INSTRUCTION-PRACTICE-EXPOSURE
These three elements in one environment have made our workshops the most effective in the country and have made the Weist-Barron name synonymous from coast to coast with quality instruction in On-Camera acting.  Listed below are our most popular workshops.
ON CAMERA TV COMMERCIAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP:
Novices & professionals learn on their own levels to achieve a truly natural delivery, feel comfortable working with props, covering AD copy interpretation, dramatic emphasis, and the Do's and Dont's of auditioning. Students receive individual attention through videotape critique. A MUST workshop for model's auditions! **Outlined textbook included** All students will audition for Talent Agent upon completion.**
Seating is limited-Sessions are 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.........................................$385.00
IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING (IMPROV):
Director/Producer Pat Chambers will break down the barrier between mind &voice. Whether you are an aspiring actor,a member of the workforce who wants to add to or improve your skill set, or someone who just needs a little more play in their life, classes in improvisation might be what you are looking for. Improv increases the mind's ability to form ideas, fine tunes your listening skills & concentration, and think on your feet. These skills can translate to any profession.
Sessions are 2 hours per week for 6 weeks......................................................................$385.00
ON CAMERA YOUNG ACTORS WORKSHOP:
Franziska Showell & Quinn Showell teach audition technique, setting, plays, scenes,mood, self-confidence, set etiquette, and more. Also, 1 session is for the parents to learn the biz and how to market their child actors.** All students will audition for a Talent Agent upon completion.**
Sessions are 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.........................$325.00 (Alumni Discount Available)
QUINN SHOWELL'S MOVEMENT, METHOD AND MADNESS FILM ACTING:
Quinn Showell will be teaching one of our most popular workshops, FILM ACTING! In this workshop, we will be focusing mainly on scene work. Discover how to dive deep into the mind of the character/role you are portraying. Learn different methods actors use to display true emotion infront of the camera such as reflecting on real life circumstances and past feelings to truly bring your characters emotions to life. And most importantly learn how to own your frame, and move "with a purpose" naturally.**All students audition for Talent Agent upon completion.**
Sessions are 2 hours a week for 6 weeks.................................$410 (Alumni Discount Available)
MIKE LEMON'S MONOLOGUES, MOCK AUDITIONS & MORE:
Mike Lemon, (Casting Director for Philadelphia, 12 Monkeys, The Sixth Sense and more) will conduct this workshop. Join Mike in a spiritual journey in learning that "Less is More." Pick and fine-tune the perfect monologue for yourself, perform your monologue infront of other actors and former Casting Director Mike Lemon, and run through multiple "mock auditions" so you are fully prepared to do your best the next time your agent sends you out. **All students audition for Talent Agent upon completion.**
Sessions are 2 hours a week for 6 weeks...........................$475 with alumni discount $435/$410
CHARACTER ACTING:
Tom McCarthy, former SAG President, takes characters and scene work to the next level. In depth study of the "self", relating to "the part" you are working on to really bring "the character" to LIFE! **Meet with Talent Agent upon completion.**
Sessions are 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.....................................................................$435.00
BREAKING INTO THE BIZZ:
Do you always have people complimenting you?... could you be the next star? This 2 hour seminar will cover all the bases. Learn the biz THE RIGHT WAY! This covers how to get involved in feature films... print...commercials...modeling..How to find REAL auditions without exorbitant fee's. What to watch out for in the biz and stay safe, resume writing, etc. Casting directors and agents are on premise. You will be seen by an agent here, so that you can start being sent out for REAL, LEGIT auditions...........................................................................$95.00
Take the time to visit us and get a FREE Screen Test.  We strongly recommend visiting classes whenever possible.  "Check out the acting school before you write out the check" is a Weist-Barron-Ryan motto.  Visitors are always welcome and there is never a fee to audition.  Call the office to confirm the day and time of the class you wish to observe (609-677-0075) or send us an email (see our contact page).  
OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE  SAG MEMBERS (SCREEN ACTORS GUILD UNION)
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MIKE LEMON
Mike has been apart of the Weist-Barron-Ryan family for 30 years, and is a Film/Scene Acting Coach/ Director/Casting Director, who worked on projects such as 12 Monkeys, Fallen, Unbreakable, In Her Shoes, Signs, The 6th Sense, Philadelphia, Oceans Eleven, and more! We are thrilled to have Mike Lemon

with us teaching our Film workshops.
STEFANIE RYAN-SHOWELL
President of WBR. Stefanie Ryan-Showell has been in numerous films, commercials and TV shows since early childhood. She has worked as one of the main characters for Nickelodeon’s teen series “The Block”. Stefanie also teaches workshops and does pageant consulting. Many of her students have gone on to do national commercials, major stage performances, major film rolls, television series, and more.
QUINN SHOWELL
Quinn's career began at the age of 5. His accomplishments include several local & national commercials, TV shows & films. (Philadelphia Phillies, The Scooter Store, One Stop Car Audio, Network TV Show "Hack" starring David Morris, National Geographic, regular principal appearances on national TV shows, radio, theatre and lead rolls in over 10 films.)
Having Fun in Film Acting Class
We had a hilarious time having 2 of our actors split one role on the spot. Their only direction was to rely on each other. Talk about making chemistry!
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