Acting, Film and Photography

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.

There are currently no active recurring acting classes. Please see our summer camp classes open for enrollment!

DRAMA  

film and acting

Film & Acting
Ages 8 to 12

June 6 – 17
July 5 – 15
Daily 9am to 12pm
TUITION: $315 (2 weeks)

DESCRIPTION:
Students will have a blast as they explore fun and innovative ways to complete a short. Students will learn acting for film, auditioning for film, script reading, rehearsals, and table reading. Students will also learn the production side of filmmaking, including shooting, lighting, and directing. Additionally, every student will receive a link to their film, that can be shared with family and friends.

Beginners are welcome! No previous experience required.

OPTIONS
Early drop off 7:45-8:50am
+ $20 per wk
 Supervised BYO lunch hour + $20 wk

 Instructor: credited film actor Delani Chambers of the film "Killers of the Flower Moon", starring: Leonardo DiCaprio; Robert De Niro.

film and acting teens

Film & Acting
Ages 13 to 17

July 18 – 29
Daily 1pm to 4pm
TUITION: $315 (2 weeks)

DESCRIPTION: 
Students will have a blast as they explore fun and innovative ways to complete a short. Students will learn acting for film, auditioning for film, script reading, rehearsals, and table reading. Students will also learn the production side of filmmaking, including shooting, lighting, and directing. Additionally, every student will receive a link to their film, that can be shared with family and friends.

Beginners are welcome! No previous experience required.

OPTIONS
Early drop off 7:45-8:50am
+ $20 per wk
Supervised BYO lunch hour + $20 wk

Instructor: credited film actor Delani Chambers of "Killers of the Flower Moon" starring: Leonardo DiCaprio; Robert De Niro.

Theatre Acting

Music Theatre
Ages 8 to 12

June 20 – 30
July 18 – 29
Daily 9am to 12pm
TUITION: $315 (2 weeks)

DESCRIPTION:
This musical review camp allows students to perform some of their favorite musical songs. Young actors will gain confidence as well as learn basic musical theater terminology as we walk them through the entire production process, from auditioning and rehearsing to performing! The final day of camp will be a showcase for parents/families to enjoy (exact time TBD).

Beginners are welcome! No previous experience required.

OPTIONS
Early drop off 7:45-8:50am
+ $20 per wk
Supervised BYO lunch hour + $20 wk

Instructor: credited film actor Delani Chambers of "Killers of the Flower Moon" starring: Leonardo DiCaprio; Robert De Niro..

Spring Break Acting & Film 2022

Scam

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Spring Intro to Acting & Film Camp '22. Instructed by Delani Chambers.

Spring Break Acting & Film 2022

A Heavy Lift

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Spring Intro to Acting & Film Camp '22. Instructed by Delani Chambers.

Spring Break Acting & Film 2022

The Comment

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Spring Intro to Acting & Film Camp '22. Instructed by Delani Chambers.

Acting & Film Summer 2021

Red Summer

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Summer Intro to Acting & Film Camp (Session #3) - '21. Taught by Jeremiah Brite

Acting & Film Summer 2021

Max

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, shot, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Summer Intro to Acting & Film Camp (Session #2) - '21. Taught by Jeremiah Brite

Acting & Film Summer 2021

Cursed

This short film was 100% imagined, created, written, and acted by students attending the BlackBox Summer Intro to Acting & Film Camp (Session #4) - '21. Taught by Jeremiah Brite

hands holding a camera

Ages Teens through Adults 

Photography: Capturing Moments

PENDING

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.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: ANYTHING THAT CAN TAKE PHOTOS

Some activities may be held outdoors – weather permitting. 

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: admin@blackboxmusicarts.com 
PHONE: 210. 748.5599
1401 Dezarae #6
San Antonio TX 78253

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