Acting, Photography & Cinematography

Development of oral communication skills, creative problem solving, 
cooperative learning, enhanced motivation and commitment, initiative and a healthy self image are just a few benefits of artistic freedom and creativity involved in acting, photography and cinematography.

Limited to 8 students per session!  Masks Required.  Some activities may be held outdoors – weather permitting. 
Check out all of our class offerings here.

Acting for Film

Weekly  Monday Evenings
6pm to 8pm
Minimum Enrollment to begin - 3 students

Acting & Movement 

$120 month per student  
2 month commitment  |  Ages 9 to ADULT
$240 total for 8 classes – Enroll
(For split payment please call to register 210-478-5599. Credit card on file required for split payment).
Actors will learn auditioning, script reading, how to incorporate movement with acting on film, where to look, stop, how to project voices. At the end of the course students will film each others performances.

Ages 9 – Adult
Remaining 2021 – 2022 Session Dates:    
Mon, Nov 1 – Mon, Dec 20  
Mon, Jan 10 – Mon, Feb 28 
Mon, March 7 – Mon, April 25 
Mon, May 2 – Mon, June 20 
Each session requires an 8 week commitment (1x per week).

Advanced Acting

Weekly  Tuesday evenings
6pm to 8pm
Minimum Enrollment to begin - 3 students

Acting & Film

$120 month per student 
 2 month commitment 
Ages 9 – ADULT
$240 total for 8 classes – Enroll
(For split payment please call to register 210-478-5599. Credit card on file required for split payment).

NO PREREQUISITE for Ages 14 – Adult

PRE-REQUISITE: Kids 10 to 13. Must have attended Acting & Movement OR Summer '21 Acting & Film

This course is an addedum to the intro Film & Acting summer class. At the end of this course, students will have 100% imagined, created, written, and acted in their own short film.

2021 – 2022 Dates: 
Tue, Nov 2 – Tue Dec 21    - registration open 
Tue, Jan 11 – Tue Mar 1        
Tue, Mar 8 – Tue Apr 26     
Tue, May 3 – Tue Jun 14    

Each session requires an 8 week commitment (1x per week).

Film Production

Weekly  Wednesdays
6pm to 8pm
Minimum Enrollment to begin - 3 students

Film Production Workshop 

$120 month per student
2 month commitment | Ages 10 – ADULT
$240 total for 8 classes – Enroll
(For split payment please call to register 210-478-5599. Credit card on file required for split payment).

This workshop is for actors and non-actors alike. In this session, students will have an opportunity to create a film in collaboration with one another while wearing different hats. Each student will work in roles behind the camera. From producing, directing, writing, and shooting, students will learn how to put together a film.  

2021 – 2022 Dates: REGISTRATION PENDING
Wed, Nov 3 – Wed, Dec 22 
Wed, Jan 12 – Wed, Mar 2 
Wed, Mar 9 – Wed, Mar 27 
Wed, May 4 – Wed, Jun 22

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Coming soon
Minimum Enrollment to begin - 3 students

PHOTOGRAPHY – CAPTURING MOMENTS 

$200 per student   |  6 weeks
Ages Teens through Adults

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of photography using fun and innovative ways to encourage artistic freedom and creativity.
Students will learn the basic fundamentals of composition, painting with light, rule of thirds, the triangle of exposure, how to achieve cinematic images, use of natural light, lenses, uses for specific lenses and focal lengths. At the end of the course, we will host a show where students will present 3 of their favorite images.  
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: ANYTHING THAT CAN TAKE PHOTOS

September 23rd - October 28th,  Thursdays 6pm to 8pm

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Coming Soon
Minimum Enrollment to begin - 3 students

CINEMATOGRAPHY – LIFE THROUGH THE LENS 

$200 per student | 2 weeks
Ages 10 – 16 | Beginner


Students will learn the basic fundamentals of composition, painting with light, rule of thirds, the triangle of exposure, how to achieve cinematic images, use of natural light, lenses, uses for specific lenses and focal lengths, camera movements and angles. At the end of the course, we will host a small event allowing students to present their short film encompassing all techniques learned.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: either a DSLR camera, Cinema camera, or Photography camera Capable of filming video...etc (No phones)

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Meet the instructor: JEREMIAH BRITE Director . Writer . Producer . Editor . Cinematographer . Actor

JEREMIAH earned a Bachelor's Degree in Digital Film and Video Production from the Art Institute of San Antonio. He is an Independent filmmaker and has produced, directed and acted in various films. He has received multiple awards as a filmmaker and has extensive experience in the film industry. His film credits include editor, director, producer, writer, actor, cinematographer, sound department, camera and ectrical department, special effects, and composer.

ABOUT

Founded in 2015, Family owned and operated by retired
San Antonio Fire Department EMS LT. Dwayne Toler, and his wife, visual artist Susan A. Toler. BlackBox Music & Arts is a creative space where performing and visual artists gather to learn, collaborate, celebrate and contemplate; are encouraged to reach their full potential; and are challenged to a higher standard.

CONTACT US

EMAIL: studio@blackboxmusicarts.com 
PHONE: 210. 660.3838
1401 Dezarae #6
San Antonio TX 78253

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