse [12USC411] [12USC412]


$700.00

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New York
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Atlanta

 ATLANTA!  TBD
Shiek Studios 3 Acting Day Intensive


This class is for actors on all levels. By usage of improvs, and a variety of exercises founded by the principals of the different methods of acting, Lee Strasberg, Stanford Meisner, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, and Michael Chekhov, actors will learn how to be more specific in the work.
 
By focusing on the Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? of the character, actors are aligning themselves with making stronger choices in the Character Development phase. Understanding with clarity the dialogue and scenes written in the script, gives levels and truth to the work. Allowing actors to efficiently, and creatively tell the character's story.
 
Deepening the work, and making stronger choices is one of many things that has Shiekstudios actors standing out! 

When: TBD
Where:  3772 Pleasantdale Rd Ste 130 Atlanta , GA 30340
Price:  $599.00   

Early Bird
$499.00 - TBD
$599.00 - TBD
                   
($180.00 deposit must be made to hold spot for special. The time the deposit is made will indicate the amount due. All balances must be paid  by TBD) 
More info: info@shiekstudios.com
 

Shiek Studios is committed to helping it's students achieve
"A List Excellence" in acting!"
 
All payments are final. No Refunds. All rights reserved, without recourse [12USC411] [12USC412]

Deposit
$180.00

Full Payment
$450.00

Atlanta

Michigan

       SHIEKSTUDIOS 2 DAY AUDITIONING INTENSIVE!

March 29-31 2024

When:  Friday March 29th  2-9pm, Saturday 3/30 2-9pm, Sunday 31th 2-9pm 

Where: 919 S Main st Royal Oak MI

Auditions are an opportunity to demonstrate how well you can embody the character and bring life to the scene. Casting directors value actors who can convincingly portray diverse characters across genres, showcasing versatility and flexibility. Acting in itself is a form of communication, and with proper technique enhances an actor's ability to convey messages effectively.  Employing proper technique demonstrates professionalism. Casting directors and producers are more likely to be impressed by actors who have invested time in mastering their craft and approach auditions with a high skill level. 

  • Learn audition etiquette, and how to stand out and be effective in your self tapes. 

  • Understand the context of the scene, the character's motivations, emotions, and relationships with the other characters.

  • Perfect your delivery, emotional depth, and connection with the material.

  • Enhance your ability to quickly analyze sides and deliver compelling auditions.

  • Learn proper lighting, what backgrounds to use, and effective eye lines.

  • Frame and Composition 

  • Learn how and when to use props effectively

  • Learn the importance of headshots and resumes, and how to choose the most appealing ones for casting directors.

  • Learn how to take notes and prepare for callbacks. 

  • What is the 80/20 rule, and how does it affect you?

All payments are final. No Refunds. All rights reserved, without recourse [12USC411] [12USC412]

                                 

 

$599

   SHIEKSTUDIOS ULTIMATE MASTER CLASS
 

MAY 16-19
 

When:  Thursday    5/16     12-5pm

              Friday         5/17       2-9pm

              Saturday     5/18      2-9pm. 

              Sunday        5/19    11-6pm  
 

Where: 919 S Main st Royal Oak MI

 

Limited Space! 

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Shiek Studios New 3-Day Master Class—an intensive and demanding program tailored exclusively for advanced actors seeking to elevate their craft to new heights. This exclusive class is not for the faint-hearted; it's designed for those ready to dive deep into the intricacies of acting.

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Throughout this rigorous experience, participants will delve into the core pillars of acting mastery: Character Development, Scene Study, Script Analysis, and Camera Technique. Each facet is explored meticulously, empowering actors to unearth the essence of their characters and breathe life into every scene.
 

  • Applicants must have at least one year of film and, or theater experience, 

  • Must submit a 1-minute monologue, from a play or film.

  • Headshot and resume.

  • Please slate your full name and a short paragraph describing your reason for wanting to act. 

  • Must be committed to the craft and available for all four days.

  • Must send updated contact information

We're setting the stage for a personalized and immersive learning journey. 

Shiek Studios Master Class comprehensive curriculum also extends to encompass Film Theory, Set Etiquette, and the Business of Acting, providing a holistic understanding of the industry.

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Led by Actor/ Director/ Producer/Acting Coach Shiek Mahmud-Bey. Shiekstudios Master class isn't just about honing skills; it's about shaping careers. It's an opportunity to refine technique, expand artistic vision, and gain invaluable insights that transcend the stage and screen.

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This class is a transformative journey that challenges, inspires, and propels your acting prowess to unparalleled heights. This isn't merely a class—it's a gateway to unlocking your fullest potential as an actor.

All payments are final. No Refunds. All rights reserved, without recourse [12USC411] [12USC412]

$180

Deposit

Full payment

Balance due by 3/24/24

All Shiek Studios subscription members will receive 15% off all classes.

(See shiekstudios subscription)

All Shiek Studios subscription members will receive 15% off all classes. (see Shiekstudios subscription)


$250

Deposit


$650

Full payment

Balance due by 5/11/24

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Michigan
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