The Academy of Theatrical Combat and SAGA Action Arts have teamed up to create a NEW training opportunity for action actors looking to get an intense and major skill-set evolving experience. This course will help you keep up with the action genre industry standards, and truly bring out your own unique brand of Action Hero potential!
WHAT IS THE ACTION HERO INTENSIVE?
The Action Hero Intensive consists of a 3-month collaborative training experience, focusing on multiple disciplines of action acting specifically designed for film and television, with the intensive culminating in students performing a choreographed fight on-camera.
The Intensive includes three classes per week and provides a foundation in all areas of combat and action acting that the Academy provides.
Students will perform on-camera in every class in order to access their growth and learn from a high-performance training environment.
WHAT SKILLS ARE TAUGHT IN THE COURSE?
HOLLYWOOD STYLE SWORD FIGHTING
Featuring training in Cutlass, Broadsword, and more! – This is a highly developed and industry-proven curriculum as taught by ATC and some of Hollywood’s leading swordfight designers, choreographers, and coaches!
KALI STICK & KNIFE FIGHTING
The SAGA weapons system draws from various styles of Filipino Martial Arts. Learn the combat style that has taken the industry by storm in films/tv shows such as Dune, Arrow, Deadpool, and the Jason Bourne franchise.
Brawling makes up the majority of violence in film and serves as a foundation for all other styles of film fighting. Our brawling curriculum focuses on giving students the tools necessary to ensure any fight they perform is safe AND look great on camera.
Learn to get around on the ground – SAFELY! Upgrade your ability not just to fight, but take the hits that will make your character’s journey that much more dramatic.
MARTIAL ARTS & KICKBOXING FOR PERFORMERS
Improve your action adaptability and get your blood pumping with drills from a variety of martial arts styles.
Build dynamic strength, flexibility, agility, and mobility that will add real flair to your action performance.
These topics, and more, will be taught to you over the course of this 3 month intensive. With action films and tv shows taking over the entertainment industry, it has never been a more exciting time to be training as an action actor.
WHEN AND WHERE IS THE ACTION HERO ITENSIVE?
KALI FOR CAMERA
TUESDAYS | 7pm – 9pm
WEDNESDAYS | 7pm – 9pm
BRAWLS & FALLS
SUNDAYS | 11am – 1pm
Houghton Hall Arts Community
22 East 30th St, New York, NY 10016
$199 per month ($597 total)
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
If you would like to apply for THE ACTION HERO INTENSIVE, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your headshot & resume, action reel (if you have one), and a brief description of why you are interested in the course.
The Action Hero Intensive is the most comprehensive fight and action skill training available in NYC. It is the kind of training that has prepared ATC & SAGA action actors for other workshops, auditions, and of course, action-oriented roles in projects from indie films to major blockbusters.
Besides that, it’s just going to be really fun. Really, REALLY fun!
We look forward to fighting with you!