We offer classes, workshops and private coaching to take your acting to the next level. Whether you are a beginner or an acting professional, Michael will work with you to make sure your skills will move you forward.

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bongo studio services include:

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Private Coaching

For actors of all ages (beginners & advanced)

Michael Caruana offers focused and challenging one-on-one training sessions in a supportive environment. He encourages a deeper personal connection to the text while exploring intuitive and analytical responses.

Material covered: audition preparation, coaching and self tapes, monologues, on-camera technique, dialects and voice work, acting in commercials & more.

Sessions are one hour each. Material covered is customized to meet your specific acting needs.

$99 + HST per session                                                                                                                          
$499 + HST for six sessions    

Availability – days/evenings -Monday to Saturday – Begin now!

Semiprivate, On-Camera Scene Study 0477AB30-E820-4606-804A-DAA271A1DF2D

Actors are paired up with an appropriate scene partner for a series of three, two-hour sessions.

You work with another actor on compelling film & television scenes, applying process  preparation techniques that combine script analysis with the development of deeper intuitive reactions. plus . We focus on spontaneous and authentic listening and reacting as we explore screen-acting technique.

$399.00 + HST for three, 2hr sessions with a partner*

Availability: – days/evenings – Monday to Saturday – Begin now!

12279070_1070167106348330_3873697742504455545_nAdvanced Scene Study

For professionals and advanced students. Actors are paired with an appropriate partner for a series of three, two hour sessions. Michael introduces more challenging material and will work to expand your emotional range and enrich your on-camera acting skills.

$399.00 + HST for three, 2hr sessions with a partner*

Availability: days/evenings – Monday to Saturday – Begin now!

11889679_1119607878049449_5043350576787903161_nOn-Camera Auditions Workshops

Workshop covers: proven, sure-fire preparation techniques, The Given Circumstances, The Guideposts, Script Analysis: The Journey of the scene, Memorization Tips, Detailed On-Camera Work, Meisner’s Repetition, Relaxation, Dealing with Nerves, Cold Reading Skills, Who’s Who, What to Wear, Slating, Enthusiasm!: The will to play, and Nailing the part!

IMG_5837Kids On-Camera Audition Workshop 

For actors age 8-12 (beginners & advanced)
A fun, focused, On-Camera Auditions Workshop for film, television series and         commercials. This group workshop is intended for actors ages 8 to 12 years old and is appropriate for all experience levels. Michael Caruana offers direction, demonstration and technique to help actors succeed in the audition room. With experience on both sides of the camera, in industry casting and as a professional actor, Michael’s approach includes detailed and proven, process oriented preparation strategies and techniques. Students work on real world commercial, film and television scripts. All work is taped with supportive direction, playback and critique.

2017-02-11 12.05.13Teens On-Camera Audition Workshop

For actors age 13 to 19 (beginners & advanced)
An intensive, On-Camera Auditions Workshop for film, television series and commercials. This group workshop is intended for actors ages 13 to 19 years old and is appropriate for all experience levels. Michael Caruana offers direction, demonstration and technique to help actors succeed in the audition room. With experience on both sides of the camera, in industry casting and as a professional actor, Michael’s approach includes detailed and proven, process oriented preparation strategies and techniques. Students work on real world commercial, film and television scripts. All work is taped with supportive direction, playback and critique.

11889679_1119607878049449_5043350576787903161_nSuccessful Auditions for Adults Workshop

For actors over 18 (beginners & advanced)
An intensive, On-Camera Auditions Workshop for film, television series and commercials. This group workshop is intended for actors over 18 years old and is appropriate for all experience levels. Michael Caruana offers direction, demonstration and technique to help actors succeed in the audition room. With experience on both sides of the camera, in industry casting and as a professional actor, Michael’s approach includes detailed and proven, process oriented preparation strategies and techniques. Students work on real world commercial, film and television scripts. All work is taped with supportive direction, playback and critique.

$299 + HST for a two-day weekend intensive

Weekly Classes for Fall 2017

DROP-IN SCENE-STUDY CLASSES

Teens Tuesdays 5 – 7:00 pm 

Adults Thursdays 6 – 8 pm 

We make it easier for you to practice your craft with drop-in classes that are designed to give you more flexibility and have some fun!

Drop-in using our six-class card. Get it today!

Maximum 8 students per class so don’t wait to register.
$399 + HST*

Dialect Coaching

Do you need to learn a dialect for an audition or role? Having worked with countless actors on film and TV sets and in private coaching, Michael is a skilled dialect coach who can help you nail the sounds and rhythms of a particular dialect.

$99 + HST per session                                                                                                                         
$499 + HST for six sessions

Career Consultation

New to the industry or a long-term working actor, we all need a little help with where we are hoping to get to in this business. Be it transitioning from the teen market to 20-something territory, marketing strategies, reels, to what agent to go with or who will move your career forward– these and every other concern you have, are completely normal. Michael will ease your worries with the support you need as an actor and work with you to turn quandaries into bite-sized action plans.

$99 + HST per session                                                                                                                         
$499 + HST for six sessions

Skype Sessions

You can’t get to the studio for private coaching or career consultation? No problem. Together with Michael you can find a convenient time to work on audition preparation, coaching for a role or anything else acting related.

$99 + HST per session                                        

$499 + HST for six sessions

 

The CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

$999 + HST * for comprehensive program (STEPS 1,2 & 3) 

The Certificate Program has three steps and can be started at anytime:IMG_6741

1. Private Coaching Sessions – six 1 hour sessions 

For actors of all ages (beginners & advanced)

Michael Caruana offers focused and challenging one-on-one training sessions in a supportive environment. Bongo productions’ training encourages a deeper personal connection to the text while exploring intuitive and analytical responses.

2. Semiprivate, On-Camera Scene-Study – three 2 hour sessions  

Actors are paired up with an appropriate scene partner for a series of three, two-hour sessions.

You work with another actor on compelling film & television scenes and apply preparation techniques that combine script analysis with the development of deeper intuitive reactions. In these sessions there is a focus on exploring screen acting technique.

3. On-Camera Audition Workshops

Kids On-Camera  (8-12yrs)
Teens On-Camera  (13-17 yrs)
Successful Auditions for Adults

The Agent Referral

The referral is optional upon completion of the Certificate Program. A separate editing  / consultation session is required to assemble highlights of work at a cost of $99 plus HST.

* Michael understands that sometimes money can be tight for actors and he is more than willing to discuss possible payment options.

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Ready to Act?

Contact Us!

or Contact bongo productions administrator:

Krista Mennell at: 416-732-0780 or email: bongoproductionsinquiry@gmail.com

or

Michael Caruana at 416-766-9092 or email bongoproductions@rogers.com